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SSR Success Story - Adam Stokel, Recording Engineer

Adam Stokel

Recording Engineer

Sound Engineering & Design BSc (Hons)


In 2009, Adam Stokel graduated from SSR’s BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering & Design degree. With his passion for audio and studio engineering, Adam has built a highly regarded reputation while demonstrating an inspiring level of development, commitment and professionalism within his recording, mixing and mastering; all whilst participating in the course and through its completion.

Since Adam’s graduation, SSR was keen to seize his assistance as a Studio Engineer and Studio Assistant, helping our newer students get to grips with the facilities and equipment at available SSR. This goes to demonstrate Adam’s skill level, efficiency and exemplary understanding. 

Adam has also qualified as a Pro Tools Operator, completing his certification to 210M level demonstrating his efficiency and understanding of the technical and practical uses of Pro Tools software.

Alongside Adam’s assistance at SSR, he also acts as a Tutor for our Home Recording & Music Production Techniques course, as well as spending his spare time conducting freelance recording, mixing and mastering services.

Adam is also currently employed as an In House Engineer at Castle Rock Studios (CRS) in Alderly Edge and his most recent credit includes assisting as a bassist, recording and mixing consultant on Mr.Scruff’s ‘Friendly Bacteria ’Released on Ninja Tune - in May 2014.

Adam has achieved many other credits for his recording, mixing and mastering with recent work including (but not exclusive to) the following:

Halfling’s Leaf – Westover LP – (Released – April ’14)
(Mastering Engineer)
https://halflingsleaf.bandcamp.com/album/westover

Ash Mountain – Manchester Spins #1 – (Released on Manchester Spins - April ’14)
(Co-Recording, Co-Mixing, Mastering Engineer)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ash-Mountain/40529583251

Cosmos Collapse – The Drill EP (Released April ‘14)
(Mastering Engineer)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIlJDsDeLP0

Charlie Cooper – Needs Must EP – (Released on Germanium Records March - ’14)
(Co-Mixing Engineer for “That Man”)
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/needs-must-ep/id842521132

City Reign – New 3 Track EP – (Completed February ’14)
(yet to be released on Car Boot Records)
(Producer, Recording, Mixing, Mastering Engineer)
http://cityreign.net/

White Eskimo – “Can’t Wait” single (Released November ’13)
(Mastering Engineer)
https://soundcloud.com/castlerockstudios/white-eskimo-cant-wait

See Sense Feel – Boxes LP - (Released November ’13)
(Mastering Engineer)
http://seesensefeel.bandcamp.com/

Jonathon Ansell – Two Hearts LP – (Released on Ansell Entertainment - October ’13)
(Recording Engineer – String Quartet)
http://www.jonathanansell.com/

Matchstickmen – Album in Progress – (TBA)
(Recording, Mixing Engineer)
http://www.reverbnation.com/matchstickmen

Jake Mattison – Feature Phonic Media – Sessions 65 – (Released August ’13)
(Co-Recording/Mixing/Mastering Engineer)
http://www.featurephonicmedia.com/videos/jake-mattison-golden-friend-live-studio

Age Of Glass – Live at…. Castle Rock – (Released on Whetstone Records - July ’13)
(Recording, Mixing, Mastering Engineer)
http://theageofglass.com/album/live-at-castle-rock-studios

Giants Of The West – Poke n Hope EP – (Released March ’13)
(Co Recording, Mixing, Mastering Engineer)
http://giantsofthewest.bandcamp.com/album/poke-hope-ep

Check out Adam's bass playing on Come Find Me, a cut from the recent Mr Scruff Album that he assisted and recorded on: