What's up, I am Maui Black!

I am a Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling Producer, Engineer and Singer/Songwriter. My catalogue includes work with artists, including Trey Songz, Lil Wayne, Brandy and Jesse McCartney.

If you want your records to be industry-ready, my team can demo, mix, write and/or produce your music.

What We Can Do:

1. Mixing and Mastering.

2. Music Production and Songwriting.

3. State of the Art Recording Studio.

I have a state of the art studio with a live room based in North Hollywood, California. All of your recording needs can be met at my studio.

4. Live Instrumentation.

My team consists of professional vocalists (Male and Female; Pop and R&B), guitarists, violinists, bass players and piano players.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Protools 10 HD
  • Procontrol
  • Focal Monitors
  • NS 10's
  • Neumann Mic
  • 2 Distressor's
  • 2 Universal Audio rigs
  • Avalon and much more

Genres I specialize in

Reviews of Maui Black

  • Default-avatar8 days agoby Verified Review

    He is super quick and efficient. His mixing/ production is impeccable. Most importantly he responds extremely quickly to messages and when I asked for last minute changes. Def coming back.

  • Default-avatar30 days agoby Verified Review

    Couldn't thank Maui enough for his professionalism and patience with us throughout the process. He willingly worked with us through a few versions of the mix before the final and he never gave any indication he was irked by our requests.

  • Default-avatarabout 1 month agoby Verified Review

    Great Experience on final product

  • Listing_thumb_random2 months agoby Verified Review

    Great person to work with! He saw where I wanted to go with my project, took it there and executed it. Can't wait to work together again on future projects. Highly recommended!

  • Default-avatar9 months agoby Verified Review

    really showed so much patience through such a complex process thank you for making this song awesome!

  • Default-avatar9 months agoby Verified Review

    Excellent service. Maui was able to execute my ideas perfectly.

  • Default-avatar9 months agoby Verified Review

    Loved the work he put in. And we're looking forward to future projects sure!!!!

  • Default-avatar10 months agoby Verified Review

    Did an excellent job on my project. Took the time needed to make sure I was satisfied with the final product. Great work and look forward to working on our 2nd project together.

  • Listing_thumb_img_20160614_15052210 months agoby Verified Review

    So far I've worked with a few mix engineers on here and Maui is definitely one of my favorites. Very personable, great communication, and actually cares about your mix and won't stop working on it until you do. I'll definitely work with him again.

  • Listing_thumb_producer_sia_nas_small_image10 months agoby Verified Review

    The track come out heaps better than I could have imagined. Maui did a brilliant job. Thrilled.

  • Default-avatar10 months agoby Verified Review

    Great work! Really like the mastering, will work with Maui again!

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby Verified Review

    Excellent service. I highly recommend Maui Black. A true professional. Was very helpful and a pleasure working with him.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby Verified Review

    Amazing work made by my man Maui Black,
    This boy just kills it

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby Verified Review

    Maui, did a really good job. He took his time and made a great clear and open professinal mix. He also added some ideas to the song which came out really well. Great quality all around just like the pros will work with him for future projects.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby Verified Review

    Amazing and the best

  • Default-avatar12 months agoby Verified Review

    Delivered Great quality and great communication through out our mixing process. Revised the changes rapidly

  • Default-avatarabout 1 year agoby Verified Review

    The dude is super awesome!! He delivers quality in a short amount of time! Loved him.

  • I wish I could just tell you Maui produces his A$$ off... but truth is he also writes it off too! Killer creative, cool vibe, he's an interpreter! He brings your musical vision to life! Highly recommend him!

  • Listing_thumb_screen_shot_2016-09-21_at_6.54.14_amabout 1 month agoby

    Maui is AMAZING overall!! Super talented and highly skilled in many facets!! Top of the charts!!

  • Listing_thumb_img_0715_-_copy_kiss_1_w_efx_tight3 months agoby

    Maui Black is a talented mixer with a very creative ear and extreme patience! When I sent him the tracks, he picked up on the vibe and inserted some drops and mutes that are just what I was looking for. This was my first ever remote mix, took me a minute to get the hang of it. Maui hung with me, and months later we ended up with a slamming mix. THANKS MAUI!!

  • Listing_thumb_img_72688 months agoby

    It was a please working you! You were very patience and fixed every details I pointed out!! Looking forward to working with you again.

  • Default-avatar11 months agoby

    Awesome quality and he did it super fast!

  • Default-avatarabout 1 year agoby

    Really quick and amazing results! Always nice to work with such proffesional and trust worthy people. 10/10 would hire again.

  • Listing_thumb_img_8013about 1 year agoby

    This dude is Madd talented with the production and the pen!! Glad to use yore services!

  • Listing_thumb_imageabout 1 year agoby

    One of the most professional people I know .u Uber talented

  • Listing_thumb_screen_shot_2016-08-29_at_5.37.08_pmabout 1 year agoby

    It is always a pleasure working with you. I will most definitely recommend you to other artist looking for track and there songs mixed. You are super responsive and easy to work with. Thank you!!!

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Interview with Maui Black

What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I will create the highest quality product using my unique creative process.
What do you like most about your job?
Being able to create music each day and love it.
How would you describe your style?
What type of music do you usually work on?
Pop and R&B.
What do you bring to a song?
For each song, I start with a blank slate, then apply my creative approach to build the song. I write and produce my music, and can provide vocals as well. Whatever the job requires, my team can get it done.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been producing and song writing for 14 years. I love what I do.
What's your typical work process?
Throughout my creative work process, I make sure not to box myself in musically and to allow my creative energy to flow naturally.
Tell us about your studio setup.
My studio is located in NoHo CA. With a professionally insulated room within a bigger room, it was built and set up to provide maximum quality sound for creating, mixing and mastering.
Analog or digital and why?
Both, as it depends on the product.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I promise to give my best work 100% of the time. I take pride in the details of the job and work hard to make sure each client is more than happy with the finished product.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I am inspired by the creativity of artists like Bruno Mars, who I have had the pleasure of working with, and Producer/Artist Pharrell Williams. The innovative approach and concepts that they bring to their music inspires me to continuously challenge myself in my music production.
What's your strongest skill?
Understanding what a great record sounds like and knowing how to create it.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I will give you my best work 100% percent of the time.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Studio One, Pro Tools, Focal Speakers, Neumann Mix, and Avalon.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would've loved to work with Micheal Jackson. He is the greatest of all time. His organic approach to creating his music inspires me each day.
What are you working on at the moment?
I just finished producing a cut on Trey Songz that was released recently. Also I've been in the studio with Tyler Carter, Keke Palmer and Estelle working on their current projects.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I will give you my best work 100% percent of the time, because I love what I do.
Can you share one music production tip?
Have fun in your creative process. Don't take yourself too seriously. Your music will come from your natural self.