Hello, I would like you to hear what I can do to improve your final mixdown. I enjoy working with the - most difficult - problem recordings. My phone number is (406) 300 -1770.
Every mix is different and presents new challenges. I view the final mix like a classical composition with various dynamic levels and musical transitions. The process starts with frequency equalization. Next, compression is applied to achieve head room. The last step involves structuring the recording with a dynamic envelope.
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Interview with Last Mixdown
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Evaluate the Recording EQ if required Compression Shape dynamics
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All recording styles
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Yamaha 10M monitors, JBL sub woofer Denon all in one CD player I found in a dumpster plus a no name 8" subwoofer I actually use the low grade equipment more.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital because it takes less time. ( I might run it trough tubes if required) I make digital sound like analog. You will hear this in my mixes.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Helping people
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: This is not a magic. These skills can be learned and explained.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Try a few different mix down engineers. There is quite a bit of variability in the process.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I don't need gear to sound good.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Professional musician, Computer professional, University professor, Retired
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I go for an open, spacious sound.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Sculpting a mixdown
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Dynamic shape
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: George Martin
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Last mix down before release.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Avoid digital over modulation. It's very difficult to fix a microphone that was too hot. I can take away high frequencies; but, putting high frequency back into the recording is more difficult.