Head recording/mixing/mastering engineer at Black Diamond Recording Studios in Portland, OR. I work with whatever you want to create. Some credits include Fabolous, Nico & Vinz, Wednesday 13, Stixx Taylor.
I have been working professionally at Black Diamond Recording studios in Portland, OR for the past 6 years.
http://www.blackdiamondstudios.net. I offer recording, mixing and mastering, as well as some forensic audio.
Black Diamond is one of Portlands largest recording facilities. My rates vary per project and location of the job (I can freelance at any studio or do remote work). I offer different rates for mixing and mastering done at my personal studio, or a rate for work done at Black Diamond Recording Studios. Rates start at $30/hour but can be changed to whatever fits the project needs!
Working in audio since the age of 12: School Theater/Band AudioTech, DJ, Nightclub Manager, Studio IT/Technician.
DAWs: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, Reaper, StudioOnePro
Co-Lead Engineer at Black Diamond Recording Studios for 6 years
Full List of Credits here: https://blackdiamondstudios.net/wordpress/clients/
Photo taken at Blackbird Studios, Nashville, TN.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Interview with Andrew Shartle
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both have their place these days so I use both. Why hold back?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Don't be afraid to ask me whatever questions you have.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Since I was 12 years old, so almost 2 decades now.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Daft Punk. Why? Daft Punk.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Mix it low with Speakers High.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electro/Hip-Hop/RnB/Rock/Modular. Pretty much any genre since this is my full time job.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Changes too much depending on the project
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Home Studio: Converter - Antelope Audio Orion Studio rev. 2017 over Thunderbolt Computer - Mac Pro Hackintosh (i7, 64GB Ram, SSDs, 980Ti) Monitoring - JBL LSR4362P+Matching Sub, Yamaha NS-10 (Halfer Power Amp) Large Studio: https://blackdiamondstudios.net/wordpress/about/
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mick Guzauski
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Remote clients: Mixing/Mastering/Distribution Prep(DDP creation/etc) Studio clients: Recording/Mixing/Mastering/Vocal Tuning/Vocal Production