Hey! I'm a professional mixing engineer with years of experience in live and studio audio production!
My name is Schuyler, and I would love to work with you today! My passion is pairing the art of music and technology to help artists create content they love and want to share with the world. After many years of being a musician, I became fascinated with the process of taking someone’s talent and using my skills as a mixing engineer to form a bridge between that talent and the audience. My obsession with balance and clarity helps me transform the recordings I’m given into the music the artist hears in their head.
I've spent years mixing many different genres of music, making studio quality sounding podcasts, and learning to help people achieve their music goals. Whether you’re a solo singer/songwriter, a member of a full-sized band, or even if you’re a podcaster just looking for someone to mix your weekly episode, I’d love to help you create the product you want to hear.
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- Schuyler Baxter
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3 ReviewsEndorse Schuyler Baxter
I worked with Schuyler for a brief period of time. Within that time, I really recognized his amazing talent he has in the music and sound industry! He is one of the most talented people I have ever met, it was an honor to work alongside of him!
Very well produced music with great time, attention, and precision put into the quality of this music. good mixing, and tasteful effects put into each song.
I loved my time working with Schuyler! He shows great attention to detail and commitment to excellence, and tailors his approach to each client. He made my voice shine!
Interview with Schuyler Baxter
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The projects I'm most proud of are usually the ones that I'm working on in that moment. I get excited when I find new tricks to make better products!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm currently working on some projects that a Grammy award winning engineer sent me to finish!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: SoundBetter is full of extremely talented artists and engineers. Take some time and listen to the audio samples different profiles give you, and find the one that "sounds like you".
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I prefer digital. It's the most flexible and the way of the future!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will commit to every client to work my hardest to make them satisfied with their music. If they aren't satisfied, my work isn't finished!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love getting to obsess over details and make a good product. The satisfaction of helping someone make their artwork the best it can be is very rewarding.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They often ask what I could do for their music, how much I charge for the service, etc. All of those answers can be found in my profile description! :)
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Most people don't actually know what a mixing engineer does... the whole concept of "editing music" is pretty foreign often times.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: First off, I want to learn about the artist and what their goals are for their music. I would ask questions like "what is your style?" or "what artists do you try to model your sound after?"
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you're looking for a mixing engineer, look for one who is also a musician. Someone who has both skills will always have a more balanced perspective compared to someone who has only one or the other.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I would take my computer, interface, studio monitors, headphones, and my piano.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been a musician for most of my life, and about 8 years ago, I began learning how to mix music. Since then, I have done a great deal of life production work as well as work in the studio.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I would describe my style as "simple". I try to stick to the basics and provide a clean, appealing sound.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I have artists/engineers that I study and learn from every day. I do my best to keep an open mind and put myself in the same room as other skilled people as often as possible.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Get it right at the source!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I have the most experience with contemporary Christian music, but I have experience in many other genres, such as singer/songwriter, country, pop, etc.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Perfectionism. I'm content with nothing less, and I always work my hardest to bring the best possible product.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring the perspective of a musician and a mix engineer to each song. I have been a musician for most of my life, and the ability to really listen for instrument parts, tones, dynamics, and frequencies is vital to creating a balanced mix.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Once I make contact with the client and receive the audio files, my mixing process usually follows a standard pattern: organize files/tracks, gain stage, create static mix, apply mix bus processing, address core instruments and vocals, apply effects, program automation.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I run a home studio that I've built over the years. I'm a musician as well, so my setup contains many instruments alongside the recording and mixing gear.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I'm inspired by other musicians and production engineers who truly understand that music is an art AND a science. So many people think it's either one or the other, but in reality, one cannot exist without the other.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Most of the work I do is for individual singer/songwriters that have content already recorded, they just need a mixing engineer to put it all together and make it sound professional.