Producer / Songwriter / Guitarist / Vocalist / Tracker / Beats / Mix Engineer
Joel Myles is a music producer, composer and artist from Brisbane. Joel has over 20 years experience in the music industry, he understands the process behind writing, collaboration, performance and the importance of the emotional connection in the music he records and mixes. Joel has the ability to work in a wide range of genres from electronic pop, rock, grunge and metal, always getting the absolute best from the artist. He has a talent for top line melody writing, vocal arrangements, production and mixing.
Head Atlas only started a few years back, and the music production company is already gaining a reputation for outstanding work. NELSON RODGERS debut received acclaim from AAA backstage, local heavy prog rockers SUM OF US have a lot of buzz around them at the moment with their 5 track debut EP and punk band THE WAY WE WERE, who recorded two singles with Head Atlas have received some notable airplay on Triple J and Triple M.
Joel continues to perform live and has had a successful career in various rock bands (RVLR, Nightwoods) and his solo project (Joel Myles) over the last 15 years. He has opened for Wolfmother, The Living End, Thirsty Merc, Karnivool, Shihad, played main stage at Splendour In The Grass and received commercial radio airplay.
Joel studied at the Griffith Conservatorium of Music on the Gold Coast, obtaining a Bachelor Of Popular Music with Honours in 2017.
Producer / Engineer / Guitarist / Songwriter / Mix Engineer
Producer, engineer, guitarist and beyond, Chrispy is a jack of all trades who lives and breathes music. Whether shredding onstage, crafting a song or beefing up a mix, Chrispy’s extensive experience and passion for innovation makes him an undeniable asset for any creative project.
Chrispy was at the helm of the mix of the latest Hazards Of Swimming Naked record due for release in the coming months.
Chrispy also currently divides his time as resident axe-slinger for Brisbane’s formidable prog powerhouse Osaka Punch which has seen him play Big Day Out, Sounds of Spring and supports for the likes of The Butterfly Effect, Cog, Mammal, Twelve Foot Ninja and Dead Letter Circus amongst many others.
In between his hectic Osaka Punch touring schedule, Chrispy immerses himself in the projects of our artists, imparting the invaluable and diverse skills he’s learned along the way to enhance the tracking experience and capture first-rate performances.
DRUMMER / PERCUSSIONIST / VOCALIST
Michael's professional performance career started in 1996 where he started performing as a drummer and vocalist in various covers bands around Brisbane.
Michael joined the then immensely talented originals outfit Miles From Nowhere - where his vocal abilities shone in the groups famous four part harmonies. Michael HAS CONTINUED TO perform with a number of both covers and originals bands, covering a range of genres from funk and soul, to acoustic folk rock, country, HARD ROCK AND GRUNGE.
Michael is a regular member of bands such as Franky Smart, Stevenson Street and Booster. Michael is also a sought after session player and has played with the likes of Ned Walker, Martin Gibbons, Most recently, Michael played with Charles Eston (Deacon Calybourne from series Nashville) to a 20K strong crowd for the 2017 CMC Rocks Festival.
Michael is also a professional drum and percussion teacher at one of Queensland's most prestigious all boys colleges.
Michael is proud to be sponsored by DW Drums, Meinl Cymbals and Evans Drum Heads.