Zak Higgins

Mixing, Producing, guitarist

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I can only make you sound like the best version of yourself.

9+ years experience in mix engineering, production and being a musician. I've worked with a wide range of genres, with artists big and small, from around the world. I've acquired 100s of thousands of streams from multiple artists. I specialize in trying to find your vision and bring it out to be the best it can be.

I'm not going to sit here and sweet talk you through my process, because that won't make a good song. Whether writing, producing, mixing, mastering or recording, my number 1 priority is to just make a good song, with ZERO ego involved, and I'll do whatever it takes to get that. I don't prioritize making a quick buck, or building business, I only care about the music, because that's what I love. Check out my demo above, and if you like the sound of the tracks I've worked on, then maybe I'm the right one for you.

I also offer unlimited revisions, to guarantee that you get what you are looking for.

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

13 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Fortysixbookings
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    Zak is a very talented producer / engineer.

    He has the patient and completed the job to our most satisfaction.

    Till next time!

  2. Review by Vaughan T.
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    Zak is a dope producer. Excellent collab partner, and will continue to work him in the future.

  3. Review by Vaughan T.
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    Zak is super dope and talented. Works professionally and great service. I would recommend.

  4. Review by Joao Leao
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    Very easygoing, loved working with you! Keep it up

  5. Review by Michael A.
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    Zak is not only extremely creative, is a great with communication and kept me in the loop every step of the way. I would highly suggest working with Zak!

  6. Review by Brian Lee
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    Zak made the mixing/mastering process very easy for me, and he made any additional edits that I wanted. He made the final project sound great!

  7. Review by Mar M.
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    Very patient, kind and fun to work with! Zak is a meticulous artist who is as dedicated to achieving your visions as you are.

  8. Review by Vaughan T.
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    I've worked with Zak now several times. He's very talented and has a great instinct for what sounds good. I would highly recommend.

  9. Review by Mar M.
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    Zak is incredibly incredibly talented! He really engages with your vision and adds so much value to it. He's very patient, hard-working and determined to produce unique tracks with you:) His work is purely magical.

  10. Review by Vaughan T.
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    5 stars for production quality and professionalism. Great to work with and has an excellent ear for beats.

  11. Review by Vaughan T.
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    Super talented musician and producer. I definitely like collabing with Zak and would recommend his service.

  12. Review by Vaughan T.
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    Zak is a killer producer. He is very talented, fast, professional, and easy to work with. His sound is next level too. I would highly recommend working with him

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    Such a great, professional mix! Fantastic engineer and all round great guy!

Interview with Zak Higgins

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

  2. A: Working on some singles with Omo Aston

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

  4. A: I work with a fantastic producer and musician named Conor tansey who you can also find on soundbetter. If you're looking for a song writer in hip hop, hit up "Dendo", for RnB "Omo Aston" or for gospel/rnb soul, then "tobi- A" is your guy.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: "Why choose when you can bring all your weapons to the gun fight?" - Dave Pensado

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

  8. A: The joy of making other people happy. (Confelicity)

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

  10. A: Production is as simple as 'making a beat'

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

  12. A: what are their goals, what message are they trying to get across with their music, what elements of their song do they really want to stand out, what do they want me to bring to the table

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

  14. A: my laptop, acoustic guitar, TLM102 mic, PMC Result 6s and Apollo twin interface

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

  16. A: Started from my bedroom, worked through jobs in studios, became freelance, started a music collective, opened my own studio and now here i am

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: I always try to stand out from the norms. I prioritize dynamics and transients over loudness and brightness

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

  20. A: Never force anything to work. Learn WHY before HOW

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Identifying the artist/producers vision and keeping it in mind while I add my own

  23. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  24. A: I mix and produce Mostly in the box. I have a computer which I actually built myself (I trust it more that way) which is running through my UAD Apollo twin X Quad and out through my PMC result 6 monitors. I have a Mexican Fender Telecaster, a Fender P bass, an upright piano, and more plugins than I'll ever need.

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

  26. A: Timbaland, Jon Castelli, Iain Kirkpatrick, Sonder, Frank Ocean

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

  28. A: Music production and mixing, sometimes playing guitar or bass

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

  30. A: To make them sound like the best version of themself

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

  32. A: Most common questions are what do I charge and what style am I comfortable with. I tell them my prices and that I can adapt to any style

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

  34. A: Don't expect to sound like anything other than the best version of yourself

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

  36. A: either Brent Faiyaz or saba, as they just bring something unique to the table and I listen to their music alot

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

  38. A: Hip hop/Rnb

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

  40. A: I make it the best version of itself

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

  42. A: I listen to the artists ideas and try to create a mental image of who they are and what their sound is, then I try to bring out the best in all of it

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  • Saba
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Gear Highlights
  • PMC Result 6 monitors
  • Pro tools 12.5
  • Ableton 10
  • FL Studio 20
  • UAD apollo
  • Neumann TLM 102
  • Shure SM57
  • Oktava mk012 pair
  • 1991 Fender stratocaster plus
  • Melodyne
  • Autotune
  • Waves UAD Fabfilter Spectrasonics Oeksound Izotope and soundtoys plugins
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