Alex Yake

Recording, Mixing, Production

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Alex Yake // Engineer, Producer, Creative // 10+ Years Experience

Alex W. Yake is an experienced Engineer, Producer, and Creative with 10 years of professional experience in the music industry. With a comprehensive skill set that spans mixing/mastering, recording, songwriting, and live sound, Alex is a versatile professional dedicated to delivering high-quality results.

Mixing/Mastering: Commercial Music, Instrumental, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop, Ambient, World Music, Podcast, A/V Post Production

Recording: Instrument, Vocal, Field, Orchestral, Drums, Band, Voice-Over, ADR. Proficient on most  

Songwriting: Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, Electronic Jingles

Live: Concerts, Festivals, Theater, Speeches, Weddings, Parties, Set-Up, Break Down

Throughout their career, Alex has tracked, mixed, and mastered a wide range of projects, including music, podcasts, and short films. They have worked with artists such as J Stone, Baron Davis, G Perico, Hill Tigay, Angelo Rodriguez and others, showcasing their expertise in commercial music, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop, Podcast and A/V post-production.

Driven by a commitment to excellence, Alex combines technical prowess with a keen understanding of artistic vision. Their experience in studio recording work, live sound, and event management adds to their well-rounded skill set. With a strong network and a passion for collaboration,

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2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Jordan Barosy
    by Jordan Barosy

    Alex Yake is the best engineer I’ve run across. Really knows his stuff. Cool vibes. I’d book him again.

  2. Review by Sound Destination

    Alex is one of the best engineers I’ve ever encountered. Original workmanship with outstanding results, bar none.

Interview with Alex Yake

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

  2. A: - Finishing up a spiritual project (tracking, tuning, aligning, pre mix) - Finishing up a pop project (tracking, tuning, aligning, pre mix) - Mixing 3 hip-hop projects - Writing music (Personal projects etc...)

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

  4. A: How do you like to create? How long have you been recording? What is your style?

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

  6. A: Communicate your exact needs and vision, write it down, and don't be afraid to ask questions!

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

  8. A: Assuming I have the basics to record etc.. 1. Manley Cardioid Refrence 2, Teltronix LA 2A 3. Neve 1073 4. Maschine MK3 5. Sample Packs, VSTs, and AUs to infinty

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

  10. A: I Always wanted to entertain since grade school. I have been songwriting and producing since High School. I started recording and mixing professionally during my early college years (2010-2012). After 4 Years and numerous classes (Business, Audio, Internships, Music, etc..) I graduated with a Bachelors Degree (2014). I worked as a freelance engineer in various venues and studios in the Long Island/NYC area (2012-2018). Mainly engineering (studio or live) for independent and major level artist in both the studio and stage. I am currently located in Los Angeles CA continuing the dream (2018-Current)

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: My style is laid back but focused. I like to build a real relationship with everyone I work with. If time allows, have good conversation with constant dialog to make sure everyone is feeling good about the project!

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

  14. A: Artist: Ray Charles - R.I.P. Why: songwriting and perspective

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

  16. A: There is no right or wrong, be creative, original, and tasteful with every element of your creation. If you genuinely vibe with your creation, you should be satisfied!

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

  18. A: Hip-Hop, Rap, Pop, R&B, Indie

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: - Translation of artist vision for song/event - Communication - Cleaning/Repairing (Audio)

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

  22. A: - I speak artist!!! - Musicality over technicality - Music experience (recording, performing, teaching) - All around a relaxed creative/personal experience!

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

  24. A: Remote unless recording session

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: Studio Mac with various plug-ins including: Waves, Slate, UA, Fab Filter, Sound Toys, Izotope, Auto-Tune, Melodyne, IK Multimedia, Kilohearts, Omnisphere, Komplete, Sylnth, Superior Drummer and more. Mics: Shure SM7B, AKG C-214, SM57, Blue Bluebird Interface: Saffire Pro 40, Scarlette 2i2 Monitoring: KRK VXT4s, Rokit 5s, Sony 7506 MIDI: Native Instruments Maschine MK3, Pre Sonus Faderport Keystation Pro 88, Kork Pad Kontrol External Gear: UA Satellite, Teltronix LA-2A (Printing Only)

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

  28. A: All the greats. Love to dive in to old school and new school music production theory. In reality I learn the most from the people I work with, my clients, peers, and friends inspire me more then anyone!

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

  30. A: Top 5 things I do: 1. Record 2. Mix 3. Live Sound Mixing/Setup 4. Event Production/Planing 5. Music Production

Westside Connection: G Perico ft J. Stone (Prod Nishan Murrell)

I was the tracking and mixing engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

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Pricing / Turnaround vary based on size of stems, complexity of recordings, the amount of time spent editing etc..

(Avg 1-14 Days)

Gear Highlights
  • Slate Digital
  • Waves
  • Fab Filter
  • Izotope
  • Universal Audio
  • Kilohearts
  • Soudtoys
  • Omnisphere
  • Logic
  • Pro Tools
  • Ableton
  • Reason
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