Specialist Electronic / Dance / Pop - Writer / Producer / Mix Engineer. PMA Mark Award Winner for Best Dance/Electronic Track, US Billboard #1 Dance Airplay Single, BBC Radio 1 Record Of The Week, 10 UK Club Chart & US Billboard Club & Airplay Chart Top 10s, 8 x US & UK Production Music Award Nominations, MTV Playlisted
I'm a specialist electronic music Writer, Producer & Mix Engineer based in the creative hub of Bristol, UK. I've recently won an award at the Production Music Awards in the US for Best Dance/Electronica track of the year. I've also had 7 additional award nominations in the sync music field. I've had a US Billboard No.1 Dance Airplay single under the artist name Bellatrax and I've had releases with: EMI / Sony/ATV, Universal Music, Island Records, Parlophone, Ultra USA, Kontor Records Germany, Warner Chappell, BMG, Armada Holland, 3Beat, Positiva, Nervous USA, Time Records Italy, Hed Kandi, Ministry Of Sound, Circus Records + many more!
When it comes to producing and mixing records I consider myself to be a perfectionist and I take my time to get the track sounding the best it can. When working on other people's records I pay the same attention to detail and treat them as though they were my own. My goal is to make my clients happy and I believe in creating good long term relationships.
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30 Reviews - 4 Repeat ClientsEndorse Chris Dececio
We used Chris to Mix and Master a track for us. He knocked it out of the park, was quick, and clearly cared about giving us a track we would enjoy. If you are wondering who to work with, it should be Chris.
Chris is very quick to work with and keeps the communication concise. I would definitely ask him to work with me again for dance music mixing.
Amazing job! hardly recommended
Chris is the very best! I tell you again the very best.
Working with Chris is such a pleasure! He is super talented and really takes extra time to give you exactly what you want. His attention to detail is incredible and I am really thrilled with my mix! I also really appreciate that he's patient and willing to finesse every detail to make the mix perfect. Will definitely be working with Chris again :)
Thank you Chris for your friendly and professional approach. Cooperation was so smooth and fast and the result of your work is great. We will definitely come back with next song!
Chris is great to work with and his mixing skills are awesome. I can only recommend him.
Chris is as good as it gets, he understands our visions and brings them to life even better then we seen. I will be working with chris again.
This was our first time using a producer and we found Chris made the whole process very simple. He was honest about what was needed and we will be using him again.
Chris is simply the best! He just gets your vision no matter what it is. I love my experience working with him and i will be finishing my Ep with him right away.
Another job and amazing mix. Thanks Chris!
Chris is really great. I will work on another song right away with him.
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Chris is a brilliant producer and has been a pleasure to work with. He communicated what he wanted for the track clearly and therefore made the process very smooth. I would definitely work with him again!
Chris is a professional, he knows what you are looking for and how to do it. He’s friendly and creative. I trust him 100% and so should you!!
Chris made a great job. He was clear, precise and fast at finishing the mastering. He also sent me feedback and some very useful tips about the track. I would work with him again.
Chris genuinely helped take my productions and music brand to the next level. I am a skilled writer and composer, but he helped enhance my sound design and brought his own mixing capabilities to help me create globally recognized dance tracks. My work is now supported by Armin Van Buuren and other top DJ's.. I will surely use him again for future material ! #JakeTerra
I have worked with Chris multiple times over the last 8 years and always found his work to have been of the highest standard. As a mix and mastering engineer, he is second to none and has worked on several high profile projects for us. Alistair (Whoa Promo)
Have been working with Chris for the past 2 years now for mixing and mastering. Always works super fast, and is easy to work with. On top of that, I can always count on Chris as being the last round of production and mixing advice before finishing a track. Highly recommend working with Chris for any type of project!
One of the best!
Interview with Chris Dececio
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Started off writing tracks and teaching myself how to mix them. Had my first airplay on BBC Radio 1 when I was 21 and I've been releasing records ever since! Managed to have a Radio 1 Record Of The Week and a US Billboard No.1 single along the way. Also been nominated for a couple of awards recently
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital sounds just as good these days and is much more convenient for recalling settings. I do have real valves though if you particularly want your music passed through them ;)
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will treat your music as if it was my own and try my very best to make you happy with it
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Reference tracks are very useful
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Just drop me a message with what you're looking for. Include an mp3 of your track(s) if possible
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Clean, crisp, full and ready for radio
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't get caught up chasing the latest software & plugins - master the ones you have!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Usually electronic music but also happy to work with more acoustic styles
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I'm creative as well as being very experienced with technology. I'm currently writing & producing tracks for the likes of EMI, Universal, BMG, Warner/Chappel, Sony etc and I listen to the radio every day so I know what works
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I regularly hear my tracks on the radio and in clubs so I know exactly how a final master will translate to them
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing electronic/dance/pop tracks... followed by mastering. I also do a lot of vocal production followed by mastering
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mac Pro running Logic Pro X. Loads of plugins and a few bits of hardware