Michael Mason

Producer, Writer, Engineer

Michael Mason on SoundBetter

I'm a seasoned producer with experience writing for myself and others, with a combined 20+ Million streams on Spotify alone.

7 years of production credits, over 17 million combined Spotify Streams.

Blog features on NestHQ, ThisSongSlaps, IndieShuffle, YourEDM, and RunTheTrap.

Comfortable in all genres, expert in dance music and hip hop.

Able for full ghost production, co-production, writing, mixing & mastering, or general consultations.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Interview with Michael Mason

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

  2. A: A mutual production - I prefer to have an open dialogue with my clients to ensure I'm creating the exact piece the envision in their mind.

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

  4. A: I'm constantly inspired by my peers, and there's something to learn in expand on in all music.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Yamaha HS8s (Pair), 2019 Macbook, Les Paul Solid Body, Fender P-Bass, Midi Keyboard, Various other drums/percussion elements

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

  8. A: Start with a feeling, build to a chord progression, and develop a song around a central idea/concept.

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

  10. A: Attention to detail, creative solutions, and adventurous production.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Creating an atmosphere and vibe that fits each artist perfectly.

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

  14. A: Lofi Hip Hop, Hip Hop, Trap, Funk, Dance

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

  16. A: There is no right or wrong way to do anything. Experimentation is allowed and encouraged.

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

  18. A: Jacob Collier. His understanding of all things music is captivating and I'd be able to learn so much from that experience.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Smooth, silky, and lush.

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

  22. A: I've been producing for almost 7 years. I got my first big break when I remixed Vance Joy's 'Riptide' in 2014. Since then, I've been producing for myself and others consistently. Additionally, I've been fortunate enough to play live shows with amazing acts like SOPHIE, Cashmere Cat, Madeon, and Major Lazer, at venues like B.B. Kings, Terminal 5, and SXSW

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

  24. A: Laptop, Piano, Guitar, Monitors, and a mouse. Bare essentials are all I need.

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

  26. A: Be open and honest about what you want/expect. The more specific you are, the better I can help you!

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

  28. A: Can you send me reference tracks? What BPM/Key do you want? What words best describe the atmosphere/vibe of the track? Can you send the lyrics (if any) What are your overall goals for this song? (Radio Play, independent release, etc etc)

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