Darnell Harris

Engineer Talent Development

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Lets work to make great sounding music.

2018 Columbia College Chicago Graduate. local mixing engineer offering professional great quality mixes for a reasonable price. No matter the job we will work together to achieve the end goal.

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Interview with Darnell Harris

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

  2. A: Started when I was 14, Graduated highschool, Began Columbia in 2014 Graduated in 2018 developed skills along the way..

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Digital, Im 21, I grew up mixing everything in the box. Digital is also much more portable, but I do have experience with analog gear.

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

  6. A: Get the best sound possible while maintaining the vision you had in mind.

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

  8. A: Being young makes me less knowledgeable, you will be surprised at what we as the young generation bring to the music industry.

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

  10. A: What motivates your music? What artist if any, are you inspired by?

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

  12. A: Believe in your sound, look for clarity without compromising your end goal

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

  14. A: Sennheiser 280 HD Pro Headphones, Apogee Duet, Laptop, Sennheiser MK 4 condenser mic, (great all around mic btw), and a Pop filter

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Crisp and Clean while maintaining the in your face punchy sound.

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

  18. A: Drake because he is just a good overall artist

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

  20. A: Trust Your Ears it is no rules when it comes to music, if it sound great trust your process no matter how you achieved it.

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

  22. A: Hiphop and Rnb

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: I am pretty well rounded my strongest skill I would say is mixing 2 tracks (vocals and instrumental) since most of the artist I work with do not have access to the instrumental trackout.

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

  26. A: Kesha Lee Alex Tumay Dr. Dre

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

  28. A: Mixing vocals 2 tracks (vocals and beat) mixing tracked out stems


Terms Of Service

3 revisions, typical turn around 1-3 days depending on the job,

GenresSounds Like
  • Young Thug
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Tory Lanez
Gear Highlights
  • Protools 12
  • Apogee
  • Sennheiser Condenser Mics
  • Sennheiser Studio headphones
  • Slate Digital
  • Waves
  • Antares AutoTune Pro
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