Darren Carikas / Ghost Machine Studios

Mixing, Mastering, Production.

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I am a producer, mix engineer, and musician based in London. GhostMachine studios specialises in remote mixing and mastering, as well as production for all genres from pop to hip hop to rock and metal.

The mixing studio is based on a high-end Pro Tools HD and SSL summing setup.
With this hybrid setup I am able to get the best of both analog and digital worlds.

I am able to work to any budget in order to fulfil you needs for a professional mix and master.
If your budget permits large format vintage SSL 4000e console mixing is available.

Believing communication is the key, I work with email to ensure all needs are met and offer unlimited revisions - I strive to make sure you are 100% happy with the end result.

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

Reviews (14)

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  1. Review by Chris
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    Very professional. I got what I was looking for.

  2. Review by Listentoeyes
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    Great mix on my hip hop meets nu metal track.
    Awesome service... very helpful, addressed every single issue I had and showed a genuine interest and passion for my music. Mix is perfectly ready for a mastering engineer. Great job. Cheers!

  3. Review by Zahira
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    Darren did an incredible job editing a recent project! He was very professional and met all my expectations. I highly recommend him for his skills and positive attitude.

  4. Review by Nick G.
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    Great to work with

  5. Review by Nick G.
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    always good to me puts the effort in.

  6. Review by Robert J.
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    Excellent and professional. Easy to work with and has a great ear. Great rates. Will definitely work with again!

  7. Review by Igor S.
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    Amazing work!! We are so safistied with the mix that we decided to hire Darren for the mastering as well. He can transform an average recording quality into 100% professional sound. Above expectations!

  8. Review by chris i.
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    Very good professional, easy to work with, he was very patient I highly recommend working with him he did a great job !!

  9. Review by Jerry Y.
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    I really want to type a longer review, but the site limits length of reviews... When I first started working with Darren (mix/master), I had no idea that the final product would be to the level he ended up achieving. My project was black/death metal and Darren ended up turning it into a masterpiece worthy of the greatest studios. Well done, man!

  10. Review by Nick G.
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    He ask complete the project as was ask of him. In a timely and accurate fashion

    I'll be back

  11. Review by Harlem R.
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    Really takes his time to make sure your satisfied
    with your songs

  12. Review by paul bruce
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    Darren Put some music together for me and it Sounded great I'll definitely be back

  13. Review by Luke I.
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    Very professional services at competitive rates - Darren also threw in a few extras services entirely free of charge. Would highly recommend and I look forward to working with him again in the future.

  14. Review by Amanda M.
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    Darren is an absolutely amazing engineer... a breeze to work with. He is also very sweet and understanding which I loved. I look foward to working on more of my projects with him... I Highly recommend him

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Starseed - See Through Your Lies (Acoustic Rock)

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CREE - Got The In the Bag (POP)

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The Spindle Sect - Lines (ROCK/METAL)

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GenresSounds Like
  • Linkin Park
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Foo Fighters
Gear Highlights
  • SSL SIGMA
  • SSL G BUS COMPRESSOR
  • AVID C24 Console
  • WA Pultec EQ x 2
  • Fractal Axe FX 2.
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  • James Blunt Recording and MixingMay 14, 2017

    A few months ago I had the pleasure of recording and mixing James Blunt. 

    Check the video out here!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w2wa4Uvh4o