Joshua // Sound West Studios

Remote Session Guitar & Studio

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When a musician picks up an instrument, there is a certain excitement that only another musician would understand. Here at Sound West Studios, our goal is capture all of the creativity, talent and excitement involved in playing and writing music. Also now offering Studio Guitar Tracks, Solo and Rhythm.

We offer professional editing, mixing, and mastering services with the latest high quality equipment. It cannot be understated how important it is for an artist to have quality recordings. Not only are they able to share their work with the rest of the world, they are paramount in building a fan base, promotion and booking gigs and tours.

If you are interested in having your recordings edited, mixed and mastered with professional quality in mind, don't hesitate to contact us.

For Electric Guitar Recording, we have the following available:

PRS Guitars (6,7,8 String)
Taylor Acoustic Guitars
Gibson Les Paul
Fender Strat
Diezel VH4 Amplifier, Various Marshalls
Kemper Profiler
Fractal Axe Fx 3

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

40 Reviews

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  1. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is great! Always gives great examples of styles he is looking for. Makes it a very easy process

  2. Review by Luke Middleton
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    I provided Joshua with a drum track for one of his songs and he was brilliant to work with. Great music, excellent communication and professional throughout, highly recommended!

  3. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Awesome songs! A pleasure to work with!

  4. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Great hard rock producer/guitarist! 100% recommended!

  5. Review by Kamber C. Kigin
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    Joshua's tracks are killer!! Recording quality is extremely professional, and a super nice guy. Would work with him again anytime!

  6. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Another great tune Josh wrote that I had the privilege to record some drums to. Josh's songs are pure awesomeness! 5 stars

  7. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is just awesome! Always friendly with some kick-ass songs!

  8. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Another great tune and amazing communication with Joshua!

  9. Review by Daniel Sadownick
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    Working with Joshua was awesome! He gave me everything I needed quickly to complete his project. Great artist and communicator. Highly recommended!

  10. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Never been so fast and comfortable in working with Josh.

  11. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Working with Josh as a drummer is always a joy, clear ideas and no time wasted. Hope to work with him again.

  12. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Another perfect experience with Joshua, amazing songs and liberty to create. Highly recommended!

  13. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is so awesome to work with and his songs are always killer with kick-ass riffs. Always an absolute pleasure to record.

  14. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Superb experience working with Joshua! Amazing music!

  15. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is open and transparent every step of the way. Very professional.

  16. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Always a pleasure working with Josh

  17. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    So happy to be working on Joshua's great metal songs!

  18. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Great experience working with Joshua, he gave me creative freedom to explore in his great song. Thanks!

  19. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Home run, another great song by Joshua!

  20. Review by Enrico Tiberi
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    Killer music to work on!

  21. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Love working with Josh! He is very trusting in others' artistry and open to ideas.

  22. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Another easy experience with Josh! Extremely patient.

  23. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Solid musician, great songs and great guy! I am very fortunate Joshua found me and I look forward to many more songs with him!

  24. Review by Scott Foster Harris
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    Was a pleasure working with Joshua! He's a fantastic songwriter who's tunes have an excellent feel to them and he's keenly aware of what kinds of vibes he's going for. A true professional. Was a pleasure and a joy. Highly recommended indeed.

  25. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Amazing music and really great guy! Looking forward to many more collaborations.

  26. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Doing sessions for Joshua is always amazing. No stress, clear ideas and open minded.

  27. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Joshua is a huge pleasure to work with and a great musician! 5 stars

  28. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh knows how to knock em' out! Great response time, attention to details and excellent songwriter.

  29. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Another effortless collaboration with Josh! Very easy to work with - gives you exactly what you need to get the job done.

  30. Review by Jonas Schütz
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    Joshua is an absolute riff master! He had an 8-string Metal song for me to record drums to and it was a blast! Lots of different vibes packed into one song. It was a challenge to record the drums for this, for sure! But it was a great experience that I hope to repeat in the near future!

  31. Review by Jen
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    It's been a pleasure working for Joshua. He is a great songwriter and writes great lyrics too. I enjoyed a lot singing on his track. The communication was great and I would definitely work with him again. Highly recommended!

  32. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is just a joy to work with and has some serious kick-ass songs. 5 Stars

  33. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Working for Joshua is cool. He explains perfectly what he needs so that my sessions are quick and close to his ideas. A very good client to work with.

  34. Review by Enrico Tiberi
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    Fast and clear communication, great solid riffing. Definitely suggested!

  35. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    It's always great to work with clients like Josh, focused ideas and no time wasted!

  36. Review by Kyle Brian
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    I've worked for Josh two times now and both times everything was effortless. Communication, efficiency, and the music is great too.

  37. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is great to work with! I was hired to record some drums for him and he had the tracks ready for me immediately. Fast response time.

  38. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is an absolute riff master and a huge pleasure to work with! 5 Stars!

  39. Review by Enrico Tiberi
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    Fast communication, great client! Thanks a lot Josh!

  40. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    I recently worked as session drummer for SWS and it went really great. Honest people and trustful about my skills and ideas. Really appreciated.

Interview with Joshua // Sound West Studios

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

  2. A: Writing an album for myself, mixing a funk dance record, and recording a folk rock record for a client.

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

  4. A: Check out the reviews I have left :)

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both have their place. Universal Audio and others have brought digital so far these last several years.

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

  8. A: I will do the best I possibly can!

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

  10. A: Being devoted to music.

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

  12. A: Anything...ask away!

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

  14. A: Like many other musicians and engineers on SoundBetter, a lot of people locally just think of musicians as a GarageBand. Not true!

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

  16. A: Give me as much info as possible and I’ll do my best!

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

  18. A: Message me about anything and we’ll figure it out!

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

  20. A: Guitar, Kemper profiler, Drums, Bass, and a megaphone :)

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

  22. A: I’ve been playing guitar since i was a young teenager, songwriting since 2007 and and I started studying recording in 2009 and opened a small studio in 2013, and a more legit studio in 2018.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: My guitar fundamentals are peppered with hints of Zeppelin, Muse, Slash and Metallica. The last several years I’ve made an effort to diversify my playing, and always welcome the challenge of a less familiar style or genre.

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

  26. A: Truthfully, any inspiring musician excites my musical sense. But I would love to write with Matt Bellamy of Muse.

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

  28. A: Creativity and passion.

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

  30. A: I work through/on whatever it may be in my studio until I get it right/done

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

  32. A: It’s all about getting the instruments to sit well in the mix with each other - sonic harmony.

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

  34. A: Typically rock and metal, but I also work on a fair amount of country, jam, pop and dance music.

  35. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  36. A: Songwriting and guitar

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Universal Audio Apollo Interfaces Neuman u87, km184s, Royce r121, various other mics Diezel VH4, Marshall DSL, Kemper Profiler, Fractal Axe Fx III

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

  40. A: Matt Bellamy (Muse), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Misha and Adam Getgood (Periphery), James Hetfield (Metallica), Synyster Gates (Avenged Sevenfold), Slash

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

  42. A: As a studio engineer, I do everything from tracking vocals and instruments to mixing and mastering. As a guitarist I love playing lead, but record plenty of rhythm as well.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Muse
  • Metallica
  • Led Zeppelin
Gear Highlights
  • Mac Pro
  • Universal Audio Interfaces
  • Neuman Mics
  • Sennheiser Mics
  • PRS Guitars
  • Kemper Profiler
  • Axe FX III
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