Sam Ford is a producer, mixer, engineer and songwriter who has worked with some of Australia’s most exciting artists.

Most notably as a writer, producer and mixer on Abbe May’s ARIA and J Award nominated Kiss My Apocalypse, Australian Music Prize finalist Design Desire and POND’s cult 2012 release; Beard, Wives, Denim.

Known for his modern sound and organic approach, Sam has been an integral part of the growth of many rising artists. After establishing Tone City Recording Studio in his home town of Perth Western Australia, he has continued to grow an impressive portfolio of work both as a songwriter and producer/mixer.

Over the past 12 months Sam has worked with artists GUM, POND, Peter Bibby, San Cisco, Tina Says and Total Giovanni and released an EP of his own work under Leopard Lake.





Sam has been producer/mixer and writer on several critically acclaimed albums that have gone on to earn Australian Music Prize, Triple J J Award and ARIA nominations. His work has seen multiple releases receiving large amounts of airplay on Triple J and community radio stations both in Australia and overseas, as well as sync placement on HBO’s Entourage, Jaegermeister TV spots and Australian drama series Packed to the Rafters.



Selected Credits.

POND - Beard, Wives, Denim. Engineer
POND - FROND. Producer/Engineer/Mixer
Abbe May - Kiss My Apocalypse. Co-writer/Producer/Engineer/Mixer
Abbe May - Design Desire. Instrumentalist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer
Sugar Army - Beast. Producer/Engineer/Mixer
GUM - Delorean Highway. Engineer
GUM - The Underdog. Engineer
Peter Bibby - Grand Champion. Engineer
Felicity Groom - Gossamer. Instrumentalist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer
Leopard Lake. Writer/Engineer/Producer/Mixer