Mixing/Mastering Engineer

Jay on SoundBetter

In the heart of the music industry working with the best rappers and pop artists in the world. I am certified in Pro Tools, Auto Tune, Melodyne, Waves, and have worked on numerous professional recording consoles; API Legacy, SSL 4000 E & G Series, etc. Top credits; 42 Dugg, Dave East, Baby Storme. Specialize in rap & pop vocal production/mixing.

Mixing & Mastering engineer based out of NYC currently employed at Penthouse Recording Studio in Times Square. Attended 1 year of school for audio engineering, I know both the technical and musical aspects of engineering and consider myself an expert. I am certified in Pro Tools, Auto Tune, Melodyne, Waves, and have worked on numerous professional recording consoles and outboard gear; API Legacy, SSL 4000 E & G Series, API 560 EQ, LA-2A compressor, Tube-tech compressor, etc.

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Interview with Jay

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Digital. More convenient and technology is getting so good that sometimes you can even point out a difference between the analog gear and digital plugin

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

  4. A: To give them a mix they’ll love.

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

  6. A: Being in a musical environment

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

  8. A: Is there any particular sound you’re going for? I won’t make you sound exactly like them but I’ll get as close as possible while still making you sound unique

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

  10. A: Be over communicating during the process. Have audio wav files ready, and let us know any details you might think is important.

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

  12. A: My computer, Apollo x6, u87, tube tech, neve 1073 pre amp.

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

  14. A: Went to school for a year and ended up at one of the most prestigious recording studios in nyc.

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Quick but detail oriented. Won’t stop until I get it right.

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

  18. A: Blood Orange. One of the most talented artists and producers of had the privilege of seeing live.

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

  20. A: Listen to music you like and study how it’s arranged then try to mimic it, you can add your own flare once you get good at that.

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

  22. A: Rap and pop but sometimes indie rock.

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Making the customer happy. I’m a great mix engineer, if they aren’t happy I’ll fix it until they are.

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

  26. A: Whatever the artist wants me to make it. I can do it.

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

  28. A: Edit audio before mixing, mix, then master.

  29. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  30. A: 2 Apollo x16, Yamaha NS10s, U87, HDX interface, Mac Pro, Pro Tools, and more.

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

  32. A: Other musicians or producers that en spire me are MixedByAli, Dave Pensado, Rick Ruben, Nick Mira, and more.

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

  34. A: Vocal Recording, mixing, vocal comping, mastering.

GenresSounds Like
  • Lil Tjay
  • Pop Smoke
  • 6LACK
Gear Highlights
  • API legacy
  • SSL 4000
  • Avid S6
  • AWS Digital Console
  • LA-2A
  • 1176 Compressor
  • Distressor
  • Tube-Tech
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