Offering Mixing & Mastering services to take your recording to the next stratosphere. Achieve that "modern" sound your music has been wanting! F A S T Turnaround times!
Specializing in Hip-Hop, I can take your song to the next level of quality that big studios charge thousands for at a fraction of the price! I welcome all sub genres of Hip Hop/Rap music, and I also have experience in Pop, Metal and Reggae music as well. I have over 10 years of mixing experience and have worked in multiple studios in Los Angeles, CA.
Here are a just a few artists I've done work for: Sly Boogy, Kokane, Tre Dee, Pawz One, Masta Ace, Talib Kweli, Main Flow, Rass Kass, Joe Moses, Sick Jacken, Ca$his, El Da Sensei and many more!
I will include a zoom consultation prior to any mixing so that I can understand your vision for the song.
Price is always negotiable especially when doing a package or multiple tracks! DM ME.
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Interview with Fred Ex
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I put equal amount of effort in ANY project that I do. I have had an amazing music year in 2020 and hope to keep it growing with the addition of new mixes and production!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: An album with an artist I work closely with. More details soon to come!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Haven't ran into anyone yet. But i'll keep an eye out.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, because that's the way the industry has been going for a long time now.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That you will be given a QUALITY end result for a fraction of the price that the big guys charge and super fast turnaround times!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The variety of music I get to hear!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They tend to ask, "How long does it take you to finish a mix" My answer tends to be, "When I feel its finished." :)
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it's all the same process for every piece of music mixed.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What vibe your going for on the track? How do you want the audience to react? Are you happy with the track?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Look at speed of turnaround and fair prices.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook Pro (newest version), Focusrite 2i2, AKG Perception 220, Maschine, and V Log camera.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Career path..? I do what it takes to get back in the studio and mix! I have been mixing records for around 10 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: chill, laid back.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to work with Aftermath as a whole.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't Picture the end result and cause stress to yourself. Just do the work and reap the rewards after the work is done.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop, Trap, RnB
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Speed and efficiency.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I can bring anything from lyrics to melodies to that special...you cant put your finger on sound that makes a Fred Ex mix a Fred Ex Mix.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Talk to the artist to try and envision his/her direction and then ATTACK the track!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Pretty quaint and tidy. Simple and easy to use hardware that gets the job DONE.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I have a HUUGE list. One in particular I look up to a lot is Focus..., along with other greats such as Timbaland, Dr. Dre, Kanye West, J-DIlla, 9th Wonder, and many more.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing is the most common request I get.