Phil Joly is best known for his work with Daft Punk, Lana Del Rey, The Strokes, Patti Smith, Ryan Adams and Kanye West. As a recording and mix engineer at Electric Lady Studios for the past 9 years, he has been fortunate to work with the best of the best.
In 2017, Phil won both a Latin Grammy and a Grammy for recording Residente’s self-titled album in the Best Urban Album category and in the Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album respectively.
Most recently, Phil recorded and mixed Maggie Rogers’ Session at Electric Lady Studios for WFUV; recorded Paul McCartney for the Charlotte Gainsbourg release, Rest; recorded Stevie Nicks for the song “Beautiful People Beautiful Problems” from Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life release; recorded Florence Welch for Florence + The Machine’s “Wish That You Were Here” song for the Tim Burton film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; recorded The Kills’ Ash & Ice release; recorded vocals and guitar overdubs on The Arcs, Yours, Dreamily; recorded several songs for Ryan Adams’ Prisoner release, including the title track; and recorded vocals, drums, guitar, and bass on Residente’s first solo release since he left Calle 13, Residente, which has since been nominated for 9 Latin Grammys.
Prior, Phil recorded guitars for Nile Rodgers for Daft Punk’s Grammy-winning Album of the Year, Random Access Memories, including “Get Lucky”, “Lose Yourself to Dance” and “Give Life Back to Music”.
Additionally, Phil recorded and mixed Lana Del Rey’s “Guns and Roses” featured on Ultraviolence. He also recorded and mixed Ryan Adams, Dan Auerbach, The War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett, Brandi Carlile, Violent Femmes, Hozier, Lord Huron, Martin Sexton, Aimee Mann, Bear’s Den, Josh Ritter, Steve Earle, and The Tallest Man on Earth for WFUV. Additional live mixes include Darryl Hall and John Oates Night at the Judo Arena, Drive by Truckers Live in Studio and Lucius for The Wild Honey Pie Buzzsessions.
Back in 2011, Phil recorded strings for Kanye West’s Grammy-winning Rap Album of the Year entitled My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.