Full Sail Recording Arts Grad Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young Talks About Recording with Beyonce [Video]


Full Sail Recording Arts graduate Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young  returned to campus last Fall for the first time since graduating in 2005 to talk to students in the Full Sail Live Venue about his career in the music industry. Besides being Beyonce’s personal recording engineer since 2010 (he mixed her double-platinum I AM World Tour DVD and recorded her studio album, 4), Swivel has worked with Jay-Z, Fabolous, Britney Spears, and Mariah Carey, to name a few.

Check out the video below, in which Swivel plays tracks he’s worked on throughout his career, talks about engineering for Beyonce, explains his process for working in the studio, and answers questions from students.