Visiting Affiliate Artist
Phil Joly is best known for his work with Common, Daft Punk, Lana Del Rey, The Strokes, Residente, and Kanye West. As a recording and mix engineer at Electric Lady Studios for 9 years, he has been fortunate to work with the best of best. With his tenure as Chief Engineer at Electric Lady as a launching pad, Phil teamed up with Joe D’Ambrosio Management in 2017 to focus his career creatively toward production and mixing.
In 2018, Phil won his first Grammy as well as his first Latin Grammy for Residente’s self-titled album.
Most recently, Phil mixed Coyle Girelli’s ‘Funland’ LP along with the acoustic compliment LP ‘Stripped’. Phil recorded music for the Netflix show ‘Mo’, scored by Common on sessions co-produced by Karriem Riggins and Patrick Warren. Phil engineers for the same team, heard on the August Greene releases as well as Common’s Let Love LP including the J-Dilla produced single “Love HER. Prior, Phil recorded Ibeyi’s vocals for Residente’s “This Is Not America” Produced by TROOKO. Phil recorded vocals for Wet’s “Clementine” and “Far Cry” at Thump in Brooklyn, NY.
Phil engineered Mark Ronson ft. Camila Cabello “Find You Again”, and Mark Ronson ft. Yebba tracks “Knock Knock”, and “When You Went Away”; mixed all music for Common “Let Love Have The Last Word” audiobook (Simon & Schuster);”; engineered Residente’s recent releases “René”, “Hoy”, “Bellacoso” (ft. Bad Bunny), “Pecador”, and “Sexo” (ft. Dillon Francis); mixed Gabriel Garzón-Montano’s “Golden Wings” (Chamber Arrangement); mixed Tank and the Bangas’ “I’ll Be Seeing You” from the Can You Ever Forgive Me soundtrack; mixed Adam Green’s “Dreidels Of Fire”; produced, mixed and engineered “Shy” single release for Melt at Atomic Sound in Red Hook, NY; mixed Pearla’s Quilting & Other Activities EP; mixer and additional production on Jacksonport ‘Looking for a Light’ LP; recorded Common’s vocals on Jordan Rakei ft. Common “Signs”; co-produced and engineered Juice’s recent singles “DiCaprio (Love Me All the Time)”, “Konoha”, and “Make Pretend”; produced, mixed and engineered the Desert Spells cover of the Rolling Stones “Ventilator Blues” released by Sunset Sound Recorders, CA as part of their “Into the Vault” video covers series.
In 2017, Phil recorded and mixed Maggie Rogers’ Session at Electric Lady Studios for WFUV; recorded Paul McCartney for the upcoming Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Rest release; recorded Stevie Nicks for the song “Beautiful People Beautiful Problems” from Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life release; recorded Florence Welch for Florence and The Machine’s “Wish That You Were Here” song for the Tim Burton film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; recorded The Kills’ Ash & Ice release; engineered Phosphorescent’s Muchacho; engineered several songs for Ryan Adam’s Prisoner release including the title track and recorded Residente’s vocals on his first solo release since he left Calle 13, Residente.
Prior, Phil recorded Nile Rodgers guitars for Daft Punk’s Grammy-winning Album of the Year, Random Access Memories, including “Get Lucky”, “Lose Yourself to Dance” and “Give Life Back to Music”.
Additionally, Phil recorded and mixed Lana Del Rey’s “Guns and Roses” featured on Ultraviolence. He also mixed Ryan Adams, Dan Auerbach, The War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett, Brandi Carlile, Violent Femmes, Steve Earle and The Tallest Man on Earth for WFUV. Additional live mixes include Darryl Hall and John Oates Night at the Judo Arena, Drive by Truckers Live in Studio and Lucius for The Wild Honey Pie Buzzsessions.
Back in 2011, Phil recorded strings for Kanye West’s Grammy-winning Rap Album of the Year entitled My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.