Michael McDowell [Dowell]

Music Producer.

Michael McDowell [Dowell] on SoundBetter

Hey! I'm a 22 year old music producer, from New York. I've been producing music since I was 16 years old. I specialize in producing, Techno, Bass House, Progressive House, Electro House, Big Room House, Tech and regular old House! I've been ghost producing for the past 2 years, and have achieved multiple top 10's on BeatPort.

I offer top quality Mixing, Mastering & Ghost Productions.

My turn around period is 2 weeks or less, and I have been doing this for 6+ years.

If you're unhappy with the results, you get a refund!

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

Interview with Michael McDowell [Dowell]

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

  2. A: Probably my set for EDCNY. It was a ton of fun to pick out my songs + a bunch that I really enjoy and then play them out live. That set is available to download on my soundcloud :)

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

  4. A: Just finished up an EP for a producer signed to Armada. Was a ton of fun to work on, and was not my original style.

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

  6. A: Not at the moment.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. Its what I grew up on, and most digital VST's can outperform analog if you know what you're doing.

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

  10. A: If you're unhappy, I will work until you are. And if not, I will give you a full refund!

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

  12. A: Doing what I love everyday!

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

  14. A: Will a good mix and master increase the overall sound of my track? YES. A quality mix / master can turn a decent song into a really good song.

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

  16. A: That I only Mix & Master. I do mostly productions.

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

  18. A: What artist are you going for? Song names? Genre?

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

  20. A: Come prepared with reference tracks, it makes this process faster and will help me create exactly what you're looking for!

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

  22. A: My widescreen monitor, My Monitors, My MacBook Pro, My Akai MPK261, and a pair of studio headphones.

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

  24. A: I started producing at age 16. Its been about 6+ years now, and since then I've gotten to produce for some BIG DJ's and play a few fantastic shows, including EDC.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: High energy, and new sounds.

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

  28. A: Joyryde. He has a ton of experience, and his style is so nice.

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

  30. A: DON'T PUT REVERB ON SUB BASS. Lol.

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

  32. A: Dance Music. House specifically.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My Productions. I love combining elements you would never normally hear in a track.

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

  36. A: Cutting edge sound design, and a clean mix.

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

  38. A: Listen to a few reference tracks from my clients and go from there!

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a studio built into the basement of my house, with top of the line Monitors and equipment.

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

  42. A: Mostly Joyryde & Herobust at the moment. Their music is super refreshing, and sounds super clean.

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

  44. A: Ghost Productions or Mixing and Mastering.

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I allow for 3 revisions, my turn around is at most 2 weeks, and if you're unhappy, you're refunded!

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