GI is a professional Mixing & Mastering Engineer who's worked with artists such as Charlie Puth, Tori Kelly, Tinashe, & Fifth Harmony. He has over 16 years experience in professional audio & has been personally mentored as a Mix Engineer by legend Dave Pensado (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera) working as his mix assistant.

GI Studios specializes in professional mixing & mastering for Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, & EDM projects. Pros such as Dave Pensado, Tori Kelly, Tinashe, and Charlie Puth trust GI with their audio needs, and so can you.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Avid Pro Tools HD 12 & HD 10
  • Logic X
  • Neumann
  • Waves Mercury
  • Metric Halo
  • UAD
  • etc

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

**GI's rates are hourly at a rate of $50/hr to allow his clients to get the best possible product that fits their budget.**

Reviews of GI Studios

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg63 months agoby Verified Review

    Another record mix and mastered by Gi. He really has an incredible ear, and knew exactly what I was trying to accomplish. Worth it, every time. If you're on the fence with this guy, do yourself a favor and hire him. You'll be glad you made the decision.

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg63 months agoby Verified Review

    It is a great feeling being able to communicate ideas to your engineer and have them fully understood. Gi Studios has mixed several records for us and has consistently delivered the quality we have been looking for. He is dedicated to his craft and a pleasure to work with.

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg63 months agoby Verified Review

    Four Top notch, top of the line, premium quality record masters delivered fast by Gi Studios!!! They never fail to amaze me.

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg63 months agoby Verified Review

    Another single mixed and polished to perfection by Gi Studios!!! Blessings!!!

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg66 months agoby Verified Review

    Again!!! Always more, nothing less!!! Another successful session in the books. Gi non-stop killing it!!!!

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg67 months agoby Verified Review

    Another One In The Bag!!! Pure Sound and Quality!!!Thank you Gi!!! For your much needed support on this project!!! Bless!!!

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg67 months agoby Verified Review

    Once again, great work by GI Studios!!! Will definitely keep coming back for more!

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg68 months agoby Verified Review

    GI continues to surprise me!!! Great work, excellent, and superb sound!!!! Thank You!!!

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg69 months agoby Verified Review

    GI really works with your product to produce quality professional sound for any skill level of recording or production. He is a truly a Genius!!!!

  • Listing_thumb_gn9s0mg69 months agoby Verified Review

    Big Up!!! GI Studios!!! If you want pure sound and real music industry quality gots to go to them!!! Is a Hit and Never Miss!

  • Default-avatar6 months agoby

    Everything was exceptional! From how they greet you speak to you. They make you feel at home right away. Comfortable and laid back studio set up. People that generally care about your work and their work, and will help you progress..... If you want to progress! I loved my first session and look forward for the next one! Can't wait. Thank you G.I.

  • Default-avatar7 months agoby

    GI is a great engineer he's easy to work with has a great ear for music and has good energy I've only had one session with him but I look forward to many more. TG

  • Default-avatar8 months agoby

    I’m so glad to have found G.I. Studios. I set out to find an insightful professional engineer/producer with a “good ear”, and attention to detail…and I found him!
    G.I. completes me Lol :D … A pleasure to work with...efficient and reliable. I would highly recommend the “Executive Production Session”.

  • Default-avatar8 months agoby

    I’m so glad to have found G.I. Studios. I set out to find an insightful professional engineer/producer with a “good ear”, and attention to detail…and I found him!
    G.I. completes me Lol :D … A pleasure to work with...efficient and reliable. I would highly recommend the “Executive Production Session”.

  • Default-avatar9 months agoby

    i love the experience at gi studios thank u bro!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJQ5hNnMTGY

  • Default-avatar10 months agoby

    It was amazing

  • Default-avatar10 months agoby

    Experience was great! Felt like i was in a very professional environment. Everything was efficient and i got more done than done i expected! Excited to go back and work on some more stuff!

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Gi is a great dude who gets the job done. Every time i go to him and I'm never disappointed. If you want quality go to him !

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Loved my experience at GI Studios! I worked with G.I in the department of turntablism. G.I is a knowledgeable professional. The studio is a great place to get in learn and complete any project you may have. He did a great job listening to my goals and filling in any gaps to help me progress in my craft. His directions were clear and effective.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Amazing experience. Going into the studio for the first time I had no clue what to expect. All I had for reference was what I saw on TV. And boy was I completely blown away. This talented group of engineers made my mom feel like a million dollars. Will for sure be going back and soon. Also the end result was awesome. Crystal clear sound!!!

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    I have been very impressed and happy with my learning sessions at GI Studios. I came with almost zero knowledge of mixing, production and radio skills but GI studios prepared a excellent custom curriculum that has and will allow me to reach my goals.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    I just finished up a mixing lesson with G.I. and I am very happy with the experience. G.I. is very passionate and knowledgeable about his craft, and draws from a very wide range of music industry experiences. He provides incites that you would not get from the endless tutorials on the web.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    G.I. Is exactly what I needed recording, mixing, and mastering. There's no one better in the Northern California!

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Experience was amazing! GI definitely knows his craft and knows it well! Dope atmosphere. He was Executive Producer on my project "4 Days Off." I found myself saying every day "Why didn't I come here first?!"

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    I love GI Studios. G.I. is an audio pro who effortlessly captures whatever a producer or artist is looking for, be it acoustic or electronic. He's on time and ready to work when you are. A session with G.I. feels like a great day working in a top room in Los Angeles, London, New York, or Chicago - and no jet lag.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    I had an awesome experience at G.I. Studios. Very professional and easy to work with. I love how my recording came out and I can't wait til my next session! So glad I found this guy!

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Very technical and professional. Able to clearly communicate. Has lots of passion for his work.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    GI is one of the best in the industry. Gerald is attentive to details. He is really passionate about music and his job.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Awesome guy to work with. Very professional and knows and understands what you want. Seems very devoted to his customer. Great guy overall. Will be coming back.

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Interview with GI Studios

What are you working on at the moment?
I am currently producing 6 projects and working on mixes and masters for GRAMMY winning artists live performances at radio stations.
What do you like most about your job?
I am obsessed with audio and using it to create a true emotional impact. No other job, hobby, or obsession is better to me than this.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
People often think that mixing and mastering isn't an art. I say, if what you are doing creatively doesn't come across as beautiful art that moves clients and listeners, you're doing it wrong.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
My clients find it easiest to simply tell me what they are trying to accomplish and I then recommend the best plan of action based on my experience and knowledge.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Well thats a long answer lol... Short answer, I've been a professional DJ for over 14 years, DJ'd for Coca Cola, worked as Avid's Pro Tools Rep in Los Angeles, & was personally mentored by legend Dave Pensado (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera) as his mix assistant. I have since opened up two studios and do this full time for my clients.
How would you describe your style?
My style is more of a controlled organic approach. While I am very attentive to the details, my mentor Dave Pensado taught me everyday that music is emotion, and my main goal is to have the music I'm working on move my client and the listener emotionally.
Can you share one music production tip?
Understanding song structure and having quality sounds is CRUCIAL as a producer or a songwriter. Sometimes a little help from someone more experienced and with the right resources/connections is needed; and that's where I come in.
What type of music do you usually work on?
The majority of music we get hired for is EDM, R&B, Pop, and Hip Hop. We have recently begun picking up a lot of Rock projects as well!
What do you bring to a song?
With professional DJ experience of over 14 years for clubs, radio stations, and concerts; my tastes in a wide range of music and crowd response allow me to know what is needed to create the biggest emotional impact for the listener.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most of my clients hire me for mixing, mastering, and project production services because we can help bring their project to a commercial level through a hands on approach they may not have been able to do otherwise.