'Ask Abbey Road' - Recording Engineer John Barrett

With over 14 years of experience at Abbey Road, newly promoted recording engineer John Barrett is up next in Music Tech's Ask Abbey Road feature.

The lion’s share of John work at the studio is orchestral recording and his recent credits include score recordist for Avengers: Endgame, score mixer for Jonny Greenwood’s Oscar-nominated Phantom Thread score, and recording the score for Steven Price’s Our Planet.

John is equally comfortable working on pop records, though and has recorded live sessions with George Ezra, James Bay, Slaves, Krept & Konan, Mike Skinner and Flohio.

In this instalment, Music Tech readers ask John about the future of orchestral recording and how the Marvel Studios orchestral recording works. Read the full article now.