raleigh thevamp

Producer / Sonic Storyteller

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Need help with your music / audio?... My goal here is to help you get your audio sounding ready for a world wide audience. I'm an ASCAP award-winning producer, engineer and songwriter. My clients range from RocNation and UMG artists, to Whole Foods, GT's Kombucha and more. Link me for mixing / analog mastering... Or just to say what's up

I'm a producer, songwriter, and mixing / mastering engineer... overall a musical artist and scientist of sound.

My music industry background spirals from New York, to the midwest, and now to California, USA. It began at Def Jam & Capitol Records, then fast forwards to some of NYC's historic studios including ROC the Mic, KMA, Crosby Collective, and The Mastering Palace.

Currently, I own & operate a studio in LA w/ recent works from the likes of Grammy nominated producers and mixers including Hitboy, Jaycen Joshua, BankRollGotIt, David Yung Kim, and more.

I love sound & vibration! Sonic quality is a huge factor in helping musicians tell their story. As an audio enthusiast / gear collector, I utilize refined audio techniques & technology to help enhance the feeling of music.

At our LA studio I run an analog / digital hybrid setup feat. SSL Duality SE, Pro Tools HD, Logic Pro, FL Studio, Moog. Voyager, DW Performance Series, Fender Strat, Korg CX-3, Roland Juno, and some analog outboard gear by: Dangerous, Neve, Shadow Hills, Millennia, Manley, API, Kush Audio, Harrison, and more.

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


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  1. Review by MAAD
    by MAAD

    I’ve worked with Raleigh for years and the quality he provides is out of this world. He’s my main mixing engineer and one of the only people I trust with my vocal/production mixes. If you’re looking for someone that’s great at what they do and works fast this is your guy!

Interview with raleigh thevamp

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

  2. A: Berry Gordy Quincy Jones Jay-Z (S.C.) Sam Cooke Jimmi Iovine Dr. Dre Missy Elliot Pharrel Kanye Daphne Oram Ann Mincieli Manny Marroquin Jaycen Joshua Rick Rubin Swizz Beats Fela Kuti Clive Davis Don Was

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both. Analog for headroom, color, width, and depth.... Digital for some texture, speed, and flexibility.

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

  6. A: I'll do my absolute best to help enhance your music and enrich your life in the process.

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

  8. A: See "Description" section

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Cutting edge, textured, laid back, easy-going, simple but complex, peaceful but aggressive in the right moments... Sonically, I reference Manny Marroquin, Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado, and Jimmy Douglas as benchmarks for how things should sound.

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

  12. A: Usually the "good" kind [i hope].

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

  14. A: Producer, Creative Consultant & Music Therapist w/ NBA's MVP, Kevin Durant. This project will always be special for many reasons. Music has healing powers and can break down some of life's toughest obstacles & barriers. It'll take you on a journey if you let it. #musicislife

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

  16. A: Production, Co-Writing, and Mixing with a plethora of artist. Composing for TV/Film syncs Sample pack creation. Mastering for a multitude of projects across labels, and independent artists.

  17. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  18. A: IDK yet, i'm still fairly new here.

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

  20. A: Helping and Inspiring others.

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

  22. A: Q1: "Do you know what alllllll those buttons do? A1: "lol yea" Q2: "What exactly do you do? A2: I create music, and help others get their music to the next level. My skill-set is in music production, songwriting, and audio engineering.

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

  24. A: "It looks easy & so fun"... Truth is I work a lot! I work very hard & long hours, and pay an immense amount of attention to detail. Patience, humility, and understanding will go a long way in this business. Please have a bigger heart than ego when reaching out for collaboration.

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

  26. A: What is your deadline? What song(s) should I listen to get a better understanding of the vibe you're going for? How did you hear about my work?

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

  28. A: You'll be winning if you have your files neatly organized, accurately labeled, and can provide at least one sonic reference that will help accomplish the sound you're looking to execute. *Clear communication, patience, humility, and understanding will go a long way in this business. Please have a bigger heart than ego when reaching out for collaboration.

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

  30. A: Study vibration & frequency... it is everything. Also dig deep into the history of music & broadcast technology... if you know where ideas and techniques originate, it'll help you find new ways to enhance your skill-set and craft.

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

  32. A: Sam Cooke, Jay-Z, Amy Winehouse, Adelle, Frank Ocean, John Mayer, Rihanna, 21 Savage, Phoenix, Beyonce, Daniel Ceasar, Kanyé, Aubrey Graham..... I dig their vibes / sounds / stories.

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

  34. A: Solar panel electricity generator, Laptop, Guitar, SM57, Apogee Duet

  35. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  36. A: I'm known as a finisher... I regularly get calls to help finalize overall song composition, arrangement, and audio mixing / mastering for multiple formats / genres.

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

  38. A: Whatever's missing.

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

  40. A: Depends on the song... I always start by listening.

  41. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  42. A: DAW(s) Pro Tools HD [mixing], Logic Pro X & FL Studio for production. SSL Dualtiy Console Analog outboard by Neve, Dangerous, API, Manley, Millenia, Crane Song, Shadow Hills Mics: Sony C800, Nuemann U87, Nuemann M149, C414, Telefunken

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

  44. A: Music Production including, but not limited to programming, songwriting, recording, mixing, mastering, vocal production.


Terms Of Service

-Average turn-around time is 48 hours
-Expedited service available for addt'l fee
-First 2 revisions are complimentary
-After 2 revisions, a rate of $25/hr will be applied to all additional labor

GenresSounds Like
  • Drake
  • Rihanna
  • Daniel Caesar
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools HD
  • SSL Duality
  • Neve Portico
  • Manley Slam
  • Shadow Hills Dual Vandegraph
  • Dangerous Bax EQ
  • API 2500
  • Harrison
  • Millenia NSEQ TUBE
  • Vintech X73
  • Sony C800G
  • Nuemann M149
  • Nuemann U87
  • AKG C414 [Matched ST Pair]
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