IceOs Studio

Mixing Engineer and Producer

IceOs Studio on SoundBetter

I am a recording and mixing engineer and I have been recording and mixing for more than 10 years. I learned radio production and editing while employed at SiriusXM and Emmis Communications.

I am have primarily recorded/mixed/mastered for hip hop, pop, and R&B artists; however, I can work with any artist in any genre. I enjoy helping artist achieve their sound goals through mixing their music. I have worked with many up coming artist of which are listed in my credit highlights with a few production, recording, mixing, and mastering placements on iTunes. I offer a wide range of services that include recording (both remote and in person), mixing, mastering, podcast editing and more! I specialize in vocal comping and tuning.

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Interview with IceOs Studio

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

  2. A: I uploaded a song from a song writers camp that i am extremely proud of. I produced the track co-wrote it, and mixed it! Awesome experience!

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

  4. A: I’m always working on my own music and songwriting. Once you stop it’s hard to get back on the horse.

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

  6. A: Yes. If I can’t do it Mike ‘Ski’ Makowski can get it done for you.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: I love analog because it the world we live in but I have to choose digital because it has made music creation available everywhere! We have seen so much talent rise because of digital.

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

  10. A: That I will take the time to understand what you want before accepting the job. If I can do it, I won’t take it on.

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

  12. A: I love having a satisfied customer.

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

  14. A: Why does mixing cost so much? I tell them because the equipment and the experience was not free.

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

  16. A: That you can take something that was recorded poorly and make it sound like a million dollar recording. Also that it’s easy and anyone can do it. A mixing template is not the saving grace if you don’t know what you’re listening for.

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

  18. A: What is your budget? When do you need it by? Can you send me a reference of what you want your song to sound like?

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

  20. A: It is hard for an artist to find someone that they can work with. Find the person you can work with and stick them!

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

  22. A: Mac book pro, interface, keyboard, maschine, and my waves server!

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

  24. A: I started out as a mixing engineer student in 2009. I ended up working in All Smiles Studios in Harlem while interning at Sirius XM and Emmis Communications. I then ventured out as an independent audio engineer. I have been doing this for the past 10+ years. You never stop learning though. You have to keep learning to stay on top of your game.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I would describe my style as modern. Staying current is important.

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

  28. A: I take the time to listen to an artist request to help them achieve their vision and goals.

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

  30. A: The most important tip in music production is gain stage!!!!! Make sure you always gain stage for a song to sound great!

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

  32. A: Usually hip hop and R&B but this is no way a limitation! I can work on any music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Vocal comping and Eq

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

  36. A: Each song is different and each artist vision for their song vary. I think its more important to bring out the vision and or character of each song independently. The song guides what the engineer brings to the song. I bring your vision to your song!

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

  38. A: I typically clean up a session making sure all the audio ess sounds, breaths, and mouth noises are lowered or removed while keeping a natural sound. Then corrective eq, compress, and add eq. Sweeten the mix with fx to taste.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I’m running pro tools and logic. I can use them independently or wherever necessary. I have a Universal Audio interface as well as a satellite expansion. I’m also running waves with studio rack.

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

  42. A: I am huge fan of mixing engineer and producer Young Guru, but I have an wide selection of musical and producer favorites. Right now, I’m really vibing out to H.E.R.

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

  44. A: Most people provide a two tracked instrumental and ask for a vocal mix. However, I like mixing complete songs with individually tracked instruments to make a complete mix.

My Turn To Cry

I was the Producer, mixing engineer and co-writer in this production

Terms Of Service

Mix clients get 4 revisions Free.Turn-around time 10 days for Mixing(20trks or less) anything more than 20 tracks expect longer TA-time & Mastering = 2 days. Please message me b4 accepting my proposal

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Gear Highlights
  • I primarily work in ProTools and Logic with Waves and Universal Audio plugins. Melodyne for tuning.
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Mixing 5 songs will include mastering