Hello! I'm Esh - Artist, producer and session player creating and producing music under my own project (Monad), and a variety of other projects for the past couple of years. Need some vintage keys on your track? Looking to add some real tape grit or echo to your vocals? How about that bass part you've been missing? Tell me what I can do for you :)
I specialize in Psychedelia, Hip-Hop & Electronica
Whatever your project is, I'd be happy to lend my ears and skill, and assist in taking your song where you want it to go!
Production & Session Work: you can send me stems or a stereo bounce of the audio, afterwards we'll discuss the vibe you're after and the instruments or gear that'll fit that sound. I'll write and record it for you and send it over - usually, this leads to passing ideas back and forth and honing in on the right part for you. Whether it is adding, changing, filling in or creating parts or sounds, I'll do what's necessary for your song to shine!
Mixing: I mix with a hybrid, lean setup of vintage outboard and digital equipment. I encourage you to listen to some of my mixes listed above to get a feel of my mixing style.
If you're looking to transfer a mix or individual instruments to tape, or tube up a dull sounding instrument or mix to get some of that old-school grit and depth, don't hesitate to contact me and I'd be happy to help!
I believe you'll find my rates clear and competitive.
every project I take is approached with an open mind and heart, and I'm always excited to watch a vision turn into a song.
I'd love to hear about your music, click the button to get in touch!
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Interview with Esh Nachmany
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I'm very proud of my own music, under the name Monad. I play almost all the instruments, mix and produce it.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My own music, and music for dance and film.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Clear, straightforward approach, on time - and an understanding of someone who also releases their own music and faces the same challenges.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Watching the process a song goes through, and the excitement of working on something and letting it evolve and turn into something else that can resonate with other people.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How do you want this piece to feel like? Can you tell me about the story behind the song? Is there any specific sound or reference you have in mind and you think I should listen to?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be as clear as you can about what you expect from our interaction. It'll make it easier for the provider to translate your expectations into a work plan, and it gives all sides confidence in the process and its outcome.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Tough question. I guess laptop, interface, headphones, Juno 106 and my Jazzmaster.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've played music since high school, slowly leading me to take bigger roles in different productions over the years. for the past 3 years I've been working out of my own studio and focusing on releasing and producing my own music and other projects.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I work on a hybrid, lean setup of vintage outboard and digital equipment, and am always open to sonic experimentation.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Current: the next best artist I haven't heard yet. It's always exciting to be part of something new! Past: being an engineer for Stevie Wonder or Bill Withers... Just being in the room :)
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Gain Staging will save you 30% of your mixing time down the line.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I mostly work on Rock/Indie/Psychedelia, but I also have some experience with Ambient, Hip Hop & RnB.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Every project I take is approached with an open mind and heart, and I'm always excited to watch a vision turn into a song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Every project is a new and different process, and every client is its own story.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I mostly work with a hybrid setup of analog and digital: Pro Tools RME FireFace Sony SRA-3 (Pair 64') Telefunken V672 (Pair 69') DBX 119 Fender Rhodes (Stage 75') Juno 106 (85') Moog Realistic MicroKorg AVRI 62' Jazzmaster Hofner Bass Sp 303 Sony TC 630
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mike Dean, Stevie Wonder, Nigel Godrich, Kevin Parker
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mostly tracking and playing different instruments. I also mix for other clients, although most of my mixes are for my own projects.