Earl McElmurray Jr.

Producer/Mixer/Engineer

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Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Songwriter, and the artist "DSKO". Being an active artist in the current music scape allows me to relate to the artist perspective when it comes to production/mixing/songwriting. I really enjoy producing and mixing across all genres and actively aiming to create something new, different, and palatable.

I can make a full production around a bare bones song you have.

I will mix your songs whether they are fully recorded elsewhere or music we have collaborated on.

I specialize in Pop, EDM, RnB, Dance-Pop Trance, Deep House, Folk, Synthwave, Future Bass, Future House, Tropical, Trap, and Hip-Hop

I play guitar, piano, bass, and drums but my strongest skills are Production, Vocal Production, Mixing and Editing

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above!

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for DSKO
  • DSKO
  • DSKO
  • DSKO
  • DSKO
  • DSKO
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  • DSKO

3 Reviews

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  1. Review by Scott Banks
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    Wonderful working with Amanda again. Easy to work with, great communication, professional.

    Looking to work with Amanda soon.

  2. Review by Scott Banks
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    Amanda was wonderful, very professional and easy to work with.

  3. Review by Chelsea
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    Hands down one of the best producers I have ever had the pleasure of working with! Earl's talent knows no bounds. He is extremely professional, and inspiring. Working with him will only elevate your your project is a no brainer!!

Interview with Earl McElmurray Jr.

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Digital, because its cheaper, portable, and arguably the same outcome. After all it's the ears not the gear!

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

  4. A: It's the best way for me to express my true self.

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: commercial dancehopbass

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

  8. A: Tyler Carter, cause he's an angel

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

  10. A: More DSKO tunes!

  11. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  12. A: Scott Banks at Studio DMI does most of my personal mastering and he's a saint!

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

  14. A: To deliver a product that they are 100% proud of.

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

  16. A: What their vision is? Any reference tracks? Delivery Date?

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

  18. A: Listen to their tunes! If it feels right shoot a message and get the ball rolling.

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

  20. A: Generator that runs on coconut oil, laptop, Apollo, keyboard, and guitar

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

  22. A: I started touring in pop/punk outfit simple as surgery around 2009. Then went to college and got my bachelors in Nuclear medicine (long side story). However, started producing in college and then moved to LA with my cousin Carter and homie Trev. So going on 11 years.

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

  24. A: Sample Selection

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

  26. A: Dance/Trap/Pop

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Editing

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

  30. A: Life

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

  32. A: Typically I like to build a beat that can be written to. Once there is a vocal, get the vocal perfect and the re-asses the music around it!

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: I like to really keep it simple! Just switched to completely in the box with Universal Audio, computer, and a keyboard.

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

  36. A: Quincy Jones, Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, Led Zeppelin, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gucci Mane, Shallou

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

  38. A: It is most common that I build an entire production around just a vocal recording, including all mixing and editing. I also do lots of remixes and post-production.

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DSKO - Virus (ft. Loveday)

I was the Producer,Mixing Engineer. and Songwriter in this production

Terms Of Service

I typically offer 2 revisions (however every scenario is unique and my goal is 100% satisfaction) typical turn around time is 1 - 2 weeks.

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  • ILLENIUM
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Gear Highlights
  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin
  • Dynaudio LYD-7"
  • Waves Plug-In Suite
  • FabFilter Suite
  • Serum
  • Massive
  • Logic Pro X
  • Ableton Live
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