Elephant Mixing

Mixing Engineer, Guitarist

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Sorry, no grammy-nomination yet, but I'm pretty sure we can get your song there.

Hi,

my name is Axel, I studied Jazz-guitar at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart and then filmscoring and sounddesign at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg.

I have my own studio since 15 years, in wich I worked on hundreds of projects, including compositions and mixing for TV, cinema and advertising.

I'd love to work with Indie-Bands or electronic acts. I have a lot of vintage gear, but my main goal, is to get a punchy sound, that's modern not old-fashioned.

I don't have any ratings here yet, so I'm wiling to mix the first 5 songs for 100$ each.

I can do some guitar recording as well, if you wish. I have vintage Fender/Marshall amps and a great selection of electric and acoustic guitars plus some nice vintage Neumann mics.

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

2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Simon B.
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    Axel went to great lengths to get the best out of my song. And he works very quickly!

  2. Review by Steffen Dix
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    have been working with elephant mixing for several years now.
    love the punchy mixes and exquisit consulting on any sound issue!
    Awesome engineer AND musician

Interview with Elephant Mixing

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

  2. A: Mac, Neve 1073, Neumann M49, La2a, TAD Speaker. Oh wait... That's exactly the gear I'm using :-)

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

  4. A: I'm doing this 15 years now as a professional writer/mixer. I started playing guitar when I was 7 years old, so it's been a while...

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

  6. A: Chandler TG-1 parallel on drums always sounds absolutely stunning.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: People tell me, that I'm a good listener. I see myself as a music fan.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: My setup combines both digital and analog. My mixes are often in the box with a combination of some analog compressors and some tube eqs. I think digital has a lot of advantages regarding the precision, but analog can often get that magic thing happen without thinking too much.

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

  12. A: Oh... there are a few... Nigel Godrich, Andy Wallace, Rick Rubin.

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

  14. A: I compose and mix for my clients. Mostly the music is attached to a film, but I worked on various band projects in the past.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Radiohead
  • Air
  • Warpaint
Gear Highlights
  • Lots of analog vintage gear (Pultec
  • Neve 2264
  • pair of Neve 1066
  • pair of Neve 1057
  • Teletronix La2a
  • Blonder -Tongue Eq
  • Space Echo) + modern gear (Manley Vari-Mu
  • Unfairchild
  • EAR 825q
  • Retro 176
  • Chandler TG-1
  • API 2500
  • API 5500
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SoundBetter Deal

my first 5 mixes here on soundbetter will be for the discount price of 100$