Zach Chafin

Indie Pop/Rock Mixer + Drummer

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I'm an Indie Pop / Rock mixer and drummer based in Nashville! I have worked with artists and bands at many different levels, mixing and/or playing drums. If you are looking for a quality mix, or needing live drums or percussion on your project, let's work together!

I'm Zach! I'm a musician in Nashville, TN. I play drums and run playback for a pop artist named Kyd the Band. Before the touring world shut down, we were touring with artists like NF and Lennon Stella across the states and Europe.

Though live drumming is my main gig, I also love making and working on music production. I have lots of experience mixing songs for artists across multiple genres (indie pop, indie rock, hip hop) as well as remote drum tracking and drum programming.

Additionally, I am experienced with vocal tuning, vocal comping, mastering, engineering, and creating live playback sessions for your live show.

I am experienced and actively work in both Ableton Live and Pro Tools.

I love making music on all levels, and I am available for any project on any budget. I understand that money is very tight right now, so I am willing to be flexible and make things work.

If you need multiple things done to your song, like vocal tuning + comping, we can work on bundle deals. Just let me know what you need and I will be happy to help make it happen.

If you have any other questions please contact me!

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Menagerie M.
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    Zach was super great to work with! His Mix on this song turned out SOOOO good. Not only was the mix done great but he was also great to collaborate with on ideas and creative elements to the song. Will def be using him in the future for any other songs I need mixed.

  2. Review by Joseph Barrios
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    I've worked with Zach on a few different projects and every single time he is kind, professional, and the results are always killer. He played drums on one of my recent tracks and absolutely nailed the performance. I've also worked with him to add some additional production and mixing touches to some of my songs and he hit it out of the park on each one. He took the time to listen to my notes on each revision and made the necessary changes. I highly recommend Zach!

Interview with Zach Chafin

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

  2. A: My OP-1, Tascam 424 MKI, Elektron Analog Rytm, SM57, and my Sugar Perc Cherry Snare.

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

  4. A: I've been in Nashville for 6 years. I have been touring consistently over that time, and I have been working in music production for the last 4 years.

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

  6. A: Most of my work is with indie pop artists/bands.

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

  8. A: I'm inspired by a wide range of producers, mixers, and musicians. Blake Mills, A.G. Cook, Shawn Everett, Sophie, Kanye West, Malay, Chris Dave, Ariel Rechtshaid, Rostam, Hainbach. LOTS OF PEOPLE.

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Dizzy - Bantug

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Terms Of Service

Typical turn around time on the first mix or drums is roughly 2-3 days. I can allow up to 5 revisions at my mix rate. After 5 revisions, I am happy to continue making tweaks at $25 per revision.

GenresSounds Like
  • Clairo
  • Bon Iver
  • Charli XCX
Gear Highlights
  • Apollo Twin X Quad
  • Elektron Analog Rytm MKII
  • Teenage Engineering OP-1
  • Tascam 424 MKI
  • '71 Ludwig Drum Kit
  • Istanbul Agop Cymbals
  • '60's MIJ Drums
  • Sugar Percussion Cherry Snare Drum
  • Yamaha EM100 Mixer
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$250 Mix + Mastered