PRODUCER, ENGINEER, BASS PLAYER

Bio


Ken Barnum has worked in the music industry since 1995, initially running live sound for his two bands "33 West" and "Monako." He graduated from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, in 2002 with a Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music, specializing in Recording and Engineering. He joined the Recording Arts team in 2006 and the Bias Studios team in 2015.  Ken has received multiple Wammie awards and nominations while producing, mixing, and engineering many projects for a variety of artists including Nardo Lilly, Wandering Lies, LATO, Arteless, Karla and the Brotherhood, 33 West, Crash Boom Bang, Ballyhoo!, Aaron Crawford and the Badcards, Soundtrack for Silent Films, and many more. 

Ken specializes in music production with an uncanny ability to build melodies and harmonies.  He loves to help craft a song and has the tools to make a song shine.

Outside of his passion for music, Ken is a tech nerd and adrenaline junkie, with a love of mountain biking, snowboarding, and anything gadget related.

​Partial Client List


  • 33 West - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass

  • Aaron Crawford & the Badcards- Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Alex Rhoads - Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Alison Laide - Bass/Engineer
  • Andrew Gorski - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Arteless - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Arun Strete - Bass Player/Engineer
  • Ballyhoo! - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • ​Better Homes - Engineer/Mixer
  • Better Kept Secret - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Blue Hippopotamus - Engineer
  • The Blue Line - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Brandy - Engineer
  • Crash Boom Bang- Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Common - Engineer
  • Darien Saiidifar - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass/Keys
  • Daycare Swindlers - Engineer
  • Esther Williams & Davey Yarborough - Engineer
  • Faux Phony - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Gramophonic - Engineer/Mixer
  • Hamish Macgeorge - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Home Brewed - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Hudson Falcons - Engineer/Mixer
  • James Mason - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass/Keys
  • Karla and the Brotherhood - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • LATO - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Loosely Bound - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Monako - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Margot MacDonald - Bass/Engineer
  • Nardo Lilly - Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Bass
  • Nik Hughes - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • October Skies - Engineer
  • Olivia Dobbs - Bass
  • One Third Dork - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • The Pietasters - Engineer
  • Presto Bando - Engineer
  • Renee Moffett - Bass
  • Rude Buddha - Engineer
  • Sir The Baptist - Engineer
  • Soundtrack For Silent Films - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Ted Garber - Engineer
  • The Two of You in Red - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • Wandering Lies - Producer/Engineer/Mixer
  • West Main - Engineer