Jacob Waddy

Mixing & Mastering Engineer

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Putting my passion, time, attention to detail, and 6 hours of energy into every record my ears touch! ProTools & Logic X Certified, WAVES & UAD plug ins in the mix,10 years in the making, nothing less than quality, guaranteed! An artist that understands the sound that other artists need! Signed to Multi Platinum producer BuddahBlessThisBeat!

Mixing + Mastering- $125/trk
Label + Export Audio Files being mixed into a compressed folder or export session as AAF
One free courtesy reedit if needed with every song.

Former Patchwerk Recordings intern
Signed to BuddahBlessThisBeat as a songwriter and artist.
Current Recording Studio Owner (@DopeYearRecordings)
Fluently speak ProTools and Logic X

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Interview with Jacob Waddy

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

  2. A: "Jacob Wadydy-Big Kid Trap City," I produced 1/2 of the project, and mixed and mastered all of it singlehandedly.

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

  4. A: a new album for myself as an artist, produced by Buddah Bless This Beat

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

  6. A: not yet! still new!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both! I love the warm sound of analog, but i also appreciate the convenience of digital

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

  10. A: I promise I will put 6 hours into each record of mixing and mastering. Attention to detail, and a competitive and quality product.

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

  12. A: working with passionate and talented artists that know how to work and stay within the sweet spot in the mic

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

  14. A: How should I send the files? pleas export all audio files into a compressed folder or export session as AAF

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

  16. A: I make all of my work look easy, however i actually spend 6 hours on each record, I dont just slap pre sets on! every voice and song is different!

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

  18. A: Are you working on an album? or are you focused on promoting singles?

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

  20. A: Record your music properly meaning make sure the gain and input levels are not too high. Also remember not to record into the back of the mic! haha

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

  22. A: Nueman U87, Mac laptop, yamaha hs 5's, and Scarlett USB interface for easy portability, since were in the desert lol

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

  24. A: My mother paid for my first recording session when I was 11 years old. I got tired of engineers screwing up my music, so i opened up my own recording studio in Atlanta GA. Grew up with producer Buddah Bless

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style is fresh, current, seasoned, warm, and full!

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

  28. A: Pharrell because of his outside the box thinking when it comes to songwriting and creating a groove that fits the artists and maintains his personal sound.

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

  30. A: don't over compress! You can't mix a bad recording, and you can't master a bad mix!

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

  32. A: Hip Hop, Trap, Rap, RnB, and spoken word.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: eq'ing, proper compression, d'essing, and drops in a beat.

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

  36. A: I bring character, harmonics, and a crisp, balanced, industry competitive sound.

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

  38. A: I make an effort to put atleast 6 hours into every record I mix and master, in between taking time to allow my ears to rest and remain fresh for proper mixing and mastering.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: EQUIPMENT Mic: Nueman TM103 + Insulated Booth Interface: UAD Apollo Twin Mk2 + Big Knob Monitors: Yamaha Hs8 + KRK Sub Keyboard: M-Audio Code 49 Software: ProTools+ Logic X + Fruity Loops Plugins: WAVES + UAD Amenities Kitchen [microwave, fridge, freezer] Lounge area Smoking area

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

  42. A: Kendrick Lamar's Engineer ALI, Jay-Z's Engineer GURU, Pharrell, Dr. Dre, etc

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

  44. A: Songwriter, Mixing, and Mastering Engineer.

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Terms Of Service

1 Free revision, additional reedits $25.00, Radio Edits $25.00, turn around time 24-48 hour per track. Make All Payments to Cash App or Apple Pay Cash App $JacobWaddyG Apple Pay 404 879 8442

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Gear Highlights
  • UAD Apollo Twin MK2
  • Yamaha HS8 Monitors
  • Nueman TM103 Mic
  • Insulated Booth
  • Treated Room
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