James Kenyon

Remote Mixing & Mastering

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I will mix and/or master you tracks to sound great on all streaming platforms and physical media. Additionally, I can offer audio editing services such as, but not limited to, drum comping, vocal comping and vocal tuning.

My name is James Kenyon and I have five years mixing and mastering experience at a semi-professional level. I am currently in my final year of university at BIMM Manchester studying Music Production. This is where I have learnt the majority of my skills. The genres I am most suited to working in are indie and rock but I have done work in all other genres. I am predominantly a mixing engineer who does some audio engineering in the studios around Manchester but I am currently trying to do more mastering work to expand my portfolio.

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Interview with James Kenyon

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

  2. A: You need to trust that the engineer knows what's best for the song.

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

  4. A: My promise is that I will put everything I know into making their track the best it can possibly be.

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

  6. A: I am especially proud of the church sessions I got asked to work on for my university. I engineered the sessions which took place at Holy Name Church in Manchester then got the opportunity to mix and master the tracks at a later date.

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

  8. A: I am currently working on projects for university but I am eager to find new tracks to work with.

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

  10. A: Unfortunately not as I have just joined the platform but I look forward to discovering some of the great people on the site.

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: I like a mix of both due to the fun and tangibility of analogue gear and the easy of use and flexibility of digital gear.

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

  14. A: The ability to be creative.

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

  16. A: How will I receive my finished project? .wav file over a site such as wetransfer

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

  18. A: It's easy.

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

  20. A: What is your vision for this track? Do you have any reference tracks?

  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, Apple Macbook Pro, Universal Audio Apollo Twin, a pair of Genelec 8040B's and a Telefunken U47

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

  24. A: I started playing guitar at the age of 10 which lead me to discover the genre of rock. I then pursued guitar until I was 16 when I began to produce. My love for producing made me choose to study music technology at college and then music production at university.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I would describe my style as precise.

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

  28. A: I would love to work with Dave Grohl as he has played a major part in shaping my musical taste.

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

  30. A: Use your ears. If it sound right to you then it doesn't matter what the screen is telling you.

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

  32. A: I usually work on indie/rock music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My strongest skill is delivering consistent mixes.

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

  36. A: I like to leave my own touch on a song so I'd say i bring creativity to a song.

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

  38. A: My typical work process involves top-down mixing and stem mastering.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My studio setup is minimal but functional. I plan on expanding it soon.

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

  42. A: Two music production professionals I look up to are Dave Pensado and Chris Lord-Alge

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

  44. A: The most common type of work I do for my clients is recording and mixing. I would like to do more mastering.

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I was the Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer and Mastering Engineer in this production

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