Shane Violette Head Audio Engineer @ LOUD HOUSE AUDIO / N.E.M.G
Raised in the Boston suburbs, Shane began his career at age 17, playing live music and DJing local high schools. Later as a touring Bass player & musician he opened for many national acts playing to crowds of 20,000 plus. Recording his second album by the age of 18, he had already sold over 15,000 copies independently.
Coming from a family of musicians, at the age of 22, Shane's father hand built a small recording studio, this was the point where he knew he would make music his life. Spending years behind the console learning and critiquing his art, he has “carved himself a solid reputation at being one of the best“. Being extremely knowledgeable in all music industry contracts and laws he is a member in good standing with the Audio Engineering Society (AES) & BMI.
In 2006, Shane started “New England Music Group” a full Audio / Visual Production company, providing essential elements of entertainment (lights, stage, sound & video) at various nightclubs, festivals, concerts, and special events. Now, with well over 18 years of experience and Major Label Credits, he has become a very diverse individual having built a “industry empire” recording, producing, engineering, live sound production, directing and editing, audio and video.
As an official judge for the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Shane decided to scout and sign various local artists like Jillian Jensen "X Factor" and American Idol, As well as up and coming bands for Digital Distribution into all major digital retailers worldwide such as iTunes, Spotify, Rhapsody, AmazonMP3, Emusic, Googleplay. Over his career Shane has worked with some of the top Artists & Performers” Including Sony Record Artist Boys Like Girls, Jillian Jensen, National Recording Artists NEW KINGSTON #1 Billboard Reggae Chart – Press Release Fred Shafer from Clear, Kinetic 9 from the Wu Tang Camp, Half Tree, Casey Jones, Xae-Lox, DJ Big Mike, Vinchenzo, DJ Ben Frank, John Boy, Bebo Cortijo, Gino Marley, Jackie Chain, Tray Savage, P7, Bourne, Philly Tha Kid, Love & Opium, The Great Escape, Higher Vibrations, The Vetts, Olivia Kerins, Rocket to the Moon, Sharon Brown and Boston's own Mpyre Boyz! "to name a few"
Boston Herald - Inside Track
That Jillian Jensen — the Rochester gal whose sad bullying tale and gritty vocals made “X Factor” judges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato cry — was first discovered by a Taunton music producer with a keen eye for talent. “When I met Jillian for the first time, she walked into the studio and started singing on the mic, and I was blown away with her talent and ability,” recalls Shane Violette, head of New England Music Group. “I knew right there she had something special.”