I play guitar and piano in the multi-platinum rock band, Hinder. I’ve been blessed enough to play on 5 different continents and have played shows with such bands as Aerosmith, Mötley Crue and G’N’R. I am endorsed by Gibson guitars and Ernie Ball strings.
I specialize in rhythm guitar, piano and string arrangements. I'd love a chance to help you with your project!
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3 ReviewsEndorse Mark Austin King
Very fast, willing and glad to make changes!
One can easily hear, and see Mark's excellent musicianship, but he is also great to work with and a good friend to have.
Mark is an excellent musician who has proven himself time and time again as a powerhouse in the music industry. His long list of impressive credits speaks for itself, especially his work in the Platinum-selling rock band Hinder. Definitely consider hiring him for your next project!
Interview with Mark Austin King
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I’m probably the most proud of working on the album, Extreme Behavior. I play guitar and piano in the band Hinder.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I’m always working on new tunes and cranking out fan prompts for the OKC Thunder.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I would recommend Lonny Eagleton. Fantastic guitarist!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to deliver the sound you want.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love music and I get to do music!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is a band/artist are you wanting to sound like?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give me a shot. I'll do my best to help make your project sound better.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: probably 4 acoustic guitars and a grand piano for shade
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I always wanted to have a career in the music biz. I've been fortunate to have stayed in it since 2005.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'm into great sounding guitars, catchy melodies and tasty harmonies.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Rivers Cuomo. Weezer is the reason I picked up the guitar when I was a teenager.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Pay attention to what your favorite producers are doing.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop Rock
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring over 10 years of experience in the music business and an understanding of what goes into a hit song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I crank out guitar, piano and string arrangements from my basement and email them out asap.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: 5 Gibson Les Pauls 3 Gibson SGs Gibson SJ-200 Wurlitzer RG5700P (baby grand) Eleven Rack Logic Pro
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I'm inspired by many musicians, but two of my faves are Weezer and Ben Folds.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I do rhythm guitar, piano and string arrangements.