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Catherine Marks

Catherine Marks

Catherine J Marks is a record producer, mixing engineer and audio engineer. She has worked with such artists as boygenius, Foals, Manchester Orchestra, The Killers, Local Natives, Wolf Alice, Beware of Darkness, The Big Moon, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Amazons, Palace, Arno, Howling Bells, Sunset Sons, Alanis Morissette, Divorce, Oscar Lang and Eliza Shaddad.

Born in Melbourne, Australia. Marks was classically trained in piano from the age of four and has a master's degree in Architecture.

Marks met the Grammy Award winning record producer Flood, at a Nick Cave concert in Dublin in 2001. After finishing her degree, she moved to London in 2005 to train as an assistant engineer under Flood at Assault and Battery studios in North West London. Marks continued to work closely with Flood on PJ Harvey records White Chalk and Let England Shake, and on the Editors' In This Light & on This Evening.

In 2009 Marks began working alongside the Brit Award-Winning British mixer and producer Alan Moulder, where she did engineering and mixing work on projects including Interpol, Foals, Death Cab for Cutie, The Killers, Ronnie Vannuci and Blonde Redhead.

Marks won the 2016 MPG Awards as Breakthrough Producer of The Year. In 2018, Marks won MPG Producer of the Year. In 2020, Marks won Producer of the Year at the Heavy Music Awards. In 2023, Marks won Producer of the Year at the A&R Awards, hosted by Music Business Worldwide and supported by Abbey Road Studios.

In 2023, Marks co-produced the record, the debut album from supergroup boygenius, composed of Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker. Released via Interscope in March 2023, and described as an “instant classic” (NME) the album quickly amassed widespread critical acclaim, receiving 5 star reviews from Rolling Stone, NME, The Guardian, The Independent, and a rating of 90 out of 100 on Metacritic, indicating "universal acclaim". In December 2023, NME crowned the record as their number one album of the year.

The album received seven nominations at the 66th GRAMMY Awards, including Album of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album, and Record of the Year for the single "Not Strong Enough".

the record charted at #1 in the UK, Ireland and Netherlands album charts, and peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200.

A&R Awards

Grammy Awards

Music Producers Guild (MPG) Awards

Heavy Music Awards

Selected production credits:

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