👋 I'm Jon, a seasoned Producer & Mix Engineer with over 10 years' experience in the industry, and a number of releases on Beatport.
My expertise lies in crafting exceptional mixdowns for techno artists and producers. Expect precision in every mix.
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Interview with Jon Bell
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both! Digital becasue you can recall previous settings and have multiple instances of the same thing. Analog for the flavor and warmth it brings.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: - What specifically are you hoping to gain from this mixdown? - What 3 tracks would you provide as reference material? - Is there a deadline for this project?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Start a conversation. By understanding what each other needs we can work to the best outcome.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: - Mac - Audio interface - Mixing desk - Speakers - Modular synth (that counts as one item, right?)
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Started as a DJ, which lead to wanting to produce my own tracks. This then lead to me wanting to be able to mix my own tracks down so I have spent years learning and crafting that skill.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Know when to stop tweaking a sound
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Experience, and specific knowledge of how to make techno shine
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Communicate and understand the client's needs, followed by a systematic/methodical approach to mixdown, then further communication with client
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Hybrid digital and analogue setup
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mar Axe, D.A.V.E. The Drummer, Roby M Rage
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixdowns, spcialising in techno