nk1000

Mixing Engineer

nk1000 on SoundBetter

I do mix music tracks. Mostly pop genres. I really love RNB and Neo-Soul

I also produce music for my signed artist so I can partly produce your song if needed

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

Interview with nk1000

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

  2. A: BRESDEN — Take Me to Your Stars. It was a single by the indie band from St.Petersburg. I managed to make it both groovy and stylized. It's like you're at the same time in 80-s and in space. I did both production and mixing

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

  4. A: We a releasing an EP by Katia Gilman, a very folky indie-pop. I am in love with the release

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

  6. A: I've seen to famous mix engineers here but forgot whom exactly

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Combined. I tend to take the best out of each world. Fully analog tracking and combined mixing

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

  10. A: We will definitely make the song sound the way you want. Even if it costs me more than I get from you

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

  12. A: I can forget time exists

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

  14. A: Q: Hey, can you mix my song for $100? A: Yes

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

  16. A: Some people might think mixing is just pressing the buttons and switching knobs

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

  18. A: What they want people to feel while listening to the song. Where the song is going to be rotated

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

  20. A: Don't hesitate asking as many question as you like. Please let me know as much information as you're comfortable before we start

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

  22. A: UREI 1178 Soyuz 017 Tube Avalon 737sp Focal Twin 6Be Apogee Symphony 16x16 Actually, what I own right now. Loving my setup so much!

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

  24. A: Since 16. I am 32

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Minimalist, Oldschool

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

  28. A: Jorja Smith. She brings so many emotions through the songs. I value that the most. Also, she brings an oldschool vibe while being absolute modern lady

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

  30. A: Always translate what artist says into the language of feelings as in 90% an artists can not describe what they want using sound engineer's terminology. But you can watch what they feel while explaining that

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

  32. A: RNB, Neo-Soul, Indie Pop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Finding the strongest elements in a song and enhance them. While masking the weakest sides or changing them

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

  36. A: Emotions, balance

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: APOGEE Symphony 16x16 converter Avalon 737sp tube preamp UREI 1178 vintage compressor from 1970-s FOCAL Twin 6Be monitors SOYUZ 017 Tube mic AKG 414 XL2 mic

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

  40. A: Being an emotional singer really inspires me

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

  42. A: Vocal tracking, recording guitars, comping, editing, cleaning sound, mixing

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GenresSounds Like
  • Jorja Smith
  • Jungle
  • Jordan Rakei
Gear Highlights
  • Focal 6Be
  • Apogee Symphony 16X16
  • Avalon 737sp
  • UREI 1178
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$250 for producing and mixing