DJ Swivel: Recording Beyonce’s 4

The creation of Beyoncé’s album 4 involved 10 studios and almost 20 producers. The one constant, apart from the singer herself, was recording engineer DJ Swivel. Jordan Young, aka DJ

Grammy GPS: Atlanta Chapter

The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter recently hosted GRAMMY GPS: A Road Map For Today’s Music Biz at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center at Kennesaw State University in

Beyonce Runs Her World: Inside The Recording of ‘4’

It only seems as though Beyonce has been a superstar forever. Since her days fronting the hit machine known as Destiny’s Child in the late ’90s, she has conquered the

Webisode Video: Latasha Interviews DJ Swivel

This is something we’ve never done before. Dope Files has stepped away from the front-man talent and went behind the scenes to interview a man who makes top hits happen.

Engineer Profile: DJ Swivel on the Making of Beyoncé’s “4”

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, MANHATTAN: If things seem like they’re moving fast for Jordan Young, aka DJ Swivel don’t be sure he feels the same way. Because when you’ve got your shoulder

6 Questions with Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young

The go-to recording engineer for Beyoncé is Toronto native Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young. He’s sitting in a spacious studio at New York’s new $3.5 million Jungle City Studios, talking about

Hit Factory

Eminem and Jay-Z may have cleaned up at the 2011 Grammy Awards, but it was a group of audio engineers from a prestigious southern university who made the most vocation

DJ Swivel: getting comfortable with the right mix

Canadian producer, songwriter and mix engineer Jordan Young (AKA DJ Swivel) operates out of New York City and has worked with the likes of Britney Spears, Jay-Z and JLS to