Nick Tashjian is a recording engineer, producer and musician in Los Angeles. He has worked with Al Jarreau, The Staple Singers, Brandy, Estelle, Lady Low, Lindsey Stirling, Greg Adams, Bone Thugs & Harmony, OT Genasis and many more!

After receiving his Bachelors in Sound Arts from SAE Institute, he began working as a personal engineer for producer/guitarist Paul Brown. For the last 5 years, Nick has been a house engineer at Clear Lake Recording Studio and producing out of his own Gold Line Recording Studio.

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Gear highlights

  • Pro Tools 12
  • Universal Apollo (including UAD Plugins)
  • Slate VMS and Trigger
  • Waves
  • Melodye
  • Trident
  • Neve
  • Urei
  • Focusrite
  • Neumann

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Reviews of Nick Tashjian

  • Default-avatar8 months agoby

    Nick is a wonderful and very capable engineer. Have known him for several years and have the privilege to record with him often. He is professional, courteous and very easy to work with.

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Interview with Nick Tashjian

Analog or digital and why?
Analog is fun, but digital is faster and recall is easier but is it too much to ask for both?
What do you like most about your job?
Hearing great musicians make great music
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it's easy
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Communicate ideas and take the time to see if you and your engineer or producer are a good fit.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Imac, UA Apollo, my guitar and my U47 clone. don't even need the fifth ;-)
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been a musician for over 20 years and around the same time I began tinkering with electronics. The first time I stepped into a studio I knew what I was supposed to do.
How would you describe your style?
A perfect cocktail of old school and new
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney (not together LOL)
What type of music do you usually work on?
Indie Rock, R&B and Hip Hop
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Stevie Wonder, Mark Ronson, the Beatles, Jack White, Jeff Bhasker
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Tracking vocals and live instruments, mixing and editing