Aidan Swift

Producer, Mixing Engineer

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Hi I'm Aidan! I'm a Music Producer, Mixing, and Mastering Engineer. I've worked with many artists including Foreign Republic, ALMOSTGONE, MattySmith, Beauty Operators, and I'd love to work with you too!

Mixing - Volume levels, technical and creative effects processing and vocal correction.

Production - Recording real instruments such as Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Analog Synths and Drums. I can also add synthetic instruments such as Horns, E-Piano, Custom Synths, Percussion, etc:

Mastering - Master-Bus technical and creative effects processing with professional plugins, maximizing and limiting.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Interview with Aidan Swift

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: In this era of computer hardware, in the box processing has never sounded this good on its own merit, and can nearly exactly replicate all time favorite hardware units.

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

  4. A: I feel like the general public sees mixing as just moving a couple faders, and producing as just pushing a few buttons. It is far, far more complicated than that and I think that's the best thing about it. The more challenging the better in my opinion, that's what makes the possibilities endless.

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: I feel I am haphazard yet organized. I do what I believe is best for the song first, no matter how strenuous it may be to achieve, and then ensure it meets my technical-correctness standards.

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

  8. A: I would love to work with AJR. They have been my biggest inspiration for my own music, and I feel like the creativity we share would make amazing productions.

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

  10. A: I've worked on countless Indie-Pop records, rock songs, and synth-centered songs.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: My strongest skill is mixing music. I've done it for many years and imagine doing it for many more.

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

  14. A: I feel I bring a solid balance between a musical and perfectionist mindset. I enjoy a great sounding song on its own merit, and love to help make sure it is all technically up to snuff.

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

  16. A: I work primarily in Logic Pro X, but I also use Pro Tools from time to time. I import the given files into the session and start with mixing drums and vocals. I spend a lot of time getting a lot of the technical stuff out of the way, then as the channel strips grow I add creative processing such as verb/delay and saturation.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: I have a pair of Focal Alpha 65s on IsoAcoustic stands, connected to an Apollo Twin X. I work entirely in the box, so I've accrued a vast majority of industry standard tools and effects. I have a Komplete Kontrol keyboard when synthetic instruments need to be added to a production, and an AKG C214 to record anything from the real world.

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

  20. A: My personal favorite producer is Ryan Met, his ability to warp instruments from multiple different genres into a single production encourages me to spend that extra time making sure I make the best sound-design choices possible.

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

  22. A: I typically do the final mixes and mastering for clients.

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Up to 2 free revisions Allow 2 days (on average) for project completion Alt Mixes (Instrumental, TV Track) +$20 Grouped Stem mixes +$30

GenresSounds Like
  • AJR
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • The Chalkeaters
Gear Highlights
  • Focal Alpha 65s
  • UAD Apollo
  • AKG C214
  • Korg Minilogue
  • Waves
  • Fabfilter
  • Omnisphere
  • Serum
  • Nexus
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