I've been engineering/mixing/producing mostly independent artists for over 20 years. I am known for moody/colorful mixes/productions that age well and highlight the emotions of the song. My goal is for the emotions that you feel in your music to translate well to the listener ... whatever that takes.
Every day in this profession is still a total joy and incredible learning experience. I really enjoy learning from artists the essence of their song. I enjoy deeply understanding the music and working with the artist to make sure their audience understands the music. Sometimes that takes a very polished production or even a very unpolished production to communicate those emotions.
The technical aspect of getting good sound is second nature for me so I can focus on the feeling of what I am delivering.
I am a full-time producer, mixer and engineer. About half my projects are done remotely and half with local artists in NW Washington.
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My credits include
- ProTools HD 12. Waves Mercury. Bricasti
- Lexicon and vintage spring reverbs. Neumann mics. Lauten Eden. Outboard gear including Pultec
- Distressor ....
Terms of Service
Mixing days are scheduled and the first revision is usually end of day. The number of mix revisions are unlimited if reasonable progress is being made (at my discretion).
Reviews of Bill Simpkins
I've worked with Bill on my most recent releases and can say he is extremely fun and easy to work with. He listens to what the artist wants and works diligently to make that vision a reality. His service, production input and engineering are all high calibre. I look forward to working with him on future projects!
Bill has mixed several full-length albums for my AeTopus project, which has received high praise for its outstanding technical quality by promoters, broadcasters, reviewers, and fellow musicians in my genre. He is fair, flexible, communicates effectively, and produces highly professional results. An amazing artist and craftsman - Thanks Bill!
I have been a songwriter and producer for a few years now and have had the privilege of having a few of my songs mixed and co-produced by Bill since 2012. Apart from the sheer quality of his skills, knowledge and equipment, he is also one of the nicest and easiest person to work with that I have met in this business. Can't recommend highly enough.
Bill has been consulting and mastering for my band, Celestial Navigation, for the past three years. First off, Bill is extremely smart and has a ton of technical knowledge. He is also very artist oriented and the song is top priority. This is a unique combination. He strives to make sure everyone is beyond satisfied with their art.