Free mix and mastering samples are available to new clients. I started my career in music as a violinist, as an audio engineer I bring the precision of a classical musician to your music. I understand the level of emotion and impact that you want to provide with your songs. I will preserve and enhance your performance.
I provide mixing and mastering services. If you are a new customer and interested in my services I am happy to provide a free sample. Just send me your files and I will send back a free excerpt so you can hear how great I can make your track!
I've been touring as a musician in the indie rock circuit for a decade, so I understand how crucial it is to have a great recording. You need it to connect with audiences and retain them as fans after the gig.
I built my control room from scratch, every decision was made around creating a perfect listening environment. This objective room allows me to fully guarantee that your music sounds amazing. While building my studio I worked as a live sound engineer at several venues in Detroit.
I specialize in indie rock, psychedelic pop, R'n'B, and punk. I am happy to work with any genre, and experienced with all types of music.
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
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Interview with Scott Murphy
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both! Digital offers total flexibility and infinite recall, analog gives that bit of oomph.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I get to listen to music all day!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I am also a classically trained violinist who has played in a bunch of rock and country bands, so I bring a musician's touch to the production process.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When I take a project I start by communicating with the artist, I want to really dial in what they are looking for. Then I load up the session and just get to work!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: The jewel of my studio is my room- I personally built the room from the ground up, so every part of it was built with the intention of being a great acoustic space. My frequency response is a solid +/-3DB across the spectrum, and I'm just jazzed about that. Then I'm working with an analog hybrid/digital setup- digital precision, and then I've got a pair of Kush Tweakers (which, geez, what a great box) and Black Lion Seventeens that I will use to add flavor.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Nigel Godrich, Bjork, George Martin
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: As a mastering engineer I go through my client's tracks with a fine tooth comb, searching for inconsistencies. After I've worked with a client to dial in a perfect mix, I bring out the best qualities of the song with my mastering chain. As a mixer I work with artists to preserve their intent, I aim to shape and sculpt their recordings to have great sonic balance and control. Every now and then (and only if asked, of course) I take on a more involved role during production, helping arrange songs, recording synth parts and even complete string sections for the track.