Joe Zook represents the platinum standard of music mixers. He’s renowned for his gracious style and his uncanny ability to truly listen to what artists and producers want from a song and turn that into radio hits.
Artists who have worked with Zook include OneRepublic, Katy Perry, P!nk, One Direction, Kelly Clarkson, Moby, Serena Ryder, Andy Grammer, Rachel Platten, Shawn Hook, Modest Mouse, The Hives, Dashboard Confessional, Weezer, Plain White T’s, Marc Broussard, Phillip Phillips, Jewel, Brooke Fraser, Colbie Caillat and Butch Walker.
Currently, Joe has just mixed Ben Platt and the Original Broadway Cast of Dear Evan Hansen’s smash single “Waving Through A Window”, singles for OneRepublic on their upcoming release, Serena Ryder’s much-awaited follow-up to Harmony, The Score, Baskery and others. In June of ’15, Joe had EIGHT songs on the charts including One Direction’s “Night Changes”, U2’s “Every Breaking Wave,” Olly Murs feat. Demi Lovato “Up” and Andy Grammer’s “Honey I’m Good” and “Back Home”.
Joe’s mixing highlights include:
—-Ella Henderson’s “Ghost” #1 on the UK and US Singles Charts as well as in the Republic of Ireland. It has also peaked within the top ten of the charts in Australia, Belgium, Germany, Hungary and New Zealand. Since its release, it has sold over 4.6 million copies worldwide with 1 million sales in the US. It was also the sixth best-selling single of 2014 in the UK. Top 20 in 24 countries!
—Andy Grammer’s “Honey, I’m Good”. The song peaked at number #1 on Billboard Top 40, #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the 7th best-selling single of 2015. It is currently at over 3.5 million singles sold!
—Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song”. 5x Platinum-selling single and reached number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 1 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart, number 5 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart and number 3 on the Billboard digital singles chart. Reached #1 in the UK!
—OneRepublic’s best-selling single, “Counting Stars”, from OneRepublic’s Native CD is well over 14mm units sold worldwide! The album is over 5mm units sold! #1 Song in 9 countries.
—OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars” has nearly 1.5 BILLION views on YouTube!
—OneRepublic’s “Good Life” has sold over 4.5 million singles.
—One Direction’s CD release, Four, was their fourth #1 release in a row!
—One Direction’s CD release Midnight Memories, was the UK’s Best Selling Album of 2013! The third album from the band has sold almost 1.5 units stateside and 3mm units outside the U.S.
—One Direction’s “Story of My Life” has sold over 5 million copies and was #1 Billboard Top 40, #2 UK, and Top 10 in 25 countries. This video has half a billion views on YouTube.
—Katy Perry’s “Waking Up In Vegas” has sold over 4 million units, #1 Top 40, #1 Billboard Pop 100 and Top 10 in 13 countries.
—Olly Murs and Demi Lovato’s “Up” peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart and sold 1.3 million single. It has also been certified Platinum in the UK for sales of over 600,000.
—Canadian singer/songwriter, Serena Ryder’s 2013 smash CD release, Harmony, won a Juno as The Best Adult Alternative Album of the Year at the 2013 Juno Awards and she herself won Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year at the 2014 Juno Awards. Serena had two different singles in the Top Three in four (4) different formats throughout Canada: Public radio, Alternative, Hot AC, and Top 40 radio! “Stompa” was #1 for 8 weeks at AAA radio in the US. Most played song in Canada in 2013.
Zook’s longstanding partnership with Ryan Tedder has generated singles sales in excess of 30 million, including six(6) Top 5 hits with OneRepublic (“Counting Stars,” “Stop and Stare,” “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets,” “Good Life,” and “Apologize”). The two have also worked together with several other artists such as Leona Lewis, Kelly Clarkson, Colbie Caillat, Sara Bareilles, Jordin Sparks, Adam Lambert, Beyoncé, Sky Ferreira, ZZ Ward, and Faith Hill.
Other Zook career highlights include Katy Perry’s multi-platinum album One of the Boys, Joe mixed nine songs including the #1 Single “Waking Up In Vegas” and #8 single “Thinking Of You”. He also recorded and mixed the entirety of Modest Mouse’s We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart.