Swami Beatz is a team of passionate artists, music producers, and audio engineers working in recording studios and production houses in California. Our music is featured on TV, sports networks, ads for local businesses, Spotify playlists, and popular YouTube channels.
Swami Beatz began as a trio of in-house producers and engineers from Los Angeles and has since grew into a larger collective including singers and songwriters. The team has helped produce and record hundreds of songs for various clients and artists such as Juicy J, Portugal the Man, Moneybagg Yo, and Scoop Deville. Swami's "Urban Evolution" albums are featured on APM Music (6 songs in the top-10 Hip-Hop songs) and have been placed on social media pages for The Lakers, NY Giants, Rams, NowThis, and ESPN SportsCenter, among many other sports teams and social media pages.
Production - All genres encouraged, but specialty in Hip-Hop, Pop, and EDM. (Beat and instrumental reproduction services available).
Songwriting - Melody, top-line, lyrics - Pricing determined by the size of the project.
Top-line writing - Male and Female vocalists and rappers available.
Recording/Tracking - Vocals, Drums, Keys, Guitar, Bass, Bands (up to 5 people in a live setting). - All genres/specialties encouraged.
Vocal Comping/Tuning - Pricing determined by the size of the project.
Mixing - Pricing determined by the size of the project.
Mastering - $80/song (pricing subject to change if part of a package deal).
Day Rates, Project Rates, Package Deals AVAILABLE upon request!
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Swami Beatz is a great team committed to helping artists unlock their true potential. They are very talented and experienced and can help any artist acquire top quality sound. I recommend any artist who looks to maximize their talent and music quality by working with Swami Beatz! They take pride in their work and always deliver the best.
Swami Beatz is an amazing group of creators! Every single time I work with them they help to bring my musical vision to life whether it be production, tracking vocals, or mixing. I HIGHLY recommend them if you’re looking for a high industry quality sound in every facet. Also, they are down to earth and humble people with immense talent so working with them is always a pleasant experience!
Interview with Swami Beatz
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog. Digital gear can sound too clean and robotic. It is a lot faster to work with Digital though. Analog gear has certain qualities that can add pleasant rawness and saturation.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: We promise you'll love your project and the quality of our work!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making music, collaborating with artists, finding the perfect vibe everyone is proud of. :)
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "What are your rates?" We like to focus on the creating, so we try and always work with a client's budget.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: It's a really easy job. It requires a lot of experience with multiple tools and softwares until it gets faster and less intimidating.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are some references that you have? What type of vibe are you going for?
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, Ableton 10, field recorder, guitar, midi keyboard.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: About 10 years of experience for most members of the collective.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Wavey goodness
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: A ton of Hip Hop, and some Pop and R&B.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Helping artists achieve a sound they are looking for. Taking extra time, care, and attention to detail with every song.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: All of us add our own original flavor. Huge drums, sexy bass-lines, heavy basses, strong melodies.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depends on the work. Production, Tracking, Vocal Editing, and then Mixing.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: We have multiple rooms for different purposes. In the big room, a Neve Genesys with gear for mixing, mastering, and production. A room suited for production, and another room for vocal editing. And of course our home studios!
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Our work with Alex Wiley - Engineers and some mixing for him and his really dope producer friend, Mike Gao. Working with Aaryan Shah. Producing, engineering, and mixing his first two albums start-to-finish. Working with Moneybagg Yo - Engineering with some vocal mixing. Listening party for his album, Federal 3X, which reached #5 on Billboard 200 and #4 on Top R&B/Hip Hop Album
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: There are a couple of on-going projects. Producing, writing, and mixing for Aleks James, Keenan The First, and Marsel-IS. Producing and mixing for Pop, RnB, and Rap clients.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: With bigger projects, a team of producers and songwriters will produce and write for a project. Once the production is polished, vocals are recorded and then another team of mixing and mastering engineers finalize the production with the vocals.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Communication is crucial to getting the sound and vibe that you want. Make sure the creators are always on the same page and there won't be any misdirection. Be willing to respect the input and advice from your collaborators.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: The Neptunes, Stargate, Kendrick Lamar, Saba, Flume, Flying Lotus, the list goes on. Musicians who are self-driven, dedicated, and motivated.