John Porter
Production | Mixing | Engineering

Partial Discography


1973

  • Brian Ferry – A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall (Island Records)
  • Bryan Ferry – These Foolish Things (Atlantic)

1974

  • Bryn Haworth – Let The Days Go By (Island Records)
  • Dana Gillespie – Really Love the Man (RCA Victor)

1976

  • Mike Lesley – Next To You (Intercord)

1978

  • Charlie Ainley – Too Much Is Not Enough (Nemperor Records)
  • Iona (8) – Cuckoo (Silverscales Records)

1982

  • Jimi Hendrix – The Jimi Hendrix Concerts (CBS)

1983

  • Killing Joke – Let’s All Go (To The Fire Dances) (EG)
  • Dead or Alive – I’ll Do Anything (Megamix) (Epic)
  • Killing Joke – Me Or You? / Willful Days (EG)
  • Killing Joke – Fire Dances (EG)
  • The Smiths – This Charming Man (Rough Trade)
  • Paul Haig – Justice (Island Records)
  • Killing Joke – Fire Dances / “Ha” Killing Joke Live (EG)

1984

  • The Smiths – William It Was Really Nothing (Rough Trade)
  • Microdisney – Everybody Is Fantastic (Rough Trade)
  • The Smiths – What Difference Does It Make? (Rough Trade)
  • The Monochrome Set – Jacob’s Ladder (Blanco Y Negro)
  • The Room – New Dreams For Old (Red Flame)
  • The Smiths – Hatful of Hollow (Rough Trade)
  • Sandie Shaw – Hand in Glove (Rough Trade)
  • Julian Cope – The Greatness and Perfection of Love (Mercury)
  • The Smiths – Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now (Rough Trade)
  • On The Juggler – It Hurts (Regard Records)
  • The Smiths – Still Ill (Rough Trade)
  • The Smiths – The Smiths (Rough Trade)
  • Microdisney – Dolly (Rough Trade)
  • The Smiths – Selections From “The Smiths” (Sire)
  • Music For Pleasure – Chrome Hit Corrosion (Whirlpool)

1985

  • Les Immer Essen – Hand = Take (EMI)
  • James King and the Lonewolves – The Angels Know (Swamplands)
  • Opposition – Empire Days (Virgin France)
  • The Monochrome Set – The Lost Weekend (Blanco y Negro)
  • The Shine – Shadow Dancing (Chrysalis)
  • Opposition – Five Minutes (Charisma)
  • Les Immer Essen – It’s Up To You! (Hue & Cry Version) (EMI)
  • The Blades – Those Were the Days (Reekus Records)
  • The Blades – The Last Man in Europe (Reekus Records)
  • The Smiths – How Soon Is Now? (Rough Trade)

1986

  • Roxy Music / Bryan Ferry – Street Life – 20 Greatest Hits (EG) Makin’ Time – Pump It Up (Countdown)
  • Billy Bragg – Greetings To The New Brunette (Go! Discs)
  • The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again (Rough Trade)
  • The Room – Nemesis (Red Flame)
  • Sudden Sway – The Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit)
  • Billy Bragg – Levi Stubbs’ Tears (Line Records)
  • Various – Pretty in Pink (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (A&M Records)
  • The Smiths – Ask (Rough Trade)
  • Billy Bragg – Talking With The Taxman About Poetry (Go! Discs/Chrysalis)
  • The Smiths – Panic (Rough Trade)
  • Sandy Shaw – Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken? (Polydor)
  • The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead/Hatful of Hollow (Tokuma Japan Communications)
  • The Smiths – Peel Sessions (1983-1986) (Shoe Gazer Records)
  • Billy Bragg – Ideology (Elektra)

1987

  • The Smiths – Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me (Rough Trade)
  • The Smiths / Sergio Caputo – Ask/ Il Garibaldi Innamorato (Rough Trade)
  • The Alarm – Rain In The Summertime (I.R.S. Records)
  • The Smiths – Sheila Take A Bow (Rough Trade)
  • The Alarm – Eye Of The Hurricane (I.R.S. Records)
  • The Smiths – Louder Than Bombs (Rough Trade)
  • The Smiths – Shoplifters Of The World Unite (Rough Trade)
  • The Smiths – The World Won’t Listen (Rough Trade)

1988

  • Billy Bragg – She’s Got a New Spell (Polygram)
  • Billy Bragg – Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards (Go! Discs)
  • Sandie Shaw – Please Help The Cause Against Loneliness (Rough Trade)
  • The Alarm – Presence of Love (I.R.S. Records)
  • The Smiths – The 12” Mixes (CBS)
  • Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg – With A Little Help From My Friends / She’s
  • Leaving Home (Phonogram)
  • The Smiths – Stop Me (Rough Trade)
  • Sandie Shaw – Nothing Less Than Brilliant (Rough Trade)
  • Sandie Shaw – Hello Angel (Rough Trade)

1989

  • Brendan Croker And The 5 O’Clock Shadows – Brendan Croker And The 5
  • O’Clock Shadows (Silvertone Records)
  • Brendan Croker & The 5 O’Clock Shadows – No Money At All (Silvertone Records)
  • The Ocean Blue – The Ocean Blue (Sire, Reprise Records)
  • Brendan Croker & The 5 O’Clock Shadows – This Kind of Life (Silvertone Records)

1990

  • The Alarm – Standards (I.R.S. Records)

1991

  • School Of Fish – School Of Fish (Capitol Records)
  • School Of Fish – 3 Strange Days (Capitol Records)
  • School Of Fish – Live In L.A. (Capitol Records)
  • Buddy Guy – Damn Right I’ve Got The Blues (Silvertone Records)
  • Circle C – Circle C (Geffen Records)

1992

  • The Smiths – Best...I (WEA)
  • The Smiths – Interview Picture Disc/A Light That Never Goes Out (WEA)
  • Eye & I – Eye & I (Epic)
  • The Smiths – Best...II (WEA)
  • Something Happens – Daisyhead (Virgin)
  • Miracle Legion – Drenched (Polydor)
  • Something Happens! – Bedlam A Go Go! (Charisma)
  • The Smiths – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (WEA)
  • The Smiths – Handsome Devils (Warner Music France)
  • Something Happens! – Suffer It (Charisma)
  • Miracle Legion – We Are All Lost (Morgan Creek Records)

1993

  • Julian Cope – Floored Genius 2 – The Best Of The BBC Sessions (Nighttracks)
  • Taj Mahal – Dancing The Blues (Private Music)
  • Tribe (6) – Sleeper (Stash Records, Warner Bros.)
  • Bryan Ferry – Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Virgin)
  • Billy Bragg – Victim of Geography (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Buddy Guy – Feels Like Rain (Silvertone Records)
  • Crash Vegas – Stone (London Records)
  • Red Guitars – Seven Types of Ambiguity (BBC Sessions 1983-1986) (RPM Records)

1994

  • Keb’ Mo’ – Keb’ Mo’ (Epic)
  • Ian McNabb – Go Into The Light (This Way Up)
  • Go-Go’s – Has The Whole World Lost Its Head (I.R.S. Records)
  • Otis Rush – Ain’t Enough Comin’ In (This Way Up)
  • Velocity Girl – Sorry Again (Sub Pop)
  • Big Country – Radio 1 Sessions (Nighttracks)
  • Go-Go’s – Return To The Valley Of The Go-Go’s (I.R.S. Records)
  • Velocity Girl – Simpatico! (Sub Pop)
  • Sandie Shaw – The Best Of Sandie Shaw / Nothing Less Than Brilliant(Virgin)
  • Keb’ Mo’ / G. Love And Special Sauce / Little Axe – Okeh Sampler (Okeh, Epic)
  • Maria Muldaur – Meet Me At Midnite (Black Top Records)
  • Chris Thomas – 21st Century Blues...From Da ‘Hood (Private Music)

1995

  • Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ – Wrapped in Sky (Geffen Records)
  • The Smiths – The Sweet and Tender Hooligan (Reprise Records)
  • Bryan Ferry + Roxy Music – More Than This (Virgin)
  • The Smiths – Singles (WEA)
  • Something Happens – The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves(BMG)
  • Chris Thomas – My Pain, Your Pleasure (Private Music)
  • Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ – Telling Stories (Geffen Records)

1996

  • Terrell – Beautiful Side of Madness (Pointblank, Virgin)
  • Keb’ Mo’ – Just Like You (Okeh, Epic)
  • Keb’ Mo’ – More Than One Way Home (Okeh, Epic)
  • Wild Colonials – This Can’t Be Life (DGC)
  • Keb’ Mo’ – That’s Not Love (Okeh, Epic)
  • Taj Mahal – Phantom Blues (Private Music)
  • Mary Lou Lord – Martian Saints! (Kill Rock Stars)

1997

  • The Smiths – Hatful of Hollow/Meat is Murder (Warner Music Japan)
  • Taj Mahal – Señor Blues (Private Music)
  • B.B. King – Deuces Wild (MCA Records)
  • The Smiths – An Extraordinary Ordinariness (Sonic Book)

1998

  • John Lee Hooker – The Best Of Friends (Virgin, EMI Australasia)
  • Jools Holland – The Best Of Jools Holland (Coalition Recordings)
  • The Alarm/Mike Peters – Best Of The Alarm And Mike Peters (EMI)
  • John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers – Silver Tones – The Best Of (Silvertone Records, BMG)

1999

  • Billy Bragg – Reaching To The Converted (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Jon Cleary – Moonburn (*Production and Mixing) (Pointblank, Virgin)
  • The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead/Hatful of Hollow (Warner Music France)
  • John Dee Holeman – Bull Durham Blues (Cello Recordings)
  • The Fall – The Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit)
  • Buddy Guy – Buddy Guy’s Baddest: The Best of Buddy Guy (Silvertone Records)

2000

  • Jimmy Smith – Dot Com Blues (Blue Thumb Records)
  • R.L. Burnside – Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down (Fat Possum Records, Epitaph)
  • Paul Carrack – Satisfy My Soul (Gold Circle)
  • The Smiths – The Best I/The Best II (WEA)
  • Taj Mahal – The Best Of The Private Years (Private Music, BMG)
  • The Push Kings – The Push Kings (Rebbel Records)

2001

  • Lucky Peterson – Double Dealin’ (Blue Thumb Records)
  • The Wake – Assembly (LTM)
  • B-Movie – BBC Radio Sessions 1981-1984 (Cherry Red)

2002

  • Jon Cleary – Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen (Basin Street Records)

2003

  • Ryan Adams – Love is Hell, Pt. 1 (Lost Highway)
  • Ryan Adams – Love is Hell, Pt. 2 (Lost Highway)
  • Billy Bragg – Must I Paint You A Picture?: The Essential Billy Bragg (Rhino Records)
  • Elvis Costello And The Attractions – Punch The Clock (Rhino Records)
  • The Associates – The Radio One Sessions Volume One 1981-1983 (Strange Fruit)

2004

  • Ryan Adams – Wonderwall (Lost Highway)
  • The Room –In Evil Hour/Clear! (LTM)
  • Missy Higgins – The Sound of White (Eleven: A Music Company)
  • Los Lonely Boys – Los Lonely Boys (Epic, Or Music)
  • The Room – No Dream (LTM)
  • Sandie Shaw – Nothing Comes Easy (EMI)
  • Jon Cleary – Pin Your Spin (Basin Street Records)

2005

  • The Fall – Perverted By Language (Castle Music)
  • Santana – All That I Am (Arista)
  • Missy Higgins – All For Believing EP (Reprise Records)
  • Missy Higgins – The Special Two EP (Eleventh: A Music Company)
  • The Fall – The Complete Peel Sessions 1978-2004 (Castle Music)

2006

  • Los Lonely Boys – Sacred (Epic, Or Music)
  • Keb’ Mo’ – Suitcase (Epic)
  • Billy Bragg – Volume I (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Eric Burdon – Soul Of A Man (SPV U.S.)
  • Phantom Blues Band – Out Of The Shadows (Delta Groove Records)

2007

  • Cat Empire – So Many Nights (EMI)
  • Microdisney – Daunt Square To Elsewhere: Anthology 1982-88 (Castle Music, Sanctuary Records)
  • Tommy Castro – Painkiller (Blind Pig Records)
  • Ana Popovic – Still Making History (Eclecto Groove Records)
  • Jason Ricci – Rocket #9 (Eclecto Groove Records)
  • Theresa James – The Bottom Line (Jesilu Records)
  • Phantom Blues Band – Footprints (Delta Groove Records)

2008

  • Killing Joke – Night Time (Virgin)
  • The La’s – The La’s (Universal International)
  • The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue – Command Performance (Delta Groove Records)
  • Jon Cleary – Mo’ Hippa) (FHQ Records)
  • Jon Regen – Let It Go (CD Baby)
  • JD And The Straight Shot – Right On Time (Artist Garage)
  • The Rockettes – The Radio City Rockettes Sing Your Christmas Favorites (Mega Media)
  • Curtis Salgado – Clean Getaway (Shenachie Records)

2009

  • Tommy Castro – Hard Believer (Alligator Records)

2010

  • Walter Trout – Common Ground (Provogue)
  • The La’s – Callin’ All (Polydor)
  • Theresa James – You Know You Love It (Jesilu Records)

2011

  • The Dunwells – Blind Sighted Faith (Playing In Traffic)
  • Ana Popovic – Unconditional (Eclecto Groove Records)
  • Maria Muldaur – Steady Love
  • Various Artists – Down On The Bayou, II (*Mixing and Mastering)
  • Matt Schofield – Anything But Time (Nugene Records)
  • Trampled Underfoot – Wrong Side Of The Blues (*Mixing) (CD Baby)

2012

  • Theresa James – Come On Home (*Mixing and Mastering) (Jesilu Records)
  • Jon Cleary – Occapella (FHQ Records)
  • Curtis Salgado – Soul Shot (*Mixing) (Alligator Records)
  • Rich Layton & The Troublemakers – Tough Town (*Mixing)
  • Meschyia Lake & Tom McDermott – Live At Chickie Wah Wah (CD Baby)
  • Ratty Scurvics & The Blackmarket Butchers – In Time (Upper 9th Records)

2013

  • Jon Regen – Revolution (*Mixing)(CD Baby)
  • Trampled Underfoot – Badlands (*Mixing)(CD Baby)
  • The Tin Men – Avocado Woo Woo (Threadhead Records)
  • Terrence Higgins Swampgrease II – Rage ‘Till Sunrise (*Mixing)(Gris Gris Bag Entertainment)
  • The Nth Power – Basic Minimum Skills Test (*Mixing and Mastering) (Independent)
  • The Honey Island Swamp Band – Cane Sugar (Red Hot Records)
  • Tommy Malone – Natural Born Days (M.C. Records)
  • Ryan Scully & The Rough Seven – Codebreaker (Upper 9th Records)
  • Hunter Adams – These New Colours

2014

  • Stanton Moore – Conversations Lynn Drury – Come to My House Carsie Blanton – Not Old, Not New

2015

  • Ricky Lee Jones – The Other Side of Desire (Universal)
  • Micke Bjorklof & Blue Strip – It Ain’t Bad Yet
  • Karen Lovely – Ten Miles of Bad Road (*Mixing)
  • Brad Absher – Lucky Dog (*Mixing)
  • Billy Walton Band – Wish For What You Want(*Mixing)
  • Andrew Block – You Can Only Go Up From Here (Production & Mixing)

2016

  • Jon Cleary – Go-Go Juice (FHQ Records)
  • Roddy Romero & the Hub City Allstars – Gulf Stream
  • Jimmy Rabbitt - The Texas Album (*Mixing)
  • Annika Chambers - Wild & Free (*Mixing)
  • Curtis Salgado - The Beautiful Lowdown (*Mixing)
  • Theo Spanke - Heart Of Soul (*Mixing)
  • Teresa James - Bonafide (*Mixing)

2017

  • Stanton Moore Trio - forthcoming album (*Mixing)
  • James Lascelles - forthcoming album (*Mixing)
  • Jon Cleary - forthcoming live album (*Mixing)
  • Coco Montoya - forthcoming album (*Mixing)