I am a Mixing, Mastering and Tracking Engineer who believes that music is about emotion and transmitting that feeling to the listener. I have the talent, skill and experience to bring out those emotional qualities in an artist's record.
I can produce your record from pre-production to mastering, or add production to basic tracks and mix, or just mix your song.
I can't wait to hear your track and start to envision where I can help take it!
I began my career working in Atlanta at Soul Asylum Studios. I got the opportunity to work with up and coming artists in different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Pop and Rap. As I gained experience working with artists in these genres, I came to realize it was the feel of the music, rather than the purity of its sound, that was most important to the artist and most listeners. I made it my mission to uncover the heart of every song I worked on and to help artists discover ways of sharing their vision while maintaining accessibility.
I still get excited when I hear a great song - and get even more excited when I hear something that I think I can help make better and bring to its full potential.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
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Interview with Frank DeMilt
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: The song is not done until the artist is completely satisfied with the product.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What kind of song vibe are you going for? What style is your song? What kind of references do you think fit best with the song?
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is that of a consumer. I listen to the track from the ears of a listener, and make the tracks sonically pleasing to the listeners ear.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: R&B, Pop, Soul, Hip-Hop, Rap
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I like the ability to make the artists vision of their song come to life.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: The biggest misconception is that because I am young and haven't held a studio job that I don't know what I am doing.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been mixing for 3 years, I started as an intern in New Jersey then moved to Atlanta where I was a training engineer, and now I am an apprentice at Engine Room Audio in New York.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a unique view to mixing the song, being self trained I use different techniques to get each aspect of the song to sound great.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: My typical process is to see where the artist is going with their song and try and take it there. I will do a ruff mix listen to it on multiple speakers and then go back into mix what I see needs fixed. I repeat this process two or three time until the song is perfect.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a home studio with KRK Roket 5 monitors, Pro tools 11 with Waves Plug ins, Logic Pro X and a Scarlet 2i2 interface.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I am inspired by the mixes of Dave Pensado, Chris Lord Alge, and JJP
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Music Mixing and Audio Editing