Kees Hendrickx

Recording Artist / Producer


Kees Hendrickx

Meet Kees Hendrickx, a multi-talented musician, producer, and engineer based at Clashafree Studios in Bandon, Co Cork. As a core member of the Cork band The Shruggs, Kees is the songwriter, producer, and guitarist/vocalist. He has a true passion for music and has dedicated his life to perfecting his craft.

Growing up, Kees was constantly surrounded by music and was heavily influenced by his parents’ record collection. He went on to explore bands like Eels, Deus, and Wilco, always seeking out new and exciting sounds. This love for discovering new music has stayed with him to this day. And he still gets that same rush of excitement when he hears something he loves.

At the age of 16, Kees picked up a guitar and began learning to play. He quickly started writing songs and in 2007, he completed a Music, Sound and Management course at Colaiste Stefoin Noafa in Cork. It was here that he first started experimenting with recording, using a program called Audacity, a laptop, and a PC microphone.

In 2008, Kees trained at the School of Audio Engineering (SAE) Rotterdam and completed his BA in Audio Production at SAE Amsterdam in 2010. During this time, he worked as a live sound engineer, both as a front of house and monitor mixing engineer. He went on to work in various recording studios, including the internationally renowned Galaxy Studios in Belgium. Here he assisted on sessions with artists such as Oscar winner Gabriel Yared, Scala, and Ruben Hein. As well as post-production and Dialogue Editing and ADR sessions for feature films.

With his wealth of experience and expertise, Kees is the perfect collaborator for any music project. Whether you’re looking to record in the studio or collaborate remotely, he has the knowledge and equipment to bring your vision to life. Contact Kees today if you’re interested in getting him on board for your next project or if you just want to say hello.