Liam Hamer

Affordable Mixing & Mastering

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Radio-ready mixing and mastering from a detail-oriented, passionate professional who's fully committed to taking your music to the next level. Mix & Master $120/Mix only $80/Master Only $40. 25% off first order.

With almost 25 years of musical experience, I have developed the ear, skills and taste to sculpt your recorded tracks into radio-ready mixes and masters that will compete with the very best while not hitting your wallet too hard. Perfect for home recording, independent and commercial signed artists and producers alike.

If you'd like me to take care of everything from vocal tuning (included in ALL my mixing packages) all the way to the final master, or master your already mixed next hit, get in touch. You save a massive 25% on your first order as my way of saying thank you for choosing me :)

Referencing commercial tracks is an important part of my process. You can recommend me some when you get in touch or I can find some myself based on the style and genre of your song. No extra cost.

I work in a variety of genres including, but not limited to:-

Pop
Rock
Country
Blues
Electronic
Metal

Get in touch today and we'll get started :)

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

3 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Nuno D.
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    Liam was great as always!

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    Liam is a true professional! He will help your project sound the best it can!

  3. Review by Laura Howarth
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    Liam is just brilliant. He is incredibly efficient and skilled. I would whole heartedly recommend him.

Interview with Liam Hamer

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

  2. A: Generally speaking, a lot of regular people don't understand what I do! But that's completely normal for us mixing and mastering guys. They know we make things sound good/better. Some musicians might be skeptical that my prices are low and believe that it's a case of 'you get what you pay for'. It's an absolute pleasure and privelege to do what I do. The fact I get paid for it is a bonus.

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

  4. A: Firstly, I LISTEN. It's my job to learn what the message and feel of the song is and play my part in getting it across to the listener. I approach this with my tried-and-tested methods, tools and techniques. I treat mixing and mastering as separate processes, even when I am responsible for both, which I often am. My mixing process is finely-tuned to get the absolute best results in the quickest time. My mastering process is as below:- First and foremost, I LISTEN to the mix a couple of times and make notes. I then bring in 3-5 professional reference tracks (can be provided by the client) of a similar style and in a similar genre and use them as a rough ballpark guide for where I would like my master to eventually be in terms of frequency balance. I apply surgical and tasteful EQ, compression, saturation and excitement where needed. My approach is highly methodical and analytical - getting the right balance and clarity is extremely important. To do this, I pay close attention to frequency balance, stereo width, phase, dynamics and loudness. I make sure your final master translates to any and all listening environments and conforms to current industry loudness standards. Oh, and I make sure it doesn't make your ears bleed!

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

  6. A: As a listener and multi-instrumentalist, too many to name! In terms of mixing engineers:- Bob Clearmountain - Chic, Springsteen, Bryan Adams - need I say more? Serban Ghenea - the best in the world right now, quite simply Erik Martensson - does it all and does it all superbly ....and mastering engineers:- Bernie Grundman - Prince, Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz. Enough said! Doug Sax - Arguably the GOAT. His late 80's work, in particular, is absolutely stunning Bob Ludwig - the most recognisable name in the game Vic Anesini - just listen to his Stevie Ray Vaughan remasters from the 90s.... Stephen Marcussen - love the way he balances the frequency spectrum and glues everything together Gavin Lurssen - warm and vintage sound

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

  8. A: In addition to the day-to-day mixing and mastering, I do some voiceover editing and audio cleanup work.

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

  10. A: I mix and master everything from single songs to EPs to albums.

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

  12. A: I recently mixed and mastered a song written and produced by an extremely talented lady. This song is being considered for the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It was an absolute pleasure to be involved with.

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

  14. A: The fact I get to do what I'm passionate about and that I get to work with talented musicians all over the world :)

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

  16. A: Lower price doesn't mean lower quality. Give me a chance and I promise you'll be happy. If you're not initially, tell me exactly what needs to be amended and I'll get straight on it.

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

  18. A: Laptop Headphones Audio interface Room/headphone calibration software Plugin Alliance Mega Bundle

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

  20. A: I picked up my first guitar in 1996. I recorded my first song in 2000. After years of going on various paths but still being passionate and committed to music, I finally decide to go pro in 2016.

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  22. A: I work in the box in my home studio with calibrated headphones for a flat response (highly important) and premium plugins by Plugin Alliance, Slate Digital and Waves.

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

  24. A: 'Can you make this sound professional?' Yes.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I like balance, clarity and punch. A thick bottom end plus a detailed top-end.

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

  28. A: Listen. Listen. Listen.

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

  30. A: Highly-trained ears, close to 20 years of experience and an insatiable desire to bring the artists' vision to life.

  31. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  32. A: I love both but work almost exclusively digitally these days. It's extremely convenient and the gap has closed significantly between the quality of analog gear and digital gear over the last decade.

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

  34. A: You'll get 100% at all times.

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

  36. A: What sound are you looking for? Who do you look up to as artists? What are some of your favourite reference tracks? Where can I listen to more of your music?

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

  38. A: I would love to master Carrie Underwood's music. I'm a big fan and feel that her recordings deserve better than to be harsh, distorted and clipping.

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

  40. A: Pop Rock Country Blues Electronic Metal Folk Singer-songwriter

  41. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  42. A: I approach every single project with 100% focus and effort.

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You can choose from full mixing and mastering, just mixing or just mastering. Just let me know what you need. Unlimited Revisions - I'm not happy until you're happy.

GenresSounds Like
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Bon Jovi
Gear Highlights
  • Sony
  • Focusrite
  • Plugin Alliance
  • Slate Digital
  • Waves
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