James Sanger is arguably
the most innovative young programmer working in the UK today. Within the
last year James has worked on new albums and tracks in the UK and US for Dido
(from Faithless), Gabrielle, Grant Lee Buffalo, Tricky,
Cassius, Screaming Orphans, Suede, Marie-Therese, Fiona Prince, Faithless,
Sinead O’Connor, The Pet Shop Boys also fresh tracks from The
Cardigans, Bryan Adams and k d lang and singles for Marie-Therese
With Mike Hedges he has
mixed the new Cure single ‘Maybe Someday’ and is remixing
tracks for the forthcoimng U2 album and with Ian Masterson (Trouser
Enthusiasts) he is remixing French legend Serge Gainsborg.
James is a favourite of
such producer luminaries as Mike Hedges, Brian Eno, Rick Nowels, Rollo and
Ash Howes and is signed to Chrysalis Music as a writer and to Echo
Records as an artist under the name Arc
James began using
computer and hardware sequencers in 1985 starting on Cubase on the Atari
and progressing onto Logic Audio /Pro Tools on the Mac. He is fluent in
Logic Audio Platinum, Cubase, Pro-Tools and K.C.S and has a conversational
level ability in Digital Performer, Music X and Studio Vision-Pro. He has
Metasynth, Rebirth, Recycle, Peak, and Alchemy and many other Mac
Equipment : James has a
Programming room set up based at Jacobs Studio in Surrey.
He has three separate Pro
Tools systems which are flight-cased and portable:
24 bit core system/24 bit 888 interface/20 bit 882 interface/16 bit 882
interface Midi time piece AV & extra d.s.p card in a 9600 Mac (runs
Logic Audio Platinum).
ADAT bridge card interface/ Project Pro Tools/ Midi time piece AV/ 02r
digital mixing desk / 9600 Mac running Logic Audio Platinum.
Project Pro Tools in a nubus Mac 7100 with an 882 interface.
Opcode studio four mini
box running Logic Audio Platinum.
2 Ensoniq ASR 10 with 12 meg memory and CD rom drives/ Ensoniq EPS 16+
fully expanded Kurzweil K2000 sampler/synth with 32meg and CD rom drive/
Akai S3000 sl with 32 meg memory.
Notron (Jellyfish!) - the 12th ever made!! / Suzuki Omnichord 0m300/
Roland tb 303 with full midi spec/ Roland vsc 350 rack vocoder / Moog
vocoder/ Korg mono/poly/ Korg ms 10 / Yamaha cs10 analogue keyboard/ Korg
paraphonic 505 / Oberheim Matrix 1000/ Roland Jupiter 6/ Roland Space Echo
/ Electro harmonic effects/ Lexicon Jam men/ Assorted pedals.
Contact James via Stephen