Rap/Hip-Hop Mixing Engineer

Kagenstudios on SoundBetter

I'm a producer and trained audio engineer with an academic background in Sound & Music-production (B.A.) and I run an online Mixing & Mastering Business as 'Kagenstudios'. For the best part of a decade, I've been doing freelance audio work. I use state of the art hard- and software in my studio and my multi-year experience to realise your project

About me:
Furkan Gülüs, trained Audio-Engineer with mixing studio 'Kagenstudios' in Munich, Germany.
Freelance audio engineer and contractor, previously having worked with companies including BMW, FrieslandCampina, Malteser International, HfMDK Frankfurt and more, as well as over 300 consumers both over freelancing platforms such as fiverr.com, airgigs.com and directly.
Over 200 5.0 Star Reviews
Mixing Engineer and Team Leader for 'Music for silent film' HfMDK, Frankfurt.
Sound Designer for Advertisements including BMW, Chocomel, Malteser International & more.
Sound Designer for Indie Game 'Sunblaze'

My services include:
- Price per Track, up to 50 Stems
- Mixing, EQ-ing, Compression, Panning & Stereo Imaging
- Reverb, Delays, Saturation, Multiband Dynamics
- Denoising and Cleanup using iZotope RX Software
- Vocal De-Brath, De-Ess, Mouth De-Click
- Vocal tuning using Melodyne Studio and Autotune
- 16-bit WAV / and (per request) 320kbps MP3 & 24-bit WAV
- Radio & Distribution ready
- Limiting and competitive Loudness - You track will pop out on all platforms and streaming services!

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

Interview with Kagenstudios

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

  2. A: I produced the Album "Sentiment" by Kagen.

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

  4. A: I'm working on a Pop-Ep for a new client

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

  6. A: Currently haven't made any connections here.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Mostly in the box. It has so many advantages, and a lot of what people like a bout analog are 'flaws' that can easily be amulated in digital

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

  10. A: We promise guranteed satisfaction, and revisions until the mix is 100% there.

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

  12. A: Getting to hear a wide variety of songs from different artists and different genres - Truly being able to appreciate the diversity of music.

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

  14. A: Q: How can I send you my files? A: Please create stems by rendering all active audio tracks separately to the same length. 24-bit .wav files prefered. Make sure dither is turned on. You can put these files in a folder and compress them into an archive. Upload the archive to WeTransfer / GoogleDrive/ DropBox, and DM me the link!

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

  16. A: Mixing is so much more than just balancing faders.

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

  18. A: Do you have a reference track for this song

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

  20. A: Just tell us exactly what you want, provide references and examples... We will work until you are truly happy

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

  22. A: Sennheiser HD660s, Audient Id14, Subpac S2, Adam A7X, Mac Pro

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Energetic, loud, crisp, alive.

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

  26. A: Koan Sound since they have been a big inspiration.

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

  28. A: Lowcut your sides at 120hz.

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Mixing with a wide Stereo Image

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

  32. A: Mixing is the art of polishing a song and getting the fullest potential out of it. We make hits out of potential hits.

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

  34. A: We work in Ableton Live 10, Logic, Reaper, BitWig.

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

  36. A: Koan Sound, Drake, Culprate, Ekcle

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

  38. A: Each Team-member has decade-long Experience.

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

  40. A: Any genre ranging from Pop, Metal, Trap, Country, Hip-Hop, Electronica, EDM, Dubstep, DnB, Neurofunk, Orchestral, House any many more. However we specialise on Rap / Hip-Hop production

  41. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  42. A: We use state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions and reference monitoring equipment. Ranging from Sennheiser, DynAudio, SubPac, Audient.

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

  44. A: We offer industry standard mixing & mastering services - Mixing your Multitrack Projects in studio quality.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Drake
  • Billie Eilish
Gear Highlights
  • Sennheiser HD 660s
  • Subpac S2
  • Audient ID4
  • Dynaudio AIR20
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