Nick Agee

Mixing & Mastering

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Professional Recording Engineer/Mixer located in Los Angeles, CA. Experience working with Grammy award-winning producers and artists such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Portugal.The Man. Work featured on official Spotify and Apple Music playlists.

My mission is to deliver a final mix that captures the client’s vision for their song in the best way possible.

To achieve this, I’ll take your recordings and highlight the clarity, depth and energy in each performance, creating a final mix that fills the listener with that same emotion and energy the artist had recording it. I strive for that feeling in every one of my mixes.

I love working on music in the indie pop/bedroom pop genre, as that pulls influences from R&B, Jazz, and even Funk in fresh and modern ways. I’m heavily inspired by artists like Still Woozy, Foster The People, and Frank Ocean.

I see mixing as a cooperative process between creatives. The more information I can learn about you and what inspires you to create, the better I can help you achieve that sonically.

Reach out and lets talk about your project! I’m happy to help in any capacity I can.

- Nick Agee

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

29 Reviews - 6 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Jodye Phoenix
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    Nick was super cordial and quick with getting my masters back to me. Loved the quality of how they came out as well, will definitely collaborate again in the future!

  2. Review by Ben Camden
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    Nick did a great mix of my song! He was very easy to deal with and delivered my revisions with a quick turnaround. He had some really good ideas for reverb/delay throws to add some interest, and helped add in an extra synth part to complete the song. He made the guitars sound amazing too!

    I'm so happy with the final mix! I will definitely be getting Nick to mix more songs and highly recommend him.

  3. Review by Anuraj B.
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    So much fun working with Nick! He gave me a great sounding master and was professional and quick as per usual!

  4. Review by Simon Brienzo
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    Nick is the man! Very Easy to work with and he has great taste with mixing! Highly recommend Nick to help polish your tracks!

  5. Review by Johan Bjurling
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    Super easy and polite communication. Quick to deliver and make revisions. And most importantly, a great sounding mix and master!

  6. Review by Anuraj B.
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    Nick was super professional, really friendly and a genuine joy to work with. He helped me achieve exactly what I had in mind for the master of my song.

  7. Review by Jos Vincent
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    Nick is a mixing GENIUS! We’ve worked before and every track he touches turns into a massive bop 🎵 very polite, professional, and creative. Will never work with another mixing engineer- Nick is just too good.

  8. Review by Josh Elson
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    Nick did a solid job mastering my track! He turned it around super quick, was open and responsive to my questions/requests, and seemed pretty knowledgable about the whole process. A pleasure to work with!

  9. Review by Erica
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    Fantastic work from Nick again. A great balanced master and quick turn around time. He's an absolute beast.

  10. Review by Erica
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    Nick was polite, prompt and did an excellent mastering job. Clean, balanced and brought out the best parts of the song. Amazing volume increase too!

  11. Review by Simon Brienzo
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    I can not recommend Nick enough! He was a pleasure to work with and everything was done very quickly! I will 100% be coming back for future songs!

  12. Review by Jordon Hudson
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    Nick is awesome to work with! Very efficient and easy to communicate with. Works hard to ensure you are happy with the product and will help to achieve your vision working on a full album project. Would highly recommend Nick!

  13. Review by Zaryab Khan
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    Nick once again showing me why he's a pleasure to work with, with great communication and a better master!

  14. Review by Jordon Hudson
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    Nick is super awesome to work with. Very fast communication and happy to make revisions as needed! Very good at helping to achieve your vision. and your sound. Looking forward to working with him on future projects!

  15. Review by Dane M.
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    always so helpful and awesome to work with!

  16. Review by KENTON EDWARD
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    Nick is a true pro. He understands what it takes to bring a song to life and shows immense dedication when mixing a project. His turnaround time is very quick but that doesn't take away from his attention to detail.

    Definitely recommend.

  17. Review by Conor Mullin
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    Great communication and great sound! Very fast communication and willing to make revisions as needed! Super awesome work!

  18. Review by Zaryab Khan
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    Fantastic and applied any revisions I needed with speed!

  19. Review by Dane M.
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    You can trust Nick 100% with the vision you have for your project. He is super thoughtful and helpful!

  20. Review by Dane M.
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    Nick was excellent working on and helping me put together my first EP! Would recommend him to anyone!

  21. Review by Dane M.
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    Nick is amazing! He really cares & helps my projects to reach their fullest potential. I would definitely recommend.

  22. Review by Dane M.
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    This was my 3rd time working with Nick & will not be my last. He is so easy to communicate with and always executes my vision for that specific project.

  23. Review by Sebastien R.
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    Nick is a great mixing engineer! He gave so much life and warmth to my song in a matter of days. It was so easy to communicate my ideas and he implemented them with ease. Highly recommended!

  24. Review by Dane M.
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    Nick is really efficient and easy to work with!

  25. Review by Michael Y.
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    Having worked with Nick on a variety of projects across different genres, he is there to serve your song so it is the best it can be. One of the most refreshing things about working with him is the lack of ego in the process. While Nick is more than happy to offer his opinions or thoughts on a song's direction, he wants nothing more than for the artist to be happy with the end result. It is a combination of a relentless work ethic, a positive attitude, and a fine-tuned creative ear that keeps me coming back to work with him time and time again.

  26. Review by Jack Maeby
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    Nick was a tracking and overdub engineer and he mixed several tracks on Little Faith's "Eternity" album, produced by Michael Baker (Whitney Houston, Annie Lennox). He was responsive to Michael's requests as well as those of the band and was a pleasure to work with. I have also worked with Nick on other projects and I have always been happy with the final results. I recommend Nick Agee without hesitation.

  27. Review by Rob Staley
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    Nick Recorded, mixed, and mastered my last record. Total pro and pleasure to spend that many hours with. There is no one better!

  28. Review by Josalyn Santangelo
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    Working with Nick was an excellent decision. Not only is he professional and talented, but works his hardest to make sure you're satisfied with the finished product! I look forward to working with him again.

  29. Review by Michael Yanoska
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    Having worked with him on multiple projects across multiple genres, I have to say Nick Agee knows what his clients are looking for, and delivers time and again. I'm quite particular about my work, and his patience and efficiency is refreshing in a session. Nick’s also not afraid to suggest & critique, but knows the client's word is ultimately bond.

Interview with Nick Agee

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

  2. A: Lately I've been really into working on music in the indie pop genre because it pulls a lot of influence from R&B, Jazz, and even Funk. So I feel like it's always fresh and inspiring.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: Currently my studio space includes a pair of Neumann KH-120 monitors, a 27" iMac, and a UAD Apollo Twin X Quad as my audio interface. The room has been treated with acoustic paneling and my monitors have been calibrated for the room to ensure that they are producing a flat frequency signal. Making it an optimal space for mixing and mastering.

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

  6. A: I've been working in music for about 10 years now. I studied audio engineering at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. After my time at MI, I started out as an assistant engineer at the legendary Grandmaster Recorders Ltd. in Hollywood. Within about 6 months, I was running my own sessions as the lead engineer for the studio. I ended up doing that for many years, but relocated to New Orleans, LA in 2019 to check out the music scene there for a while. I've recently moved my studio back to California, where I reside currently in Los Angeles again.

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

  8. A: It's extremely gratifying when a mix of mine exceeds the expectation of the client. In addition, listening a song or album that I've worked on after its been published is also very fulfilling experience to me. I'm really proud of my work and seeing it on Spotify makes it feel official.

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

  10. A: I'm very inspired by the vibe that artists like Frank Ocean and Foster The People bring to their music. I'm also inspired by most things that Mark Ronson is apart of as well.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: I'm very dedicated to making sure that the client's vision is the target and their word is final.

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

  14. A: Less is more! The more tracks you try to squeeze into a 2-track stereo out the smaller it can sound. Theres a reason the Beatles and Motown records sound so big even though they only used 4 and 8 track machines.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: I feel like it's the fact that most people think they don't need a professional to mix and master their music. It's a VERY crucial part to the process of making a record and shouldn't be taken lightly. A professional engineer will give not only a fresh ear to the project, but they are going to be well trained in the specifics that go into these final stages of music production. This is where a song/recording that you might have worked on for months, can be elevated or ruined, if not handled correctly.

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

  18. A: What are your goals and visions for this project and how can I help make sure you are able to attain those goals and visions?

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: I'm a huge fan of things that sound "vintage" and "analog", so I'd say that style definitely finds its way into the music I tend to work on.

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

  22. A: Foster The People. They have such amazing and elaborate productions that sound incredible.

  23. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  24. A: Digital, because of the ability to recall sessions quickly even when traveling. The analog emulations are becoming so indistinguishable from the originals.

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

  26. A: My promise is to treat you and your music with the utmost respect, to give you a memorable experience.

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

  28. A: I love to bring emotion out of every project I work on. I want my mixes to make the listener feel exactly how the artist did, when they wrote/recorded the song. That is what I believe resonates with people most, so I strive for that in my process.

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

  30. A: Before starting a mix I like to get all of the organization done first, such as editing, track labeling, grouping. After that I can start the mix with fresh ears and let my creative side work without worrying about any editing getting in the way of my focus.

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

  32. A: Usually just Mixing & Mastering, but I also offer Drum/Instrument editing and Vocal pitch correction.

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Terms Of Service

- Mixing rate includes 3 drafts, $20 for each additional draft. - I will deliver the unmastered mix as well as stems, if necessary. - Turnaround time 1-2 days per song.

GenresSounds Like
  • Alabama Shakes
  • Frank Ocean
  • Foster The People
Gear Highlights
  • Neumann KH-120 Monitors
  • Pro Tools HD 2020
  • UAD Apollo Twin X
  • UAD Plugins
  • Waves Plugins
  • iZotope Ozone 9
  • Soundtoys 5
  • Sonnox Inflator
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