Born and raised in New Zealand, Nick Poortman always aspired to become a world class Audio Engineer.
He has already accomplished a lot in his recent engineering years, working with bands and producers from around the world and earning a reputation both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom as a highly skilled and motivated engineer. Nick pursued engineering from a young age and quickly made a name for himself. He engineered and mixed albums before he was 20, covering various genres – ranging from funk to punk, jazz to metal.
Nick is now a well established freelance engineer, and has been working throughout New Zealand on recordings of all sizes and styles. He has an array of writers, arrangers, session musicians and vocalists available for any session, and with Nick’s engineering and production talents you’ll be overwhelmed with the results.
Nick is now based in New Zealand, often travelling between cities for sessions however is primarily based between Auckland and Christchurch, and is available for both local and international projects. Whether you need a mix or a full production, be it single or album, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or head along to the contact page.
Last month I mixed the track “Broken Record Syndrome” by Devils Elbow for their new EP; “Broken Record Syndrome EP”. Devils Elbow are a three-piece band from Napier, New Zealand, whose music described as punk-influenced, alternative, country-flavoured, electric-folk, garage or[...] Read more »
Recently I had a client come to me pitching an idea for a song to sum up her experiences on her big OE and sum up her stay in London. I’ve been doing some songwriting throughout the past 8 years,[...] Read more »
After visiting a few practices, I soon head into York Street with Nightmare Blue to lay down five drum tracks for their forthcoming EP. Taking a closer look at the band, you’ll see three of the lads were previously in[...] Read more »