Dax Liniere's experience working with diverse musical genres, providing production, recording, mixing and mastering at a world-class standard earned him a Winston Churchill Fellowship in 2012. In 2013, Dax was dubbed producer of the year in two annual awards. In 2016, Dax put his entire life into a shipping container and sent it to the other side of the world to set up a premium studio complex in London. The complex was designed and hand-built by Dax in one & a half years.
With a reputation for crafting distinctive and powerful mixes, Dax approaches every project with musicality, attention to detail and a desire to create something unique for each artist. As a guest presenter for Pro Tools Expert, columnist for AudioTechnology magazine and student of some of the world's top engineer-producers, including Alan Moulder, Michael Brauer, Joe Chiccarelli and Flood, Dax has the experience to see your project through from beginning to end.
Nothing makes Dax happier than a great sounding record and he will match the passion that you bring to your music.
Always passionate about sound and music, Dax Liniere started his career at a young age, establishing his first recording studio space in 2000.
In 2001, Dax received a high distinction in Audio Engineering and Sound Production from JMC Academy, Sydney Australia and officially registered Puzzle Factory Sound Studios the following year.
Having dedicated himself to audio for over a decade, Dax's work was recognised in 2012 when he was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust fellowship for his achievements in music production and audio engineering.
Dax's fellowship involved visits to several major recording studios in Germany and the Netherlands, book-ended by two weeks of Mix With The Masters seminars in France hosted by Michael Brauer and Joe Chiccarelli. This was followed by a two-week internship with world-renowned engineer Alan Moulder and producer Flood at Assault & Battery Studios, London.
Between them, these engineers and producers have mixed and produced countless platinum-sales albums for artists including U2, Coldplay, John Mayer, Led Zeppelin, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Rolling Stones, Frank Zappa, Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, White Stripes, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave and Depeche Mode.
Over six weeks, Dax gained many valuable, culturally-diverse approaches and techniques in music production that have enhanced his ability to deliver a great quality product.
★ In October 2012, the album Dax produced, recorded and mixed for Sleepmakeswaves, ...And So We Destroyed Everything, was nominated for an ARIA Award in a Best Album of 2012 category.
★ In 2013, Dax began writing a series of columns on the topic of mixing called Thinking Outside The Box published in Australia's leading audio industry magazine AudioTechnology.
★ In November 2013, Dax received Producer of the Year accolades in two separate annual awards across two states.
★ In April 2016, Dax moved to London, UK to set up a new studio; bigger and better than before.
★ In July 2017, Dax was invited to present a series of videos on mixing for one of the Internet's biggest audio publications Pro Tools Expert.
★ In October 2017, Dax held the first MixDirection masterclass, a one-day mixing workshop for intermediate to advanced engineers looking to level-up their skill set.
Since 2008, Dax has been involved in the development cycles of many software products, including those from FabFilter, Eventide, SoundToys, Celemony (Melodyne), Sonnox, SSL, u-he, Tokyo Dawn Labs, Klanghelm, Oeksound, HOFA, Zynaptiq, Novation, Algorithmix, Slate Digital and many smaller developers.
Dax also designed and built the RoboMic; A remote microphone positioning robot. With it's retro-styled joystick, RoboMic allows an engineer to precisely adjust a mic's position to fine tune your sound from the control room. It's the perfect tool for recording guitar amps and a Puzzle Factory exlcusive.