Steve Wessing

Audio Cooking

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Steve Wessing on SoundBetter

I'm Steve, an Engineer. Music is my passion and I love helping bring peoples musical visions to life. I learned my skills at The Conservatory Of Recording Arts and Sciences and honed them working with the best in the industry while being a staff Engineer at Interscope Records. Engineered GRAMMY winning album Joni Mitchell "Love Has Many Faces"

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

4 Reviews

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  1. Review by Jason Reisdorf
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    My wife and I had such a great time working with Steve! He was very professional and easy to work with. We felt so special when he had water bottles and fruit out for us as well as many candles and incense (to my wife’s delight!). His knowledge of how and where to mic my saxophone was great as well. Steve made it easy for us to record in a way that was most comfortable for us as we prefer to play live and to have that same feeling on our recordings as well. Top notch mixing and mastering! Please contact Steve with any recording, mixing, or mastering needs! Thanks Steve!

  2. Review by Rob Ransom
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    Steve is mixing and mastering my record, and it is sounding amazing! He truly puts his heart into giving you the sound and mix that you are happy with.
    Unlike other producers, he let's me help produce and get the sound I hear in my head.
    He is a super nice guy as well, so it makes it alot easier as well.
    I highly recommend Steve for recording/mixing/mastering your project!

    God Bless!
    Rob Ransom- New Life Band

  3. Review by Michael Grabner
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    I've thoroughly enjoyed working with Steve in every sense, and I look forward to working with him on more projects in the future. Steve has understood my creative vision every step of the way during the recording process and has been able to help me achieve that. Every finished track has sounded phenomenal, and his experience as an engineer is evident every step of the way. Steve conducts himself with professionalism, ensures that his recording space is a comfortable working enviornment, and offers very fair pricing for his excellent work. Strongly recommend working with Steve.

  4. Review by Michael Grabner
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    I've thoroughly enjoyed working with Steve in every sense, and I look forward to working with him on more projects in the future. Steve has understood my creative vision every step of the way during the recording process and has been able to help me achieve that. Every finished track has sounded phenomenal, and his experience as an engineer is evident every step of the way. Steve conducts himself with professionalism, ensures that his recording space is a comfortable working enviornment, and offers very fair pricing for his excellent work. Strongly reccomend working with Steve.

Interview with Steve Wessing

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

  2. A: Nicholas Raymond "To The Moon & Back". I just love how the sound turned out. Awesome recording session in an empty chapel that had lots of natural reverb. Overall just a good time working on.

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

  4. A: A hip hop album and a country singer-songwriter album

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

  6. A: Dan Konopka. Sancola Sound

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog Recording and Mixing Digital. Can't beat the recorded analog sound. Mixing digital saves a huge amount of time and nobody will notice the difference in sound quality.

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

  10. A: Ill help bring your musical vision to life

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

  12. A: It doesn't feel like work because I thoroughly enjoy what I do.

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

  14. A: What was it like working for Interscope? It was awesome!

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

  16. A: I make beats

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

  18. A: Who do yo aspire to sound like?

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

  20. A: It's more than worth it to pay for a pro!

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

  22. A: Gibson Hummingbird, Neuman U67, Neve 1073, Fairchild Compressor, Pro Tools HD system

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

  24. A: Attended audio engineering school at The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences. Worked at major studios in Los Angeles, mainly Interscope Records (Universal Music Group)

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Natural and Vibey

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

  28. A: Dave Grohl. He's the King.

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

  30. A: Set your time based processors to be in rhythm with the song

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

  32. A: Rock, Hip Hop, Folk, Singer Songwriter, Jazz, Blues, and all others!

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Recording and Mixing

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

  36. A: Highly trained ears

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

  38. A: Step 1: Record Step 2: Edit, Comp, and Tune Step 3: Mix Step 4: Master Step 5: Enjoy

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Pro Tools with lots of tasty plug-ins! Yamaha HS5 speakers and Beyerdynamic DT770 headphones. Can record up to 18 inputs with tube pre-amps. Lots of vibe.

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

  42. A: Anything Dave Grohl does. Kendrick Lamar is who got me into hip hop. Rick Ruben. Any music that makes you feel something.

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

  44. A: Recording, Editing, Vocal Comping and Tuning, Mixing, and Mastering

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GenresSounds Like
  • Foo Fighters
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Kendrick Lamar
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Melodyne
  • Izotope Music Production Suite
  • Vocalign
  • Waves
  • Neuman TLM103
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