Mix engineer and Podcast Editor
What you get:
A professional, polished mix delivered as a hi-res WAV file along with the processed stems for your mastering engineer if they need. (Let me know if you would like the project file itself)
3 free revisions on all services, more revisions = $25.00 each.
A chance to be heard, not just musically but your message to the world.
Who I am: My name is Isaac, I am a musicpreneur and mix engineer.
I studied music business at Pointblank Music School in London and was mentored in business by Chris Haroun. I also studied audio engineering and sound synthesis at Cal Arts.
I'm working on my own startup company in the music industry with the goal of helping artists be heard, not just their music but their message to the world.
I believe art is the fastest and best way for social and economic change,
Tweet The Deets:
I am open to all-in discounts for multiple-song projects - reach out and we can discuss the details of what you need done and get you a discount.
Bundle clients get unlimited revisions within reason.
I'm also an industry consultant for independent artists.
Contact me to get more info on how I can help you with understanding more about the industry, creative marketing techniques and branding for your music.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.
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Interview with Isaac Kestral
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians: K.Flay, Aviva, Bob The Drag Queen and Hanz Zimmer. Engineers, Sylvia Massey, Dave Pensado and Andrew Schepps,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mix their single or album and if they don't have a label, be there consultant and help them with distribution, marketing and branding.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Laid back and chill yet fun.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Twiddle knobs and press a few buttons and you are finished. Well... it kind of is like that, but much more complicated.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The ability to help make someones dream for their project/art come true. Jamming out to the finished song, or for sound designing for games, seeing the world come to life in a new way.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Hybrid. Precision of digital and the warmth and the happy little accidents that come with analog.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My own E.P.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electronic, Pop, Folk and Rock
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That you will have your finished project and be happy with it. So happy you can't wait to share it with the world. So happy that it makes you extremely excited to get back to work and create more.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: A tip for beginners to better dial in compression and hear what compression is doing: Take your Attack and Release all the way down to fast as possible. Increase your Ratio a lot, lower the Threshold and give it some gain if you have to, Then finally dial back the Attack until you like it, then do the same with the release. Get the Ratio and Threshold to a more nominal setting and there you go.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: K.Flay because of her passion for music and the message in each song. She cares and raps/sings about real and relatable topics.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Take your time. You want to make sure you are going to work with a professional who you like, can get a long with and can help you achieve your vision for your project. It's not going to be everyone who offers a service.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's your "why"? As in why do you make music and what do you hope to achieve in the world with it?
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I produced, Mixed and Mastered a track called "Going Gown" that was my first song as an artists that got on all major streaming platforms as well as for purchase.