Ken Lewis

MIXING all formats/ Consulting

71 Reviews (26 Verified)
Ken Lewis on SoundBetter

Credits on 114 RIAA Gold records, 57 Grammy Nominations, 47 BTS mixes & counting. Is yours next? 31 Billion streams. I have touched many songs that have touched your life, now let me help you get great results with your songs. From mixing in all formats to consulting across my vast range of experience, let's talk further. -Ken Lewis

Full credits list at:

1.BTS - 47 songs mixed so far. I have mixed for BTS since 2012, 10 of those songs released in 2022
2.Wu Tang Clan - I mixed the entire secret double album “Once Upon a Time In Shaolin” on an analog SSL
3.Musical contributions on “Uptown Funk," “We Are Young," “All Of The Lights," “Heartless," Drake, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, OneRepublic, Lorde,
4.Nominated for 2 Golden Melody Awards by Name, Nominee / Winner on many Korean Daesang Awards
5.Producer for Future, Kanye West, Jay Z, J Cole, Ariana Grande, Eminem, OneRepublic, Khalil Fong, Des Rocs, X Ambassadors, John Legend, VYBZ KARTEL, Popcaan

I'm approachable. Drop me a line. I am not seeking indie production work, only mixing and consulting. Tell me about your music, and i'll guide you to a great finish line. -Ken

MIX CREDITS INCLUDE: BTS, Kanye, Ariana Grande, Fletcher, Gallant, Usher, Mary J, Justin Bieber, JuiceWRLD, Wu Tang Clan, Jay Z, TI, NF, RM, J-Hope, Agust D, 50 Cent, Jeremih, Sean Paul, Damian Marley, Shaggy, Bounty Killer, Krewella, Danity Kane, Jon Bellion, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, George Clinton, Pete Rock, Public Enemy, David Byrne, CeCe Winans, Beastie Boys, JJ Project, Stray Kids, XG, 2AM, Rain, SS501, BoA, Khalil Fong, Jolin Tsai, Loic Nottet, La Fouine, Poobear

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

71 Reviews - 5 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by HN Records

    Ken's feedback on my song was great! His advice was insightful, actionable and genuinely supportive. He provided extensive and concrete suggestions on where to take the song next. I would recommend him to anyone looking for detailed feedback and direction in their music.

  2. Review by Miguel Dias

    what can i say?

  3. Review by Julien L.

    Ken Lewis gave me a thorough "soundcheck" on one of my song of my album and it really helps me to see the weak/strong points. It's illuminating. Thanks again !

  4. Review by Connor S.

    Expert and professional! Ken is a legend for a reason!

  5. Review by Cal
    by Cal

    I have never heard my vocal sound so great in a mix! I hope to work with Ken again in the future.

  6. Review by ideaMarcos

    one of the best pieces of feedback I've ever gotten. Gave me a lot to think about my setup/mix. Highly recommend

  7. Review by Paulina L.

    Ken Lewis, a Grammy award-winning music producer, is an absolute genius in the industry. His creativity knows no bounds, and his ability to bring out the best in every project is truly remarkable. Working with Ken Lewis is a guarantee of excellence and top-notch quality. His dedication to his craft and his unmatched talent make him a force to be reckoned with in the music world. If you're looking for a producer who delivers exceptional results on time, look no further than Ken Lewis.

  8. Review by Saint w.

    Ken is a beast engineer gave me probably the best mix I’ve ever had

  9. Review by Alex Totheroh

    Direct and actionable mix feedback. Will definitely help level up my skills!

  10. Review by Ali
    by Ali

    Ken provided the feedback I needed to hear, and went above and beyond to give additional advice that would help me monetize my song. I can't recommend Ken highly enough!

  11. Review by James McLean

    Really helpful and actionable feedback! Fast turn around. Thanks Ken!

  12. Review by John Malone & Friends

    Ken's expertise in his song review was spot on.

    He made things extremely clear and his recommendations made complete sense.

    Ken is a great asset to have in your pocket!

    Thanks, Ken.

  13. Review by Jörg S.

    More than I expected. Detailed analysis, straight to the point - even it it hurts a little - to improve the production, great tips for identification of necessary and unnecessary tracks. Thx a lot!

  14. Review by Juan Verni

    As a first experience with Soundcheck, it couldn't have gone better. Ken obviously knows his stuff, and he can perfectly explain his views and give direct, useful feedback on how to improve your mix. As a producer with a subpar monitoring situation, this is invaluable to me. Totally worth the cost.

  15. Review by Pablo T.

    Ken is phenomenal at looking at your song and quickly seeing what can be fixed! He has great vision to see what you might not. He’s great!

  16. Review by Lance Powell

    Ken was awesome to work with. Was a bit of a non-believer in Atmos and Ken made me a believer, he should be the go-to Atmos mixer for everyone on SoundBetter. He's done one or two decent stereo mixes in his career too so...

  17. Review by Sara
    by Sara

    If you need an engineer to mix your song, Ken is fantastic! He's not only great at the technical aspect of mixing, but also at mixing with creativity. He added a lot of flare to my drum and bass tune. The mix definitely turned out very well! He's also very kind and very cooperative, and will work with you on your song until everything is how you like it. He does deliver his mixes mastered as well, which is a plus.

  18. Review by Neri
    by Neri

    Ken is a true professional. In a nutshell, he was able to find the weak points and the strong points of my production, providing me with useful advice on how to correct the work.

  19. Review by Abanadon

    It's an honor to witness the magic Ken creates. I have no doubt that your musical career will soar to great heights working with him. His talent, coupled with his undeniable work ethic and unwavering dedication, is a winning combination that will undoubtedly inspire and leave an indelible mark on the music industry.

  20. Review by Iliyan D.

    I've only purchased SoundCheck services from Ken and I don't think there is a better person to give you feedback than him. He helped me so much, I'll continue to trust him with my mixes.

Interview with Ken Lewis

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Kanye West's "MY BEAUTIFUL DARK TWISTED FANTASY" I worked on 5 songs. My favorite role was producing and creating the horn section for "All Of the Lights." I sang on it too.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I can't actually say, but recently released works include Vybz Kartel, Alicia Keys, and BTS.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Brent Kolatalo is a beast. He's been my production partner for over a decade and he's worked with a ton of incredible artists.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: BOTH!! OK, ATMOS is all digital as 12 speakers is too much for an analog console to route. But I've mixed on SSL and Neve my whole career, and I have mixed multiple Grammy Award winners completely In The Box. It's about the song, not the format.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: I promise to deliver you a final mix that you love. I take pride in my work and in delivering for my clients. I revise until you love it, and I have no ego at all about the direction of the song. Give me your vision and let me help you make it the biggest, clearest representation of you.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: I mean, it's music. Every single day. Even the worst day is still a music day. It's like having your favorite dessert for every meal, and never getting tired of it.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Can you make it sound like...........? Look at my resume, if I can't, then who? :-)

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: It's the $10,000 hammer story. People don't seek me out because I have the gear, or because I know how to make the gear work. Anybody can mix music and learn the gear. People hire me because of how I interpret and assemble music into a final mix or production.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Do you have a clear vision for this song or shall I go with my gut, then we adjust? If you could put this song on any playlist of your choice, what's the playlist? What song comes before it? What song follows it? If you could tour opening for any artist, whose fan base do you think would connect with you the most?

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: 1. Sony c800g Microphone 2. Apple AirPods Max Headphones 3. My best acoustic guitar 4. Is a laptop considered a piece of gear or a vessel? (solar charged of course) 5. SSL AWS 900+ Mixing Console

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: 30 years for major labels and everyone else. Broken glass, I've walked it. Rivers of shit, I've swam em. Started from the bottom (school, intern), now I'm here. I can draw upon more experience, in more facets of this industry, than most people alive.

  23. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  24. A: Reach out, I'm surprisingly normal. I even do my own grocery shopping.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Nerdy

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: How much time ya got? Diplo

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

  30. A: Not every producer is meant to work with every artist. Find the artist(s) you truly connect with and build together.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Whatcha got?

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Chameleon. Ninja. JEDI. Wait, that's 3.

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

  36. A: TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. Other people have better resumes and stronger individual talents, but nobody else on Planet Earth has a resume as high level diverse, across as many roles and genres, with as many marquee artists as I have. My super power is that I incorporate all of my talents into my work.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: Fast then slow. I subscribe to the Michael Brauer "Mixing Is a Performance" philosophy, so I try to get everything into the mix quickly, then I just keep asking the song to tell me where to take it and I go.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: ATMOS 7.1.4 (full speakers & headphones) Pro Tools Ultimate Every plugin known to mankind

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

  42. A: I'm a sponge, so that changes constantly. As a mixer, I get to see the full sessions of so many brilliant producers and artists that I have mixed for. All of that educates me as a producer and a creative with everything that I do. I'm lucky to have inspirations from all over the world to bring into my own work.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Smile creator. I make records better, whether its as a producer, mixer, writer, arranger, musician or vocalist. If I take it on, expect smiles. I know what a Finish Line sounds like and how to get there.

BTS JuiceWRLD "All Night"

I was the Mixing Engineer in this production

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    Des Rocs "Let Me Live Let Me Die"
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  • BTS
  • Wu-Tang Clan
  • Juice WRLD
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