Orçun Ayata

Mixing Engineer

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My main purpose is to understand your vision, production, and your wishes. I'll make a unique, wide, balanced, and strong mix for your song.

My main purpose is to understand your vision, production, and your wishes. I'll make a unique, wide, balanced, and strong mix for your songs. I have a remote working setup, so we can always set a meeting and dive into the details on the call together.

I'm an independent music producer, mixing, and mastering engineer whose passion is making great music and connections with people around the world every day. I love mixing Pop, Indie Pop, Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Folk, and Soul tunes, but I'm open to all genres as well.

I use Logic Pro, and you can send me your demo as a project file if you're a Logic Pro user.

Let's discuss the details in the message box!

Ciao

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

9 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by legatomastering.pl
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    Another great cooperation with Orcun. 5-star as always !

  2. Review by legatomastering.pl
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    Another perfect cooperation with Orcun. He's very talented mixing engineer. His mixes never disappoint. I highly recommend him.

  3. Review by legatomastering.pl
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    Perfect as usual. Highly recommended.

  4. Review by Tonio O.
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    Working with Orçun Ayata was a great experience. It was my first time creating and he was very informative and understanding. Very good at what he does and I could not be happier with the results of his work!

  5. Review by legatomastering.pl
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    Another cooperation with Orcun, his mixes are top notch and I have lot of fun working with him !

  6. Review by legatomastering.pl
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    Orcun is a very talented mixing engineer and sent me a great mix to master. If you're looking for a mixing engineer - contact Orcun. Highly recommended.

  7. Review by Daniel O.
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    I couldn't have asked for a better quality mix, with such rapid response and turnaround. I truly admire and appreciate your talent that you brought to this song!

  8. Review by Oleksandr Z.
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    He has a very musical approach to mixing. Really good engineer. Thank you so much.

  9. Review by Arda E.
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    Orcun was absolutely incredible with everything one could wish for when it comes down to a discipline like this. His ability of empathy combines perfectly with a solid compassion for art and builds a bridge between friendship, arguments and creating the perfect way for a sound. Patient, deeply informed with different genres, market, artists of different range from various circles, a good professional and shows obvious potential to become top class in the game.

Interview with Orçun Ayata

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

  2. A: I did a mix for an American band called Gold & Motion. I proud of it because they went to a mixing engineer who has nominated for Grammy, but they didn't get satisfied. But they felt in love with my mix.

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

  4. A: I work on a progressive rock album from a local band.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Not really.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital because it's flexible.

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

  10. A: I will give them their music's best possible version.

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

  12. A: Flow. I forget that I'm working.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: "Can we do this song like that song?" "First, I have to listen to the files."

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

  16. A: I'm not a wizard. If your input is good, then my output will be much better. But if your input is bad then my output will be still better, but I can't make it ultra better.

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

  18. A: What do they want from me?

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

  20. A: My advice is to find a guy who really wants to work with your music.

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

  22. A: My headphones, my laptop, my audio interface, my iLok, water.

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

  24. A: I do this for 3 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Dynamic and saturated.

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

  28. A: Lana Del Rey, because I like her softness.

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

  30. A: Send your all instruments to a bus and do side-chain compression to the most critical frequencies for your vocal with a multiband compressor.

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

  32. A: Indie Folk, Indie Rock, Alternative Rock.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Stability.

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

  36. A: I bring it to me and my client's perspective balanced. I bring it an analog feel. I bring it a dynamic and colorful feel.

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

  38. A: I start by listening to the rough mix. I take notes about it. I start mixing early mornings, and I finish it by afternoon. I listen to it with a couple of different sources like my phone, earbuds, Bluetooth headphones, my Logitech speakers. After that day, I listen to it with a clear mind and ears and send it to my client.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a little home studio with proper design. I work in the box though I have useful plugins.

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

  42. A: Tchad Blake.

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

  44. A: Mixing.

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