Award winning singer, songwriter & keyboard player to the stars, with over 20 years of studio and live experience. Keyboardist for Miley Cyrus, The Chainsmokers and others. Topliner for many EDM acts. Extensive mixing and mastering experience. Will bring a big-budget, heartfelt, warm sound to your project, in any capacity you require!
Has toured extensively with Miley Cyrus, The Chainsmokers, Troye Sivan, Noah Cyrus and has worked with Broods, Daya, Cassidee Pope, Emily Warren, Jordan Fisher, Dove Cameron, Sabrina Carpenter, and many, many more. Has written and sung topline on many EDM tracks with Cosmic Gate, ATB, Noah Neiman, Matt Fax and more. He won the coveted Grand Prize in the USA Songwriting Competition in 2012.
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12 ReviewsEndorse Mike Schmid @ Soundsugar
Mike is great with communication and really creative and understanding I loved working with him there was confusion in the beginning but that was on me after we cleared everything up he jumped right back on track and did the job I recommend Mike for your songs!
Mike was really patient and understanding when working with me. Nice work! His mix sounds professional and succeed my expectation.
Mike is Amazing. He is a true pro and gave us exactly what we were looking for.
Great work and went above and beyond what was asked!
Mike delivered exactly the sounds that I was looking for, and I really enjoyed working with him! His patience, professionalism, and attention to detail made him a great collaborator, and I hope to link with him again soon
Mike did a great job creating some synths for me!
Mike delivered exactly what i wanted - first time - perfect! Will definitely be using his skills again.
Don't judge too quick Mike is 5 star's on everything from commuincation to situation control and handling. The mix was amazing too but it still wasn't what my expectation was... but it is still amazing for what he did and for the budget i had... otherwise he is a great guy and is very understanding and also listens to what you need done to the track if you explain right which i didn't the first time haha that was on me oops but thank you Mike! (revised rating)
Mike is a total pro in every facet of the music industry! From his cutting edge ideas, and professional artistic abilities, he can take your project to the next level. He is wildly talented and known for bringing deep passion and heart to everything he touches. So awesome to work with true talent!
I've worked with Mike as a musical director and as a bandmate. His work is always thoughtful and purposeful, especially when it comes to arranging keys and vocal parts as well as organizing playback rigs. Mike's creative instincts are enhanced by his professionalism, talent, and pure joy for the craft. You'll love working with Mike!
I’ve had the privelage of sharing a stage and also singing / songwriting with mike and I can confidently say he’s truly one of the best. An all around musician, songwriter, vocalist, producer etc. Extremely professional and easy to work with. I always look forward to any collaboration with him and highly recommend !
I've worked with Mike both as a bandmate and as an engineer. Mike is a great talent with sensitive musical intuition, a great voice and great skill as a producer. He's one of those guys that can do it all-well! Your project would definitely be elevated by working with Mike!
Interview with Mike Schmid @ Soundsugar
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Julia Ross, cause she's one of the best female vocalists I've ever heard.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Warm and analogue.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a studio in Hollywood California, stocked with tons of keyboards (Nord Stage 2, Prophet 6, Prophet 12, Moog Sub 37, etc), plenty of plugins and FX (all the major synths like Sylenth, Native Instruments stuff, all the Spectrasonics stuff and tons more, plus a plethora of UAD effects).
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Sensitivity and musicality, and decades of experience
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Prophet 6, Neumann U87, Nord Stage 2, Moog Sub37 and a laptop with Ableton.