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Lee is a producer / writer / mixer and programmer based in Sydney, Australia.
After learning to play keyboards at the age of 8, Lee began his love affair with music. In 1990 he programmed the critically acclaimed International Gold Series of sound cards for a large range of synthesizers, including Korg M & T series, Roland D-Series, Kawai and Ensoniq VFX which were used by artists as diverse as Vangelis, Paul Hardcastle, Talk Talk and the Pet Shop Boys.
Lee was then involved in setting up and producing content for the UK’s most respected sample CD organisation AMG and went on to co-produce, record and edit sample CDs with Norman Cook, Coldcut, Pascal Gabriel, drum sample CDs with Steve White (Paul Weller), Neil Conti (Prefab Sprout/David Bowie) amongst many others.
Lee was also commissioned to create 4 sample CDs for AMG and those sounds can be heard on albums from Mirwais (Madonna) to The Crystal Method, from Craig Armstrong to Eurythmics to Rodney Jerkins (Brandy album), from Yello through to the Matrix Soundtrack and Garbage’s international smash album“Version 2.0” and from Gary Numan to the Batman Forever soundtrack.
For several years Lee was the in-house sound designer, programmer and composer for well established dubbing / audio post production studio DubMaster Recordings and was involved in composition and sound design for (amongst many others) Tomorrow’s World (BBC), Equinoxe (CH4), Sony HDTV Worldwide Launch, Vauxhall, Apple, Oracle, Nuclear Electrics (Uden Associates), Rank and Price Waterhouse. He also composed critically acclaimed music for PC & Playstation games including XS, Duke Nukem: The Manhattan Project and Carmageddon.
In 1996, Lee became one of the founder partners of UK record label PuSH recordings, where he produced & wrote under many artist names, most notably Terminalhead which was signed to by the VP of Sony’s Dance Division Lynn Cosgrave and subsequently to DJ Hyper’s imprint Kilowatt (Sanctuary) with an album released in April 2003. The singles enjoyed big support across the board from Steve Lamaq, Annie Nightingale, John Peel, Mary-Ann Hobbs (Radio One) and Hybrid through to Seb Fontaine and Howie B, from Fatboy Slim through to Ali B. For 3 years, Lee was resident at John Digweed’s Bedrock club at Heaven, London and held a DJ residency at London’s Turnmills club.
Lee also worked with Mark “Spike” Stent at the MixSuite, Olympic Studios, their projects include tracks for Britney Spears(with Madonna), Janet Jackson (He remixed “Rhythm Nation” for her notorious “Superbowl” performance), Aqualung, Elan Atias (former Wailers front man, produced by Tony Kanal from No Doubt), Dave Matthews (“Stand Up” album), BassmentJaxx, Craig David (programming and production on “The Story Goes”) to name a few.
Lee has also been in involved in some very successful marketing campaigns for Audi, Lotus Cars and Swatch (for Cathy Dennis).
In 2007 Lee relocated to Sydney and has a studio at Level 7 Studios, owned by Daniel Jones (Savage Garden). Since moving, he has produced Bertie Blackman's seminal "Secrets & Lies" album (which won the ARIA for Best Independent Release in 2009) and The Salvagers debut album, mixed by Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters). He has also been writing with Holly Martin, Thanh Bui, Paulini Curuenavuli, Mark Sholtez and Sarah Archer.
Other Australian projects include a debut EP withThe Transients (MusicOz prize winners 2008), mixes or production for Erika Heynatz, Amy Pearson, Pomomofo, Yen, Feline Fox, Cosima Devito, Kid Kenobi, Hayley Aitken, Kimbra and Diamond Dolls. He has composed the sonic logo for Digital Radio Plus, the new digital radio service in Australia and for Kotex Platinum cinema advertisement.