About James

JAMES NORTH is an award-winning music producer, mix engineer, composer, and musician currently based in Australia.

He brings over two decades of experience and care to his craft. James’ portfolio includes chart-topping success with solo artists and bands, with many clients achieving regular airplay and industry accolades.

Notably, JNP clients, such as The Voice winner Karise Eden, have experienced chart success, with her track ‘Gone’ becoming the AIR #1 single in Australia. Along with other AIR #1s, other clients have also charted at #1 on various streaming services, radio stations and other industry charts and metrics around the world. Many artists have signed publishing and label contracts following their projects with JNP.

Collaborating with renowned talents globally, James has worked with Australian artists such as Karise Eden   (Winner – The Voice), Sheppard, Royston Noell (Winner – Australian Idol), Damien Leith (Australian Idol Winner), Natasha Rose (Australian Idol), The Voice Finalists  Ellen Reed, Simi Vuata, Tom Oliver, as well as Sam Hales (The Jungle Giants), Kahl Wallis (The Medics), and hundreds more.

Other collaborations include projects with Danny T Levin (Eminem, Post Malone, Morrissey, Regina Spektor),   Steve Pope (Kate Miller-Heidke, Angus & Julia Stone, Darren Hayes), Mark Henman (Bernard Fanning, Dami Im), Alan Dunn (Bob Geldof, Boomtown Rats), and Bruce Hoffman (Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson, Martina McBride).

Signed to publishing labels Sony/BMG, Warner, Instyle Music (Canada) and several others, James has also judged Global Battle of the Bands, QSong/QLD Music Awards, Take The Mic Australia, ASME Songwriting Awards and many others.

James, a session musician (guitar/bass/keys/drums) and composer for TV shows and films, is credited on major networks such as Netflix, Hulu, BBC, HBO, NBC, ESPN and more.

His studio is currently set up at Maleny in the Sunshine Coast hinterland where he lives with his incredible and inspiring wife Lix North, who is one of Australia’s best graphic (Lix Creative) and fine artists (Lix North Artist).  Lix also works with many JNP clients for their artwork requirements.