Drummer, Guitarist, Vocalist, Bassist, Hired Gun, Producer & Songwriter.
Hey, I'm August.
A Swedish music lover, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Stockholm. I grew up with rock music, and with my bands as a drummer. Time went by and I learned to play more instruments.
I've been studying music schools like Dreamhill Music Academy, Advanced Music Production & Songwriting and now at Musikmakarna. I'm creating anything from Pop and Indie to Folk music.
- Vocal Editing/Comping/Timing
- Vocal Tuning
- Guitar tracks
- Bass tracks
Please feel free to contact me with any questions you have. I'm looking forward to hearing your song! Hit the contact button and let's get to work!
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with August Erik
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: David Pietras is the shit!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Why only use one?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will deliver and keep to my word. Communication is key, as is honesty. I will do everything I can in to ensure both you and I are happy with what we create!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: To work with music and sounds that give emotions, stories, and journeys. I love the process from an idea to a finished song!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Feel free to ask! The more communication we have the better the result will be and the more you will like the end product.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: My tip is to use the "solo" button as little as possible. Shure, we want all tracks to sound great. But, there's no point if they don't sound good together.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Most usually Pop. But also Indie and Folk.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ears. For pitch and rhythm.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work in Logic X and Studio One. With a Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 interface and Yamaha HS7 Monitors. Sure SM7b and Sure Sm57 microphones.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Butch Vig, Vargas & Lagolo, Dave Grohl, Shellback and The Bleachers