Monetary quantity shouldn't dictate audio quality. Service to hip hop artists with top credit plays with BBC1X, Sony Digital, BBC Radio. We serve and work with artists on a budget who require high quality audio production, mixing and mastering services.
War Drum Mixing Studio believes in affording artists the opportunity to receive high quality recording, mixing and mastering services on a budget.
It delivers these services to its clients by streamlining its business processes and ensuring its clients are at the epicenter of the studio experience.
Established in 2014, War Drum Mixing Studio has serviced thousands of clients and continues to grow. War Drum Mixing has three locations: the first in Watertown, New York, the second in Savannah, Georgia, and the third in Manchester, United Kingdom. Additionally, War Drum Mixing Studio is proudly partnered with Recording Connection in Los Angelas, California. Through its business partnership with RRFC, War Drum Mixing offers budding engineers the opportunity to receive high quality audio engineering education. War Drum Mixing Studio is home to four audio engineers:
Danny Allen - Graduate of Full Sail University, Audio Recording and Sound Integration
Victor Sonus - Graduate of UCLAN - Futureworks, Audio Production and Recording
Rob Malloy - Graduate of George Mason University - Business Management and Information Tech
Cliff Allen - Graduate of Texas State University - Audio Recording and Music Composition
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3 ReviewsEndorse War Drum Mixing
All of the War Drum Mixing team is absolutely incredible. Though I had a general vision for my project, their great minds and collective creativity produced an even greater product than what I could have asked for. Rob and the rest of the team outdo themselves tremendously, and I wouldn't want to trust anyone else with my music.
Rob with War Drum Mixing is and has been one of the best engineers, producer, and artist. His (their) focus on clear, clean and satisfying mixes as well as the mastering is second to none. Satisfaction at every step and point within the project is a welcomed and appreciated service that they don’t take for granted. I will use this company (studio) and it’s engineers for all of my work as well as artist I work with. Above the expectation in the mix and mastering. It says five star, I’ll give it a 10 ⭐️
EJ Hinskton // SWAT Productions Ent.
I worked with War Drum Mixing over the summer. They are phenomenal. Very comfortable studio, great engineers and years of experience makes War Drum Mixing the place to go.
Interview with War Drum Mixing
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Lady Ice - 'Do That For' (Production, Mixing and Mastering) She is a client of War Drum Mixing that is doing very well in Manchester U.K. She is featured on BBC1X, Capital 1 Radio, BBC1, and many other shows.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Just finished a song called 'Switching Moods' by Shanii. She is a local artist in Savannah Georgia (IG: @shaniii37) that has incredible talent. You can listen to the end result in our audio sample section.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Bottom Line: Both Analog gear produces sonic qualities that are hard to replicate digitally. Digital programming is definitely closing the gap in this regard, but no matter how good the programming, digital is still 1's and 0's.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Your musical vision is our mission - We are with you the whole way
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working with our clients. The personalities of our clients vary drastically, so it definitely keeps things fresh. haha
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: We cannot make an artist sound like your favorite artist if you don't have abilities like your favorite artist. In general, artists don't receive the feedback necessary to "see themselves" and this can yield to false expectation.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: We aren't a Wam-Bam thank you Ma'am studio. We really want to know how we can help you advance in your career. We typically ask questions like: What are your musical objectives? What artist(s) do you aspire to sound like? Do you have a music career road map? Where are you in your journey? How can we help you get to where you want to be?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Performance and capture is key. The better your performance is, the better the outcome will be.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: 1176, Distressor, Antelope Interface, ML-1, My wife ;)
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: We are a team of 4 highly trained audio engineers who have 60 years of combined experience.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: High Tonal Energy with rounded melodic highlighting
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Post Malone - He is creative and a good person
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Keep your production simple and dynamic to keep listeners engaged.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop, R & B, Afro Swing, Singer-Songwriter
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Connecting and building relations with our clientele.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Power and Clarity - Our efforts are rooted in ensuring our clients' songs are the best they can be. We want our clients' fans to have a compelling listening experience.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: We operate in three geographic locations: Watertown, New York, Savannah, Georgia, and Manchester, United Kingdom. Each location offers high quality recording, production, mixing and mastering services using the latest industry hardware and software. (e.g. Slate Raven, ML-1, Antares AT, Waves Mercury, DBX 160, 1176 etc)
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: We produce, mix and master for our clients.