James Carter

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Producer/ Mix Engineer/ Multi-Intstumentalist

I have worked in various top studios in the UK, from sessions with West End theatre casts, to charting pop singers and underground hip-hop artists. I am a multi-intstumentalist producer, mix engineer, and an all around positive and creative person. Whether I am mixing your song, writing it with you, or just playing guitar on it - we'll make something excellent.

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  1. Review by Ryan L
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    I met James a few years ago when I was working on my band's first EP. He was extremely knowledgeable and helped us to get the sound we were looking for. James will provide an indispensable set of skills to bring your music up to the next level.

Interview with James Carter

  1. Q: How would you describe your style?

  2. A: measured but creative

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: I have a small home studio with close monitors and a few pairs of headphones. These all run through an Apollo twin. I also use a nearby studio for large projects.

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

  6. A: Right now I'm doing a lot of mixing. I am making beats all the time too, and selling them online.

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

  8. A: Apollo twin, my Martin acoustic guitar, macbook, neumann u87, a flare gun

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

  10. A: I am 25 years old - I studied music theory and production in high school, alongside the usual academic fields, and continued to practice and hone my skills whilst studying at university. For a while a had an office job in London, and spent some time assisting and engineering at studios around the city - I am now focusing on providing services in the music industry full time

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

  12. A: Travis Scott - the man is a hit machine

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

  14. A: automated delay throws can really bring the transitions of a track to life!

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

  16. A: Hip-hop/ Rap/ Pop/ Rock

  17. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  18. A: objective listening

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

  20. A: enthusiasm, positivity, creativity

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

  22. A: My mixing process involves the leveling of each track, applying EQ where necessary to enhance or subtract, compressing and saturating when required, and creating a clear stereo image with subtle reverbs.

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

  24. A: Travis Scott, Mike Dean, Pi'erre Bourne, Playboi Carti, John Mayer, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Kanye West, Frank Ocean

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GenresSounds Like
  • Travis Scott
  • Playboi Carti
  • Pi'erre Bourne
Gear Highlights
  • Macbook Pro 2019
  • Apollo Twin
  • Yamaha HS7s
  • Ableton Push 2
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • PRS Hollowbody II
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