Radio ready mixes for reasonable prices! Ready to elevate your music to stand next to A-list artists. Genres range from Hip Hop to Pop to Brass bands. Equally experienced with programmed or live music.
Mixing service aimed at bringing your vision to life. My goal is simply to make my customer (you) happy. Countless hours learning analog and digital equipment in a classroom setting and even more hours learning independently. Finished school in 2010 and been a professional since 2011. Specializes in mixing, but can perform mastering as well.
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18 Reviews - 3 Repeat ClientsEndorse Ray "Tone" Haynes
Tone was very helpful, efficient and quick to respond. Had no issues explaining my requested revisions. Would be happy to work with him again!
Great engineer and good communication
Ray did a fantastic job & brought his own ideas and knowledge to the track. Communication was great and very happy with the end result.
The best mixing and mastering guy on here by far, listens to your feedback and adjusts the tracks accordingly. Very professional and provides amazing mixes that bring songs alive.
Unbelievable job done by Ray, made me a great mix and master that sounds incredible. Definitely coming back to him
Can’t wait to work on more songs with Ray!
Ray is a great mixer. I was very happy with his work.
He’s my go-to guy for all things mixing and mastering. Always great to work with!
Great quality, every time!
I’ve now worked with Ray on two songs and I’m so happy with the outcome. He is very professional. Not only is he skillful but he also has a creative mind and can really take your suggestions to the next level.
Great quality, awesome communication!
Awesome 1st experience! Great quality!
He turned one of my old songs to sound brand new! Whatever he did to my song definitely made my year. Definitely try out Ray to bring out your real you and make your song pop!
Ray was extremely easy to work with. He communicated effectively, understood my sound, referenced my demos and suggestions to make my song clean, polished and professional! I would suggest him to any of my musician friends and I will definitely be working with him again!
Honestly, this was the fastest and smoothest transaction that I ever had with an engineer. He kept it open with me from the beginning and when he got started with my work, he never wasted a single day, when it came to finishing it and keeping me updated. I'm definitely going to use his service again!
Number 1 engineer in the crescent city aka the big easy !!!
One of the most well rounded and professional audio engineers in the industry. Takes craft very seriously and will never short cut. It was a pleasure working with Ray. Trust Ray with your audio engineering needs, you won’t be disappointed!
Ray is an absolute pleasure to work with. He always makes sure he understands your objective when going into the project and delivers within a timely fashion while making sure you know where you are in his queue. He has mixed and mastered the majority of my projects and alway s brings them to life in a way that brings a huge smile to my face. 10/10 I'd recommend him to anyone looking for a professional and learned engineer.
Interview with Ray "Tone" Haynes
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital because it’s more efficient.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Lately it’s been the reactions I get from clients when delivering the mixed record.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it’s easy lol.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you have a rough mix? Am I mixing to a two track? What/who are your influences? Do you have a hard deadline?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Look for a provider who understands your vision and you have a comfortable line of communication with. The results will come.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Apogee Element interface, focal elex headphones, Brainworx SSL Channel Strip, BX townhouse compressor, CLA-76.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I’ve been mixing since 2010.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Natural. Clean.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Janelle Monáe. Diana Gordon. Extremely beautiful voices.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: I primarily mix in mono. Makes balancing sounds and effects easier.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop, R&B, Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Open mindedness. I’m able to see the record from the artists or producer’s standpoint and deliver the results they are looking for.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a professional sound that will translate across different mediums while enhancing the vibe of the record.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I’m running a Mac, apogee element interface, focal elex headphones and Yamaha speakers.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Jaycean Joshua, Dave Pensado, Illangelo, Josh Gudwin, Mixed By Ali.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I’m mostly called upon to mix and master records for release on streaming services and radio. Typically hip hop and r&b.