Dave Russell

Sound Engineer/Mixer/Producer

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I am a Grammy Recipient (Best Dance recording) (Best Pop Album)(Lady Gaga) and professional mixing Engineer with over 25 years experience in the music industry.

I have been Audio Engineering for over 25 years now. I have been fortunate to have worked at some of the most prestigious studios around the world.(Abby Road/Sony/Hit Factory/ Record Plant)

Managed to garner a few grammy nominations along the way including 2 grammy's wins.

I enjoy all genres of music and especially enjoy the collaborative process.

I enjoy working with new artist as well as established Artist.

I offer mixing services in my own Avid S6 equipped Analogue studio.

I offer recording and Editing services.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Dave Russell
  • Willie Nelson
  • Lady Gaga
  • George Benson
  • Tony Bennett
  • Lady Gaga
  • Mindless Behavior
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  • Donald Fagen
  • Mindless Behavior
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  • Greyson Chance
  • Michael Kollwitz
  • Anna Eriksson
  • Anna Eriksson
  • Seal
  • Seal
  • The Doobie Brothers
  • Tyrese
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  • George Benson
  • Lesley Garrett
  • Peter Andre
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  • Backstreet Boys
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  • Paradox
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  • Michael Kollwitz
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Lady Gaga
  • St. Louis Family Church
  • Alesha Dixon
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  • Lance Israel
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  • The M1 All Stars
  • The Veronicas
  • Katharine McPhee
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2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Fabio V.
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    I've been honoured to del with Dave, he's great, fast and professional.

  2. Review by Lee G.
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    Top notch on all aspects. Very attentive to my vision and goals.

Interview with Dave Russell

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

  2. A: Lady Gaga. I was the recording Engineer and I mixed some of the songs.

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

  4. A: Mixing an Album for Dianne Warren.

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

  6. A: Manny Marroquin.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. I worked on analogues when I first started out, its a real pain in the ass, and I can make my music sound like analogue with todays technology.

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

  10. A: That they will be happy with the work.

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

  12. A: Listening to new music.

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

  14. A: That it's easy. Subtleties take a long time to learn asa craft.

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

  16. A: Budget and timeline.

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

  18. A: Have the song finished, before you want it mixed.

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

  20. A: Pro tools. Waves Plugins. 1176 compressor. U87 mic. UAD Apollo interface.

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

  22. A: Tea boy-Assistant Engineer-Engineer-Mixer-producer/mixer. I have been doing this for over 25 years working at Sony music in London.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Old school and English.

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

  26. A: Nine inch nails. they are my favorite band.

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

  28. A: Filters. Filtering really makes space in a mix.

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

  30. A: Pop, electronic and R&B.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Patience.

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

  34. A: Trying to make it as radio as possible.

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

  36. A: Start with the rhythm section.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Pro Tolls HDX 2 and Avid S6 Console.

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

  40. A: I am constantly inspired by new people and new methods. I am always learning.

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

  42. A: Mixing.

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  • Avid S6 Equiped Studio
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