Richard Lake has accumulated significant international operational management experience within several industries and by doing so has lived and worked in various Countries within Europe, Switzerland, the Middle East (GCC) and now Australia. Richard has been involved in many successful ventures based around the concept of connectivity and distribution and has always been closely associated and active with the Music Industry and Financial Services Sectors.
In 2011, Richard moved to NSW, Australia after 6 years in the Middle East and co-founded mixingAudioPros.com, an online audio service platform for industry professional audio engineers around the world.
In June 2014, Richard foudned AKA Music and purchased A Sharp Recording Studios, one of the oldest independent recording studios in Sydney. A Sharp underwent a major refit and re-opened it’s doors in October 2014. In 2017 Richard produced, engineered and mastered several titles that achieved in excess of 55 million streams on YouTube.
In January 2019, AKA Music opened Kiln Studio, the Company’s second facility in St Peters for Freelance Producers. Kiln Studios offers 2 meticulously designed spaces in terms of modern workflow, acoustics and equipment, providing a forward thinking stylish recording experience for music and vocal production.