With a strong background in engineering, and a true passion for music, I bring technical expertise and a knack to make your song shine. I believe in partnerships and trust, not in just fulfilling a contract or a purchase order. I truly want to make your work shine.
Make your song stick out with clear, loud and pristine mixes and masters from a professional who loves audio, music, gear and the proper techniques for each job.
Mixing and Mastering process:
- Happy to assist with composing process and arrangement if needed
- Universal Audio Analogue Gear Emulations, Waves plugins, Ozone 9
- Additional editing with Izotope RX 8 Advanced if there are any issues on the audio files provided
What you will receive ?
- Your music mixed and mastered to the desired format
Why Me ?
- Objective, results oriented, yet affable
- Over 20 years of experience in audio engineering, knowledgeable on tools and techniques to make audio sound great
- 20+ jobs completed as a freelancer, mostly on AirGigs
- Working with short feedback loops, giving you control over the quality of the final delivery
- Discrete and reliable - for more reviews go to https://audiogeek11.com
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Interview with AudioGeek11
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The song Difficult with Strategee, I did audio editing and mastering, tricky issues to solve due to the quality of the audio provided. Client referred to the work as 'genius' which was very flattering (and probably exaggerated)
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Songs and audio that needs to be fixed
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes, Boris Markarian from New World Audio. Great recording studio, great experience.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I can do both. I work on the digital domain because of cost, but no issues in working with analogue gear
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will work to make them happy with the result
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working with music is my passion. It doesn't feel like a job.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Normally they will ask to expedite, and that can be arranged if I move things around
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That current tools fix a poor arrangement or a poor recording
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are their goals for the project - where it will be streamed or distributed, what references they have. Expectations in advance.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Make sure you have clear objectives so I can be as efficient as possible
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: MacBook Pro, Universal Audio Apollo, AKG K-702 headphones, Rupert Neve DI and my Ibanez RG Guitar.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've done this while working in product development (audio and video products). For the most part it's been a side hustle, that I recently decided to embrace in full
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Objective but affable
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Toto, Dream Theater, Rush. Great songwriting, amazing production values.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Get the recording and editing done properly. Not everything can be fixed later.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, World, Metal, Hip-Hop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Systematic and organised
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Over 20 years of technical expertise in audio, and over 40 as a fan of good music. Serve the song with no egos, let the artist's soul shine through the music.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Setting objectives with the client Preparing the audio for the mixing or mastering, as clean, clear and prepared as possible Static Mix Dynamic Mix and enhancements Master
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: In the box based on Universal Audio plugins, Ozone 9 and other plugins as needed. Monitoring with acoustic treatment, references and multiple speakers and headphones. Izotope RX8 Advanced for Editing.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: 70s and 80s rock and production, think classic rock and classic metal
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Resolving issues in editing (noise, poor recording, takes that are not ready to go), mixing and mastering. Fixing songs that have already been mastered.