here aren’t many areas of the music business Patrick Hamilton hasn’t plied his trade in. A classically trained musician, his first foray into the industry was as a session player with numerous Belgian artists in the early 1980s, before taking up residence more and more frequently behind the desk towards the end of the decade. After helming a number of hit singles as an engineer and/or producer, in 1994 he decided to launch his own facility in the form of The Roof, which dealt predominantly with musical and TV productions. Never one to stand still, Hamilton set up the Bruges-based The Globe studios in 2002, while also running The Globe Music Company’s Bromo Music Publishing operation.
Throughout his career, he has produced chart topping albums for the likes of Alfie Boe, Katherine Jenkins, Barry Mason and David Garrett, whilst also amassing a raft of producer, engineer and co-write credits with an assortment of international artists.
Here, Hamilton takes a look back at his career to date and ruminates on the challenges facing independent studios today…
Check the interview out at the link below: