Joshua Valleau

Grammy-Nominated Mixer

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Grammy-nominated composer, producer, mixing & mastering engineer based in New York.

I'll work with you to achieve the sound you’re looking for. I have 16 years of experience in production, mixing & mastering, and over 25 years of experience as a professional musician.

I run a beautiful small recording studio in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY where I'm happy to host attended mixing sessions, as well as remote sessions over a streaming audio link. Let me know what you're looking for in your mix or missing in your production, and I can help you find it.

I've worked with John Legend, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Common, Estelle, DMC (of Run-DMC), Mother Feather, Corinne Bailey Rae, Siedah Garrett, Alice Smith, Imani Coppola, & many others. My compositions, productions, mixes and masters have been featured on television, in the movies, on the radio, and in commercials.

Here's what's included:

- Mastering included with every mix.
- Attended sessions available at the studio for no extra charge.
- Up to 3 mix revisions included for no additional charge (more available for a reasonable fee).
- Live streaming audio link available for attended remote sessions (for mix revisions, album sequencing, etc).
- Full EP/Album mastering available for a nominal additional fee (important for order & sequencing).
- Additional production & other services available upon request.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Josh Valleau
  • Melissa & the Mannequins
  • Melissa & the Mannequins
  • Melissa & the Mannequins
  • Melissa & the Mannequins
  • The Green Orbs
  • The Green Orbs
  • Miwi La Lupa
  • Miwi La Lupa
  • itsnotyouitsme
  • itsnotyouitsme
  • John Legend
  • John Legend
  • Imani Coppola
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  • Alice Smith
  • Alice Smith
  • Alice Smith
  • Alice Smith
  • John Legend
  • John Legend
  • John Legend
  • John Legend
  • My Silent Bravery
  • My Silent Bravery
  • Lola
  • Imani Coppola
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33 Reviews - 7 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Connor B.
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    Working with Joshua was a breeze; he was very easy to communicate with from the start and totally nailed our first mix. He was able to hear the rough demo mix and now exactly how to fine-tune things from there. Would absolutely recommend working with him!

  2. Review by Cameen C.
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    Always awesome to build with! Respect

  3. Review by Kane N.
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    Joshua is great! Had him mix and master a couple tracks so far and hopefully we'll continue to work together. He gets things done in a timely manner, and really is able to convert what I say in sometimes vague terms into exactly what I'm looking for in the mix.

  4. Review by Kim P.
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    Joshua is, as always, a pleasure to work with. His mixing is amazing and he is so patient with us as we provide feedback on the track. 5/5 stars! :)

  5. Review by Mark W.
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    Josh mixed our 14 track debut album and he made it sound so great. He was patient, professional and a pleasure to work with.
    He invested even more time to make us happy and delivered multiple versions of each song! We can recommend Josh unreservedly!

  6. Review by John
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    Joshua did the mixing on one of my songs. Because of the lock down i was not able to stick to the deadline we agreed up on but for him this was never a problem. He was very patient & always tried to understand what i wanted. He even took the time to listen to some of my recorded instruments & gave his feedback long before the mixing process started. For someone who lives on another continent he offered an ideal streaming option to take part during the mix. The outcome very good!!

  7. Review by Kim P.
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    Joshua is great to work with. Very talented and very responsive. Would recommend him to anyone that wants a professional and quality job done!

  8. Review by Kara
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    Josh was excellent to work with on my latest mix! He was communicative, efficient and very responsive.

    I look forward to working with him again on future mix projects!

  9. Review by Kim P.
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    Joshua blew us away! High quality work and a joy to work with :)

  10. Review by Li
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    It's always GREAT to work with Joshua!!!

  11. Review by Andreas B.
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    It's been pure joy working with Joshua - what a source of knowledge and insights. He has really made my music come together way better than I imagined. I couldn't recommend him more. Thanks for your hard work Josh!

  12. Review by Lori M.
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    Great knowledgeable music producer! Highly recommend, he gave great advice and assisted in the song production.

  13. Review by Cameen C.
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    Working with Joshua has been once again an awesome experience.

  14. Review by Artur M.
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    Awesome job, great producer

  15. Review by ishmvel m.
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    Makes you happy

  16. Review by Cameen C.
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    Joshua is just AWESOME to work with.

  17. Review by Frank W.
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    Joshua was easy to work with and a great communicator -- you'll have a great experience working with him!

  18. Review by Jonathan D.
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    Super clean mix and master. He made everything really simple to send over and provided multiple versions of the final files too. He also delivered everything earlier than he said he would, great customer service for sure.

  19. Review by Li
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    Joshua is super great! My case is kinda challenging with more than 80 tracks, complex structure, and some peculiar custmized instrument parts, but seems like Joshua is OMNIPOTENT! He is very delicate for doing the mixing, and be respectful and patient for the music. I believe I would have more cooperations with him.

  20. Review by ishmvel m.
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    Ease

  21. Review by Bri O.
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    Josh is a brilliant engineer and musician. He's a joy to work with. His passion for music was evident throughout the process, and he handled my project with care. It was a great experience to have an in-studio session. So happy with the final mix and master!

  22. Review by Bob J.
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    Super professional, thorough and all around a lovely dude. Helped me take my mix to the next level while showering me with advice along the way. Highly recommend.

  23. Review by Tim K.
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    I don't use the word genius too lightly, but Joshua Valleau is exactly that. Expert skill level in the studio from engineering and producing to mixing and mastering. Wonderful musician too. Fast, efficient - just makes your music sound better. I've made several albums with JV, and plan to keep it going.

  24. Review by nicholas f.
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    Josh is really great to work with. He’s excellent at punching up the sonics of your track without disturbing the vibe. He leaves no footprint except making the song really slamming and clear. He’s got great taste all around, and a nice mix of high end digital and analog capabilities he wields expertly. Highly recommend trying him out if you haven’t already.

  25. Review by CX K.
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    Mr Joshua is magic. Great ear. Nice person as well, and i don't plan on working with anyone else anytime soon (!) Seriously.

  26. Review by Bob C.
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    Highly recommend!

  27. Review by stephen
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    Josh moves fast with an incredible ear for detail. You will not stump him with a reference and he will make polite suggestions when asked. I worked in the studio and remotely with him on the Melissa and the Mannequins album and he was invaluable. I can't wait to work with him again.

  28. Review by stephen
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    Josh moves fast with an incredible ear for detail. You will not stump him with a reference and he will make polite suggestions when asked. I worked remotely with him on the Melissa and the Mannequins album and he was invaluable. I can't wait to work with him again.

  29. Review by MIWI La Lupa
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    Joshua has been transforming my music for several years both in his studio and remotely. He's easy to work with, has a great ear and the mixing decisions he makes always serve the music well!

  30. Review by Rob Morton
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    I recorded a 10 track album with Josh. I was thrilled with the way all the tracks came out. He has an excellent ear, all the technical skills needed, he's a ridiculous keyboardist - but my favorite part is that he was always willing to try something different. Never squashed a quirky or out-there idea, always built on it. I was really happy with he process and am getting ready to record another album with Josh soon.

  31. Review by Stathi Patseas
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    Josh mixed and mastered my 6-song EP; mostly folk-rock songs. I was extremely happy with his work and he was a very thoughtful individual to work with; I felt he truly cared about my songs. Dude is incredibly talented. Everything was super clean, quick, and organized as well. Certainly plan on working with him again!

  32. Review by Kathy Zimmer
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    Josh is an absolute pleasure to work with. His versatility with different musical genres as well as with keyboards and synths is pretty astounding. The speed at which he works is also pretty incredible, what would cost more money by working with someone else who’s slower is a substantial difference. His studio is comfortable and well-equipped and on top of everything, he’s a really nice guy! Listens to what you want and is supportive and encouraging. I wholeheartedly recommend!

  33. Review by Ann
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    Josh has a remarkable way of making artists sound better than they can imagine and exactly like themselves at the same time. A masterful producer who demonstrates his expertise, extreme care + attention to detail with every project, I've watched him earn "musical guru" status among his many diverse clients because he's scary-good. Gear-heads freak out about his studio and everyone freaks out about the good vibes and workflow. I made a rock album with my band, a synth-pop-r&b album from the ground-up, and have done tons of commercial VO recordings in the space. Josh is always my first call.

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Terms Of Service

Normal turnaround time is within 3-6 days per song, 1-2 weeks for an EP, and 2-4 weeks for an album. Faster turnarounds may be available for an additional fee (schedule-permitting).

GenresSounds Like
  • Billie Eilish
  • The Weeknd
  • Björk
Gear Highlights
  • Neve 5452 Console
  • Pro Tools HD12
  • Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog
  • Many vintage synthesizers
  • drum machines
  • pianos
  • guitars & amps
  • 4-tracks
  • MCI JH-110 tape mixdown (extra fee upon request)
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