Jake Shives

Recording & Mixing

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Grammy Nominated, Emmy Award Winning Recording & Mixing Engineer Some of my credits include: - John Legend - Marcus Mumford - Esperanza Spalding - SAYGRACE - Audiovent - Talib Kweli - Martha Reeves - Patti Smith

My name is Jake Shives

I am a Grammy Nominated, Emmy award winning, Recording & Mixing Engineer from Detroit, Michigan.

I earn my living Recording and Mixing records for Bands/Songwriters/Artists

The song tells you what it wants to sound like, you just have to listen to what it's saying.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Jake Shives

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

  2. A: Multi-instrumentalist since 12 years of age Interned in professional studios for 3 years Have been earning my living recording and mixing for over a decade

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

  4. A: Feeling is infinitely more important than perfection.

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: I have the ability to know what a song wants to sound like, and I have the technical expertise to turn that vision into reality.

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

  8. A: Understanding, Experience, Musicianship.

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

  10. A: Recording Mixing Editing Tuning

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

  12. A: I can deliver professional results, anyone who hires me will not be disappointed.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Sympathetic to the song. Songs will guide you and tell you what is needed, I have learned to trust that.

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

  16. A: Anyone with a great song. I am less concerned with who or which genre, as long as it’s a great song... I’m in!!

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

  18. A: Singer/Songwriter Rock Rock/Pop Folk Acoustic

Terms Of Service

$500 to Mix a song - Includes 3 revisions
3-10 day turn-around time

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