Grammy award-winner Chris Shaw's eclectic discography ranges from mixing Public Enemy's platinum selling album 'Fear of a Black Planet' (Def Jam), engineering and mixing Weezer's triple platinum self-titled debut album (Geffen), and engineering Wilco's Grammy-winning album 'A Ghost Is Born' (Nonesuch), to engineering and mixing a slew of Bob Dylan albums, including Grammy-winners 'Modern Times' (Columbia) and 'Love and Theft' (Columbia).
Chris started out as a staff engineer at New York's infamous Greene St. Recording, working with artists such as Public Enemy, RUN-DMC, Ice Cube, and A Tribe Called Quest. He also plays guitar and keyboards, and has fond memories of playing bass with LL Cool J on his famous MTV unplugged session. Chris graduated to working independently in 1992 and started producing records in 1994. He has been part of the AAM family for nearly 18 years.
Recent work for Chris includes mixing Paul Simon's 'Live in Spain' (Sony/Legacy), Motion City Soundtrack's 'Go' (Epitaph), and Nada Surf's 'The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy' (Barsuk), as well as upcoming releases from Aaron Neville with Keith Richards and Don Was, Phillip Phillips, and Islands.
His previous work with the Super Furry Animals on 'Rings Around the World' earned him a nomination for Q magazine's Producer of the Year and was MOJO magazine's Album of the Year. Dylan's "Love and Theft" was 2nd.