Jake Matters

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Jake Matters on SoundBetter

I guarantee to make your songs have more feeling, more excitement and sound fatter, wider, deeper and clearer for that radio quality sound Using thousands of dollars of top of the line studio gear, along with experienced and trained ears, you can trust that you're getting the best sound possible for a fraction of the price big studios will charge

Experience:
• Learned Mixing & Mastering techniques from the greats (David Pensado, Bruce Swedien, Andrew Scheps)
• Ableton Live user since 2008
• Have produced music for Hollywood Film
• Professional club DJ since 2005
• Worked with: Alison Wonderland, Bass Kleph, Bodyrox, Timmy Trumpet, Tom Piper, Tommy Trash, The Bloody Beetroots, Vandalism and more...

**First time client? Introductory mix down rate of $50.**

Usual Mix Engineering rates:
• 1-5 stems - $125
• 6-10 stems - $150
• 11-20 stems - $175
• 21-30 stems - $200
• 31+ stems - $250

Usual Mastering rates:
• $50/hr

All rates include two revisions.

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

10 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by tiny j.
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    In his highest capacity, Jake Matters has met my expectations, and gone further in his pursuit of sound. I write this review in hopes it broadens Jake Matters' client base, it is deserved.

  2. Review by Nikita K.
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    Amazing master!! Extremely professional service.

  3. Review by Payton S.
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    Was very communicative, and gave me an end product that was well balanced, and authentic to the sound I was going for. Highly recommend Jake Matters for mixing and mastering.

  4. Review by Coffee L.
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    Great communication, and most importantly great results !!!

  5. Review by brittainthomas.24
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    Very easy to work with, very prompt, has a great knowledge in mixing and mastering, and helped me finish my track to a pro standard

  6. Review by Clementine Douglas
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    Had a great time working with Jake! Love the track and looking forward to hearing it out in the big wide world. :)

  7. Review by Jacob Mori
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    Thank you for asking for a job.
    I wish you good results.

  8. Review by Jacob Mori
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    Thank you for always asking me to work!
    I would be happy if it led to your good results.

  9. Review by Jacob Mori
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    Thank you for asking me to work this time. I'd be happy if you'd be happy.

  10. Review by Jacob Mori
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    Thanks for asking for a job! I'm glad it was smooth communication.

Interview with Jake Matters

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: DAW: Ableton Live 11 Computer: Core: Intel i7-8700K RAM: 16GB ROG EVO GFX: NVidia GTX 1080-ti Monitoring: Headphones: DT-990s Monitors: Yamaha HS8 Secondary monitors: BMW 3-Series stock car stereo Acoustic Treatment: tomtom Sonarworks Reference 4 + RoomEQ Wizard Analog Gear: UA LA-2A UA 1176 Pulteq EQP1A EL Distressor API 5500 AMS NEVE 33609N Digital Gear: Weiss DS1-MK3 EL Mike-E Tonnes of plugins from major manufacturers such as Izotope, Brainworx and more... Other: Audio: Komplete Audio 2 Mic: Rode NT1-A Pads: Maschine Mk3 Keys: Komplete Kontrol S88

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

  4. A: Mainly artists and producer who create a unique sound and identity such as Solomun and Salvatore Ganacci.

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

  6. A: It's hard to pick one but I do feel proud when I get a song to -6 LUFS with no clipping and still plenty of dynamic range. The beauty of mixing is how immediate the results are, it's the best feeling.

  7. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  8. A: Upcoming signed release 'Next to Me' and mixes for my clients & Twitch subscribers.

  9. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  10. A: I worked with an amazing singer Clementine for an upcoming release. She was excellent

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: Ah the never ending debate. Both have advantages it's just about knowing where to apply them. It's not the tools but the tradesperson that makes the most difference.

  13. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  14. A: Communication is key and you'll be walked through the whole process step by step if needed.

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

  16. A: I was born to do this, it's 100% me and I appreciate every aspect of it.

  17. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  18. A: Usually around the process and if they can trust my work. I'm always judged on my results and go above and beyond to overdeliver.

  19. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  20. A: None really my workflow is completely transparent and hundreds of people enjoy seeing my workflow live.

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

  22. A: During the initial chat I need to fully understand intention and vision for the client's work to enhance their sound. Understanding their main routes to market is critical too so I can make the correct decisions for their sound to be heard best whether it's live, streamed, or on a physical format.

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

  24. A: You can see what I'm about by chatting with me live during my Twitch streams 6 days a week

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

  26. A: I'd probably ditch the music gear in exchange for a raft, food, a tent and stuff to survive haha

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

  28. A: I've been professionally DJ'ing since the early 2000's. Playing internationally alongside big name artists and networking with amazing producers first got me into Ableton in 2008.

  29. Q: How would you describe your style?

  30. A: Caring. Every piece of work I perform on gets as much, if not more, care and attention than my own pieces.

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

  32. A: INZO - I think INZO's ear for groove, melody, texture and overall composition is fantastic.

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

  34. A: I have many mixing and mastering tutorials available at https://www.twitch.tv/jakemattersofficial

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

  36. A: Electronic

  37. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  38. A: Mixing

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

  40. A: The hardest thing for artists to get right in a song is the sense of groove. I ensure that everything in the mix can be heard clearly and the groove is EMPHASISED not crushed or killed

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

  42. A: Engagement, online client meeting, obtain stems, mix and/ or master, send to client, debrief, perform revisions, finalise.

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

  44. A: Mixing and mastering

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Jake Matters - Plastic Sea

I was the Producer, Mixing Engineer and Mastering Engineer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Alison Wonderland
  • Bass Kleph
  • Dylan Francis
Gear Highlights
  • Neve VXS
  • Yamaha HS8
  • DT990 Pro
  • 100's of VST's
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SoundBetter Deal

Introductory offer: $50 for a full mixdown. $50 for a full master. $75 for Mix and Master