I'm a composer, producer, engineer, and recording musician. Whether you bring your song idea, imagery or storyline, I can take your creative direction and deliver a polished piece of music or soundscape. I work efficiently and communicate so well that you may want to buy me dinner when the job is over, and that's OK by me.
Music Composition and Sound Design -
Brand your project with an original score, EFX and ambiences
Original music and ambience that is fresh and engaging. Along with effects, an effective musical score will help tell your story and get your point across.
Check out some examples... www.chrisspencercreative.com//#/portfolio
Audio Sweetening -
Make your project sound larger than life...
Whether it is salvaging poor audio or just putting on the finishing touches, I can get your audio sounding great, fast. The right tools and expertise will optimize your project’s audio quality and give it that professional sheen everyone expects.
Mixing and Mastering -
I can take your tracks and punch them up, balance and give them that sheen that you would expect...check out my client list and mixing portfolio at www.sophiahatstudio.com
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Chris Spencer
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Yes, and why not?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I enjoy the challenge of pleasing someone with my work.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Try to form a clear idea of how you would like your project to sound. Think of ways to communicate that as best as you can and then find the person who understands your needs well and can deliver in a timely manner.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A guitar, keyboard controller, laptop, a giant battery, and a solar panel.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I was a music performance major at Berklee College in the late 80's early 90's. After graduation, I spent 4 years in the Air Force Band as a guitarist. I moved to Seattle, WA in the late 90's and continued to play and teach. I opened SophiaHat Studio in 2000 and have been recording every since.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I can listen
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I try to find out as much as possible about what is needed or desired, this includes references to other music, or plot and scene information there's video. Then I develop some ideas and generate mockups to share and get feedback from the client. Once I'm on the right path, I begin replacing
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: There are some photos and description here: www.sophiahatstudio.com
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I produce, record, edit and mix music for my clients, I enjoy all aspects of the process.