Phelan Kane is a London based music producer, engineer, artist, developer and educator.
Kane has been active in both the music industry and the contemporary music education sector for over twenty years, with a focus on electronic music and alternative bands. He completed a MA in Audio Technology from the London College of Music, University of West London, in 2006 and became one of the first wave of Ableton Certified Trainers in the world in 2008. His specialism is sound design and production techniques such as synthesis and sampling, alongside audio processing and plug-in development. His credits include the artists Placebo, Radiohead, Fad Gadget, Depeche Mode, Moby and Snow Patrol.
In 2016 Kane completed study for a MSc in Sound & Music Computing at the Center for Digital Music at Queen Mary, University of London. He is a member of the UK's Music Producers Guild, holds a PG Cert in Learning & Teaching, is an Affiliate of the Institute for Learning, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is currently Chairman of the London Committee for the British Section of the Audio Engineering Society. Phelan teaches at various HE institutions including the Dept. of Music and Media at the University of Surrey, BIMM London and SSR London. He owns a very (un)healthy collection of audio hardware, software toys and vintage analogue synthesizers including modular systems, Moogs, ARPs and Oberheims. Kane also runs the electronic music record label Meta Junction Recordings and the audio software development company Meta Function, which specializes in Max for Live devices releasing the M4L synth Wave Junction in partnership with Sonicstate.