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Phil Joly

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.

In 2018, Phil won his first Grammy for Residente’s self-titled album.

Most recently, Phil engineered Mark Ronson ft. Camila Cabello’s “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 Common’s Let Love lp including the J-Dilla produced single “Love HER”; engineered Residente’s recent releases “Hoy”, “Bellacoso” (ft. Bad Bunny), “René”, “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 and their previous single “Stupid in Love”; mixed Pearla’s Quilting & Other Activities EP; mixed Caicos Dream Machine EP; mixed and engineered The Astronots Cotati LP; mixed singles for Coyle Girelli and Rue Snider; mixer and additional production on all Jacksonport releases; 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 “Spent” single at Sunset Sound Recorders, CA.

Previously, Phil recorded and mixed Maggie Rogers on WFUV’s Electric Lady Sessions; recorded Paul McCartney for Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Rest lp; 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; recorded 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 guitars for Nile Rodgers 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”.

Phil also 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’s Electric Lady Sessions. 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.