Peter Katis

Born 1966.


Peter Katis is an American record producer, engineer, mixer and musician.

Working primarily out of his own residential studio (Tarquin Studios) in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Katis is best known for producing alternative and indie rock bands, especially for Fat Cat Records.

Katis attended New Canaan Country School in New Canaan, Connecticut. Starting in the early 90s with a studio in his parent's basement, Katis worked with various groups including The Mommyheads, Oneida, Guster and Mercury Rev.

In 2001, Katis recorded and mixed Interpol's critically acclaimed debut LP Turn on the Bright Lights followed by their sophomore effort Antics in 2004 and Paul Banks' solo project Julian Plenti is... Skyscraper in 2009. That same year, he also produced Jukebox the Ghost's sophomore album, "Everything Under the Sun".

Katis has a longstanding relationship with the New York band The National for whom he has co-produced albums since 2002 including 2005's Alligator and 2007's international breakthrough Boxer. The cover of Boxer is actually a photograph of The National playing at Katis' wedding.

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