Erdem Helvacıoğlu

Remote Mixing & Mastering

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Mixing, mastering engineer who has worked with artists such as Gorillaz, Inna, Sofi Tukker, Sezen Aksu, Teoman and major record labels like Sony, EMI, Roc Nation. Has a PhD on sound engineering, electronic music composition and teaches Advanced Mixing & Mastering at The New School.

Located in Brooklyn New York, Erdem operates his private studio where he does producing, mixing and mastering for artists big and small. As a composer his main interest is film music and he has composed music for films that have premiered at Cannes, Berlin, Karlovy Vary, Atlanta film festivals.

Brief bio:

Started playing in rock bands in his teens, Erdem has recorded his very first album with his psychedelic band TOO MUCH when he was seventeen. By his early twenties, he got more interested in electronic music and music production. He received his masters and PhD on sound engineering and electroacoustic music composition at Istanbul Technical University. His main interest has always been sonic quality and being creative during the mixing process.

"One of highlights my career has been mixing and mastering "Strobelite" by the British band Gorillaz."

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3 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Valentina P.
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    Loved working with Erdem again for my project's new single. He nailed it again and really got the sound we were aiming for. Always super professional delivers fast and goes the extra mile.

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    It was great having Erdem on board again as our mastering engineer. Communicating with him is easy and direct, and he always delivers a high-quality product. We will definitely work with him again!

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    Erdem was the mastering engineer of our new song. The communication was quick, straight-forward and he made the song sound super warm and big. Very happy with the result! We will definitely be working with him again!

Interview with Erdem Helvacıoğlu

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

  2. A: Using saturation plugins on effect sends.

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

  4. A: I have been professionally producing, mixing and mastering for nearly 20 years.

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

  6. A: Mixing, Mastering

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

  8. A: Jon Hopkins, Brian Eno, Manny Marroquin, Daft Punk

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: Main sound interface is RME UFX. I have Universal Audio Solo 610, Millennia Stt-1, Grace Design m101 as my main preamps and channel strips. TC Electronic Fireworx, Eventide Eclipse are my main hardware multifx processors. As analog synthesizers I use Moog Sub 37, Doepfer Dark Energy. I also have over 50 analog guitar pedals ranging from Electro Harmonix to MXR, Moog to Zvex and soon.

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

  12. A: My mixing vision, approach and skill. I deliver warm yet transparent contemporary mixes.

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Finding the essence of the song and make it bigger than life.

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

  16. A: After I deliver the individual tracks from the client, I listen to the rough mix and get a sense what the artist wants to convey emotionally. When I hear the mix in my mind, I start tweaking the knobs to get the sound that I hear in my mind.

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

  18. A: House, electronic pop, R n B, singer-songwriter, trip hop, sad-core as well as film music.

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Gear Highlights
  • Mac and PC. Protools 2019
  • Cubase Pro 10. Plugins : Plugin Alliance
  • Soundtoys 5 Bundle
  • Eventide Anthology XI Bundle
  • Black Rooster Audio
  • Fuse Audio Labs
  • Oxford Sonnox. Hardware fx processors : Eventide Eclipse
  • TC Electronic Fireworx.
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