Murray Anderson started Milestone Studios over 30 years ago. He has recorded many albums which have earned him Gold and Platinum records, has received awards for recording the Best Rock Album of the Year (for Robin Auld), Best Jazz Album of the Year (for Abdullah Ibrahim), and was the first winner of the Professional Sound Engineer category of the Vuka Awards in 2000.
He has engineered recordings at Milestone Studios for local artists ranging from Amampondo to Jack Parow, HHP, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and the Klipwerf Orkes, jazz artists like Robbie Jansen, Bokani Dyer, and Mandla Mlangeni, and international acts including Annie Lennox, Kaiser Chiefs, Junkie XL, Miley Cyrus and Queen. He recorded and produced Mandisi Dyantyis’ debut album “Somandla” in 2018.
A prolific jingle writer, Murray has also scored the music for local and overseas films and TV programs, including Country Of My Skull, A Boy Called Twist, Hopeville, Krotoa and Felix. In 2005, he and Warrick Sony won the “Best Music” Gemini Award, one of Canada’s highest accolades, for composing the music in “Madiba: The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela”. He recently won the 2018 SAFTA for Best Achievement in Original Music/Score for the TV series Isikizi. Further details of his work are available here.