Justin Colen is a professional Studio Engineer and Producer. Starting piano at a young age Justin developed an ear for music. Shortly after a friend introduced Justin to Music Production and the Korg Triton Keyboard. Justin started experimenting with different sounds, recording, composing and beat programming. Production and Audio quickly became a passion.
In 2004 Justin Colen decided to attend FullSail University in Winter Park, FL for Recording Arts. This gave Justin valuable knowledge with Engineering/Production techniques, Protools, SSL and Neve consoles and signal flow, outboard gear, studio management and professionalism.
Shortly after Justin landed an internship at KDS Studios(formally know as Transcon Studios) in Orlando, FL. Justin started doing sessions for clients like Grammy Award winning Producers Nasty Beatmakers, The Runners, Vada Nobles, Knobody, Joell Ortiz and Rockwilder, Justin was also able to help assist Dr. Dre and Eminem while they were in Orlando working at KDS Studios, on Relapse for a 6 week block.
Justin decided to move back to his home town and inquired a position at Big 3 Records In St. Petersburg, Florida. He started as an Assistant Engineer at Big 3 Records. As an Assistant he learned how to create a record from start to finish. Not long after, Justin became a full time Engineer at Big 3 Records where he began working with clients like Roc Nation, Ferras, Michael Lynch, Dan Orlando, Brillz, Anberlin, Polyenso and more…
Justin Colen now has his home base Tampa Bay Recording Studio “Justin Colen Productions” based out of Clearwater, Florida where he now does all his Recording, Mixing, Mastering and Production. Justin is very passionate about collaborating and assisting artists in the direction they want for their music and projects.
Justin Colen is available for Engineering, Production, Editing and Music Consultation.
If you’re interested in working with Justin, please contact him.