Will Chason

Mixing, Tracking, Production

2 Reviews (2 Verified)
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Multi-platinum, three time Grammy (2022) nominated lead engineer with Ye, Tyler The Creator, Rick Ruban, RZA, Pusha T, The Head and The Heart, Steve Lacey (The Internet), Corey Henry, Consequence, Walk the Moon, Kesha, and many more.

Will Chason is an audio engineer and multi instrumentalist who is available for mixing, tracking, and production.

With experience working with producers like Rick Rubin, Don Was, Mike Dean, Paul Kolderie, along with legendary artists on their albums, and he has an intimate knowledge of production to bring to your work.

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Discogs verified credits for Will Chason
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Sun Kil Moon
  • Chris Connolly
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Jesu / Sun Kil Moon
  • Sun Kil Moon
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Sun Kil Moon
  • Chris Connolly
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Mark Kozelek And Nicolás Pauls
  • Ian Kashani
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Jesu / Sun Kil Moon
  • Ian Kashani
  • Sun Kil Moon
  • Jesu, Sun Kil Moon
  • Mark Kozelek And Sean Yeaton
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Mark Kozelek With Ben Boye And Jim White (2)
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari*
  • Monkey House
  • Blaque Rose
  • Mark Kozelek
  • Sun Kil Moon
  • Kanye West

2 Reviews

Endorse Will Chason
  1. Review by Nuna
    by Nuna

    Amazing ears, super easy to work with and sonically 10/10.

    Work with this guy, he's the best!

  2. Review by Prashant R.

    Will is a seasoned engineer with legendary credits. He did a wonderful job mastering my track. He was timely and had great attention to detail. Would definitely work with him again!

Interview with Will Chason

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

  2. A: Getting RZA on a house beat, working with Ye on Donda in the hot seat.

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

  4. A: To not take on something that won't work.

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

  6. A: Listening to music and making crazy sounds! That feeling of it hitting the speakers and room right.

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

  8. A: That gear matters more than ears.

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

  10. A: Trust is essential no matter who you are working with.

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

  12. A: Interned at Hyde Street Studios in 2011 and then bounced around studios in the bay area until landing back at Hyde Street mainly. I've been lucky with working with some incredible names in the business and carry that knowledge with me

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Both, whatever the song is calling for.

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

  16. A: Dave Fridmann or Kevin Parker, for their sounds.

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

  18. A: Ye for his workflow, expectations, and taste, Don Was, for his incredible grace in the studio and life, Rick Rubin for his vision and reduction, RZA for his quality and output, and Prince for being the best to do it.

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

  20. A: Just recorded and mixed Lady Bianca's (Van Morrison, Frank Zappa, Sly Stone) first gospel singles for her new album. Starting a label based on House and dance music that I want to hear

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

  22. A: What is the song about?

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

  24. A: Laptop, Universal Audio interface, U67, Prophet 6, my guitar

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Easy going, clear communication, but a hard worker.

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

  28. A: Approach every session like it's the first, but bring your knowledge along as a guide. Never deny an opportunity to learn

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

  30. A: Rap, Indie, house, psych rock.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Being comfortable and getting the best out of the song.

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

  34. A: An objective ear to help guide the track. My goal is not to make is easy or hard, but to help your vision realize itself

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

  36. A: First step is to always listen. Ask what is the song about? And then take it from there

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: I usually work out of a legacy studio in SF with a Vintage Neve 8038 (original 1081 modules), Studer A20, Pultec and Lang Eq, EMT 162 plate, Bill Putnman echo chamber, and just about every tool you can think of. I have portable setups as well

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

  40. A: I do whatever I need to for my clients to achieve the quality and sound for their vision. Seeing a whole picture instead of getting stuck on the pieces

Terms Of Service

Revisions, express turn around time available most of the time

GenresSounds Like
  • Kanye West
  • Sun Kil Moon
  • Wu-Tang Clan
Gear Highlights
  • Vintage Neve 8038
  • 1176
  • Vintage Pultec and Lang EQ
  • Melodine
  • AKG C12
  • UAD plugins
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