Mitch Cairns at The Abbey Road Institute May Open Day

Abbey Road Institute is so proud and excited to announce that ARIA award winning producer Mitch Cairns will be joining us on our Producer Panel at our upcoming Open Day on 13/5!


Mitch Cairns is an ARIA Award winning Producer, Mix Engineer, Writer and Musician. Mitch has a passion for tones, feels, textures and an innate sensitivity toward arrangements and structure. He strives towards crafting the perfect song with a minimalist approach.


Based in Melbourne Australia, Mitch works out of his private studio built within a spacious warehouse boasting a live room with 6 metre high ceilings, Control Room and large vocal booth. A cross between vintage and modern, the studio is based around a beautiful Neve V66 Console and Protools HD.

Mitch Produced the multi award winning albums Sharkmouth, Van Diemen’s Land and Red Dirt Red Heart for ARIA Hall Of Fame inductee and no. 1 selling artist Russell Morris.


His other work includes Grammy Winner Leo Sayer’s Restless Years, Glenn Shorrock, Joe Robinson, Renee Geyer, Chris Wilson, Brian Cadd, Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil), Rick Springfield, Joe Camilleri, Vika and Linda Bull, Ross Hannaford (Daddy Cool), Phil Manning (Chain), Troy Cassar-Daley, Kevin Borich, Diesel, Callee Mann, Mish Fornito, Grayson, Daryl Aberhart, Electric Mary, Electric Empire, Adam Miller and ABC Jazz Award winners Fumi Boca.

By registering to attend the Abbey Road Institute May Open Day on 13/5 you go into the running to win an exclusive mentorship package with Chris! Please click here ( to find out more.

Mitch will join Abbey Road Institute Alumni Alex Braithewaite and Electronic Music Superstar Chris Arnott on our Producer Panel on 13/5 discussing:

  • How would you judge the state of the Australian Music Industry today?
  • What are the most important attributes a young producer needs to generate work?
  • How did you go about establishing your personal brand and reputation in the Industry?
  • What role will Producers play in the digital online space that the Industry is rushing towards?

We can’t wait to see you there!