Julie McLarnon is a recording engineer and record producer, known for working solely to analogue tape. Founder of Analogue Catalogue Studio she has recorded albums for artists including The Vaselines, Jeffrey Lewis, Lankum, King Creosote, Brigid Mae Power, Barbarossa, Yorkston/Thorne/Khan, The Shivers and Alasdair Roberts.
Trained by Bill Leader, Julie has worked in professional studios since 1989 starting at Strawberry Studios, Stockport as assistant to Martin Hannett, Chris Nagle and the BBC. Her crafted analogue sound has had a chance to bloom in the studio she built in Ireland in 2015, as she continues to make records with timeless flair and excitement.
Lankum 'Between The Earth And Sky' LP (Rough Trade, 2017)
'Urgent, desperate and detonating, full of lyrics and sounds smacking together like waves shattering stones in a storm' - 5/5 The Guardian
Mojo Magazine - Folk Album of 2017
BBC Folk Awards - Album of the Year (Shortlist, Awards April 2018)
RTÉ Ireland Choice Award - Album of the Year (Shortlist, Awards March 2018)
Yorkston/Thorne/Khan 'Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars' LP (Domino Records, 2017)
'In exercising more restraint and relying more on mood, groove and structure, their second album is a game-changing masterpiece' - 5/5 Rolling Stone
'The sound they conjure is heavenly' - 5/5 Mojo Magazine
Brigid Mae Power 'The Two Worlds' LP (Tompkins Square, 2018)
'Musically, The Two Worlds is mesmeric...all detail is couched in a languid analogue sound that oozes authenticity' - Folk Radio UK
'Power's most ambitious and her most introspective...this album shines' - Pitchfork