Alex Watson

Mixer, keyboards, arranger

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I have worked in audio production in top London studio for over 15 years, with experience in recording, mixing, producing and arranging. I compose music for production libraries that have been used in BBC documentaries, online commercials.

I can offer multiple services:
Keyboard parts - piano, rhodes, hammond organ
Backing parts - orchestral sample arrangements, strings, brass, choirs
Editing - sort out timing or tuning issues, edit together multiple takes
Mixing - with over 15 years experience in a recording studio with orchestral, pop, big band, string arrangements

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Reviews (2)

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  1. Review by Olga C.
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    Alex is very efficient and professional. He knows what I need and deliver it excellently :)

  2. Review by ALISON
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    Very efficient and professional, will definately work with Alex again.

Interview with Alex Watson

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

  2. A: Documentary music for Synctracks ltd.

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

  4. A: Ali Bangay - great singer for lead and backing vocals.

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

  6. A: I started young in bands playing keyboards and singing, then went to university to study music and sound recording. Since then I have worked in a large orchestral recording studio for 15 years, creating soundtracks for film, tv and recording backing tracks for pop songs. I started composing/arranging 10 years ago for music production companies.

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

  8. A: Don't be afraid to take something away from a mix.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: I have a small writing room, and access to a larger orchestral studio with a grand piano.

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

  12. A: All the session musicians that visit the studio, and the arrangers we work with (Cliff Masterson, Simon Hale)

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

  14. A: Compose backing arrangements (strings, brass, choir) for pop/rock songs

Gear Highlights
  • ProTools
  • Neve 33609
  • Neve 1081
  • API 550
  • Spitfire Audio samples
  • EastWest samples
  • 8dio samples.
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