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Aki Bergen on SoundBetter

I'm a multi-gold record selling music producer, mix engineer and mixing instructor with more than 50 million streams on my works. I've worked with such artists as Dannii Minogue, Shara Nelson from Massive Attack, Nicky Romero, AmPm and Rah Band just to name a few. I specialize in EDM, Pop, Trap and Hip-Hop but love to mix all styles of music.

My job is to bring your track to the next level, ready for clubs, radio and charts, so let's do it!

I've been working in the music industry since 20 years by now and have tracks released on all major and independent labels such as Universal, Sony Music, BMG, Blanco Y Negro, Armada, Kontor, Toolroom, Noir Music, Nervous, Great Stuff, IHU and many more.

I have been teaching people about mixing since 4 years at one of the most respected music school in my country.

I have had my music in the #1 overall position on Beatport several times, plus lots of top ten charts and one top-selling sample pack on Loopmasters.

I can mix, co-produce and master any kind of song from Pop to Future Bass with no lack of quality.

Just click the "Contact" button above and tell me about your project. We'll make it happen.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

12 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Sergej
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    I worked with Simone on a synthwave track, and the result went well beyond my expectations. The mixing was great and it was done taking care of the smallest details. He was attentive to my requests and available for every slight change. All done in a very short time. Very professional, I'm fully satisfied about it.

  2. Review by Kenya M.
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    Great working with Aki as always. He's very patient, and he got me the sound I was looking for! Would always recommend !

  3. Review by Kenya M.
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    Delivered song in a timely manner and delivered a great product. All the revisions were made perfectly, and I and very satisfied with the end result!

  4. Review by Seb L.
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    A pleasure to work with. Delivered more than asked for.

  5. Review by Scott Moores
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    Outstanding service! Delivered a clear crisp product. Very happy and I highly recommend Aki!

  6. Review by Julián C.
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    Great to work with Aki, a true professional that show complete devotion for the job! Highly recommended!

  7. Review by KrystaYoungs
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    Awesome and easy to work with! Very professional :) Had so much fun writing to this track! I highly recommend!

  8. Review by Julia Ross
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    Absolutely loved working with Simone. Amazing direction and extremely professional. I look forward to collaborating again in the future!

  9. Review by Luigi Bentivoglio
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    Always ready to meet the most disparate needs.Professionally prepared, he always succeeds in making my ideas concrete.
    Not everyone knows how to turn ideas into real results. He is my trusty technician.
    No doubts. Strongly Recommended!

  10. Review by Gino Woody Bianchi
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    Amazing studio, good feeling to productions ! Everytime is innovative , everytime i feel good to start to production with him ( with professional and serious, fast and passion) . So glad to work with Simone , everytime we do better , because he's a big talent. Highly reccomend , trust him!

  11. Review by Sudad Ghadaban
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    His work convinces me all the time! Great mastering and stem mastering service.
    I look forward to collaborating again in the future!

  12. Review by Federico Luglio
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    Simone is the mixing and mastering engineer in all my productions and most of my label's releases. Easy going guy yet the ultimate professional when it comes to work, he's always up-to-date with the latest technology and has also a super trained ear. This is the latest production i made use of his many talents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESkMK8YtR6s
    Highly recommended!

Interview with Aki Bergen

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: UAD Apollo Quad, Dangerous Convert-8, Dangerous Music 2-Bus, Antelope Pure, Dangerous Source DAC, 2x EQP-WA, SSL Bus Compressor, 2x LN1176 Rev. A. I have access to all of the best digital plugins in the biz and will be able to work both In-The-Box or on an Hybrid Analogue-Digital system either.

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

  4. A: I do love listening to the rough mix and references as well so I can precisely gain an insight into what's the goal we must achieve with your song. I let the flow go, feeling the vibe of your music and see how my experience can bring your track to an upper level. I'll be constantly keep in touch with the artist so we can follow together the whole process, keeping the original vision focused and make it sounds perfect for radio stations and clubbing purpose.

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

  6. A: I'll bring my professional skills and 20 years of experience in the music business as music producer, remixer, mixing and mastering engineer. I've had the fortunate chance to work with talented artists and musicians rather then famous DJs and producers, too. I'll let the music and the results I've achieved speak for myself.

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

  8. A: Pop, Electronic, EDM, House, Techno, Dubstep, Soulful House, Deep House.

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

  10. A: Teamwork is the key. Making music is such a bless so what's best than sharing it with the people you love to work with? I always make my assistants and colleagues being involved in my new projects and ideas. When you are able to build up a great team, your songs shall benefit. Guaranteed!

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

  12. A: I made my first record in 1997 so it's been 20 years now! I've been very lucky and grateful to have met the right people who helped me out what being a music producer really is. I studied a lot and still do, trying to increase my knowledges and skills every day of my life.

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

  14. A: Krysta Youngs, Julia A. Ross. They're both amazing singers, very professional and super skilled!

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

  16. A: I've recently produced and mixed a soundtrack for an Italian movie which will be out on November the 30th. I also produced and mixed a brand-new project called "C3dric" which has been signed under Sony Music. I had much fun working on this one.

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

  18. A: Production, Mixing and Mastering. I can assist you in each step or just in one or two of them depending on your professional requirement.

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

  20. A: I grew up with Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, David Bowie , The Underworld and Chemical Brothers just to name a few.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Experience and patience. I am confident to be able to help you out. No matter how long does it take, if we work together, we win.

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

  24. A: There are plenty of outstanding artists out there, if I could I'd work with them all! When the music is great, you can count on me.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I am very versatile. I can work on any kind of tracks focusing on the final result and giving you the chance to make any changes you need.

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

  28. A: Laptop, AKG K701, Midi Keyboard, Antelope Audio Pure 2, Genelec 8351A. Now we only need to find the switchboard!

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

  30. A: You must love your music at first. If you aren't completely convinced with your production then, you may need to take a step back before hiring myself, but if you believe in your music I'm your man and will treat your tracks as they were mine. I'd say produce you track like nobody else will ever work on it anymore and mix your track like nobody else will ever work on it anymore. Do the best on every single step and when it comes to me, I'll do it again.

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

  32. A: I'll ask about their expectations first. Then I'll have a listen to their songs and small talk about which artists they like. To me it's very important to get to better know who I'm going to work for.

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

  34. A: A good records isn't just something that have been signed by a record label. A good record is something that can please your ears and make your blood running, it needs great performances, cohesion between elements, separation, dynamic, a proper stereo field, depth and warmth. Sometimes it's not easy to get them all but with the right people around, you definitely can. Making music is a set of many factors.

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

  36. A: Do my tracks will sound great after mixing/mastering? They will. It is as simple as that. My job is to bring the magic to your music production and make it ready for radios, streaming platforms and any digital and analogue devices.

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

  38. A: The Music has been preserving human beings alive and happy since forever. It's a godsend. It also creates beautiful interactions and connects people. This is just priceless.

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

  40. A: I promise you won't leave without a full and unconditional satisfaction. I'll do my best to achieve the expected outcome and fulfill all of yours musical needs.

  41. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  42. A: I can work with analogue and digital equally. There's no better, just a matter of taste. The most of the time I like to combine them in order to get best from the both.

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

  44. A: I always worked on many project so it still is. Keep mixing for many electronic producers almost every day and producing few selected and outstanding music albums for singers and musicians as well.

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Gear Highlights
  • UA Apollo Quad
  • Apogee Rosetta 200
  • Dangerous Convert-2
  • LTL Silver Bullet
  • Elysia XPressor
  • Bettermaker Mastering Limiter
  • 2x LN1176 Rev. A
  • Stam SA-4000 Stereo Compressor
  • 2x EQP-WA.
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