Jon Bell

Mix Engineer

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👋 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.

Let's elevate your techno tracks – click "Contact Me" to discuss your project today!

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Interview with Jon Bell

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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?

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

  6. A: Start a conversation. By understanding what each other needs we can work to the best outcome.

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

  8. A: - Mac - Audio interface - Mixing desk - Speakers - Modular synth (that counts as one item, right?)

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

  10. 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.

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

  12. A: Know when to stop tweaking a sound

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

  14. A: Techno

  15. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  16. A: Mixdowns

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

  18. A: Experience, and specific knowledge of how to make techno shine

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

  20. A: Communicate and understand the client's needs, followed by a systematic/methodical approach to mixdown, then further communication with client

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  22. A: Hybrid digital and analogue setup

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

  24. A: Mar Axe, D.A.V.E. The Drummer, Roby M Rage

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

  26. A: Mixdowns, spcialising in techno

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