Jaytech | James Cayzer

Mixing / Mastering / Producer

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I'm Jimbo, better known as Jaytech. I am regularly involved in the creation of records that receive millions of streams and have toured globally as a DJ since 2006. With over a decade of experience as a dance label A&R, I regularly work with artists to bring their music to its fullest potential and offer mix, master and production services.

Audio has been my passion for over fifteen years and I am known for featuring new electronic artists on my radio show and podcast, Jaytech Music. In addition to regularly screening tracks for the show, I also have a long standing history assessing and improving new music as a previous label A&R for Anjunabeats / Anjunadeep.

As an artist I have worked on hundreds of records, including the creation of two US iTunes #1 dance albums (Anjunadeep 02 & 03) and a Beatport Trance #1 and numerous records in the Top Ten. I'm here to help you get the most out of your music and can also assist with industry advice and helping shop tracks out to labels.

I'm teaming up with Anjunabeats' mastering engineer Walter Coelho to offer a total mix / master package for the dance music industry. Moving forward, all new mix/master jobs will be mixed by me and mastered by Walter in his mastering suite in Lisbon.

Two pairs of industry trained ears on your record, same price!

SERVICE TIERS:

Mix/Master - $300 - complete mix of your track by me with unlimited revisions, mastering from Walter. Mastering of additional versions such as radio edits is $30

Mix/Master with additional production - $399 - complete mix of your track with unlimited revisions, and addition of supporting elements (drums, bass and melodic layers, FX etc) to strengthen your existing vision. Mastering from Walter.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

146 Reviews - 38 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Derek B.
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    Thanks J for coming through again! Always fantatsic

  2. Review by Samuel S.
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    Fantastic artist, producer and mixing engineer. Very knowledgeable and communicates clearly and effectively. James was able to help polish up some mixing and bring my tracks to their full potential. Highly recommended.

  3. Review by Grish
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    James is an absolute pleasure to work with! Not only do you get over 15 years of experience, quick turnarounds, excellent tips, etc... but James is also just a really great guy. I will definitely be working with him and Walter again. We've already started talking about the next project :)

  4. Review by Derek B.
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    Clean and solid as always! Thanks J!

  5. Review by Siddhartha S.
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    Thanks so much for all your help with this one. You got the vocal sounding amazing, and I'm so pleased with the master.

  6. Review by Daniel Rosen
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    Jimbo takes real care to make sure your project gets exactly where you want it to be. Really took my track to the next level!

  7. Review by Derek B.
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    Quality, every time. Thanks James!

  8. Review by Derek B.
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    Clean, punchy, loud and clear - all the hallmarks of what we're looking for in a great master.

  9. Review by Big S.
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    If I could give Jaytech ten 5-star reviews back to back I totally would. He’s taken a mix that I thought I thought was already okay and turned it to commercial grade quality. Obviously, he has the talent to make amazing mixes happen, but he has the complete professionalism, humility, and attitude of service so that you never compromise on your original vision if you don’t want to. I’m a huge fan and will keep coming back to use Jaytech / James in the future.

  10. Review by Siddhartha S.
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    So pleased with how this is sounding! Really appreciate your help with this one - I feel like it's come on such a long way since V1! Thank you so much for all your time and advice.

  11. Review by 徳永 信.
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    always great mastering and additional production that Jaytech makes.
    great skills

  12. Review by Nick Nelson
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    J absolutely nailed my track and sound. Best mix/master service I've received on SB, hands down.

  13. Review by Justin H.
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    Jaytech was very patient, kind and overall very easy to work with. He was very responsive and a great listener. I would definitely recommend him if you're on the fence! Awesome mixing engineer!

  14. Review by Daniel R.
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    Jaytech is a huge reason I’m able to release music professionally with confidence. He always helps take my tracks to the next level!

  15. Review by Siddhartha S.
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    Thanks so much for the master. Really helpful suggestions - sounds so much better...

  16. Review by Derek B.
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    Fantastic work by James, as always. Not only did he deliver some great masters, but also helped us to get our artist's track in the best shape possible to bring out the vibe at the mastering stage.

  17. Review by Derek B.
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    Fantastic work again - Jaytech masters provide both clarity and punch, preserving delicate track details while maximizing impact.

  18. Review by Tokunaga(Tok)
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    Always professional and great support. Love this man creativity, making the music to next level.
    Big thanks and respect!!

  19. Review by Josh E.
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    James (+ Walter for mastering) once again did excellent work on my tracks (genre = electronic/chill/Lofi). Highly recommended!

  20. Review by Chris Villanueva
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    If you're questioning whether it's worth it to go with Jaytech, this should be your sign to move forward; it is so worth the investment. I have always considered myself to pretty decent at mixing, but working with Jaytech took my production to the next level. I have been able to elevate my track as a result, which needed to capture both punchy and ethereal elements. Jaytech's communication was also speedy, kind, and feedback was taken like a true professional. 100% recommend.

Interview with Jaytech | James Cayzer

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

  2. A: Clients are requested to send all parts with EQ and compression removed, spatial effects can be left on if desired. My first step is to identify which musical elements shine through the most, and what the artist is aiming to convey with their music and mix. A rough mix from the artist is kept in the project at all times. From there, I analyse what aspects of the record can be emphasized to make it really shine. To finish, masters are amplified to industry standards and tested again similar tracks to check things like balance in the frequency spectrum.

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

  4. A: I began with a classical background in piano, which I have played since the age of six, and released my first vinyl record in 2001, when I was 16. I began studying at the Canberra School of Music in Australia before discontinuing when my electronic career started taking off. After relocating to the UK, I spent three years touring the world with trance stars Above & Beyond and worked as a studio engineer for their Anjunabeats record label in London. Now located in Phoenix, I still work with Anjunabeats from time to time and also release music on my own label, Positronic.

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

  6. A: I really enjoy seeing the diverse range of ways people put their tracks together, and mixing music for others helps me with my own music as well.

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

  8. A: There are no wrong answers when it comes to requests or desires for approach to your mix - it is your music and your message. A good mix engineer will adapt to their clients' wishes and will happily make any changes required, so do not be afraid to ask.

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Forward-thinking melodic electronic music.

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

  12. A: Hans Zimmer - one of the great composers of our time, and he has an amazing studio!

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

  14. A: If you can use as little EQ as possible during the creation process, you'll place more emphasis on choosing the right sounds and fitting things together more organically, allowing for a more natural-sounding mixdown later on.

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

  16. A: My main love is electronic music, namely progressive house and trance. I have also worked with acoustic, experimental and pop music, as well as music for advertising.

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

  18. A: Having spent the last decade touring globally, I've been able to experience first-hand how tracks translate between small systems (such as laptops and iPod earbuds) to large festival scenarios with 10,000+ people.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: I regularly help artists hone in on the best aspects of their sound that might often be overlooked by others, and bring them forward so that they may be better presented to the world.

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

  22. A: I provide full stereo mixdowns of tracks with option of club and radio-ready mastering.

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