Merrick Thacker

All around composer/engineer

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EXTREME METAL, POST ROCK, SHOEGAZE, AMBIENCE, SCORES

I can compose, record, mix and master full on songs for you to sing/scream to(basically session but with everything).
i can mix your songs for you.
i can master your songs for you.
if youre a film maker or game developer, i can compose scores for you

i set a song up for you to peep. i will be posting youtube links below, too.

horror score: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4yddm2AxuU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lTQyqXigP0

horror ambience/audio samples(from scratch): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4wsEoDzfIg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbL2HgzI2fY

post rock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XBIEBgct5c

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

Interview with Merrick Thacker

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

  2. A: Slamming death metal and black metal mostly. Other metal subgenres such as prog im also experienced with non metal wise, post rock/shoegaze

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

  4. A: if youre mixing, turn the volume down on the master bus before sending to a mastering engineer lol

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

  6. A: Mono, theyre absolutley breathtaking and i would love to mix and master music with as much emotion and soul they put into their art.

  7. Q: How would you describe your style?

  8. A: Depends on what youre going for. Metal, something raw yet still with clean production. grit basically. Shoegaze? Spacey

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

  10. A: Record to a click please. also communication is key as alot of the times, believe it or not, production is just as subjective as music is itself.

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

  12. A: working with great music

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Digital, my tiny ass room wont fit all kinds of bulk

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

  16. A: My own projects, a buddies technical death metal project

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

  18. A: Demigod Recordings, Extermination Dismemberment, Agonal Breathing, Signal Hill, Mono, Mogwai

Terms Of Service

3 revisions only. Usually when i work on something musically, i focus on nothing but said project. Turn around time: lets say for 14 tracks with 3-4 minutes duration time, 5 days to a week

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