Ready for sonic excellence? Specializing in Hip Hop and Funk, I can take your track to the next level ready for streaming, vinyl, and radio. An experienced Mastering Engineer and producer. Ive worked on worldwide hits for Leona Lewis, Black Thought, and picked by RZA and Linkin Park for online grammy choice award.
Available for Mastering, mixdowns and production.
Send me your tracks with an idea of where you want it to go, tell me the artists you most respect and ill do the rest.
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1 ReviewsEndorse Cosmic Trigger Audio
Cosmic Trigger are my go to for mixing and mastering. Chris has an incredible ear for detail. He has a deep understanding and appreciation of music, and knows exactly what a track needs to make it perfect. I have taken tracks to him where I really wasn't sure that the track was release ready and he has turned them into something special! I have and will continue to recommend Cosmic Trigger. Great value and great quality!
Interview with Cosmic Trigger Audio
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mastering for UK Funk acts, and remixers. Alot of my masters go on to be played on BBC Radio
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Norm Whitefield's Psyche Soul era productions, Native Tounge Hip Hop, Any Acts that i DJ
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Ive been using computers and hardware for 20 years. Ive tried all the plug ins as they come out, starting on Trackers, ive seen computer music go form Fruity Loops/ Acid, all the way through to Ableton and now IOS / Mobile.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen to reference tracks, listen to the clients work, and use that as a basis as to where i should be working to fix any areas
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Safety knowing that a 20 year veteran can take care of all the final technical details. I bring an experienced ear, a encyclopedic knowledge of music and processing.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Mastering, Beat creation and mixing - Ive been a sample based musician for 20+ years and that has mean ive looked through the history of modern recording and know what was and what is to be
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop, Funk, Edits, Jazz, Reggae - basicly music with a groove or swing!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen to other stuff that you want to head towards and then listen some more!
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Someone like QTIP would be great, apart from having one of the best voices in Hip Hop, he was a thoughtful and inspired sampling musician. Preemo ould be great as well
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: So Fresh, So Clean
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: DJ / Bedroom producer, Uni degree, Club promotor in Brighton for Krafty Kuts' Supercharged night, Hip Hop artist with DMC champ JFB, Artist Liasion for Big Chill Fest, Artist for Indie Label First Word Records, Remixer, Recording/Mixing engineer, Festival compare DJ and finally Mastering Engineer
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: MPC, Desktop with Daw, Speakers, Internet connection
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Ask me questions, im here to help you and your questions can help both of us learn each others requirements for the best product
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Who are the peers you aim to sit next to
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it just slapping a limiter on to a bus
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Did you get the file? Yes!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making clients happy and taking their work to the next stage of excellence
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, clients like the idea of analog but usually digital will get you there with fewer complications.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Podcast show "Check The Technique" where i interview producers about all things geeky and audio
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Recording Engineer for Leona Lewis Christmas album, I recorded all the brass parts with some amazing musicians in a top studio. The only problem was bashing out xmas hits in the middle of Summer!