Jon Astley

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Jon Astley
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British record producer, recording and mastering engineer (* 1951 in Manchester, England).
He recorded and released two albums as a singer-songwriter in the late 1980s.
He worked on the staff of Olympic Studios in the mid-1970s before becoming a freelance engineer, and now is the owner of Close To The Edge Mastering in London, Twickenham.
He is married to illustrator & novelist Judy Astley. He is the son of Edwin Astley and the brother of Virginia Astley. Also, he is, by way of sister Karen, the ex-brother-in-law of guitarist Pete Townshend.
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Albums

7 81740-4 Everyone Loves The Pilot (Except The Crew) — Jon Astley Jon Astley Everyone Loves The Pilot (Except The Crew) (Album) Atlantic 7 81740-4 US 1987 Sell This Version
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78 18821 The Compleat Angler — Jon Astley Jon Astley The Compleat Angler (Album) Atlantic 78 18821 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

A9258 Jane's Getting Serious — Jon Astley Jon Astley Jane's Getting Serious (Single) Atlantic A9258 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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PR 2576-2 Been There, Done That (What's Next Mix) — Jon Astley Jon Astley Been There, Done That (What's Next Mix) (Single) Atlantic PR 2576-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
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PR 2433-2 Put This Love To The Test — Jon Astley Jon Astley Put This Love To The Test (Single) Atlantic PR 2433-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
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Videos

Atlant. 102 Jane's Getting Serious — Jon Astley Jon Astley Jane's Getting Serious (Single) Atlantic Atlant. 102 UK 1987 Sell This Version

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patientot

patientot

June 27, 2019
One of the most inconsistent mastering engineers out there. Sometimes his work is quite good with decent dynamic range and other times it's compressed within an inch of its life. It really just depends on the particular album and version you're talking about. I do not know if this is record label/management/band pressure to make things so compressed or the way he wants it. Caveat emptor, research before buying is my advice.
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Ale80s

Ale80s

December 9, 2018
edited over 4 years ago
Don't buy his remasters!! They sound awful, compressed, no noised to death, the have no dynamic range, it's painful to hear his CDs. Avoid him unless you want to have a headache!
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