Jason Robillard

Mixing and Mastering Engineer

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I do Rock and Metal. I create an authentic warm and clear, world class studio sound. My goal is to create an exciting and in your face modern sound that competes with best. If i mix your song. I will master it for free

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Jason Robillard

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Turbosauro - Magilla (Some sexy saxophone metal)

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Digital (analogue emulations) Because i want that exact same analog studio sound. And because no one can tell the difference between the plugins and the real thing in a mix. And i use only the most authentic plugins that the pros recommend as sounding the most accurate. This way i can stay in the sweet spot at all times while working

  5. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  6. A: Should i send the pro tools project to you, or do you want the stems? Raw stems, always.

  7. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  8. A: Send me ruff mix if you want. And then give me all the raw tracks with as little processing as possible. And if you want some killer guitar and bass tones. Send me just the di tracks

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

  10. A: A desktop computer. My 10" speakers. Universal Audio interface. 1176 and SSL E.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: A clear, powerful and in your face authentic analog studio sound

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

  14. A: Have fun while recording. Its not just the sound that is being recorded. Its also your soul that gets recorded.

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

  16. A: My overwhelming love for your music. A clear in your face sound with an authentic analog studio feel.

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

  18. A: I do the same as most of the top professionals do. I finish by referencing the levels and overall tone of the reference tracks. And i finish with alot of automation. And alot of micro automation to breath life into the mix. Then i master to bring out the clarity and excitement and feel

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. A: I use the most authentic sounding analog emulations to give an authentic analog studio sound. And this allows me to stay seated in the sweet spot at all time while working. And the sound doesn't have to go through an D to A converter and back again. So the original signal remains unchanged from the original. My knowledge is extensive. I use the best techniques used by the best in the world.

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

  22. A: I have the most experience with Rock and Metal

  23. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  24. A: My last songs done by I, Assailant. Because it is very well recorded. Everyone is really talented and tight. And because its a really great song too.

  25. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  26. A: I will mix this as if it was my own.

  27. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  28. A: How excited i get about any new song. Its always my favorite song while I'm mixing. And i try and make it better and better as i go. This is my purpose in life.

  29. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  30. A: The biggest misconception about me might be that i may not have the experience of working with really famous bands. But its only because they dont know me yet.

  31. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  32. A: Whats your favorite bands.

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

  34. A: I started mixing when i was 17. First playing drums for many bands. I even had my own tool over band that i played guitar and was the singer. I also sang in a few other cover bands and got some real studio learning experiences.

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

  36. A: TOOL and you know why :)

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

  38. A: Rock and Metal

  39. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  40. A: I love mixing and mastering music. Everything i mix becomes part of me. I leave a piece of my soul in the music.

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

  42. A: Joe Barresi, Maynard James kennan, Danny Carrey, Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler, Dan Korneff, Stay Metal Ray, Ola.

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