Justin Colen is a professional Engineer and Producer. Starting piano at a young age Justin developed an ear for music. Shortly after a friend introduced Justin to Music Production and the Korg Triton Keyboard. Justin started experimenting with different sounds, recording, composing and beat programming. Production and Audio quickly became a passion.
In 2004 Justin decided to attend FullSail University in Winter Park, FL for Recording Arts. This gave Justin valuable knowledge with Engineering/Production techniques, Protools, consoles, outboard gear, studio management and professionalism.
Shortly after Justin landed an internship at KDS Studios(formally know as Transcon Studios) in Orlando, FL. Justin started doing sessions for clients like Grammy Award winning Producers Nasty Beatmakers, The Runners, Vada Nobles, Knobody, Joell Ortiz and Rockwilder, Justin was also able to help assist Dr. Dre and Eminem while they were in Orlando working at KDS Studios on Relapse for a 6 week block.
Justin decided to move back to his home town and inquired a position at Big 3 Records In St. Petersburg, Florida. He started as an Assistant Engineer at Big 3 Records. As an Assistant he learned how to create a record from start to finish. Not long after, Justin became a full time Engineer at Big 3 Records where he worked a lot with Producer Jason Pennock. Justin began working with clients like Roc Nation, Ferras, Michael Lynch, Dan Orlando, Brillz, Anberlin, Polyenso and more…