Joseph Schmidt (Jophes)

80s & indie pop producer

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I can turn your pop, indie and electronic ideas into finished, radio ready songs! (Check out my Demo Reel!)

I am a laid back individual with a rabid musical curiosity and keen sense of sonic aesthetics- both of which I am eager to put to use in helping you realize your musical vision. If I had to assess my self, I would say my standout production abilities are melody and sound design. Helping others transform their musical ore from its natural state to sonic gold is what I’m all about!

Services I offer:
-Production. I'll take your song idea from an idea to a full-scale production. I can play most instruments.
-Mixing. I am an engineer who will mix through the lens of a musician. I also use analog summing which means your mixes will have width, depth and life!
-Synthesizer. I can recreate most sounds by ear or add that special touch your track needs to make it the last10% of the way there instrumentally.

Process:
-We call or chat to get an overview of what the project entails, weather you have a soft or hard deadline
-You send me the required files to start the project
- I do my thing by completing your thing (including the necessary revisions) and then send you forth a happy customer!

If you're ready to take your music to the next level, let's get in touch and get rolling

Pricing varies per project

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

14 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Robert M.
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    fantastic work.. as usual....

  2. Review by Robert M.
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    He is the master at production and mixing....

  3. Review by Lynz Munich
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    Joseph is so chill, creative, relaxed and easy to work with

  4. Review by Robert M.
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    truly amazing production

  5. Review by Robert M.
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    Wow Joseph's vision of music so amazing!!!!

  6. Review by Aimee B.
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    Joseph really made an effort to meet my expectations and make my song special. He was easy to work with and just a friendly guy.

  7. Review by Jayson D.
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    Joseph was wonderful!

  8. Review by Lori B.
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    Joseph was very good to work with. He was able to create the vision I had in mind. He really did a fanatic job with everything. Couldn't be more happy with everything!

  9. Review by Adam T.
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    Joseph did a great job treating some synth parts for me. Definitely talented and pro! I will work with him again for sure.

  10. Review by Robert M.
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    blown away. amazing its art in melody. perfection

  11. Review by Braydon Germain
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    Joseph's work on a track of mine was incredible. I love 80's music, and he was able to enhance my production and take it to the next level. I'm so grateful to have worked with Joseph and will surely be working with him again in the future!

  12. Review by Susan Lucas
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    Joseph is incredibly talented and works quickly to create amazing tracks. Lovely to work with and awesome to be in the studio with as well! Highly recommend his services.

  13. Review by Patrick Maresco
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    Joseph is by far the best synth-man I know. He has an insanely good ear for filling an entire mix perfectly with the right sound, EQ'ing and mastering to perfection, and riddling it with catchy synth lines, and is easily one of the best, most trusted producers and musicians I've had the honor of working with. If you get the chance to work with him you will get a pro experience and a potential hit.

  14. Review by Lynz Munich
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    Joseph is a synth mastermind! He has awesome keyboard and production skills. I can't recommend him enough. I discovered his music online and was hooked instantly. Try him out for your songs!

Interview with Joseph Schmidt (Jophes)

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

  2. A: Never be afraid to try an idea because it seems too weird.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: Production

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

  6. A: A keen ear for mood & melody

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: I work out of a small studio built around Logic Pro X/Protools, a universal audio Apollo Twin + hardware synthesizers. (Analog summing coming soon)

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

  10. A: Adam Young, Brian Wilson, Matt Langston, Byrce Avery, Death Cab for Cutie, Panic! At The Disco, Paramore, CHVRCHES, The Killers, Mark Needham, Charlie Puth

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Away- Jes Hudak (Producer, Mix Engineer), Locked Away- Deflect (Synth Production), Love and Mercy- Lynz (Co Producer), Only You- Jophes (Vocalist, Producer, Mix Engineer, Mastering), Eggshells- Kristina Johnsen (Producer, Guitarist)

Terms Of Service

1. Client and service provider will be respectful of each other in their communications 2. Where song splits are relevant, client agrees to negotiate in good faith with service provider

Gear Highlights
  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin
  • Minimoog Model D
  • Akai AX-60
  • Korg Polysix
  • Kawai K3
  • Logic Pro X
  • Pro Tools 12
  • Dangerous Music D-Box
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