He is a successful record producer, musician, songwriter and sound engineer yet chances are you’ve never heard of Harvey Summers.
However this under-the-radar talent has his own acclaimed studio in Bexhill and has worked with a wide range of artists and across a wide mix of platforms, including television shows, commercials and soundtracks.
Passionate about originality and innovation in music and sound production, he has built his Broadoak Studios facility around a mix of vintage analog and cutting-edge digital equipment.
Harvey feels strongly his priority as producer should be to aid the artist in developing their own unique sound, rather than stamping his own personality on it.
That said, his work always shows care and sensitivity to the emotional intent of the music while seeking new and interesting sounds.
His 20-plus years of experience afford him an extensive understanding of classic and modern recording techniques, he plays a wide range of instruments which he cites as crucial in order to understand the way musicians work. Production begins with the song, arrangement and performance. He places particular focus on creating a relaxed and creative atmosphere to help artists give their best performances.
His Broadoak Studios reflects this philosophy where clients frequently comment on how they love this working environment and know their work is in safe hands. harveysummers.com broadoakstudios.co.uk