Large dramatic productions and mixes that fit into any of your dream playlists. Often the top pick for songwriters looking to turn their songs into full unique productions and producers and engineers looking for coaching on their mixing skills. Skilled at blending sounds of the future with with modern recording techniques and trends.
Death Beach runs a private studio in San Diego CA offering mixing and production to artists and clients all over the world. I have worked with local indie artists, Grammy winning engineers, and also mix for the label HRDRV. I can mix in any genre and can adhere to your initial ideas for the aesthetic of the mix. I bring a punchy and edgy mix with large low end. Clients often love the way I mix vocals.
When producing for artists, I always deliver a Death Beach original. I would love to share with you before an afters I have done. This is a process that will dramatically transform you music. Finding the perfect harmony to support your melody and then bringing in imaginative arrangements and blending genres for a unique sound.
I even produce using live bands if you are looking for something more organic OR if you are in a live band I can engineer sessions for you and help produce your music.
I always do a consultation before any money exchanges to ensure that we have the right vibe and can make absolute magic.
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.
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I absolutely LOVED working on Death Beach's dope track. Great originality and great production quality. It was a breeze to find inspiration and I love all of what Death Beach brings to the table. He was very clear with what he was looking for and I'm glad that I met his standards. He also graciously gave me some cool tips that I will use moving forward. Really talented and very solid dude.
Death Beach is a true pro. From top down he can create ANY type of production that you need. His understanding of multiple genres, music in general, sound design and mixing make him a true asset to have. Great communication. Quick and efficient. Super easy and fun to work with. Will def work with him again.
Death Beach is an amazing producer/musician. He listened to my ideas with an open mind and made sure I was completely satisfied with the final product. I particularly enjoyed his knowledge and execution of multiple genres, which was important to me. He was professional, always on time, and easy to talk with. I would work with him in the future!
Amazing talented Mixing Engineer, Listened to all my feedbacks, understood my vision and what I wanted the tracks to sound like from the beginning, I appreciated how direct he was, and he was a great communicator. I love the mix and the movement in the track, I can't wait to get it mastered.
I am so pleased with the work Death Beach did on my song. He turned a basic idea into an amazing track that exceeded my expectations. Will 100% work on future tracks with him.
DB is one of the best engineers. I feel like anyone can say that they are the best, but DB is one of those people that goes above and beyond, and actually genuinely cares about the music and the message and sound that YOU are looking for. From sending me quick little vids to help with chord progressions, to chatting on the phone to get the perspective I was going for, he was always willing to help. Definitely would recommend to get him on your track to get your music to where you want it to be.
Death Beach is one of the most versatile and imaginative producers I've ever worked with! His mixes make your vocals sound crisp and the music really comes to life. If you're looking for a comfortable and productive work environment, he's the guy for you.
Highly recommended. I am very pleased with Death Beach . My original song lyric video "In Its Time" that Death Beach produced is amazing, creative and I love it !
Death Beach is amazing to work with. Confident, very professional, great with communication. Sending another original song project lyric video "Reborn " soon !
Death Beach is amazing to work with. Extremely professional and great with communication. Highly recommend working with him!
Interview with Death Beach
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Independent project of 4 friends in college. They were all amazing musicians and where parting ways to move to different parts of the country. We made an amazing album together. Everything came together perfectly. This was my first big moment in production. We used amazing gear. I co-produced along with the band, recorded, and mixed the record. I loved making this record.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Trap Beats and Mixing a kids record
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Mickey Shiloh
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Doesnt matter. Its rare to see someone guess which is which in a blind taste test. I like whatever lets you create art.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Your satisfaction is what I'm after. I like to work until someones happy.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Bringing ideas that are not mine to life.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much does "x" cost?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That its super easy.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Listen to everyones work and find someone with a sound/style that you like. Then talk to them to see if they can understand your vision. You need someone that can apply their knowledge to your music.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Power Generator MPC Mic PA system
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Trent Reznor Cause he's amazing at production and playing a killer live show
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: what is the purpose of the project? what worked on your last project? what inspires this project? when is the release? what are the release plans?
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Always made music at home. Got an internship in a recording studio. Recorded bands and began filling in their production. Then got into working songs up from scratch. Now I mix/produce and operate an online beat leasing business.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Dark. Textured.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Stay curious
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Doing something unexpected and making it work.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Fresh perspective. I flip songs on their head.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Spend time getting to know my client and how they view the project and dig deep on what we are doing. Some form of pre-production/sketching. Refinement. Production. Feedback. Refinement. At this point whatever we are working on is rocking. From here, we tweak until its done.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Run all major DAWs on a sweet iMac. High end mic pres and compression. Extremely vibey loft style studio. Great for writing and production sessions. Many near by studios I can use for live and drum tracking.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Alex da Kid, Radiohead, Tony Maserati, Anno Domini, Max Martin, Massive Attack
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Listen to their needs and help them meet their goals. This is most often in the form of Mixing and Production.