About Us

about

Berry Street has evolved from a traditional recording studio and audio production-house into a provider of innovative digital solutions across various media and platforms. Based at the heart of London’s “new-media village” in EC1, we are forward-thinking creators, manipulators and managers of digital content.

Today, our clients range from the major national cultural institutions, through the publishing and educational sectors, professional bodies, trade associations, advertising and PR companies, to major and independent music labels, theatre and video production companies, composers, songwriters, music publishers, and app and game developers.

Our staff and associates bring an extraordinary range and depth of experience to your projects. Between us we have decades in the business, thousands of clients, and dozens of awards. We are knowledgeable, dedicated, professional and enthusiastic. We believe that it’s the quality of our team, and of the work we do, which results in our exceptionally loyal client-base.

Kevin Porée

took over at Berry Street in 1993, since when he has guided the company through a successful process of diversification. A skilful and effective project-manager, KP has worked at major production and broadcasting facilities all over the world, with an extensive and diverse group of clients. He brings a wealth of experience and a positive approach to any project. Email Kevin

Luke Billing

is in charge of Video and New-Media projects at Berry Street. Luke joined Berry Street in November 2009, after gaining a Distinction in his MA in Media Production. Prior to working with us, Luke worked in radio, and in film & video production, and he is an award-winning composer and producer.  Email Luke

Danny Monk

Danny joined Berry Street in 2013 after a degree in Sound Technology at the prestigious Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. An accomplished musician and recording engineer of live and studio sound, Danny is Berry Street’s main in-house audio engineer. Email Danny

Charlie Kirby

having worked as a freelance graphic and web design for 10 years Charlie brings a wealth of experience to Berry Street Studio spearheading our Design and Web-Development projects. Email Charlie

Richard Olatunde Baker

was formally trained as an SSL engineer at the Matrix studios network in London, between 1995-1997, and has worked with a large cross-section of artists/producers from Sly&Robbie to Spiritualized. He has worked freelance at Berry St since 1996 and has focused much of his work on various African music; still favouring the drum sound that the studio’s live area provides. As a percussionist and multi-instrumentalist, he also records his own live/electronic projects at the studio. Email Richard

John Tonks

Tonksy is the session-drummer who appears on countless Berry Street recordings. He also works as a Producer, Musical Director, Drummer and Programmer in a wide range of genres. His clients include Gabriella Cilmi, Paul Oakenfold, Neneh Cherry, Tricky, Lamb, Duran Duran, Lulu, Thea Gilmore, Fish, Stina Nordenstam, Lemonjelly, Steve Winwood, Sugababes, CirKus, and Thunder. Although still working in the live arena, his focus has increasingly turned to writing and production, notably collaborating with DJ Hernan Cattaneo on original tracks and high-profile remixes. For more, visit http://www.myspace.com/johntonksremixes. Email John

Jamie Moses

is simply the session guitarist par excellance, and the guitarist on many Berry Street recordings. Currently the guitarist for Tom Jones, and the second guitarist in Queen since 1993, Jamie has recorded and performed with the Pretenders, Gary Barlow, Chaka Khan, Anastacia, Amy Winehouse, Jamelia, St Etienne, Slash, Sugababes, U2, Suzanne Vega, Bob Geldof, Ronan Keating, Paul Young, Tony Hadley and many, many more. Visit his site for more Jamie goodies. Email Jamie

Matheson Bayley

is, first and foremost, a composer, arranger, orchestrator and lyricist, having written for film, television, theatre, choirs, orchestras, computer game soundtracks, jazz bands, pop artists & classical instrumentalists throughout the world. With wide-ranging influences and experience in fields as diverse as musical theatre, pop, contemporary Classical choral music & modern jazz, as well as a keen interest in the instrumentation and rhythms of non-Western music, Matheson is widely recognised for his extraordinary versatility, creativity and technical mastery across genres. Also a multi-instrumentalist, Matheson has played in bands and orchestras, accompanied musical theatre and pop singers, and performed as soloist in shows, concerts and gigs on some 25 musical instruments, and in more than 50 countries, including playing cello on stage with the French entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. Matheson is available to work on your Berry Street music project. Visit www.mathesonbayley.com for more details of Matheson’s work. Email Matheson