Werkhouse is Ian Flynn, an Irish London-based music producer and mix engineer. He has worked with numerous acts including MOSES, Hozier, and Rose Dive.
Ian studied and worked at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin before moving to London where he has been working as a freelance producer and mix engineer for the last seven years. He has worked in numerous studios across Dublin and London (such as Konk, Sun Studio, Strongrooms, Unwound) and has been fortunate enough to work with some exceptionally talented artists. He has a passion for audio and loves working with new clients on their music.
His work has appeared on BBC Radio 1, Radio X, in the most recent Tomb Raider blockbuster and on numerous Spotify editorial playlists.
Ian places a heavy emphasis on preproduction prior to track recording. The aim of preproduction is to ensure that both songs and performers are ready for studio recording, and that the producer understands the artist's aspirations for the final product.
Preproduction is usually informed by:
Song development day
Tempo mapping and building groove tracks
Guide tracking (if required)
Ian has ongoing collaborations across numerous studios having previously worked in Windmill Lane, Konk, Unwound and Strongroom Studios. Studios are picked according to the artist's budget and desired sound.
Mixing is tailored to the artist's needs. Artists are free to attend all mixing sessions. Ian is determined for artists to be 100% proud of the final product, by ensuring that artists are aware and involved with the decisions made and the expected output.
Ian also has extensive experience in mastering across a vast array of genres including but not exclusive to tracks he has produced.