ENGINEERS / STAFF:

 

The studio is managed and operated cooperatively by its partners & house engineers and we happily accommodate qualified engineers who want to bring in projects to record, mix, or master here. For those sessions, we can provide a house engineer to facilitate all technical needs for the session and assist as needed.

 

 

Rodney Daniel

Rodney Daniel

Rodney Daniel grew up in Trinidad & Tobago, moved to the US to study audio engineering in Ohio, and has been recording bands and building studios around the world since the 90's. Rodney brings immense energy to the recording process, and has worked with a variety of urban artists from reggae to hip hop and world music, including Winston Brown (singer with Desmond Dekker & The Cherry Pies, Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Soul Cannon, PoBoy Junction and many others, as well as indie rock, punk rock, and Americana music (HR of Bad Brains, Baltimore supergroup Jaabs, DC artist Dot Dash, and the Portland, OR artist St.Even). In 2014, he was house engineer for the session by The Pentatonix @ Lord Baltimore Recording Studio where they recorded 8 tracks of their Platinum selling album "That's Christmas To Me". The album sold 1.2 million copies, 2nd biggest seller of 2014 (outsold only by Taylor Swift's "1989" album). In 2013, he engineered the award-winning War of 1812 Rock Opera. Rodney designed and manages the recently added Studio B at LBR, and is our resident audio tech.

Rodney is an accomplished trumpet player, and was a touring member (trumpet) of the band Pasadena prior to joing the staff of LBR. Rodney has also worked as a house engineer for the celebrated production team of Chris'n'Teeb (Jay Z, Kanye West, Michael Jackson, etc). Check out a variety of his material online or on his production website Music Is Life

 

Branden Funkhouser

Branden Funkhouser

Branden Funkhouser is comfortable working with a wide range of artists including recent sessions with Rye Rye (Interscope), DC favorites Dot Dash, Baltimore bands The Flying Eyes, The Jennifers, Red Sammy & Balkan Falcon. Branden can accommodate any performer using his expert knowledge of Pro Tools and ability to incorporate the best of current digital technology with LBR's backbone of analog processing power. This past year he recorded & produced Sketchbook, a collaborative album that featured members of Gym Class Heroes (Atlantic), The Maine (Warner Bros.) and Automatic Loveletter (Sony BMG). Branden is also a lifelong musician with various TV (PBS, Discovery Channel) and film credits. Check out his Audio Samples via Soundcloud

 

Ian Jones

Ian Jones

Ian Jones is a Producer, Engineer, and Performer who spent his formative years in the DC scene, during which he was a finalist in the ASCAP Songwriting Contest, after which he co-founded and built his own studio (Evil Genius Audio Labs) in Arlington, VA. His engineering and production credits include work with The Dismemberment Plan, Edsel, Tuscadero, The Make-Up, Eggs, Pitchblende, Barbara Manning, Mark Robinson, and many other bands on the Teenbeat Records Label, and then later @ Tuff Gong Studio in Jamaica with Claudius Linton, recording the material for the Kingman & Jonah album "Sign Time". Recently, he has worked recording or mixing artists in Baltimore including H.R. (Bad Brains), Suits, Dead Whale Ramblers, Deleted Scenes, and many more.

 

Brandon Randolph

Brandon "BJR" Randolph

Brandon Randolph, AKA "BJR" is a Producer, Engineer and former solo artist/rapper/singer born in Angeles City, Philippines and raised between Severn and Bmore, MD. After a long run at spotlight as an independent R&B artist, BJR has seen his share of success with album sales from his own music, earning a spot on BET's 106 & Park, interest from Def Jam, NBC's The Voice, and heavy attraction as a songwriter for EMI Publishing. Forgoing his singing career in 2014, BJR decided to dedicate his focus and attention entirely to production and beatmaking. Bringing influences of Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B and Rock together, BJR writes, produces, & mixes tracks for a wide variety of artists and styles, recently producing tracks for Little Clayway (The Wire, Charm City) and others.

 

David Andler

David Andler

Morphius Records CEO/Founder David Andler also co-founded Lord Baltimore Recording Studio. David began engineering bands more than 20 years ago, including work with early 90's artists like Wool, Clawhammer, Walt Mink, and french-Canadian artist Bliss. In the late 90's David producing albums for acts Third Harmonic Distortion, Dolph Sweet, The Springfields, Lee Harvey Keitel Band, and Richmond, VA's King Sour (featuring Tom Peloso, later of Modest Mouse). Recently, he has produced tracks featuring internationally known artists HR (Bad Brains), Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Chicago artists Bang! Bang!, My Gold Mask, and the comeback album for Jamaican singer Winston Brown.

David is an accomplished drummer/arranger, having studied music at both George Washington University & Musician's Institute (Hollywood, CA). He has played drums live and in the studio with artists including HR (Bad Brains), David Thomas (of Pere Ubu), John Stabb (Government Issue), Boneclub, That's It (with Youth Brigade's Shawn Stern), Stress Magnets, National Razor, Octopus, Gary B & The Notions, Egg Babies Orchestra, and others.