Anthony Shackell

Mix, Master, Trumpet and Bass

2 Reviews
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Remote mixing, mastering, trumpet and electric bass work in most genres! Specializing in Reggae, Jazz, Soul, Indie, and Singer-Songwriter styles. Demo is of an engineering, mixing, and mastering project.

Remote trumpet and electric bass work backed by years of live performance and recording experience. All bass tracks will be sent with a DI and an Amp track that I feel is suited to the song. Trumpet tracks will be recorded through a microphone that suits the demo sent, and sent raw for further processing.

I hold a combined degree in Music and Computer Science from the University of Victoria in Canada, and have been playing music for over a decade. I'm currently studying Music Production and Recording at the University of Stavanger in Norway.

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

2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Amanda Dundas
    by Amanda Dundas

    Tony gets music better than anyone I know. He has a way of figuring out what you want your song to sound like, even when you don't really know yourself. He gives really excellent suggestions and guides the client towards a sound they love, while still granting them the control all musicians need when crafting their songs. This guy is the real deal, if you want your stuff to sound amazing, hire him.

  2. Review by Aidan Engel
    by Aidan Engel

    My band and I recently had the opportunity to work with Anthony. He is extremely professional and personable, which definitely contributed to an overall wonderful experience. The recording sounded awesome and he was totally receptive to our ideas and had great ideas of his own as well. Would highly recommend!

Interview with Anthony Shackell

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

  2. A: A diverse musical background across many genres, and unique ideas that reflect my time studying and playing, as well as my time in Ghana and current position in Norway.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: - Apollo 8p w/ octo Satellite - Focal Alpha 65s - Avantone Mixcubes - Mac Mini (16GB RAM, i5, upgraded SSD) - Shure SM57 (3) - sE2200 - AKG D112 - Rode NT5 (matched pair) - Audio-Technica AT2035 - Radial JDI - Fender Princeton Reverb '65 reissue w/ 12" Celestion Greenback - Vox Pathfinder - Eden WT405 - Phil Jones Bass Session 77 - Line 6 DL4 - Boss Roland RE20 Space Echo - EHX Micro Q Tron - EHX Pitch Fork - Lumpy's Tone Shop Class A Germanium OD - Fuchs Plush Drive - Diamond J-Drive MK3 - Mark Bass SuperSynth - EHX Big Muff Pi - EHX Holy Grail - Boss ODB-3 - Pigtronix Keymaster - Fender 60s reissue Precision Bass MIJ - Fender Standard Jazz Bass MIM - Gretsch G5120 - Fender Player Jazzmaster MIM - Squier Thinline Telecaster - Washburn Comfort Series WCG25SCE - B&S Challenger 3137 - Divitt Large Bell - Roland HP101 Aaaaaand too much software and plugins to list.

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

  6. A: Trust your gut.

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

  8. A: Theo Katzman, Noah Gundersen, Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, Donovan Woods, The California Honeydrops, Pup, DZ Deathrays, The Dirty Nil, Nomeansno, The Chats, The Wombats, Freddie McGregor, Nai-Jah, Culture, Johnny Clarke, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, The Heptones, Takuya Kuroda, Miles Davis, Lee Morgan, Patrick Boyle

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

  10. A: Performance, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, and Mastering

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: Completely depends on the client or project. Whatever is best for the art.

Vic City Rejects - Suitcase

I was the Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Engineer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • B&S Challenger 3137
  • Divitt Large Bell
  • Fender 60s Precision Reissue (MIJ)
  • Fender Standard Jazz Bass (MIM)
  • Fender '65 Princeton Reverb reissue w/ 12" Greenback
  • Eden WT405
  • Phil Jones Bass Session 77
  • UA Apollo 8p
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