Musician/producer/audio engineer. Former owner/operator of The DirtyCircuit recording studio in New Orleans. I like music.
Quality mixing and mastering at affordable rates. 10+ years of experience.
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Reviews (5)Endorse Soundbyte Engineering
Jesse is an incredible music mixologist! Hahahaa. He has a good ear and no matter if I recorded it in my untreated bedroom, he still knows how to turn it into a radio ready sounding record. I will definitely be referring his services to others! Don't pass this up, he's the best and super affordable.
wow! jesse S is just flat out awesome.. My experience with him was simply amazing he responds really fast he also gives great insight on enhancing your project he is ooen to your ideas and understands art I wouldn't reccommend anyone but Jesse this is the go guy if you want mastering and music done fast and correct. He literally save the day for me
I've been working with sound byte for the past year and a half now. and everything that he's finished for me has just been that "Great." I encourage all to engage in his great skills as a musical engineer within his profession. Everyone compliments me on the tracks that he touched. THIS GUY IS THE AWESOME!
Man, worked with Jessie for almost 3 months in New Orleans. Best Engineer I've came across. Great mixer, catches on to your style so quick. Even though he moved to Cincinnati, still work with him. He still edits my tracks, mixes etc. Super Easy to work with, that's most important. Laid back chill dude. Can't go wrong with Jessie man!
Interview with Soundbyte Engineering
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Mixing/mastering various artists. Producing some solo work.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I'm currently ITB, but I am hoping to get more hardware into my mixing setup in the future.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Unfortunately, it seems that most people don't realize that it even exists!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Have a reference mix to compare to! Cubic Zirconia seems great until it's next to a diamond.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: A better product for less.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That it never feels like work! I also really appreciate the constant challenges that it presents no matter how good you get at it.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: My music background and pricing for jobs.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is YOUR vision for the project?
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been playing instruments since I was a child. Got into digital production in 2005 and recording/engineering in 2008. Opened my home studio in New Orleans to others in 2009 and moved it into its own commercial space in 2014. Relocated the studio to Cincinnati in summer of 2016.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Clean and heavy.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Never get set in your ways/be willing to step outside of your comfort zone.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All genres, but I specialize in 'digital' music (hip-hop, electronic, R&B, etc).
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Currently all ITB with the exception of my recording gear.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.