From an early job at Tape One studios, Nick Launay moved to the Townhouse studios in 1980 working as an assistant engineer on albums with acts like The Jam, XTC & Peter Gabriel and with producers Tony Visconti, Steve Lillywhite, and Hugh Padgham, through these connections he got to engineer for Kate Bush and Eric Clapton.
His production career started with John Lydon’s PIL, this album lead to Nick working with Gang of Four, Killing Joke, The Slits & The Birthday Party.
Moving to Australia he worked with Midnight Oil , INXS, Silverchair, You am I, The Living End, Magic Dirt, Mark of Cain and many more bands from down under.
The USA called and Nick then moved to Los Angeles, working with The Posies, Girls against Boys, Semisonic, Blue October, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, and BRMC.
Recently he has worked with Anna Calvi, The Distillers and Idles.
Nick promises loud guitars, loud drums, maximum Bass, in your face vocals, glued together with as much colour as the ears can see.