Jon Burton has been sound engineering since leaving school. As a monitor and front of house engineer he has worked at the highest level with acts such as Stereophonics, Pendulum and, for the last ten years, The Prodigy.
Jon has also delivered guest lectures in colleges and universities from Newcastle to Serbia. Jon also runs a recording studio complex in Sheffield as well as maintaining an ever growing collection of vintage mixing desks for rental.
He has a broad knowledge of many aspects of sound engineering, from live, to studio and broadcast. His love of sub is well known, as is his interest in echo machines, with a collection that currently stands at around 25 different units.
See Jon Burton In Action
If you're considering building or renting a professionnal studio, here are some insights worth paying attention to.
Soulsound spent the day pointing cameras at people working in Brixton Academy!
Jon talks about using predictive software and remote amplifier control to achieve the coverage you need in a big venue like Brixton Academy.
Experiment with moving your mic around to get the best sound before you hit record. Save on time and EQ!
Jon Burton is well known for his love of two things: delay units and sub. Meet a few of his favourite things.