Jane Arnison is a Berlin based Australian record producer, studio engineer, musician and sound artist. Jane’s formative years involved a large variety of music engagement, working across genres and enjoying the opportunity to wear many creative hats. She formalised this passion for music and sound by studying at the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney. Always with one foot across divided worlds and a tendency for rebellion during this time at the classical conservatoire Jane started in engineering at renowned Sydney indi recording studio BJB Studios she worked with many Australian legends such as Silverchair, Empire of the Sun, Faker, John Campbell, Dappled Cities & Wolf & Cub. This led to an opportunity as engineer for Australian Idol where she really cut her teeth and had the change to work along side many music industry legends such as INXS and Cindi Lauper. Jane moved to Europe in search of adventure and also creative freedom, and landed in Berlin. She spent time exploring and developing her craft working independently as well as in collaboration with other artists. This gained pace and frequency and Jane found herself having the opportunity to support many local artists ideas as musician, producer, engineer or all the above. One of her particular passions is mixing.
As a session musician Jane has worked with Peaches, Austra, PlanningtoRock, Steffi, Virginia, and many local artists. As a producer Jane has worked with MIKEY, Finn, Evvol, CYTM. As a mix engineer Jane has worked with Evvol, Virginia, Steffi, Kaltes & Stupendous Band. Jane has collaborated on releases on Ostguton, Mord, !K7 Records, Human Level, Domino, Netwerk, Poker Flat. Her own project Jon Dark which started centred in the dance culture of Berlin has taken on a more experimental bent and music is slated for release the end of 2020. Her main creative project Evvol has a new album on !K7 scheduled for release May 1 2020.
In 2019 Jane founded Pathwaves, an initiative which strives to address challenges to female and gnc people becoming successful producers and engineers in commercial settings. Jane also works as product specialist for Native Instruments and Adam Audio and in 2018 was invited to become APRA Ambassador for Berlin.