Chris has 20 years experience as a signed recording artist, producer, songwriter, musician, mix and mastering engineer.
He founded Oscillate Recordings in 2011 and now manages two state of the art facilities at Knutsford and Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
Chris Hughes Skills
Chris is a sought after multi-talented musician, producer, mixing and mastering engineer having worked with hundreds of international artists, bands, major record labels and celebrities. Just some of the people he has worked with are The Courteeners, Perrie Edwards (Little Mix), Tones & I, Cristoph, Bad Boy Chiller Crew, Yendry, Babyshambles (Pete Doherty – The Libertines), Peter Hook, Paul Pogba, Gary Neville and Jason Manford,
Chris Hughes Accomplishments
As a songwriter he has written and produced for countless artists streaming many millions.
The highlights are producing Lewis Maxwell’s Capturing The Dark (signed to Scruff Of The neck Records) and music campaigns for The Royal Society Of Chemistry, British Basketball League through to Bloom Franchise (album currently streaming 5 million and counting).
As an engineer he has recorded dialogue for major international TV companies including Dreamworks (Kung Fu Panda), Disney+ (Goosebumps), Bang Zoom Animations (Ramona Flowers) and CBS (The Truth Behind My Murders)
He has mixed and mastered major albums including Calva Louise/Euphoric, Strange Bones/England Screams and for Ubisoft (PostMatch – LoFi Music).
Dan’s initial introduction to music was as a Drummer, and has since amassed over 5 years of experience performing at venues and festivals in the North of England.
Dan obtained a BA Hons in Music and Sound Production from BIMM Manchester in 2023, and it was there that he won the university’s 2022 Remix Competition, which opened up an opportunity for a personal Masterclass with legendary Producer & Engineer, Rick Snoman at Altar Studios. Rick has performed work for stalwarts of the Music Industry like Britney Spears, The Chainsmokers, The Stone Roses, & Justin Timberlake.
Dan’s main focus is Post-Production and Mixing, in which his objective is to extract the maximum from the Client’s creative vision, by tailoring his approach and workflow with the artist in mind.
Aaron is a Music Producer and DJ from Manchester with a degree in Creative Music Production (BA) Hons from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Aaron has had key sessions and master classes with British Producer “Ken Scott” Best known for engineering at Abbey Road Studios, noted for his work with “David Bowie” on “Hunky Dory” also working with The Beatles, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Duran Duran and many more. Aaron has also worked alongside Bill Evens known for engineering Le Roux, MAZE, Flying Colors and more. He also recorded a live set for Peter hook’s The Light (former member of Joy Division, New Order) which was recorded and put onto tape.
Aaron has a great background in Electronic music growing up listening to 90’s house music and R&B. Coming from a club culture background he is heavily influenced by sound systems. His main focus is music production, mainly producing for himself and other DJ’s to play out in clubs. Aaron’s focus is using Ableton live and Logic Pro for Production and Recording, focusing on bass driven music.