Meet the Westend team.

Mike Miller

A Western Kansas native, lover of music, electronics, and many things mechanical, Mike started Westend Recording Studios in 1983. See A Brief History . 

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Justin Mantooth


Justin has been recording and mixing professionally for over 10 years.  He has worked with hundreds of artists spanning many genres including various notable clients. Originally a Kansas City native, Justin  lived and worked in Brooklyn, New York for 5 years. In New York, he worked as a staff engineer at Translator Audio and  staff engineer/manager at The Audio Parlour Brooklyn. Justin returns to NYC a few times a year to work on projects.

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Mike Nolte
Eureka Mastering

A Sioux Falls, SD native, Mike began his musical career at the age of 14 playing in local bands. In 2003 he relocated to Lawrence Kansas where he joined forces with his current group Ghosty, ran live sound in local venues and on the road with bands that included Rogue Wave, Dr. Dog, Heartless Bastards, and Starfucker.
His recording and mastering career took off in 2006 with the likes of Ghosty, Suzannah Johannes, ACB's, Making Movies, and Shiner.
In 2012, Mike owns and operates Eureka Mastering at Westend Recording Studios.

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Paul Malinowski
Independent Engineer/Producer

Paul Malinowski

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Brendan McReynolds
Independent Engineer/Producer

Starting in Kansas City, Brendan McReynolds began professionally engineering and producing bands in early 2007. After producing a few albums at different studios he set up shop in Parkville, Missouri, at Covenant Recording Studios. Making the decision to move to Nashville, Brendan went to work for a viral music show called Balcony TV as a live recording engineer and post-production mixer. While working the show at night, he worked in many of Nashville’s premiere recording studios in a variety of different genres. Returning to Kansas City, Brendan came to Westend Recording Studios, accepting the in-house producer and engineer position in the spring of 2011.

Credits include: Los Lobos (Hollywood Records), Reema Major (G7/Universal Music Group), The Good Foot, Gentleman Savage, Cher U.K., Mary Bridget Davies, the Chris Hazelton Trio, Kyle Blake, and Flannigan’s Right Hook.

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