Marcus Thompson

Pop Production, Mix/Mastering

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I'm a producer & songwriter from the UK. I have worked on many projects with years of experience working in the music industry

I have an experienced ear for pop music & work mainly in writing, producing & arranging commercial songs to be released.

I can do everything from recording, mixing, mastering, vocal comping & tuning.

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

Interview with Marcus Thompson

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

  2. A: A Pop EP for a girl in London (Pop/Songwriter) 2 Pop Singles, 1 for a girl in the USA and 1 in Bulgaria! (Pop/Chart) A 13 track Album for a girl in Germany (Rock/Alternative) My band's own 5 Track EP (IndieElectronic)

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both - as long as you know how to use it. (Analogue Synths though)

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

  6. A: I will deliver something you can be proud of!

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

  8. A: Working with great musicians all over the world!

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

  10. A: Who are your favourite artists? What does this song mean to you? What is this song for? (Driving/Chilling/Party?)

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

  12. A: Come ready. Once you are happy with the song and the basic structure; and how that feels to you, I can bring your vision to life!

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

  14. A: My Laptop! My Favourite Synthesiser (Korg Minilogue) Audio Interface + Speakers Coffee machine!

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

  16. A: I've been working as a music producer for around 4 years. Whilst studying music I began networking and found myself producing a number of successful releases, I built up a network and now work regularly with people all over the world.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Pop

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

  20. A: Taylor Swift! She's an amazing songwriter

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

  22. A: Less is more. Focus on the main message of the song and the rest will come easy!

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

  24. A: Pop Music and Indie

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

  26. A: Mentorship, Hi-Quality Sound and A great ear for effective arrangement.

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

  28. A: I will work from an Artist's demo to create fully optimised, professionally mixed and mastered tracks ready for release. I like to have video calls with clients to discuss their vision and stylistic reference and make sure I understand what they want before we get started. Then I will make a draft version and discuss with the client if they are happy with the direction. Then we can make any changes and improvements to complete the song. At this stage, working online, the client will record their final vocals and I will mix and master ready for release.

  29. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  30. A: I use Ableton Live and Logic Pro X. I have a Focusrite Clarett with 192 kHz max sample rate that connects to Genelec Monitors. I also have Yamaha Hs7 Monitors and Rokit KRK monitors that I use for reference when mixing and mastering.

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

  32. A: Max Martin, Chris Lorde Alge, Pharrell.

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

  34. A: Music Production in Most Styles, Arranging, Recording, Mixing & Mastering. Specialising in Pop and Electronic Genres.

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