James Waterhouse



A skilled Sound Engineer, James has outside broadcast experience working with the BBC, Red TX, The Mixbus, Spiritland, Vivid, Floating Earth and many more. Alongside a background in music events, James has worked extensively in sport as a Sound Assistant on football, boxing, athletics and golf for EMG, SKY and the BBC.


Premier League Football
NEPSportSound Assistant
The 151st Open Golf


EMGSportSound Assistant
Atalanta Football
GravitySportComms Mixer
Match of The Day
EMGSportSound Assistant
World Athletics Indoor Tour


NEPSportSound Assistant
Boxing: Joshua v Usyk

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Vivid BroadcastSportSound Assistant
Premier League Football
EMGSportSound Assistant
EFL Football
EMGSportSound Assistant
BT Sport Boxing

York Hall.

EMGSportSound Assistant
The BRIT Awards
Floating EarthAwards ShowSound Assistant
Classic BRIT Awards
Floating EarthAwards ShowSound Assistant
Film Premiere

Avatar: The Way of Water.

Vivid BroadcastEventsSound Assistant

Black History, Convoy SNKRS Day & SNKRS App Dazed. Livestream OBs from different TV studios.

Vivid BroadcastEventsSound Assistant
National Theatre Live
NT/The MixbusTheatreSound Guarantee
National Theatre Live

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

NT/The MixbusTheatreSound Assistant
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella
Arena/Floating EarthTheatreSound Assistant
Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Concert
Wigmore Hall/StagecastMusicSound Supervisor
Genshin Impact Orchestral Film

London Symphony Orchestra Live at the Roundhouse.

London Symphony Orchestra

Live concert broadcast.

StagecastMusicStreaming Technician
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestras

St Martin in the Fields.

StagecastMusicGallery Technician
The Alehouse Sessions
Hanger Hill RecordersMusicSound Assistant
Birmingham Commonwealth Games
Hanger Hill RecordersMusicSound Assistant
The Choir: Aylesbury Gareth Malone
Hanger Hill RecordersMusicSound Assistant
Never to Forget Concert

A COVID-19 memorial concert at St Paul’s Cathedral.

The MixbusMusicSound Assistant
Magic Soul Live at the London Palladium
Floating EarthMusicSound Assistant
Alter Bridge Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Floating EarthMusicSound Assistant
BBC Children in Need Rocks the 80's
Floating EarthMusicSound Assistant
Fantastic Friends

6 part series. Follows James and Oliver Phelps, loveable Weasley twins from Harry Potter, on a worldwide adventure as they meet spellbinding guests, explore enchanting cities and take on challenges.

Dash PicturesDocumentarySound Recordist
Hurst: The First and Only

Interviews with Harry Kane and Ellen White.

Matthew Lorenzo ProdsSports DocumentarySound Recordist
GB News
GB NewsNewsSound Recordist
Jay's Sports Day

YouTube Series. Jay McGregor presents a fun sports day event with influencers.

Jay McGregorWeb VideoSound Recordist
IndependentShort FilmSound Recordist
Cuckoo - Royal Court Theatre
V&ATheatreSound Recordist
Patriots: Almeida Theatre
V&ATheatreSound Recordist
Love and Other Acts of Violence
V&ATheatreSound Recordist
The HER Ensemble & Arsha Kaviani

Promo content and music recordings.

Classic FM/GlobalMusicSound Recordist
Classic FM Live

Behind the Scenes at the Royal Albert Hall.

Classic FM/GlobalMusicSound Recordist
I'm Not Here to Make Friends

Promo material for Sam Smith’s new music release. Gospel choir live in Kings Cross & Soho.

SonyMusicSound Recordist
Lewis Fitzgerald Live Session
Sony MusicMusicSound Recordist & Playback
Cat Burns X Sam Smith at Hyde Park
Sony MusicMusicSound Recordist
Just Eat

Promo content with Munya Chawawa.

Just Eat/Rich PowerCommercialSound Recordist
Australian Super

Corporate interviews.





Australian SuperCorporateSound Recordist

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk


University of Surrey 2015 – 2019
Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister) BSc with first class honours degree.


James offers sound recording on location with a bespoke rig capable of handling 16 channels of mic inputs on the stage or in the studio, connected via 100m fibre to a control room setup – complete with video and talkback feeds. For bigger projects more channels can be provided.

A list of kit can be provided by request.

EXPERIENCE: Employment
Feb 2021 -
Self Employed/Freelance Sound Engineer
Waterhouse Sound
2019 -
Sound Engineer, Mastering Engineer and Digital Editor
K&A Productions Ltd
Editing of recorded material for CD reproduction using edits plotted in the score. Mastering of Naxos releases. Designed the company remote recording rig used to regularly record the London Philharmonic Orchestra, including building the recording computer.
2017 -
Assistant Recording Engineer, Mastering Engineer and Music Editor
Floating Earth Ltd
Mastering and quality control for all releases on the Signum label. Edited recorded music for CD reproduction using edits plotted in the score. Travelled around the UK and Europe recording music on location. Outside broadcast with Britannia Row, BBC, Red TX, the Mixbus, Spiritland and others.