Keanu Sound

Mixing & Mastering

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Professional Audio Engineer with 5+ years of experience. Specialising in Mixing and Mastering. He has worked with: Michael Kiwanuka, Jools Holland, Lady Leshurr and Marc Almond.

Keanu Sound's unrivalled combination of wide audio engineering experience and a unique portfolio of vintage and state-of-the-art equipment has seen us become a leading audio mixing house and one of the most trusted mastering enterprises in the Baltic states.

Vilnius, Lithuania based mixing & mastering engineer. I received my Bachelor's degree in Audio and Recording Technology from the world-renowned recording industry program at De Montfort University while working at Dean Street Studios with some of the biggest artists and producers in the industry.

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  1. Review by Kuchtovas L.
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    This guy Keanu is patient af tho. Wrote him lots and lots of notes and he definitely did the best to his ability. Thanks again, brudda.

  2. Review by SeaScape Studio
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    Keanu is an absolutely amazing mastering engineer. He has a wonderful understanding of stereo imaging and depth of field in audio. Keanu has the professional touch that makes mastered track sound great. He is really easy to communicate with, has great work ethics and always makes music sound amazing!

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    Keanu is very reliable and really great mixing and mastering engineer. He is also easy to communicate with and works very efficiently as well as has a good sense of how the particular song should be improved. I am very excited how he mixed and mastered my first EP and I highly recommend him if you want to have everything made beautifully and without complaints!

  4. Review by Adam K
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    Keanu was very professional and pleasant to work with. After I sent him the stems of my song I got back a polished sounding mix in just a day. After one minor revision I had a completed final mix - and at an incredibly fast turnaround time. I couldn't believe how well the vocals sat in the mix, full and wide. I can vouch for Keanu without hesitation and am only going to be trusting the mixing of my new album to him.

  5. Review by Hywel M.
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    I have been using Keanu for a while now as a DJ/Producer from the UK. I have had some great results for my music which is sample-based and aimed primarily for the dancefloor. Some of my more synthesizer-based music has also been given that mastering lift which it needed to give space and depth to the sound. Keanu is worth having do your work and someone I will be using in the future. Thank you :)

  6. Review by Simas
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    Working with Keanu has been a blessing. His talent and skill with sound boosted my career from an unknown rapper to getting tens of thousands of plays and getting booked in festivals. I definitely recommend Keanu.

  7. Review by Gabrielius
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    Keanu brings a professional yet friendly attitude to the process of getting the song to sound just right

  8. Review by Tomas
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    Keanu is well versed in a distinctive, punchy and efficient low end sound, that's synonym with current hip-hop and trap genres. The mixes Keanu do are club, as well as radio friendly, as he understands different playback mediums well. As an engineer, Keanu is always pleasant to communicate with, is focused and dedicated, responding to messages on short notice.

Interview with Keanu Sound

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

  2. A: I started by tracking vocals for Rap and R&B singers as well as mixing the said recordings. As Keanu Sound became more established I started getting more Mixing jobs for songs that I did not record. As of now I would say it is 60/40 split between Mixing and Mastering.

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

  4. A: If it's mixing I set up the session template, before listening to the song. When everything's set I listen to the song once, while jotting down notes, then I start doing broad-stroke work like levelling and EQ. After comparing it to a reference track I start doing some fine-tunning making sure that the song achieves what the artist was aiming for when he or she recorded it as well as making sure the quality is at the industry standard.

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: I would say Vocal Production and Mixing. In modern music the Vocals are the main point of focus, hence need to be pristine, intelligible and crisp.

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

  8. A: It's mostly been HipHop/Trap as of late, but back in the day it was more R&B. I master a lot of rock songs as well.

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

  10. A: I suppose the most important lesson I could impart is to always distort your bass. Try turning up the distortion while listening to the mix, not on solo. Wait till you can properly hear the buzzing and then dial it back just a tiny bit. This helps the bass be audible even on small portable speakers or an iPhone, where the low end is non-existent. The harmonics created by the distortion trick the ear into thinking that it IS hearing the bass.

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

  12. A: It's mostly been HipHop/Trap as of late, but back in the day it was more R&B. I master a lot of rock songs as well.

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

  14. A: I suppose the most important lesson I could impart is to always distort your bass. Try turning up the distortion while listening to the mix, not on solo. Wait till you can properly hear the buzzing and then dial it back just a tiny bit. This helps the bass be audible even on small portable speakers or an iPhone, where the low end is non-existent. The harmonics created by the distortion trick the ear into thinking that it IS hearing the bass.

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

  16. A: Look for a reliable profile, previous work you enjoy and an adequate amount of allowed revisions.

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

  18. A: I started by tracking vocals for Rap and R&B singers as well as mixing the said recordings. As Keanu Sound became more established I began undertaking more Mixing jobs for songs that I did not record. As of now, I would say it is 60/40 split between Mixing and Mastering.

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

  20. A: If it's mixing I set up the session template, before listening to the song. When everything's set I listen to the song once, while jotting down notes, then I start doing broad-stroke work like levelling and EQ. After comparing it to a reference track I start doing some fine-tuning making sure that the song achieves what the artist was aiming for when he or she recorded it as well as making sure that the sound quality is at the industry standard.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Vocal Production and Mixing. In modern music the Vocals are the main point of focus, hence need to be pristine, intelligible and crisp.

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

  24. A: I started in an amateur home studio recording friends. After high school, I enrolled in a course studying Audio and Recording Technology at De Montfort University, UK. After that, I was an intern at Dean St. Studios, a place known for its rich history going back to the 70s and as the studio where Drake, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Adele and many others have recorded some of their biggest hits.

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

  26. A: I find that the best way to understand the expectations of the client is to ask for a reference track, that they like the sound of.

  27. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  28. A: Some songs really have a lot going on and you really want to be as medical without imparting anything more than is needed - for that you definitely want digital, which is clean and effective. If the track feels like it needs some extra character I always opt for some Analog EQ or Compression. Adding some saturation can really liven up a mix.

  29. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  30. A: Free Finga - Skambučiai was a big one. I produced the instrumental and mixed the song. Being a part of the process from start to finish and ultimately seeing the song garner over 500.000 plays on Spotify and Youtube was a proud moment.

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