Paul Fig – Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Composer

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Paul Fig has a lifetime’s worth of experience in music, and it’s a passion that has taken up every waking hour up to the present day. He was born and raised in Los Angeles to parents who ran the renowned jazz club, Donte’s. As a teenager he combined playing in local bands with studying music at Pasadena City College and Dick Grove School Of Music.

In 1994, he became one of the founding members of the critically acclaimed, Roadrunner-signed punk act Amen, leaving to join Bluebird in 2001. His time spent touring the world in both bands gives him a natural empathy with the musicians he now works with in the studio.

His fascination with the recording process led Fig to join Sound City Studios in Los Angeles in 2001, where he earned a reputation for his unshakeable work ethic, obsessive attention to detail and essential communication skills with both the artists and producers.

At Sound City, Fig had the opportunity to practice every aspect of his trade, working with such luminaries as Joe Barresi, Matt Hyde, Don Smith, Matt Wallace, David Bianco, George Drakoulias and Greg Fidelman. During that time he worked on albums by Ry Cooder, Robert Cray and the legendary Johnny Cash.

Fig has since put his stamp on records by Deftones, Coheed and Cambria, Trivium and critically acclaimed Ghost B.C’s 2013 album, Infestissumam. In 2014, he received a Grammy Nomination in the category of Best Engineered Album Non Classical for Alice in Chains “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here”.

Despite working all hours in the studio, Fig also finds time to compose and record music for television and film, including the HBO Docu-series “Sonic Highways”, The Motion Picture “The Collection”, Fox Sports, Fuel TV, and MTV.

Check out more of Fig’s credits here: ALL MUSIC CREDITS