Julian Dreyer

tracking and mixing engineer

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I am the chief engineer of Echo Mountain Recording www.echomountain.net I have worked with the Avett brothers, Steep canyon Rangers, Mandolin Orange and many others. www.juliandreyer.com

Echo mountain is a multi room tracking and mixing facility with two large studios based around a neve 8068 and Api 3288 with a smaller mix room using a dangerous 2 bus. I have 15 years of experience tracking and mixing all styles of music including rick, bluegrass, country, jazz and classical orchestral music.

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

AllMusic verified credits for Julian Dreyer
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Asheville Symphony
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Asheville Symphony
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Asheville Symphony
  • Jim Lauderdale
  • Jim Lauderdale
  • Casey Kristofferson
  • Rachael Kilgour
  • The Steel Woods
  • Kishi Bashi
  • Mandolin Orange
  • Beth Snapp
  • Parker Millsap
  • Chuck Lichtenberger
  • Monster Truck
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Steve Martin
  • Edda Glass
  • Max Hatt
  • White Denim
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Steve Martin
  • Edie Brickell
  • Widespread Panic
  • Mandolin Orange
  • Mandolin Orange
  • Town Mountain
  • Zac Brown
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Cardinal Sons
  • Cardinal Sons
  • Monster Truck
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Acoustic Syndicate
  • Dawes
  • Ponderosa
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Blackberry Smoke
  • Zac Brown
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Zac Brown
  • Zac Brown Band
  • G. Love
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Steve Martin
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Steve Martin
  • Toubab Krewe
  • Band of Horses
  • Day of Fire
  • Chatham County Line
  • Electric Owls
  • Electric Owls
  • Electric Owls
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Polvo
  • Samantha Crain
  • Samantha Crain & the Midnight Shivers
  • Samantha Crain
  • Samantha Crain & the Midnight Shivers
  • The Parlor Mob
  • Amy Ray
  • Chatham County Line
  • William Jackson
  • Zac Brown
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Tyler Ramsey
  • Band of Horses
  • Band of Horses
  • The Avett Brothers
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Stephaniesid
  • Stephaniesid
  • Stephaniesid
  • Stephaniesid
  • Angi West
  • Chris Jamison
  • Eliza Lynn
  • Eliza Lynn
  • Barrett Smith
  • Shannon Whitworth
  • Fareed Haque
  • Garaj Mahal
  • The Broadcast
  • Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
  • Fireside Collective
  • Kev Rowe
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Eleanor Underhill
  • E Normus Trio
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Rayna Gellert
  • Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
  • Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
  • Amythyst Kiah

Interview with Julian Dreyer

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

  2. A: Steep canyon Rangers with Boys 2 Men and the asheville symphony. Tracking and Mixing Engineer. It was such a great mixing of genres and a pleasure to be a part of and mix

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

  4. A: Country, southern Rock, contemporary classical, hip hop, Indie Rock

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

  6. A: Josh Blake

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

  8. A: that I can fix anything in pro tools

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

  10. A: coles 4038, Supro Royal Reverb, echoplex, sm57, and a fender rhodes

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

  12. A: 4 years in live sound and then the last 13 years working at Echo Mountain Recording.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: I try to stay out of the way of the art, but left to my own devises, then it ussally goes to a psychedelic place

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

  16. A: Don't Be a Dick

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

  18. A: All Kinds. As I type this I am working on a Hip Hop record, a Country Record, a southern rock record, a contemporary classical record,

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

  20. A: I think that I am pretty intuitive so I do my best to follow the song where it wants to go instead of forcing something on it.

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

  22. A: Tracking depends on the situation. I Usually get a mix sitting in a good spot then start the notes conversation with the client so we can make sure the vibe is right and then do a couple rounds of revisions using the clients notes and my notes from listening in alternate environments.

  23. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  24. A: 2 Available tracking rooms with a Neve 8068 in one room and a 1978 API 3288 in the other. I mix in a smaller mix/editing suite on Protools mixing through a Dangerous 2 bus. I can also work in Logic if needed but pro tools is my preference.

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

  26. A: I am a Tracking and Mixing engineer and also produce live band records.

Gear Highlights
  • https://www.echomountain.net/church-gear-list
  • https://www.echomountain.net/api-gear
  • https://www.echomountain.net/b-room-gear
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