There are a lot of mixing engineer. My name is BRIAN REEVES and what sets me apart is my track record of consistent quality and a long string of high-profile, multi-platinum hits. I want to help you with your music, and thanks to present day technology and the use of high-speed Internet, this can be accomplished without geographic limitation.
Multi-Platinum, Award Winning Mixer and Producer
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Interview with Brian Reeves Mixes
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: James Taylor. I am a life long fan.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Professional. Only settle for excellence. Strive to open the door to the artists vision.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been making records since 1980. My career path is pretty much shown on allmusic.com
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: laptop, guitar, midi keyboard, Tannoy monitors, AKG C24 mic
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Who do you listen to? Why did you contact me? What do you want me to bring to your music? What is your time frame and budget?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I'm too expensive. You get what you pay for.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and Music Production for the biggest names in music.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Eric Clapton, U2, James Taylor, The Beatles
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: In the box mixing with select outboard
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I take the files and start mixing. I then present an initial pass for comments. Usually one or two revisions and the client is very happy.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Excellent sensibilities that have been refined over decades of mixing and producing hit records.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: mixing and music production
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All types. I love pop and pop/rock. I also enjoy singer/songwriter, R&B, Blues, dance/pop, soul, and country/pop
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: If it feels good, and you're not bullshitting yourself, then it is good.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much to mix my song? Send me a rough mix to listen to, how many individual tracks are there?, what is your deadline?, somewhere between $500-$1500
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The music when it's awesome, and I always do my best to make it so.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will work tirelessly until you are satisfied
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. That's a long story. Contact me and I will tell you
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: not at the moment
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Billy Idol Live CD
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Look around. Read credits and testimonials. Choose carefully. There are a lot of really crappy mixers out there. Choose me, you won't be disappointed.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Producing the Low Millions, featuring Adam Cohen. The son of Leonard Cohen wrote some great songs. It was fun working with him.