2x Platinum and 6x Billboard #1. Producer/Mixer/Mastering Engineer, Ian Kimmel, is credited with over 60 million streams and has worked on over 100 records. The genre-jumping Music Producer, Ian Kimmel, has worked with rap artists like Rick Ross, Juice WRLD, and Just Blaze, Pop groups such as BTS, while originally starting in Country music.
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Starting off in Bluegrass music at the age of seven; then, young Ian Kimmel made his first on-stage performances. Starting 2011, Kimmel’s acoustic band began winning numerous band contests. He has since gone on to perform border-to-border, coast-to-coast, and internationally. In 2014, Ian Kimmel walked away with SPBGMA’s coveted Mandolin Player of the Year award.
Kimmel, musically, has shifted from high gear into overdrive. Shifting his focus from performing to producing and mixing, Kimmel has shared the studio with countless Grammy winners. An honors graduate of Berklee College of Music's "Music Production and Engineering" program, Kimmel was awarded the MP&E Production Scholar Award (only one awarded per graduating class). Kimmel then started assisting the Katalyst Production Team (Ken Lewis/Brent Kolatalo) in early 2019. This team is credited with 7 Grammy's and over 100 Platinum and Gold records.
Ian Kimmel has since had well over 10,000 hours of applying his talents in production, mixing, mastering, and engineering for major label artists and undiscovered independent artists.
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- Juice wrld
- Rick Ross
- Swizz Beatz
- Just Blaze
- Des Rocs
- Jackson Lundy
- All Night - BTS & Juice WRLD
- BIG TYME - Rick Ross feat. Swizz Beatz
- Living Proof - Des Rocs
- Calypso - Jackson Lundy
- Morning Time - Jackson Lundy
- Fire - Future Friend
- Hideaway - Dawson Graham
- Linger - HMG & Jake Vicious & Sydney Franklin
- Hypnotize - Party Shirt
- Drown in the Fire - Ian Kimmel & Anxxiety & Jackson Lundy & Ava Roche
- Jupiter - Claudia Swope
- Ole - MJangles & Lincoln
- Light of You - Valencia & Ian Kimmel
- 8.17 - Ren Wolf
- BTS World
- BTS World Original Soundtrack
- Port of Miami 2
- Interscope Records
- Island/Def Jam Music Group
- Def Jam Records
- Atlantic Records
- All Night
- BIG TYME
10 ReviewsEndorse Ian Kimmel
Ian is great! Great mix and incredible responsive and reliable!
Ian Kimmel mastered my project and I could not be happier. He was quick to respond, understood what I was looking for and even caught some glitches in the mix my engineers had missed. The finished product sounds absolutely fantastic. I give Ian my highest recommendations.
Amazing producer and writer with an unparalleled work ethic and fast turnover of product. Also just a great guy!
Ian is not only great at what he does but extremely reliable. His work ethic is bar none and he actually inspires those who he works with to always do better. Would recommend him 100 times over.
A wonderful mix engineer, masterer, and producer! He gets the job done in a timely manner and is extremely hardworking and reliable. Simply amazing!
You will probably not find a mixing engineer/producer who is more reliable, hardworking and positive as Ian Kimmel. He’s a wonderful guy to be around and is always professional, fun and supportive in the studio!
Ian is my go to when I am looking to get a record finished. When working together, Ian creates a space where all creativity is welcomed and is quickly shaped into something cohesive and amazing.
Ian is extremely hardworking, reliable and punctual. His breadth of experience brings unique and original qualities to his songwriting and production, and his creativity is always astounding. Beyond his obvious talent, Ian is also a joy to be around. He always ensures that artists feel comfortable and safe.
Ian is one of the best producers in the game that I worked so far! I had a great time working with him! He has great ideas, great ears and the way he thinks is out of the box! He will bring the song to another level. Highly recommended!
Ian gets things DONE! I've been working with him for 5 months now on my first project as an artist and he finds a way to respect my vision and always helping me out to really take it to the next level. He's a great listener and a hard-working producer. His ear leans toward what the music leans and what the artist wants.
Interview with Ian Kimmel
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: My average workday consists of production for artists I'm developing, free-lance production, and mix and mastering work.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: My favorite music to produce is Pop music, focusing on electro-pop and signer-songwriter, although I do most of my work in Rap, Hip-Hop, and Trap music. On the total opposite end, I started off in Bluegrass and Country music. All this genre jumping makes me extremely proficient on what "good music" really is, regardless of genre.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The song belongs to the artist, not the producer. Be strong and honest with your opinion, but be willing to compromise.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Extremely innovative. I know what a song requires to be commercially viable and reach a large audience, but yet I love taking a new step and finding whats different to make a record truly special.