Smith Carlson

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Smith Carlson is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum engineer, producer, and songwriter based in Los Angeles. He began his career at the prestigious Chalice Recording Studios working alongside some of the biggest artists in entertainment; from Dave Grohl, Kanye West, to the television show “Glee.” He spent two years mentoring under Danja Handz, six months with Pharrell Williams, and also spent time in the studio with Sean “Diddy” Combs. Since 2010, Carlson has been working with OneRepublic’s frontman Ryan Tedder as an engineer, producer, and songwriter. His most recent collaborations include: Maroon 5, BOB, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Beyonce, U2, Gavin DeGraw, and Demi Lovato.

  • Maroon 5 - Overexposed (Engineer)
  • One Republic - Native (Engineer)
  • Demi Lovato - Demi (Engineer)
  • Demi Lovato - Unbroken (Engineer)
  • Gavin DeGraw - Sweeter (Engineer)
  • Gavin DeGraw - Make A Move (Engineer)
  • B.o.B. - Strange Clouds (Engineer)
  • Leona Lewis - Glassheart
  • The Wanted - The Wanted EP (Engineer)
  • Colbie Caillat - All Of You (Engineer)
  • K'NAAN - Country, God Or The Girl (Engineer)
  • Ella Henderson - Chapter One (Engineer)
  • Birdy - Fire Within (Engineer)
  • Gym Class Heroes - The Papercut Chronicles II (Engineer)
  • Cobra Starship - Night Shades (Engineer)