Ben Alexander

Producer, Songwriter and Mixer

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I offer high quality electronic music production at an affordable price - I can deliver styles from a range of genres including Reggaeton, House and Garage taking inspiration from Jamie XX, Bonobo to Four Tet. My productions have warmth, energy and tell a story.

Music Producer & Composer:
Are you looking for original music to place in adverts, promotional videos or social media accounts? Are you a singer songwriter looking for professional production to make your song stand out? I can help you.

Send me a piece of music you love, and I'll use it as a reference track to emulate the style and genre with an original production to be used in perpetuity. My strengths include arrangement, sound design, mix, vocal production, recording, and mastering. Everything you need from start to finish.

Examples:
Check out the show reel audio or the link to my Soundcloud Playlist for examples from different styles, genres and decades:
80s - Pop
90s - House
00s - Dance
10s - Reggaeton/Moombahton
20s - Electronic
20s - Soundtrack

Mixing & Mastering:
As a mix and mastering engineer, I've been able to serve clients of many genres - dance music to hip-hop to acoustic to rock to classical all the way to pop. I can offer fast turn around times at an affordable price.

Me:
I have 15 years worth of experience in sound engineering, mixing and DAW computer software. My principle instruments are piano and guitar - this lead me to play shows all round the UK and into Europe with the act The Half Earth. Below are links to current and past projects: Ben Beaux, The Half Earth, Peaks and Walter & Harwood.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Ben Alexander

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

  2. A: Happy clients.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: Listening with my ears, not my eyes.

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

  6. A: "Write drunk, edit sober" Ernest Hemingway... this is a metaphorical quote, one that always reminds me to think outside the box and work quick.

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

  8. A: I recently recorded two songs for Outset Pictures UK - they sound epic against drone footage.

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

  10. A: Mixing and Mastering

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: Both. We've got to use digital in the modern world to deliver fast results. Luckily, I have a range of VST from the likes of SoundToys, Ozone, Universal Audio and Waves that emulate analog styles.

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

  14. A: Can you make the bass BIG... yes!

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

  16. A: What's your timescale, what

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

  18. A: Send me a reference track - it could be one you like the mix of or a song you'd like me to reproduce the style of.

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

  20. A: Laptop, Apollo Twin, Roland Juno 106, Moog Model-D and Focal speakers!

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

  22. A: 15 years.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Professional

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

  26. A: Jon Hopkins - he's got both the musical and production skills.

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

  28. A: Trackspacer

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

  30. A: Electronic music.

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

  32. A: I listen for melody and emotion - and bring those to the forefront of a mix.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: I have a great collection of vintage and modern synthesisers - my favourite has to be to the Roland Juno 106.

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

  36. A: I have a range of influences from Thomas Newman to Dj Rum.

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

  38. A: Mixing and Mastering

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

  40. A: I'll listen to your comments and provide a human touch.

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

  42. A: Rob Murray - great guy, listens to a brief and delivers every time.

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

  44. A: Just because my rates are low, doesn't mean I skimp on quality - I deliver a professional high quality results.

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Ben Alexander - Show Reel

I was the Producer, Mixer and Master in this production

Terms Of Service

I want you to be 100% satisfied with the service. Typical turn around time depends on the job. I work very quickly and communicate daily. Depending on the scope of work - 3-5 revisions on a track.

Gear Highlights
  • Juno 106
  • Moog Sub 37
  • Moog Slim Phatty
  • Arp Odyssey
  • Dave Smith Mopho 4x
  • Korg MS-20
  • Nord Stage 2
  • Roland Gaia
  • Elektron Analog Heat
  • Output Arcade
  • Melodyne
  • Roland Cloud
  • Arturia Collection
  • Waves Collection
  • Soundtoys Collection
  • UAD Plugins
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