Nilesh Patel
Nilesh Patel passed away on Wed 21st of December 2011. Nilesh was with us from the youthful beginnings of The Exchange right through to our very recent 25th anniversary.
He was a big part of all of our lives at The Exchange including members past and present. Nilesh was an exceptional engineer and a very kind hearted person.
One of the great legacies he leaves behind is all the wonderful music he has left his mark on. If it was a great record, he mastered it.

Nilesh joined The Exchange in 1989 after completing a course at The School of Audio Engineering. He worked with a variety of high profile artists and producers over the years including Bjork, Air, Daft Punk, Moby and New Young Pony Club. Notable albums include, Daft Punk - homework and Discovery, Bjork - Homogenic, Air - Moon Safari, The Kills - Midnight Boom, Justice - Cross and Audio, Video Disco, New Young Pony Club - Fantastic Playroom and The Optimist.

Mastering projects include:- Adam Beyer, Agoria, Aim, Air, Alabama 3, Alan Braxe, Armand Van Helden, Avril, Audio Bullys, Anander Shanker, Ballroom, Ben Diamond, Bim Sherman, Bjork, Bob Sinclar, Cornershop, Christian Vogel, Cut Copy, Daft Punk, Dave Angel, David Arnold, Dave Clarke, David Guetta, Dirty Beatniks, Dj Pierre, Dmitri from Paris, Erasure, Echoboy, Eat Static, Emiliana Torrini, FunDaMental, Femi Kuti, Fridge, F-Communications, Felix Da Housecat, Freeland, Gus Gus, G Flame, Gala, Independance, International Pony, Jay Alansky, Joey Beltram, Junior Sanchez, Junior Jack, Justice, Ken Ishii, Laibach, Llama Farmers, Laurent Garnier, Luke Slater, Lamb, Long Pigs, Layo and Bushwacka, Metronomy, Medicine 8, Moby, Mr. Oizo and Mr.G, Mirwais, Nabb, Nitin Sawhney, New Young Pony Club, Nick Cave, Orbital, Peaches, Playgroup, Pleasure, Pulp, Pet Shop Boys, Plastikman, Ratatat, Robert Owens, Room 5, Ritchie Hawtin, Roger Sanchez, Sugababes, Sven Vath, Talvin Singh, Texas, Ronnie Jordan, Speedy J, Subliminal Records, Simian, Skunk Anansie, Shakedown, Soulwax, Speedy J, Shape Shifters, Slam, Stardust, Springheel Jack, State of Bengal, Tony Snake, The Kills, The Advent, Thomas Bangalter, The Youngsters, The Micronauts, The Stereophonics, Steve Bicknell, Up Bustle & Out, Umek, Underworld, Unkle and The XX.