I'm a recording/mixing/mastering engineer, studied Recording Arts at The New School of Radio and Television in Albany, NY. Avid HD 210M Professional Certified!

I am currently working out of a home studio. This does not affect the sound quality of the finished project.

Can be reached by cell phone:
518-564-0628

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Pro Tools 10
  • Audio Technica Monitors
  • Alesis Elevate 3 Monitors
  • Akai EIE Pro
  • FL Studio 12
  • Cubase LE 5
  • Tascam and Sterling Audio Microphones

Genres I specialize in

Reviews of Timothy "Phoenix" Davis

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    I had a great experience with Phoenix! He was very efficient and focused on the project the WHOLE time we were recording! I recommend him to anyone in the area if you want a professionally recorded track! AC

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    I can say this kid has a ton of talent and deserves everything he's received. I've been in the studio with him and it's always hard work and making what people want to here. I suggest you make time to work with him as well. He has great character and is a great producer/engineer.

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    This been my lil bro since day 1, makin tracks in the basement w disney mics and matresses behind the pop, come along way brother, and my tracks are all credit to you.

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    He is great to work with! Very efficient and he really knows what's he's talking about. I have yet to be disappointed with a beat, mix, or song from Tim!

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Pheonix is a very good engineer he has help me alot in learning more about music... he got a good ear for music and helpful pointers. He is excellent to work with ..

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Phoenix is a great engineer, he has mixed an mastered a few track team genius has giving him and they all came out amazing. he has his own things he adds that make them perfect. keep it up bro!

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Gave me hit songs the first two times I went to him def if you need a great producer in the 518 contact him ASAP

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Tim dope as hell! Mad easy to work with, persistent, dedicated, motivated, all about making tracks sound perfect! 💯🔥

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Let me get the bad out of the way first
    Phoenix is a money getter
    He'll bargain with you on prices but once he feels used up and taken advantage of he'll switch to an alligator impulsive and dangerous.
    On the bright side Phoenix is the best Engineer I've experienced in my music career.
    Tremendously dedicated to crafting an artists music. 💯

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Interview with Timothy "Phoenix" Davis

Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
The Comeback by Bangarang Music Group was a great accomplishment for me. I felt I got the sound perfect and so did the clients. I recorded, rapped, mixed and mastered on this track.
What are you working on at the moment?
I'm currently working on a Hip-Hop mix tape for Boy Genius.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Brandon Metcalf, Howard Thompson III
Analog or digital and why?
Either one works fine but i enjoy digital. Just saves the pain of patching cables and moving knobs, plus it saves space in my studio!
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
To always have the work done in a timely fashion and work with them until the project is exactly how they want it!
What do you like most about your job?
I love solving problems, love music even more!
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
If I can get their track to sound like a similar song. My answer is, "Absolutely, but lets make it sound like you!"
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it's easy!
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
"What kind of sound are you looking for?"
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Choose someone you enjoy working with. If it's not working out then it's not working out.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My computer, mic, midi keyboard, headphones and mpc element.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started working with music in my dad's home studio, became interested in rapping at 7 years old and later decided I would exclusively mix, even though I do still rap from time to time. I eventually got around to going to school for Audio Engineering at the age of 18.
How would you describe your style?
Very crisp!
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Nickelback, to be honest the have such an amazing sound!
Can you share one music production tip?
BE CREATIVE!
What's your typical work process?
Clean up, timing edits, pitch edits, MIX!
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip-Hop
What's your strongest skill?
Mixing
What do you bring to a song?
Clarity and creativity.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Home Studio.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Drake, Nas, Common, 2Pac, Biggie Smalls, NWA, Manny Marroquin, Chris Lord Alge, Dave Pensado, Justin Niebank, Butch Vig.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Recording/Mixing.