Ross Petersen

Mixing, Producing, Recording

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Grammy nominated, Mixer, Producer, Engineer, and Composer with over 15 years of professional experience.

Working with the biggest names in the industry and specializing in bringing out the best in artists, songs and productions. With a tireless approach to making sure each song has a special connection with the listener including but not limited to goosebumps. Over 15 years of professional experience and a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a concentration in Voice as well as Music Production & Engineering.
I mix all songs with a realtime weblink that allows the artist to listen in and make changes instantly, anywhere in the world.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Ross Petersen
  • Shania Twain
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Phillip Phillips
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • The Vamps
  • Spearhead
  • Michael Franti
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Five for Fighting
  • Device
  • Goo Goo Dolls
  • Wanting
  • Seether
  • Seether
  • Seether
  • Matt Hires
  • Jillette Johnson
  • Rita Wilson
  • John Mayer
  • John Mayer
  • Kyle Patrick
  • Kyle Patrick
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Five for Fighting
  • O.A.R.
  • Matthew Morrison
  • It's Alive
  • It's Alive
  • It's Alive
  • Finger Eleven
  • Finger Eleven
  • Finger Eleven
  • Lee DeWyze
  • 12 Stones
  • 12 Stones
  • Thriving Ivory
  • Thriving Ivory
  • Stars of Track and Field
  • Stars of Track and Field
  • Cartel
  • Cartel
  • Cartel
  • John Mayer
  • John Mayer
  • Train
  • Five for Fighting
  • Sara Wasserman
  • Pilot Speed
  • Olga Bell
  • Tim Ries
  • The Crash Motive
  • The Crash Motive
  • Say Anything
  • Jazz Explorers
  • Strata
  • Night Kills the Day
  • The Cringe
  • The Cringe
  • Bill Frisell
  • Muse
  • Muse
  • D.D. Jackson
  • Ryan Star
  • Sonny Rollins
  • Joe Lovano
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Leaves
  • Leaves
  • Breaking Point
  • Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Lea DeLaria
  • Seether
  • Jane Ira Bloom
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Jay Collins
  • Paul Grabowsky
  • Paul Grabowski
  • Rob Schneiderman
  • Sean Jones
  • Irish Repertory Theatre Cast
  • Jimmy Eat World
  • The Exit
  • The Exit
  • The Exit
  • The Exit
  • David Weiss
  • David Weiss
  • Pat McGee
  • Pat McGee
  • Five for Fighting
  • Mandy Moore
  • Blondie
  • Ashley MacIsaac
  • Betty
  • John Mayer
  • John Mayer
  • Eve 6
  • Eve 6
  • Eve 6
  • Kenny Garrett
  • Marty Ehrlich
  • John McDaniel
  • Steve Reich
  • Tom Harrell
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Darius de Haas
  • Sum 41
  • Monday Michiru
  • Anton Fig
  • Stretch Princess
  • Will & Rainbow
  • Claudia Acuña
  • Stage
  • Dave Douglas
  • Mulgrew Miller
  • Chris Potter
  • John Scofield
  • The John Scofield Band
  • Chantal Kreviazuk
  • Chantal Kreviazuk
  • Cheb Mami
  • Misha Mengelberg Quartet
  • Pablo Ablanedo
  • Pablo Ablanedo
  • Chris Potter
  • Jim Hall
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
  • Makoto Ozone
  • Seeking Homer
  • Drew Gress
  • Rival Schools
  • Avishai Cohen
  • Dave Douglas
  • Cyrus Chestnut
  • James Carter
  • Joe Jackson
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Teoman
  • Allison Weiss
  • Gambit

Reviews (5)

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  1. Review by Brandon P.
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    Ross is an extremely talented and creative audio mixer. He delivers an outstanding radio quality mix with it's own unique sound that complements and elevates your song to new unimaginable heights of awesomeness. At the same time, he works hard to give you just what you want! Any changes are done quickly and with the upmost professionalism.

  2. Review by STEVE W.
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    EXTREMLY TALENTED SOUND ENGINEER,OUTSTANDING WORK!!!

  3. Review by Steve Borth
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    I am totally amazed at his talent. His mixes of four of my songs are fantastic. His attention to detail and quality of work truly show through. I am so grateful, he expressed my heart through the music.

  4. Review by Jessie J.
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    Very professional and responsible music producer, mixer. Had all of my 4 songs done perfectly within the time limits i wanted, best quality! Had a very good time working with Mr. Petersen.

  5. Review by Jessie J.
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    Very professional and responsible music producer, mixer. Had all of my 4 songs done perfectly within the time limits i wanted, best quality! Had a very good time working with Mr. Petersen.

Interview with Ross Petersen

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

  2. A: Pop, Indie Rock, Rock, Electro, Folk, Americana

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

  4. A: Recently, I produced and mixed an album for a canadian singer/songwriter. We worked hard to create a beautiful, dynamic and evocative album. The songs take me to very cool places.

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

  6. A: Mixing and producing songs for a new artist with a new major label signing.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. You can't release music without them working together.

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

  10. A: That it never feels like a job

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

  12. A: What is your ultimate goal for your songs? Are you aiming for the radio? Sync? Album? Demo? Gigs?

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

  14. A: over 15 years professionally

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

  16. A: Passionate and talented artists

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

  18. A: If it sounds good. It IS good.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: The ability to work on a song with extreme focus on very small details as well as shaping its overall excitement and appeal from a 30,000 foot view.

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

  22. A: a lot of listeners

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

  24. A: My process starts with understanding the artist's ultimate goal for the songs. The rest of the process is focused on attaining those goals. I also focus intently on the timing and intonation of all vocals.

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: My studio is a great mix of analog and digital gear. Pro Tools HDX, Neve, Urei, and API outboard gear. SSL console. Curve Bender and Cranesong.

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

  28. A: All passionate and serious artists inspire me.

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

  30. A: I mainly mix artists songs so they are ready for the radio. I also get asked to edit timing and intonation of vocals quite a lot.

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American Land by Bruce Springsteen

I was the recording engineer and sang background vocals in this production

Gear Highlights
  • SSL G+
  • Neve 8068
  • Pro Tools HDX
  • Urei 1176
  • API
  • Quad Eight MB 310s
  • Abbey Road Curve Bender
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