Ken Friesen (2)

Profile:
Audio Engineer, Recorder, Mixer, Producer, Masterer, Studio Designer, Front of House set up, Broadcast audio. - Almonte, Ontario, Canada
Do not confuse with Canadian Producer / Engineer Ken Friesen 1960s - early 90s who worked with True North Productions and Eastern Sound. who is no relation.

Rocky Mountain Sound
The Sound Shop - Nashville, TN
Lakeside Studios, Clayton, Ontario, Canada (near Ottawa)
The Bathouse Sudio - near Kingston, Ont.
LiveWire Remote RecordersLtd. - Toronto, Ont.
Ken Friesen Audio - Almonte, Ont. (near Ottawa)
Freelances his services

Originally from Manitoba, but spent his early years in Calgary, doing live sound for local bands while working for Rocky Mountain Sound. He also worked on the audio crew for the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. He gradually got involved in studio work, then moved to Toronto in 1989. A stint in Nashville at The Sound Shop led to three years as house engineer, at Lakeside Studio near Ottawa. In 1996 Ken became studio manager/engineer at the Tragically Hip’s Bathouse studio near Kingston, Ontario for several years. He is now based in Almonte, Ontario, where he operates a studio in a Victorian house when not on the road doing the foh mix for artists like Holly Cole, Jesse Cook, and David Usher and the Canadian Country Music Awards. Ken has worked with LiveWire as a freelancer since 1990, specializing in big national network shows such as The Juno Awards, Cover Me Canada, the Grey Cup Half Time Show, and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Juno Award Winning Projects

2012 MonkeyJunk To Behold
2012 The Sadies Rumbleseat
2008 David Francey Right of Passage
2001 Colin Linden Big Mouth
2001 The Tragically Hip Music@Work
2000 Sue Foley Love Comin’ Down
1999 The Tragically Hip Phantom Power
1999 Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Kings of Love
1994 Susan Aglukark Arctic Rose

Other Awards

2012 Monkeyjunk, To Behold, Maple Blues Album of the Year
2000 Nomination for CMW and CCMA “Studio of the Year” at The Bathouse
1994-96 Canadian Country Music Association, “Studio of the Year” at Lakeside Studios
2003, 2005 Juno judge for recording engineer category

Juno Nominated Projects

2008 The Sadies New Seasons
2008 Jeremy Fisher Goodbye Blue Monday
2004 Oh Susanna Oh Susanna
1999 Hayden The Closer I Get
1998 Tom Jackson That Side Of The Window
1996 Tudjaat Tudjaat
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Artist

Ken Friesen (2) Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

KMU 0031 Ken Friesen (2) - Tuesdays, Thursdays, And If It Rains album art Brian Byrne Brian Byrne - Tuesdays, Thursdays, And If It Rains(CD, Album) Kindling Music KMU 0031 Canada 2006 Sell This Version

Production

LAKR1007 Ken Friesen (2) - Right Of Passage album art David Francey (2) David Francey (2) - Right Of Passage(CD, Album) Laker Music LAKR1007 Canada 2007 Sell This Version
002-23 Ken Friesen (2) - Bloodlines album art Brothers Chaffey Brothers Chaffey - Bloodlines(CD, Album) G.R.C Records 002-23 Canada 2009 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - To Behold album art MonkeyJunk MonkeyJunk - To Behold (Album) Stony Plain Records France 2011 Sell This Version
EMLHCD001 Elyssa Mahoney , And Lucas Haneman Elyssa Mahoney , And Lucas Haneman - Pull Me In(CD, Album) Not On Label (Elyssa Mahoney And Lucas Haneman) EMLHCD001 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Technical

925 792-4 Ken Friesen (2) - Something Inside So Strong album art Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers - Something Inside So Strong(Cass, Album) Reprise Records 925 792-4 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
CT 66118 Ken Friesen (2) - Already Restless album art Prescott-Brown Prescott-Brown - Already Restless(Cass, Album, Dol) Columbia CT 66118 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
CK 80226, none Ken Friesen (2) - Tudjaat album art Tudjaat Tudjaat - Tudjaat(CD, EP) Columbia, Rescue Records (4) CK 80226, none Canada 1995 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - Slightly Haunted album art Lynn Miles, Various Lynn Miles, Various - Slightly Haunted (Album, Comp) Philo, Rounder Records Europe 1996 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - The Closer I Get album art Hayden Waiting For A Chance To See Her and 2 more… Hayden - The Closer I Get (Album) Outpost Recordings, Hardwood Records Europe 1998 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - Phantom Power album art The Tragically Hip The Tragically Hip - Phantom Power (Album) Universal Canada 1998 Sell This Version
SF CD 40455 Ken Friesen (2) - Heartbeat 2: More Voices Of First Nations Women album art Various Various - Heartbeat 2: More Voices Of First Nations Women(CD, Comp) Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40455 US 1998 Sell This Version
PR2 3250 Ken Friesen (2) - Woman's Work album art Tracey Brown (2) Water Under The Bridge (as Ken J. Friesen) Tracey Brown (2) - Woman's Work(CD, Album) Popular Records PR2 3250 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - One Moment Of Grace album art Night Sun (3) Night Sun (3) - One Moment Of Grace (Album) Borealis Records Canada 1999 Sell This Version
0 67003 01342 0 Ken Friesen (2) - Bless This Mess album art By Divine Right By Divine Right - Bless This Mess(CD, Album) Nettwerk 0 67003 01342 0 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
TNSD 0178 Ken Friesen (2) - The Hellfire Club Sessions album art The Mahones The Mahones - The Hellfire Club Sessions(CD) True North Records TNSD 0178 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
7930182849-2 Ken Friesen (2) - Thornhill album art Moxy Früvous Moxy Früvous - Thornhill(CD, Album) The Bottom Line Record Company, Razor & Tie 7930182849-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
W2 80936 Ken Friesen (2) - The Days In Between album art Blue Rodeo Blue Rodeo - The Days In Between(CD, Album, Club) WEA W2 80936 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - Music @ Work album art The Tragically Hip The Tragically Hip - Music @ Work (Album) Universal Music Canada 2000 Sell This Version
2 80791 Ken Friesen (2) - Amanda Stott album art Amanda Stott Amanda Stott - Amanda Stott(CD, Album) WEA 2 80791 Canada 2000 Sell This Version
8036 Ken Friesen (2) - Love Comin' Down album art Sue Foley Sue Foley - Love Comin' Down(CD, Album) Shanachie 8036 US 2000 Sell This Version
Ken Friesen (2) - Sleepy Little Sailor album art Oh Susanna Oh Susanna - Sleepy Little Sailor (Album) Nettwerk US 2001 Sell This Version
0515 Ken Friesen (2) - Still Cruisin' album art Ronnie Hawkins Ronnie Hawkins - Still Cruisin'(CD, Album) Hawk Records (6) 0515 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
FSE008 Ken Friesen (2) - Falling Stars And Broken Hearts album art Fred Eaglesmith Fred Eaglesmith - Falling Stars And Broken Hearts(CD, Album, Dig) A Major Label FSE008 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
FSE008 Ken Friesen (2) - Falling Stars And Broken Hearts album art Fred Eaglesmith Fred Eaglesmith - Falling Stars And Broken Hearts(CD, Album, Dig) A Major Label FSE008 Canada 2002 Sell This Version