Fraser McKnight

Remote Mixing & Mastering

15 Reviews (4 Verified)
Fraser McKnight on SoundBetter

Welcome! I’m offering high-quality audio production services with a refined style. Delivering radio ready mixing and mastering services to ensure a competitive sound without compromising on audio quality.

I have always had a passion for music. My keen interest in classical music as a teen led me to study composition at University. I then pursued audio production due to my diverse taste in music. Following on from this I have been offering various audio production services to musicians and filmmakers.

Working with me means that you’re in a trusted and knowledgeable pair of hands, I have a Master’s in Record Production from London College of Music and studied composition for my Bachelor's degree at the University of Hull.

My technical knowledge and skills will bring the best out of your performance and allow your creativity to flourish by delivering you a professional, finished track to be proud of.

I can also read score, which helps me to communicate to performers and to better inform mixing decisions.

I value every client and strive to deliver the best work possible, with unlimited free revisions for two weeks to guarantee your satisfaction. Reach out to get your project started today by clicking the contact button above. Can’t wait to work with you and bring your vision to reality.

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

15 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Andoreni Erazo Bustos

    Incredible Mix and Mastering Engineer. He is always straightforward and very professional. I highly recommend working with him. He has delivered me top-notch quality in the classical music realm. If you want your project o be successfully realized he is the man to go.

  2. Review by Andoreni Erazo Bustos

    Excellent Mixer,
    We went through everything with patience and perseverance. Even when a payment didn't register Fraser had great interest in looking out for my money. A compassionate and intelligent man to say the least.
    Highly recommended and knows what He is doing!

  3. Review by Vladimir Z.

    I had a great experience working with Fraser on my mix.
    He was extremely professional, timely, and delivered a spectacular result. I highly recommend him.

  4. Review by Joshua B.

    I have thoroughly enjoyed my recording process with Fraser. Throughout the process, he proved himself to be a consummate professional and exhibited an abundance of patience while I learned to record from my bedroom in the states. He was very present throughout the entire recording process, offering guidance on how to set up my recording space and suggesting original ideas on how to achieve my desired sound aesthetic. His knowledge of recording techniques and software programs is extensive. I would highly recommend working for hi on your next program, I certainly will.

  5. Review by Alex
    by Alex

    I have worked with Fraser on a number of projects now and I couldn't be happier with all of the results.
    A true professional, his output is of the highest quality, he works quickly and efficiently and is always a joy to be with in the studio, on location or on zoom! Every time we have worked together I've seen he has the ability to get the best out of everyone he works with and he has a great sense of humour, always exactly when it's needed.
    The reason I continue to work with Fraser is his clear passion and love for his work and his willingness to share his knowledge and secrets.

  6. Review by Nathen
    by Nathen

    Quality service. Professional and friendly. Would work with him again and highly recommend !

  7. Review by Sophia Amie
    by Sophia Amie

    I recommend working with Fraser. He really listens, knows what he's doing, and does his utmost to give you the result you are looking for. Highly professional and easy to communicate with.

  8. Review by Richard Haslam

    Fraser is a great producer and I have always had a fantastic time working with him. His friendly and calm demeanour helped to create a calm and creative environment in the studio which helped me to perform at my best. Furthermore, his detailed and artistic approach to post-production work gave all my performances a polished and professional sound which in turn has provided me with more live music work and further opportunities as part of my portfolio. I will certainly be requesting his services again in the future.

  9. Review by Marisa ML

    Fraser is an outstanding professional and I have had the pleasure and priviledge of working with him on a wide variety of projects. He recorded, mixed and mastered various piano works in different styles for me and I couldn't be happier with the result. Fraser has excellent communication and a commitment to achieve the highest possible quality for each project. I'll be sure to send him many more requests in future. Thank you, Fraser!

  10. Review by Jason Yang
    by Jason Yang

    Fraser works in a professional and committed style, he delivers high-quality recording and adapts to the shooting style very fast. I was benefitted a lot from him for my project!

  11. Review by Ash
    by Ash

    Fraser is committed to providing great results, he is self evaluating and always looking to make improvements where he sees need for them. Communication is great and he's very personable.

  12. Review by Susan Nataly Coombes
    by Susan Nataly Coombes

    I hope in the future that I may have the opportunity to work together with Fraser McKnight. He has given me excellent advice
    regarding the type of microphone that I should purchase in order to record and work at home during the lockdown.
    Very professional and knowledgeable.

  13. Review by Tom Olsen
    by Tom Olsen

    Fraser produced an excellent, polished result, and was very accomodating throughout the process with efficient revisions. I would highly recommend.

  14. Review by Tom Olsen
    by Tom Olsen

    Fraser produced an excellent polished result, and was very accomodating throughout the process with efficient revisions. I would highly recommend

  15. Review by Pat Kuantrakul
    by Pat Kuantrakul

    Delivered great end result in the direction that I want. Working fast on sending revisions and we progress the project quickly. Definitely gonna use his service again.

Interview with Fraser McKnight

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

  2. A: Marisa ML - Session Pianist and Arranger

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both are great for different reasons - I think the difference is more in the way we use the technology than the sound it provides at this point as both of them are so advanced. I use a mostly digital setup as it's more compact and much more powerful.

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

  6. A: Client satisfaction.

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

  8. A: What's the duration of each song and how many tracks or stems are there? Does your project have a deadline that you need to meet? What media channels and formats will you be using to release?

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

  10. A: Find a good reference track - a commercial release which you think has a great sound and matches your vision sonically. This gives me a concrete example which helps me to understand and meet your vision.

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

  12. A: My goal is to bring the best out of you - the artist. Everything that I do is geared towards that. Your song should have a great sound quality so it doesn't stick out in a playlist with other similar songs, but also have some elements that stand out enough to grab someone's attention and win them over.

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

  14. A: 1 - Remove and minimise any issues that I can hear. 2 - Strengthen what's focal to the song. 3 - Check any references I have to bring it in line with your vision. 4 - Balance and pan elements, including transient shaping. 5 - Decide on the spacial dimensions such as reverb/delay and stereo width. 6 - Get the mix to translate well on different playback systems.

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

  16. A: There are far too many to name here but in terms of workflow I would say the Beatles. The Beatles' early production had to be very decisive due to the limitations of the technology they were using, the production is also very creative and has a performative element to it.

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Terms Of Service

Free revisions for up to 14 days from project delivery. Turnaround varies depending on availability and scope of work.

Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Ableton Live 9
  • Mackie HR624 & Avantone Mixcube
  • RME Babyface Pro
  • Waves
  • SoundToys
  • Fabfilter
  • Melodyne
  • etc.
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