Steven Kubie Productions

Multi-Platinum Mixer (Rap R&B)

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I'm a Multi-Platinum, 1x Grammy Award Winning, & 3x Latin Grammy Nominated producer, songwriter, artist & engineer. I've worked on major artists' projects including Chris Brown, Ludacris, Missy Elliott, City Girls, Ozuna, Mary J Blige, SWV, Trina, Akapellah, & more! Looking forward to working with you soon.

Services👇

-Mixing
-Mastering & Stem Mastering
-Alignment & Quantizing
-Editing
-Noise Reduction
-Comping
-Tuning
-Additional Production, Arrangements & Drum Programming
-Consultation, Feedback, Tips & Tricks

Please Read Below👇

*When contacting me, let me know which service(s) you need and attach a rough demo of your song as well as other references if needed.

*I accept Pro Tools sessions or Wav Multitracks / Stems ONLY. (Double check your stems BEFORE sending to me to make sure they are correct, lined up properly, and that the levels are the same as your rough mix.)

*Preferred session & file format is 44.1k 32-Bit Wav.

*Give me an estimated track count of your song.

*The better your recording quality, the better the mix will be, so please send the best quality audio possible.

*Prices vary based on my assessment of your rough, track count, audio quality, and how much work needs to be done.

*Fast turnaround time & 3 free sets of revisions.

***Read Terms Of Service!***

Check out my credits and listen to examples of my work here👇

-Genius Page: https://genius.com/artists/Steven-q-beatz

-Writer/Producer: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1ea3s2cSTSxF95a88k6NTR?si=acad7cb675694a06

-Mixing: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5WX2DLaogyyEL1l3jMddNl?si=433935bb01034d08

Thank you!!
Steven Q-Beatz
Steven Kubie Productions

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

57 Reviews - 8 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Isaac M.
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    Amazing experience. Patient and professional. Will def work w Steven again :)

  2. Review by Laurence E.
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    I came to Steve without stems for a beat and he still worked his magic. It was a lo-fi beat and he hooked it up crazy. You need a great engineer who is professional and works quickly and efficiently? It's him

  3. Review by Laurence E.
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    Stevie gave me back a mix that he once again broke down for me and explained. He enjoys letting you in on the process and that makes the partnership that much more fun. Good work as usual

  4. Review by Laurence E.
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    Steve continues to be professional, patient, and dope at his job. Big big fan!!

  5. Review by David H.
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    AMAZING. everything was done to detail. I can't be more happy with the final product

  6. Review by Manoo B.
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    Always superb service !

  7. Review by Manoo B.
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    Steven is by far the best engineer i have worked with:) but he is more than that as he has great production skills! the combo of this two means great results! finished our second one and cant wit for the third!

  8. Review by Manoo B.
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    Steven been amazing! seriously the best engineer i worked with and great producer too. its always great to work who is also a musical expert as well. just ordering the next one and that should tell you about my exprience!

  9. Review by Bandman S.
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    Steven is a real pro!

  10. Review by Machmarie
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    He works hard until the job's done and we keep coming back for more.

  11. Review by Machmarie
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    Super solid pro we consider a member of our music team. Clear communicator and always, always delivers our vision.

  12. Review by Machmarie
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    Steven is our first call when we have a hit that needs a little more love to complete. He finds a way to interpret all of our wishes into the final mix, plus some surprises that always make the track better.

  13. Review by Machmarie
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    He worked on our song with excellent attention to detail and was able to interpret what we wanted to hear into his finished mix. Top-level professional and a pleasure to work with. Hat trick performance.

  14. Review by Machmarie
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    Kubie has been the perfect partner to finish another killer track.

  15. Review by Truesnakeeyes
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    Very responsive, great communication, appreciate the service.

  16. Review by Machmarie
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    Diligent. Hardworking. Team player who delivers excellent results every time.

  17. Review by Laurence E.
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    Loved Steven's work again. Let's keep this thing going my guy!!

  18. Review by Laurence E.
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    Just had Steve do a master for another track and he got the job done! Quick and efficient💯

  19. Review by Laurence E.
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    Found Stevie on here because i wanted to try someone else and see about a new sound. This man delivered and then some. Amazing mix and extremely professional. Thanks again my guy we have more work to do from here

  20. Review by Machmarie
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    10 out of 10 on the first mix. Gets even better the longer you work with him.

Interview with Steven Kubie Productions

  1. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  2. A: What is the difference between a "2-Track Beat" and a "Full-Tracked Out Beat"? Please explain what "Editing", "Alignment", and "Tuning" entails? A 2-Track Beat is the stereo bounce of all the instruments and drums playing together. A full, tracked-out beat is every sound on a separate stem / multitrack of its own (example: Kick, Snare, Bass, Melody, etc.). Editing involves cleaning up the audio by removing any unwanted noises, pops & clicks, or breaths from the signal as well as making sure there aren't any mistakes in the recordings. If there are mistakes, I must fix them before I move forward with the mix. If there are many vocal takes that need to be comped, this is also done in the editing phase. Alignment is making sure all the vocals are on rhythm and synced up with each other as well as the beat. If you have a lead and doubles playing on top of each other, they need to be time aligned so it doesn't sound bad and unprofessional. I sometimes have to go syllable-by-syllable and time-stretch each word to make sure it's on point! Vocal tuning is making sure all of the vocals are tuned to the key of the song and are hitting the correct / intended melody notes. The singer should definitely try their best to sing the correct melody notes as best as they can before being tuned. Software such as Melodyne and Autotune as well as a few other pitch plugins I own will help keep everything in tune. Editing, Alignment, and Tuning is something I do before any EQs, Compressors, or FX are applied.

  3. Q: What's your typical work process?

  4. A: When it comes to post production and mixing, organizing the session is the most important and first thing I do. Putting all of the most important sounds at the top of the session starting with the kick drum and working my way down. Proper color-coding and bussing is the next step. I like to balance everything out volume-wise before I add any eqs, compressors or fx. After that I will edit the vocals, choose the best takes (comping), and make sure everything is time-aligned properly. Next I will tune the vocals if needed. Now that all of that is complete, the actual mix will begin!

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I own some some pretty cool digital and analog keyboards, synths, drum machines, samplers and more! Some of my gear includes: Korg M3, Yamaha Reface CS, Yamaha Reface DX, Yamaha Reface YC, Yamaha Reface CP, Korg Volca Modular, Korg Volca FM, Roland TR-08, Roland JU-06A, Roland D-05, Roland JP-08, Casio SK-5, Bastl Microgranny, and a couple of old cassette recorders for lo-fi production. The DAWs I use are Pro Tools, Fl Studio, and Cool Edit Pro.

  7. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  8. A: I just recently released a retro 80's / synthwave inspired instrumental album called "Synths The Beginning (Pt. 1)". Check it out!! Just search Steven Q-Beatz - Synths The Beginning (Pt. 1) on whichever platform you use. I produced and mixed the entire project. Besides my own company Steven Kubie Productions, I'm also a member of production team QST Music Group and have done a lot of work with 12th&Collins Ent. I also love collaborating with other talented producers, songwriters, artists and musicians.

  9. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  10. A: My production team QST also has a Soundbetter page!

  11. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  12. A: People may not think I'm as experienced as I am...

  13. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  14. A: "What kind of sound are you going for with this song?" "Can you send me a ruff demo / reference of the song you need mixed or produced?"

  15. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  16. A: I get inspiration from many different genres from all different eras!

  17. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  18. A: I would be willing to work with any artist who has a unique voice and is open minded!

  19. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  20. A: I am a co-writer on Chris Brown's song "Wet The Bed" feat. Ludacris. I programmed the beat and played the main keys/synths. The song appeared on his "F.A.M.E." project and won a Grammy in 2011 for Best R&B album! I received a Grammy Winning certificate for my work. I also received an ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Award for the song. The album is currently 2x Platinum and the single is currently more than 1x Platinum. I recently received a Latin Grammy Nomination for co-writing the song "Eres Top" on Ozuna's "Nibiru". "Nibiru" received a nomination for Best Urban Album at the 2020 Latin Grammys.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Fl Studio, Cool Edit Pro, Protools, Mac, PC

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: I've been told that my drum programming skills, arrangement skills, time alignment skills, sample flipping skills, and vocal tuning skills are the best! Also, a few mastering engineers have told me that my mixes were so good that they didn't really have to do much lol.

  25. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  26. A: I will do whatever it takes to make sure that my clients are happy with the results.

  27. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  28. A: Hit me up!! I am ready to do anything music & audio related!!

  29. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  30. A: I have been doing music for over 20 years!

  31. Q: How would you describe your style?

  32. A: Since I love listening to all kinds of music for inspiration and enjoyment, I have adapted many different styles into my music productions. I don't just stick to one sound. I believe it is important for a producer to have a signature sound, but they should also always be versatile. I can make music that can fit right in with today's hip-hop and r&b and I can also produce an 80's inspired synth-pop song. I know which drums / sounds are best fit for the style I am currently working on.

  33. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  34. A: I do what I love to do! I'm able to do my dream job!

  35. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  36. A: Music Production Drum Programming Audio Editing (Time Alignment, Quantizing, Comping, Vocal Tuning) Mixing Mastering

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Nowadays most digital stuff can do the job and the consumers can't really tell the difference. I still love using analog gear in my productions including synths, cassette tapes, eqs and compressors.

  39. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  40. A: Flipping the polarity / phase of your kick drums can make a huge difference!

  41. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  42. A: I typically work in the rap / hip-hop, R&B, and retro 80's genres and sub-genres. I also have plenty of experience in pop, dancehall, and reggaeton genres as well.

  43. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  44. A: I pay close attention to detail. I know the importance of arrangement and song structure. I like to make sure that about every 4 bars a new element either comes in or changes to keep the listener interested. I make sure the drums hit hard and are the right fit for the song.

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Steven "Q-Beatz" Kubie - Highlight Reel

I was the Songwriter,Drum Programmer,Keys/Synths/Bass Player,Sample Chopper,Producer,Co-Producer,Additional Producer,Vocal Tuner,Engineer,Recording Engineer,Mixing Engineer,Mastering Engineer (**credits as either one of or a combination of the previous mentioned**) in this production

Terms Of Service

Your song MUST be complete before hiring me for mixing services! Adding/changing parts midway thru the mix WILL be an extra fee! Going "ghost" on me / no communication will result in no refund!

GenresSounds Like
  • City Girls
  • Chris Brown
  • Steven Q-Beatz
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Cool Edit Pro
  • Fl Studio
  • Roland TR08
  • Roland JU06A
  • Roland JP08
  • Roland D05
  • Korg M3
  • Yamaha Reface CS
  • Yamaha Reface DX
  • Yamaha Reface CP
  • Yamaha Reface YC
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  • GRAMMY WINS AND NOMINATIONS!!!!!Oct 01, 2021

    Akapellah - "Goldo Funky" - Best Urban Music Album - NOMINATED! (Mix Engineer on 3 Songs)


    Akapellah - "Condenados" - Best Rap/Hiphop Song - NOMINATED! (Mix Engineer)
     

  • GRAMMY WINS AND NOMINATIONS!!!Oct 01, 2021

    Chris Brown - "F.A.M.E." - Best R&B Album - WINNER!  (Co-Writer, Keys, Synths, Programming, Engineering on "Wet The Bed" ft. Ludacris)


    Ozuna - "Nibiru" - Best Urban Music Album - NOMINATED! (Co-Writer, Keys, Synths, Programming on "Eres Top" ft. Diddy & DJ Snake)

  • RELEASES TO CHECK OUT!!!!!!May 07, 2021

    Sam Jacob - "Lie Like Me", "Tonight", "Like A Boss", and "Work It" OUT NOW (produced, mixed, mastered by Steven Q-Beatz)

  • RELEASES TO CHECK OUT!!!!May 07, 2021

    Tag - "Mr. Yusuf" Pt.1 Album OUT NOW (co-produced, co-mixed, mastered by Steven Q-Beatz / QST Music Group)


    Tag - "Mr. Yusuf" Pt.2 Album OUT NOW (co-produced, co-mixed, mastered by Steven Q-Beatz / QST Music Group)


    Alexander Star - "Five Star General" Album OUT NOW (co-produced, co-mixed, mastered by Steven Q-Beatz / QST Music Group)



  • RELEASES TO CHECK OUTMay 07, 2021

    Steven Q-Beatz - "Synths The Beginning" Pt.1 Album OUT NOW


    Steven Q-Beatz - "Synths The Beginning" Pt.2 Album OUT NOW


    Singles from Steven Q-Beatz - "Synths The Beginning" Pt.3 : "City Swing", "Action Starters", "Take A Trip" OUT NOW


    Steven Q-Beatz - "Miami To Memphis" Pt.1 Album OUT NOW


    Steven Q-Beatz - "Miami To Memphis" Pt.2 Album Drops 5-14-21

  • Nominated for a Latin Grammy!!!!!Oct 01, 2020

    Ozuna's Album "Nibiru" is nominated for a 2020 Latin Grammy in the "Best Urban Music Album" Category!! I co-wrote the song "Eres Top" on the album!!

  • NEW PLACEMENTS!!!!Aug 11, 2020


    Steven Q-Beatz (me! lol) "Synths The Beginning (Pt. 2)" drops everywhere on 8-14-20!!! Make sure to check it out!!

    Be sure to check out "Synths The Beginning (Pt. 1)" if you haven't already!!!

  • New Placements!!!!!Aug 08, 2020

    I received mixing credits on Baby Blue Whoaaaa's song "Satisfied" feat. Jaquees!!!

    Alongside my production team QST, I produced a bunch of new songs for Tag including, "Thank You", "Luxurious", "Dark Roads", "Grey Clouds", "How You Want It" and more!!

  • New Placements!!!Aug 08, 2020

    I received co-writer, programming, and mixing credits on Sukihana's song "Pretty & Ratchet"!!!


    I received co-writer and programming credits on B3t On Yours3lf's song "They Like"!!!


    I received production, co-production, add. production, co-writer, and programming credits on Lamb Litty's album "Self Love"!!

  • New PlacementsDec 20, 2019

    On Ball Greezy's new album "DopeBoi Greezy", I did the drum & synth programming, sample chopping, and received co-writer credits for the song "I'm So Ghetto"!! I also was mix engineer on  the song "Switch Lanes"!! 

  • NEW PLACEMENTS!!!Dec 12, 2019

    I received programming and co-writing credits on Ozuna & DJ Snake's new song "Eres Top" feat. Diddy!!

    I received programming and co-writing credits Blac Youngsta's new song "Whisper" feat. City Girls!!

    I co-produced & co-wrote YNW Melly's song "I'm A Star" with my production team QST!!