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School of Arts and Media

Justin Richards

Lecturer in Music Technology


I have 25 years experience as a freelance in the music industry, specialising in studio production/engineering. Currently dividing time between commercial productions, projects as an artist, and lecturing at Salford University.



I teach Music Technology modules (including Sound Reinforcement, Advanced Studio and Location Recording, Studio Recording and Production) on all BA (Hons) Music degree courses.

Research Interests

Working towards my PhD by portfolio, which will be focusing on his interaction between audio production, studio composition and audio restoration.

Qualifications and Memberships

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

BEng (Hons) Electrical & Engineering (Manchester Metropolitan University)


The Elk – Chances (to be released late 2018)

Tweaking The Bloom (Label: Rural Audio Club - to be released late 2018)

Bigfoot – Bigfoot (Label: Frontiers Records - released Oct 2017)

Something Remained (Label: Rural Audio Club, 2014)

12 Gaps (Label: Peak Productions, 2013)

Don’t Forget, Forgive (Label: Libra Records, 2012)

Binaural Beats Vol 1, 2012

Full discography -  here