Emily Eck is a female audio engineer with years of experience in recording, mixing, music production, audio post production, as well as studio and artist management. After graduating with a Masters of Fine Arts in Recording Arts and Technologies from Middle Tennessee State University, she moved back to her hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana where she currently works.
Her credits reflect the influence that the culturally diverse city has had on her life, which encompass genres such as Cajun, Mardi Gras Indian, Haitian, Brass Band, Electronic, and Indie Rock. Along her career, she has shared the control room with some of her own childhood heroes such as Dr. John, Irma Thomas, and The Neville Brothers. Emily received a GRAMMY acknowledgment in 2018 for her work on Lost Bayou Ramblers’ “Kalenda” for Best Regional Roots Music Album.
Emily spent 2019-2022 as a full-time engineer and studio manager for artist Arcade Fire. She engineered their most recent album “We”, which was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album in the 2023 GRAMMYs. During the process of making the album, Emily traveled around North America and Europe working with producers and artists including Radiohead’s Nigel Godrich, Peter Gabriel, Father John Misty, Beck, Joy Divison’s Stephen Morris, Geoff Barrow, Pulp’s Steve Mackey, and more.
Driven by her desire to help others, Emily’s career path has revolved around facilitating the artist’s process. A large part of this for her means maintaining a safe and inspiring environment that promotes creativity.