Joel Ferber

Music Producer/Mixing Engineer

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I will deliver crisp, clear and full mixes. Radio ready.

Hey, I'm Joel.

I am a pop/electronic producer in Los Angeles, CA.

If you want a sound that can compete with everything on the radio today, for an affordable price, then I am definitely your guy. Whether it's a full production, or just that last 10% that you can't quite figure out how to achieve, I want to help you take your music to the next level.

My production quality has landed some of my songs on some highly reputable labels such as PROXIMITY, SUICIDE SHEEP, AND WARNER.

What I can do for you:

PRODUCTION
• Create a full production around a "bare-bones" song idea that you have.
• Meet in person and develop your sound, hands on, and bring your writing and production to it's fullest potential.

MIXING/MASTERING
• I can mix and master your tracks, and give them that "radio-ready" sound that you've always wanted.

I'd love to hear from you. Click the contact button to get in touch!

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

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2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Tim Beken
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    Worked with Joel on so many tracks, mixing, arranging, producing artists of way different styles. His technical skills are only rivaled by his musical skills. Work with this guy^^

  2. Review by Elliot Sorgen
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    I've worked with Joel a few times, and he's always given me a product that I am very happy with. He is very professional and easy to work with. I would highly recommend him!

Interview with Joel Ferber

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

  2. A: Music production is the most common type of work that I do for clients. This includes co-writing songs for the artist, and creating a fully produced track, tailored to the artist's unique style.

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

  4. A: Zedd, Grey, Stephen, Eden, Ghost Atlas, and I The Mighty.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I work from a small studio with a drum kit, small selection of guitar amps, and a vocal booth. My desk has a pair of Mackie HR824's, a 2018 Macbook Pro, an Antelope Audio Discrete 4 Interface. I typically use my Warm Audio WA87 as my go-to microphone.

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

  8. A: I typically begin by getting a strong sense for the artists style and direction. One way of doing this is by having the artist build me a playlist of the top 10 songs that inspire them, and that they think sound similar to what they are going for. Once I have a strong grasp on their style, I can start to form a vision for the project. I'll sit down with the artist for 8-10 hours at a time, and write/produce in the style that we've established for their direction. My production process typically starts by writing a few chord progression or melodies until we find the write vibe, and then building off of that.

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

  10. A: I bring a wide variety of skills such as intermediate sound design, over ten years of guitar playing experience, songwriting, audio engineering, and a highly trained musical ear. I believe that the quality of the song takes precedent over any other details, and I always keep that in mind when approaching any project.

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

  12. A: I usually work on pop/electronic music, or pop/rock.

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

  14. A: Less is more. Focus on improving the sounds that you already have, instead of adding new ones.

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

  16. A: I would like to work with Grey, because I think they have a very unique and clean production sound.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: I would describe my production style as clean and precise. I could describe my writing style as a combination between radio pop/electronic, and alternative rock.

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

  20. A: I started out working as an assistant at recording studios, and eventually broke off to take on my own personal clients as a producer, and mixing engineer.

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

  22. A: My advice for a customer looking to hire me would be to have all of the details ready of what you're looking to hire me for, and then send me a message and we can go from there!

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

  24. A: I typically ask my clients a few questions. What are your top influences? Can you build me a playlist with your top influences and sound-alikes? Is there a deadline? Will I be doing any editing or tuning?

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

  26. A: The biggest misconception about what I do is that I can turn a poorly recorded song into a polished, radio-ready masterpiece. If the audio quality is low to begin with, then there will not be much I can do.

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

  28. A: My favorite part about my job is listening back to a day's work at the end of a session. I enjoy remembering the vision that we established at the beginning of the day, and hearing what it has turned into by the end of the day.

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

  30. A: My promise to my clients is to always go the extra mile to make sure that the product reaches it's highest potential.

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

  32. A: This month I am working on: -Producing an EP for a new artist -Producing a new single for a repeat client -Mixing/mastering for a few different bands and pop artists -Finishing vocal production on the next single for my artist project

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