Mixing Engineer

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Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and mixer brings detailed attention to your tracks to bring them to life.

Mixing is in the details. Be Hussey is a Grammy Award winning recording engineer and mixer with extensive experience in indie rock, shoegaze, post-punk, dark electronic, and alternative genres. As a studio owner in the Los Angeles-area studio for 16 years, he is also an active touring musician and brings a unique sonic perspective to bring to your work.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Be Hussey
  • Apex Manor
  • Vivian Girls
  • The Cinematic Orchestra
  • Black Adidas
  • Black Adidas
  • Lianne La Havas
  • Céu
  • Lianne La Havas
  • Peaking Lights
  • Mia Doi Todd
  • Radar Bros.
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  • Carlos Niño
  • Mia Doi Todd
  • Gaby Hernandez
  • Gaby Hernandez
  • Gaby Hernandez
  • Radar Bros.
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  • Ariana Delawari
  • Ariana Delawari
  • Ariana Delawari
  • Promis
  • Medusa Cyclone
  • theSTART
  • Morsel
  • Morsel
  • Morsel
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  • Tadd Mullinix
  • Morsel
  • Richard Tillinghast
  • Poignant Plecostomus
  • Poignant Plecostomus
  • Poignant Plecostomus
  • Morsel
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  • Michelle Coltrane
  • Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures
  • Organic Orchestra Strings
  • Dwight Trible
  • Dwight Trible
  • Tangients
  • Tangients
  • Tangients
  • Tangients
  • Tangients
  • Jimbo Pap
  • Guides
  • Guides
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  • Matteran Ghost
  • Matteran Ghost
  • Jeremy Porter
  • Jeremy Porter
  • Build an Ark
  • Tangients
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Interview with Be Hussey

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Definitely both. Digital for the brain, analog for the body.

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

  4. A: Do you have a drum kit !? Yes!

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

  6. A: I ask what they want to achieve. May artists are very detailed in their answers, that is, many artists know what they want. Sometimes, the artists are looking to me for support and guidance.

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

  8. A: I try to get a great understanding of what I'm working with before I begin.

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

  10. A: I am inspired daily by so many artists and producers. I am a sonic learner.

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

  12. A: I'm usually mixing Part Time Punks sessions; "Live in the studio" sessions based on the famous Peel Sessions of by John Peel at the BBC throughout the 80s & 90s. Some amazing bands come through here and I have the pleasure of recording, mixing, and mastering them.

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

  14. A: My promise is that I'll focus on your project as if it were my own.

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

  16. A: I love the challenge of mixing diverse elements and sounds into a cohesive and exciting mix.

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

  18. A: Over 15 years in my LA studio comp-ny, and before that I studied and toured for a decade, honing the ears and learning and practicing the craft.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: I have a thick and deeply sonic signature style.

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

  22. A: Brian Eno. I like his approach to music. It's conceptual, and art.

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

  24. A: Make final decisions often and early.

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

  26. A: Indie rock, post-punk, electro, space rock, acoustic, dream pop, shoegaze

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: I can make any track sound good, whether it be from a major studio or from a bedroom. In other words, result-oriented, multi-faceted creative problem solving through audio twisting and harnessing.

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

  30. A: I can hear the big "picture" of a song and guide the mix to achieve the artist's vision.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: I have a hybrid digital and analog commercial studio in LA-area, featuring Pro Tools HD (16 in 32 out), 2" and 1/4" analog tape, a large analog console, and a stack of juicy outboard gear.

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

  34. A: I do a variety of engineering and mixing projects: full bands, electronic artists, string quartets, you name it.

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Mix rate includes the mixing of one song, including revisions and instrumental. Usual turnaround is 1 week or less.

GenresSounds Like
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Joy Division
  • Slowdive
Gear Highlights
  • UA 1176
  • UA 610
  • Retro Powerstrip
  • Neve 1272
  • Calrec 1181
  • Ampex ATR800 1/4"
  • Otari MX-80 2"
  • Tape echoes
  • Pro Tools HD
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