Andy Troy

Live and Studio Mix Engineer

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I'm a Sydney based mix engineer that tours worldwide mixing FOH, Monitors (IEM's) as well as multi-tracking shows for various artists. Artists include Ruel, Sticky Fingers, Birds of Tokyo, Ocean Alley, Steel Panther, to name a few. Whether you want a studio song mixed, live record mixed, or even a second opinion, I'd love to have a chat.

Services include:
- Mix live recordings ready for release
- Mix studio recordings ready for release
- Quick turnaround
- Lesson on how to mix audio
- I can bake a legit Bagel

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Ruel
  • Ruel
  • Ruel
  • Gracey
  • Ruel
  • Gracey
  • Ruel
  • Gracey
  • Gracey
  • Gracey
  • Gracey
  • SG Lewis
  • Ruel
  • Ruel
  • Ruel
  • M-Phazes
  • Ruel
  • Cashino
  • Omar Apollo
  • Omar Apollo
  • SG Lewis
  • Hilltop Hoods
  • Omar Apollo
  • Omar Apollo
  • M-Phazes

5 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Robby S.
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    This was our second time getting a song done from Andy and I can't recommend him enough. He's very easy going and patient and does a very good job understanding the needs of your song.

  2. Review by Robby S.
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    Always a pleasure working with Andy. Such a cool dude who is willing to spend extra time on zoom to help optimize your sound and production process. Song turned out great!

  3. Review by Robby S.
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    Andy was so chill to work with and did such an epic job on our indie/reggae song. Definitely top notch mixing/mastering and has an ear for the type of sound your going for. Definitely recommend!

  4. Review by Beau Golden
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    Loved working with Andy, great communication, amazing ears and musical choices in his mix. Really happy with the result. Look forward to the next time.

  5. Review by Beau Golden
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    This project was a pleasure. Andy knew exactly what he wanted and delivered top notch production and mixes for me to record my keys parts over. Thanks Andy!

Interview with Andy Troy

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

  2. A: My current project (that’s top secret). I was monitors engineer and record engineer for the tour.

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

  4. A: A live record for an artist (sorry, can’t say who!)

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

  6. A: Yes. Mike Avenaim and Beau Golden. Both amazing in their own right.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: How long is a piece of string?

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

  10. A: Quality product with a fast turnaround.

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

  12. A: I love everything about my job. Wouldn’t trade it for anything.

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

  14. A: Can you make me sound like a million dollars? Absolutely!

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

  16. A: Engineers are always learning. There’s multiple ways to achieve a great result.

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

  18. A: I always ask “How do you want it to sound or what sound are you going for?”

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

  20. A: Ask questions. If you like what you hear, it’s a good sign. Nothing worse than not getting on with someone.

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

  22. A: A leatherman, gaff tape, guitar, a pair of headphones, Solar powered Music playback device (which may or may not exist).

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

  24. A: I have been doing this professionally since 2002.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Clean, polished mix style but can also get dirty and indie/Lo-fi sounding.

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

  28. A: Bon Jovi. Why? Because it’s Bon Jovi!

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

  30. A: It’s not all about the kick drum.

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

  32. A: All types. Of late, I have been working with a pop artist and an indie band.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Communication. Being able to understand the artists needs and expectations.

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

  36. A: I like to think I bring a sense of real-ness And excitement to a song/mix.

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

  38. A: Listening is key. Listen to the song. Listen to the artist. Listen to the client. I don’t have a set way so do things, it all comes down to the clients needs and expectations.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I mix in the box, using reaper and protools with a bunch of waves plugins. I use dynaudio monitors and empirical labs distressors.

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

  42. A: I love to talk gear and techniques with other likeminded musicians and engineers.

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

  44. A: Live sound. I tour around the world and mix FOH or monitors as well as multitrack record and mix shows for the artists I work with.

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Terms Of Service

- 25% (non-refundable) deposit at time of booking, with balance of the remaining 75% to be paid prior to delivery of the final mix. - Contact for Mix Revision Terms.

GenresSounds Like
  • Ruel
  • Birds Of Tokyo
  • Sticky Fingers
Gear Highlights
  • Emperical Labs Distressors
  • DynAudio
  • Waves Plugins
  • Allen & Heath console
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