David Mohacsi

Vocal Editor/Mixer

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Need your tracks to sound tighter? I'm a professional editor and have worked with artists such as Three Days Grace, Barenaked Ladies, Hoobastank, Metric, The Tragically Hip, and countless others. I'll put your vocals in tune without sounding tuned, drums on the grid without sounding edited, and anything else you need!

VOCAL EDITING
My main area of expertise is vocal comping, tuning and timing. I use a combination of Melodyne, Autotune, Elastic Audio, and VocAlign, as well as a number of creative editing workflows I have perfected over the years. Projects may vary from salvaging a poor performance, to polishing a great one.

I charge a low fee of $30 per track for comping, tuning or timing.

VOCAL MIXING
Your track is sounding great, but you’re having trouble fitting the vocals into the mix. Send me your instrumental track, along with your vocals and I’ll make your song shine!

I charge a low fee of $100 per song for vocal mixing, or $50 when combined with any of my editing services.

MIXING
Send me your multitrack and I'll make it a radio ready smash. In my career in the music industry I've worked on tracks that have been mixed by Chris Lord Alge, Robert Orton, Randy Staub, Jacquire King, Dave Pensado and more. I combine techniques I've picked up from the pros to get you an amazing mix that your fans will love.

$500 per song

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Three Days Grace - Human - Engineering, Editing
Hoobastank - Fight or Flight - Engineering, Editing
Barenaked Ladies - Silverball - Engineering, Editing
Tragically Hip - Now for Plan A - Engineering, Editing
Mother Mother - Very Good Bad Thing - Engineering, Editing
Scott Weiland - Sessions X Live Performance - Editing

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for David Mohacsi
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • The Persuasions
  • Mother Mother
  • Three Days Grace
  • Three Days Grace
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Skylar Stecker
  • Mother Mother
  • Mother Mother
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • The Headstones
  • Hey Ocean!
  • The Tragically Hip
  • Lights
  • Stereos
  • Stereos
  • Stereos
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Delhi 2 Dublin
  • Delhi 2 Dublin
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • League of Wolves
  • The Headstones
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Maia
  • Mother Mother

61 Reviews - 13 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Lee Y.
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    Fast turnaround time and he is vey detailed

  2. Review by Peter W.
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    David did an excellent job of editing (tuning, timing) and mixing vocals for my first single. Will without a doubt hire him again!

  3. Review by Josh V.
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    Absolutely amazing guy. Tried many vocal editors and David is simply the best. Don't even hesitate to hire him.

  4. Review by Mark S.
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    ANOTHER ROCKSTAR JOB.
    PRO!
    Thanks David.

  5. Review by Ana
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    David really goes the extra mile to deliver what you want ... you will get satisfied because the man won't stop until he's got it. super recommended

  6. Review by Convergent R.
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    Another great work! Very nice

  7. Review by Jason L.
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    David did a excellent job tuning and timing my vocal track! I highly recommend him!

  8. Review by DT
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    David is reliable, professional, delivered industry standard quality and he's also very quick with updates.

  9. Review by David J.
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    Awesome work. Took the vocals and mixed them perfectly. The track sounds so much more polished.

  10. Review by Convergent R.
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    Another great & amazing work with David! ;) Highly recommended !!

  11. Review by Rhymes
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    Another incredible experience with David. He's one in a million. Brilliant and quick and so professional I'm truly grateful.

  12. Review by Rhymes
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    I can't begin to say how great an experience working with David has been. He's technically brilliant, utterly professional, incredibly efficient, and just the nicest, easiest guy to work with. Perhaps most important to me: on top of all those important qualities, he also has a true musician's ear.

    If you're looking for someone to help clean up your lead or backup vocals, stop your search now and hire David immediately. I'm serious. You won't be sorry. I'll never hire anyone else!

  13. Review by steven d.
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    David was great to work with! Very good at taking feedback and editing until we were fully happy with the vocal! Super professional and easy to work with!

  14. Review by Jason L.
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    David is great to work with and quick at his job. Love the tracks he helped with!

  15. Review by Mark S.
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    Always a good experience working with David. Clean and natural tuning on the vocals and a pleasure to work with.

  16. Review by A&T
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    Perfect! Spot-on, super quick and easy to work with!

  17. Review by Stephen B.
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    David was awesome to work with in every respect. Vocal tuning and timing (especially in the style I needed) is very delicate, nuanced work and I couldn't be happier with the results. Excellent responsive communication, very accommodating, and thoroughly professional every step of the way. Hope to work with David again on future projects.

  18. Review by Prith D.
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    David is a very efficient editor. Very easy to communicate with and really responsive to your specific needs. I look forward to working with him again.

  19. Review by Adam
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    David did an excellent editing job for us on a short timeframe. Was happy to take notes and make changes until we were completely satisfied with the results.

  20. Review by Ryan D.
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    Absolute Perfection! Highly Recommend!

  21. Review by Convergent R.
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    Always great to work with David. Another awesome project together!

  22. Review by Convergent R.
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    Great!!!

  23. Review by Convergent R.
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    Great, We love him <3

  24. Review by Khayla
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    It was a pleasure working with David! He works until you are satisfied and takes direction extremely well. I am very happy with the end result and will definitely be working with him again. I highly recommend!

  25. Review by Convergent R.
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    Very patient and disciplined, Great communication, Very hardworking.
    Great results! ;)

  26. Review by Adam F.
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    Easy to work with. Always open for changes. Fast replier.

  27. Review by Dylan M.
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    Always great to work with David. Another great output!

  28. Review by Dylan M.
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    Five stars always!

  29. Review by Dylan M.
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    Awesome!

  30. Review by Dylan M.
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    Always good work from David. Thank you again!

  31. Review by Dylan M.
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    Class A on delivery and as a professional. Very impressive.

  32. Review by Saul S.
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    Great ear. Great skills. Super responsive. The total package.

  33. Review by Markus L.
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    David mixed and tuned some vocals for me and did a great job. He was also very quick and responsive. Recommended!

  34. Review by Mark S.
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    Great work... great ear. Has a good feel for timing and editing without losing the natural feel of the vocal performance.

  35. Review by Kevin O.
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    5-star work as always. David is consistently fast, professional, and eager to please. Highly, highly recommended.

  36. Review by Kevin O.
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    This is the second set of vocals David has tuned for us. He's brilliant at it — very clean and not heavy handed. Our definite go-to for the foreseeable future.

  37. Review by Eli T.
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    David did a thorough and wonderful job tuning a track of mine! His price is extremely reasonable and will definitely contact him again for future projects and endeavors!

  38. Review by Dario N.
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    Great job in making the vocals sound the way they should. Very quick turnaround and a pleasure to work with.

  39. Review by A&T
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    David's the man! Vocal tuning/editing was spot on the first time he sent it back within just a few hours! Would recommend anytime

  40. Review by Nate
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    David is the real deal! I sent over some vox to be tuned and aligned and what i got back was better than expected! He was extremely quick, a day in total. If i ever need vocal work he's the first person i'll be contacting.

  41. Review by Benjamin W.
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    David gave my vocals the tuning and timing that I needed. Fast working, took my inputs and brought it to where I want it to be. Vocals were tuned without a harsh autotune effect, so the end result was a polished vocal track that sounds good. Highly recommend to work with him.

  42. Review by David D.
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    Quite simply David is awesome, I had a tropical house vocal that needed some minor adjustments. Even minor adjustments can have a huge impact on vocals, his edits have work wonders and the vocal is simply awesome. David is now my "go to" Guy for vocals, don't hesitate to use him, oh and he is lightning fast so a huge asset if you are running to a tight schedule... 10/10

  43. Review by See
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    David is a highly skilled pro. I am very happy with the job and would most definitely recommend his services to others!

  44. Review by Leon
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    David was able to make the vocals sound exactly as what I was looking for and was very open to feedback. Very positive experience!

  45. Review by Kevin O.
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    Made my vocals sound produced but still human. Very natural. Fast turnaround. Recommended.

  46. Review by R C.
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    David delivered beyond what I expected as what I handed him was super difficult and due to a deadline, I didn't have the time needed to get this vocal "right" for release. He edits the way I would which allows me to concentrate on getting records done for major labels, rather than pulling my hair out with edits. Turn around time is unreal as well. I've used him over other editors on this entire album due to turnaround time and communication. Hire him already.

  47. Review by R C.
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    David does his wonders yet again. Easily the best editor I've met on here. He helps me improve the efficiency of my workflow with deadlines by editing the same exact way i would and delivering any file imaginable.

  48. Review by R C.
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    Amazing turn around time. Same quality as always!

  49. Review by R C.
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    One of the best editors I've used on large productions for labels. Seriously just hire him already.

  50. Review by Sebastian K.
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    It was a pleasure to work with David. He delivered exactly what we expected, was flexible, fast and a great communicator.

    Spot on for David!

  51. Review by R C.
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    I fell behind on an album project and needed some extra help editing all of the vocals. David is a fantastic vocal editor that was able to turn around a track with a pretty extreme deadline and deliver the exact result I needed. I'm absolutely going to use him again and again on projects.

  52. Review by Samuel B.
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    David did some editing work on my latest song. The end product is absolutely excellent. I am very pleased.

  53. Review by Jeffrey
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    Second time working with David; and as always super happy with the results of the project - my go to guy for vocal tuning!

  54. Review by Strathon B.
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    Always a pleasure! Great results!

  55. Review by Strathon B.
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    Always professional! Always great results!

  56. Review by Strathon B.
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    David is friendly, professional and provides excellent work.

  57. Review by Roshan R.
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    Great work By David. An expert in tuning makes your track shine !

  58. Review by Jeffrey
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    David was great to work with; did exactly what I needed and took my feedback on board and adjusted the final track perfectly! Quick turnaround!

  59. Review by Huib
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    It was a great experience working with David.
    He delivers top quality work, is highly responsive and works incredibly fast. Will hire him again. Highly recommended.

  60. Review by Ryan M.
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    Great work and very timely!

  61. Review by Raymond
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    Had a great experience working with David!
    Very fast response and turn around time, great!

Interview with David Mohacsi

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

  2. A: That you'll be happy with your results. How can I promise this? Simple. Unlimited revisions. Vocal tuning is highly subjective. Something that sound great to me, might sound a bit too tuned to you. Or vice versa. Its completely personal taste. I want you to love how you sound. So I don't mind going back and forth with notes a few times to make sure you're happy.

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

  4. A: Getting to work with an extremely diverse pool of artists from around the world.

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

  6. A: That people like me make a living because people can't sing anymore. I've made more money working with artists that are fantastic singers than I have made with singers that can't carry a tune. It all needs to get edited to be competitive in today's market.

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

  8. A: I usually need a bit more info about your track breakdown. How many doubles in the chorus? How many tracks in that big harmony in the bridge? It just allows me to get you the most accurate quote possible.

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

  10. A: MacBook Pro with pro tools, an sm57, a Neve portico channel strip, an acoustic guitar, and my Sennheiser HD280s. Is there wifi?

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Workaholic

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

  14. A: Yes, hire me to edit your tracks!

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

  16. A: Everything. Literally everything. In the past week for instance, I worked on two records that are straight up pop, engineered bed tracks for an active rock band, composed and orchestrated a full orchestral accompaniment for a gospel/soul artist, and produced three songs for a country group. To me, its all just music, and I love being able to work on such a diverse array of music.

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

  18. A: I can take your tracks and give them that tight sound that they'll need to be competitive on the radio. Everything on the radio today is quantized to the grid and tuned to (or past) perfection. How do I know this? Because I'm one of the few that do it for a living.

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

  20. A: Usually I'll listen to a song through a few times to get an idea of how the vocal should sit and flow. How much to tune, and even what NOT to tune. How tight the timing of the vocal should be to sound good, yet not robotic. Then I'll usually do a minimum of three tuning passes, where I manually tweak things to sound their best. Once I'm happy with the tuning, I'll commit all my tuning work and start timing. I move things around with elastic audio, and then commit that. I'll then do a pass where I make sure nothing was negatively effected by the timing process, and fix anything that was. I use VocAlign to tighten any backgrounds or doubles to the leads, and give those a double check as well to make sure everything is sounding as good as possible. I'll do a final listen, and do a quick rough mix with some basic eq, compression, and fx so that you can hear the work in context.

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  22. A: My vocal editing rig is a MacBook Pro with ProTools 2018, Melodyne, Autotune Pro, WavesTune Realtime, VocAlign, and a few other goodies I've picked up over the years. I use Hafler monitors, and Sennheiser HD280 headphones.

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

  24. A: I do everything from basic drum editing all the way up to engineering full band live off the floor sessions, but by far the thing I'm doing most is vocal editing. Projects vary from salvaging a poorly recorded vocal, to polishing an already great vocal take. I always try my best to get you something that will make your song pop.

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Terms Of Service

When sending a proposal, please include an up to date rough mix so I can provide an accurate estimate. Unlimited revisions! Tuning is highly subjective, and I want you to love what you hear!

GenresSounds Like
  • Three Days Grace
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Hoobastank
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Melodyne
  • Autotune
  • VocAlign
  • Elastic Audio
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10% off jobs of $100 or more! Half price vocal mixing when combined with any vocal editing services.

  • A few new releasesSep 25, 2018

    Had a few projects come out that I worked on recently!

    Go check these great tunes out:

    Maia - Echos and Laisse Moi Libre - Engineered and Produced by me.

    Monster Truck - Evolution, Young City Hearts and Hurricane from their new album True Rockers.  Engineered by Me

    League of Wolves - Never Be the Same Again - Engineered by me.


    Go check these out on streaming services EVERYWHERE!!


  • Here's a thing I worked on. Go buy it!May 18, 2017

  • Just finished setting up the new roomMay 15, 2017

  • Just finished setting up the new roomMay 15, 2017