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Mitch Cairns at 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. Due to this, he strives towards crafting the perfect song with a minimalist approach.


Mitch works out of his private studio within a spacious warehouse in Melbourne. His warehouse boasts a live room with 6 metre high ceilings, a Control Room and a large vocal booth. As such, the studio is based around a Neve V66 Console and Protools HD, mixing analog and digital. Also, Mitch Produced award-winning albums Sharkmouth, Van Diemen’s Land and Red Dirt Red Heart for ARIA Hall Of Famer Russell Morris.


Furthermore, his 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.

Finally, register for the ARI May Open Day for an exclusive mentorship package with Chris! So please click here ( to find out more.

Mitch joins ARI 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!