Experienced producer and mixing/mastering engineer. More than 30 million streams of my own tracks on Spotify. I specialize in Nu disco, Deep House, Electro Pop. Credits include ShiftedMusic, SpiritSoul, Déepalma, HedKandi, Universal Music. Let's make your music shine and add some love to it!
I've been working professionally as a Producer/ Mixer for more than 10 years.
I'm ready to produce a track from scratch, or help bring it from a demo, to the final stage to make it work and resonate in people's hearts.
My own tracks and remixes have a total of over 30 million listens on Spotify and have been at the top of the Beatport and top 20 Traxsource charts.
I also make remixes.
You can listen to my tracks as an artist on Spotify.
As sound and mastering engineer I mostly work with Pop, RnB, Soul, Funk, EDM tracks.
I have an extensive experience working with different labels and artists around the world.
Credits: Universal music, Warner music Russia, Sony music Russia.
All work is done at my recording studio HookRecords. The studio has the most up-to-date equipment and software.
Examples of my work can be found on Spotify, SoundCloud and also on the studio site www.HookRecords.pro.
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CreditsDiscogs verified credits for Alex Hook
- Matvey Emerson & Alex Hook Ft. Rene (19)
- NoMagic & Alex Hook
- Jako Diaz
- Sean Garnier Ft. SevenEver & Max Vertigo
- Medsound & Dana Jean Phoenix
- Deeperise, Mr.Nu* & Tolgah
- Danijel Kostic, Shyam P*
- Pavel Khvaleev* & Blackfeel Wite
- Rene (19)
- Елена Темникова
- Елена Темникова
- Елена Темникова
- Milk & Sugar
- Milk & Sugar
7 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Alex Hook
Alex's mastering gave my track that final touch that makes it competitive in today's pop landscape. He stuck with me through many iterations of the mix without hassle. Thanks Alex!
This was an excellent experience. Alex is communicative and easy to work with. Plus, his mastering work is exceptional. Thank you.
Alex and I have been working together for years now, and I’m so glad he’s a part of SoundBetter community now! His expertise is truly unmatched. Look no further for your mixing and mastering purposes!!
Amazing producer and works very very quick ! Gets your mastering TOP QUALITY
Alex did excellent job with stem mastering for my track! He is definitely one of a kind and can really take your tracks to the highest level! Highly recommend working with Alex and looking forward to many projects together!
Excellent work and sound from Alex! Definitely pleased with the end result! Thank you!
Thank you very much Alex for your work on my track! You are a super professional! I am very happy with the result! I hope to work again very soon!
Interview with Alex Hook
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Melodic groovy deep relaxed
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: There are many of them, but I will name one, let it be Abel Tesfaye, I think he is the Michael Jackson of our time
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Before you start a project, pick a few similar references that are popular, you can always quickly switch and navigate, thus making the process easier for yourself
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: If we talk about production, in 95% of cases it will be melodic dance music, and if it’s about mixing or mastering, it can be pop, r&b, soul, hip-hop, rap. Sometimes it was something completely different, like rock or music for commercials.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My experience, love for music, always listening to the idea carefully before you create anything and meeting my clients’ wishes
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: The main is the sound quality, to make your song sound perfect on any type of music media. I’ll help you make all the parts of the track sound as they should, by finding the best structure, to deliver the energy and make the track work to its max.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: If it’s mixing or mastering, beforehand I check all the files, sources and find suitable references for the track, and put it all into the project, then I check if there are any weak points in the mix to make sure everything sounds great in the final mix, and begin with the vocal cleanup
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: The heart of my studio is the MacPro and Pro Tools HD. I also use a MacBook Pro I9 with Avid HD OMNI and UAD Apollo with the Ultimate package. My main programs are Pro tools HD and Ableton Live 11. The studio has several monitor lines Genelec 1237A, Yamaha NS10M, Focal Solo 6 BE, Genelec 8030 Preamp & compressor: Neve 1073, UAD 6176 Twin Finity 710 Mic: Sony C800G pack Shure sm7b Rode NT1 Keyboards & Synth MiniMoog Voyager Nord Stage EX Roland FP7 Novation Supernova II NordRack 2 KorgTriton Komplete kontrol Preamp & compressor: Neve 1073, UAD 6176 Twin Finity 710 Mic: Sony C800G pack Shure sm7b Rode NT1 Keyboards & Synth MiniMoog Voyager Nord Stage EX Roland FP7 Novation Supernova II NordRack 2 KorgTriton Komplete kontrol
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Artists who inspire me are Daft Pank, The Weeknd, Kaskade, Coldplay, Max Martin. Music with strong energy and beautiful vocal melodies. From the music engineers I am inspired by Josh Gudwin.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Most common types of work are mixing and mastering, vocal recording, cleanup and comping
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I’m proud of each of my works and I always try to put my heart in it, whether it’s a full production from scratch or mixing and mastering
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: At the moment I’m working on my own album and also mix and master for my local clients
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes, there is a friend of mine here on Soundbetter, Mark Evich, he is an awesome producer
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: It’s both analog and digital
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is giving each project the best, individual approach, unique style, fast turnaround
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Most of all I love the process of creating, it’s like magic, when you hear the final product that literally came out of nothing, and of course when you receive positive feedback
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much time will it take, is the most commonly asked question. You may expect first demo in 2-3 days and completed work in 2 weeks
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What message do you want to convey? Who are your favorite singers and musicians? Are you willing to experiment on this project or are you looking for a specific and a commercial sound?