I specialize in mixing Hip Hop and R&B
I mix for hip hop and rnb mainly. I work in Pro Tools and Logic Pro X. I work on French, English and Hispanic songs.
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14 Reviews - 4 Repeat ClientsEndorse MAX THE ENGINEAR
Excellent! Very easy to work with. Can’t wait to work with you again.
I think Max The Enginear is extremely good at what he does. I feel like working with him has been such a positive experience overall that we are bound to connect for future endeavors. It’s reassuring to know that someone else cares about the small details that makes a huge difference as far as overall quality/sound. We have a great workflow going on.
Job well done and fast. Will work with Max again
Max has been super quick to give me what I wanted.
Cannot wait to start another project...
Awesome customer service
Once again a good job done. Delivered what was requested.
Another project...just as requested and delivered to utmost satisfaction. Very quick turnaround times. What more can I ask for?
great M/M skills
Again..another project completed to my fullest satisfaction and super quick turnaround times.
Cannot wait to start work on another project.
Another good job done as expected and requested.
Cannot wait to get another project started with this skilled Engineer.
Another successful outcome from this Engineer. Gave me exactly what was requested.
Looking forward to working on the next project....
Once again, a good output based on the communications.
Will work with this provider again.
Understood the requirement and delivered precisely what was requested.
Very good engineer.
Will work with him again...soon.
Way too easy! More coming soon! Excellent bro, in every aspect. Thanks again.
Interview with MAX THE ENGINEAR
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: If you need any ADR Production (Movie voice overs), go to Janice https://soundbetter.com/profiles/368757-janice-marie-audio
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on hip hop, trap and R&B.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I am very good and making smooth and warm vocals for your ears to be comfortable, I love doing harmonization and layering for tracks.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I would take my laptop, a mic, headphones, a keyboard and charger doc.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I have a mix of European, West Coast and style of music. I have a wide variety because of the areas I grew up in, I make instrumentals as well and they are all quite mix with different styles. The easiest one to do is European and West Coast.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring life and character to every song I work on. I want people to feel the vibe and energy the song is sending.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: After recording vocals, I usually organize my tracks by name for efficiency of the working process, I clean up the track (remove breathing If desired by client).Then I step into the mix it. I take a couple hours to work on the track at my ease.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use Logic Pro X as my DAW, I have a Yamaha mixer that I use as interface and playback, a AKG 220 microphone, I use Waves plugins as effects. M Audio studio monitors, Audio Technica for recording and Beyerdynamic DT 770 for mixing and mastering.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I love the way Tory Lanez uses reverb on his vocals which makes it sound extremely wide. I like the way R3HAB mixes sound becuase of the way the sound blends into the mix. I listen to a multitude of artists and productions to give me ideas and combine multiple of them together.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I use Analog because I would hate to have technical difficulties such as connection lagging within anything digital.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That they will never be disappointed with whatever I give them if they are as precise as possible.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I like how I can make people happy with the music I produce for them, I can music for a whole day without being bored,
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: I am often asked if I am good at what I do, like producing, engineering. I tell them that I am and I've been doing it since 2013. They ask me how I learned and if I went to school for it and I tell them that I am self taught. Most often other people ask for me if they are present (clients or people who recommended them to me).
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Because I am young, people think I don't know what I am doing and mostly underestimate my skills and abilities. They most often mistake my knowledge.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I would tell him/her to not be scared of trying anything new because fear blocks greatness.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started off as rapping and producing myself sound 2013, and dove into sound engineering the year after. I have no created my own label and it's been 5 years now that I've been producing people from my area which some do performances and open up for artists. I am going towards a one man business. Making music videos, photography , cover arts, sound engineering and beat making.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to work with Chris Brown because I've been a fan of his songs since 2007 and his one of my main influences in music life, as well as 50 cent, because of the way he writes. I grew up in California listening to their songs and my character grew up such as.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The best music production tip I can give is to think outside the box, what someone might think is stupid to do to a track might be the element that makes the track come real.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mostly engineer vocals for tracks to make a crisp and smooth quality sounding track. I mainly have client coming in and out every day. I do a lot of rap mixing and less singing but I love doing both.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I ask them what their goal is & what plans he/she has. What is their favorite music style and artist they listen to.