Producer, Artist, Mix Engineer, and Mastering Engineer. Worked alongside Liz Scarlett of The FameRiot producing and cowriting, and mixing vocals for Alec Jordans newest single "Oceans". I attended the Audio Engineering program at Spokane Falls, where I learned the ins and outs of recording and mixing music in the studio. I shred guitar.
I am an Artist and Producer, Songwriter, and Mix and Mastering Engineer. Specializing in Pop and Hip Hop genres. I have 8 plus years of Music and Audio Production experience working mainly in Ableton Live.
I specialize in Music production, and Mixing and Mastering.
I can make a full production around a reference song you have.
I will mix and master your songs whether they are fully recorded elsewhere.
I specialize in Pop and Hip Hop, with hints of EDM.
I play guitar, piano, bass, and program drums.
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
6 ReviewsEndorse Jai Hallen
This guys an absolute wizard in the studio! Been working with him since 2017 and he’s given me nothing but hits!! Definitely one of the best engineers out right now and extremely underrated.
Jai Hallen is the most talented producer/songwriter and audio engineer I have ever worked with. I have had the honor to work with Jai for over 2 years now and he has both helped with lyric choices as well as production and vocal mixing. If you need any service regarding your music Jai is your man! He has worked alongside major label producers and creates only professional quality! Can’t say enough about him if you need any services seriously he’s the best.
I use Jai as my mixing engineer and he is so easy to work with. The quality of music I get is unmatched when I work with him. I would 100 percent recommend him to anyone!
Cant say enough amazing things about Jai Hallen and his work ethic. So easy to work with and driven to make the most out of every track I turn it into him. Wouldn't go to any other engineers after working with his mix and mastering skills. Highly recommend working with him.
Such a pleasure to work with!! When I first worked with Jai his mixing/mastering and production skills blew me away, and I would recommend him to anyone looking to take your music to the next level. He’s so easy to work with, and extremely talented!
The best it gets! Very skilled, professional, easy to work with, and knowledgeable with all things mixing, mastering, and producing. I would absolutely recommend any and all artists to work with Jai. The quality in my music has skyrocketed since working with Jai and it’s made all the difference.
Interview with Jai Hallen
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am currently working on an album for pop artist Alec Jordan with Liz Scarlett (Lead Vocalist and Producer of The FameRiot)
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital for me, I love all the new plugins that are out with new technology and I grew up on all the digital production and mixing tools.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will always put my all into the mix and treat the track like it was my very own. I am very easy going and work well with others as a team. I will work until the client loves the outcome.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love connecting with artists and taking there mix from an idea to a beautiful presentable piece of music.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: - Are you open to me Creative mixing this track or do you have a specific vision or reference to go with? - Have you ever had someone else mix your vocals before? - I always ask and recommend them sending multiple vocal stems for layering when a client only sends a couple stems.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: UAD interface Audio technica headphones macbook pro microphone Fender Guitar
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I would describe my music production style as pop blended with hip hop drums.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: My one music production tip would be make sure to use layers. Layer your guitars, instruments and drums and use panning to get width in the mixing stereo field.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop and Hip Hop are the main genres I mostly work on.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is mixing vocals. My creative mixing sets me apart from lots of other mix engineers.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring creativity in the mixing process. I take a lot of pride in my creative mixing ability by mixing deep layers and ambience layers to bring a vocal mix to life and give it a unique twist.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When producing music, my work process starts most of the time with the guitar. I play around with chords or a riff and try to build from there adding drums and ambient layers deep in the mix to give depth.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work out of my home studio and have access to a professional studio in the Tacoma area frequently per week. - My home studio room is sound treated. - I have two pairs of studio monitors I use for mixing on, m-audio BX8 and - KRK 6 inch monitors and Audio Technica Mixing headphones. - UAD twin interface, and m audio interface. - I use Ableton Live as my main DAW. - Antares Auto Tune, and Waves Tune - I have all waves plugins, all slate digital plugins, sound toys plugins and izotope plugins I use. - Multiple synth plugins and Keyboards - Drum pads akai mpd - I have multiple guitars Fender Strat, Les Paul, Acoustics
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I was always inspired by diplo and his style of music production blending genres together. His use of world sound and ambient layers was a huge inspiration for me.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mix and Mastering Engineer, Producer, and Songwriter