You’re passionate about your music. You've poured your heart and soul into your project to realize your vision. Let’s bring your vision to life and give your final mixes the same attention and pro-quality as platinum-selling records.
You believe in your music. You want to work with trusted professionals who can deliver pro results in every step of the creative process. With over 30 years of experience mixing music and working with platinum-selling artists, I know what it takes to help you make records that sound and feel amazing. A great mix can make a huge difference in the impact of your music.
I'm Marc Frigo, a multi-platinum mixer, engineer, & producer based out of Nashville, TN. It is always my goal to serve the artist, serve the song, and serve the music, and help you get mixes & productions that sound and feel amazing. I believe every part of the production should be an extension of the emotion of the song and the artist's vision, from arrangement, performance, and recording, right through the final mix and master.
You can find samples of my work here on Soundbetter as well as in this Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1pf7dCkBYJwypwMHIzDYXo?si=fa4c0ad3cce44844. If you like what I do, let's discuss your project. Whether your music is Rock, Pop, RnB, Hip-Hop, Country, Folk, Americana, Blues, Reggae, etc, hit me up.
Communication is key. It's important to really understand your music, what the songs mean to you, the emotion you're conveying, the mood of the project, and your overall vision before we begin to work together.
I look forward to hearing from you!
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
- The Indigo GIrls
- Nicole C. Mullen
- Jay Joyce
- Peter Collins
- Veggie Tales
- This American Life
- Dez Dickerson
- Reach Records
- Epic Records
- Centricity Records
- Warner brothers
- Sony Records
- capitol records
- Atlantic Records
- BOB SEGER
- Gillian Welch
- Keith Urban
- Michael McDonald
- Delbert McClinton
- Larry Carlton
- K.T. Oslin
- Nicole C Mullen
- Jewel Kilcher
212 Reviews - 33 Repeat ClientsEndorse Marc Frigo
Marc is great to work with. I like his straight forwardness when asking his opinion on matters that concern a project that we are working on together. He made my mix come alive with his mastering kills. He'll be my go to guy from now on.
Great mixing as always. Insanely fast delivery and always high quality. Marc is my new go to mixer !!
It was great to work with Marc again.
Marc is my go to for mix and master. A real pro and I enjoy working with him. The end result is always impressive.
I made Marc work more than anticipated due to my indecisiveness. He never complained about my slightly excessive back-and-forth, remained easy to work with, and ended up mastering a great sound for my recording.
Marc was excellent! He has an amazing ear and gave us exactly what we needed on the first go around. He was super friendly and got it turned around fast. I highly recommend this guy!
Marc was super helpful and very responsive whenl I need some advice on mixing. Thank you Marc!
I give my highest recommendation to Marc! If you want someone that really cares about your music and can bring it to an amazing level, then Marc is your guy! I can't say enough about how great our EP came out! He really cares about making it the best it can be and is a great guy to work with! He went the extra mile for us and our songs that where being recorded for a very special reason came out way beyond our expectations! I have never had recordings that sounded so great! Not good GREAT!
First and foremost, Marc is an excellent communicator. Makes you feel more like a human than a client. Really comfortable project and had some great conversations with him. He is also a pro at capturing the vision that is needed. He really took my song to an industry standard level and I cannot wait to share it with the world. By far the best mix engineer I have used !!
Marc was great to work with ... excellent communication skills and very responsive to messages, super friendly, and completely professional. He was also quite flexible with all my mixing requests along the way, always willing to tweak things to get them exactly how I was hearing them in my head and clarifying any instructions or requests to make sure we were on the same page. Would definitely work with him again! Great experience!
Marc is a master at his work. Real pro. I've done several projects with him, and I don't want to or need to go anywhere else. He takes his work seriously and has serious skills.
Marc did the most fantastic job! My wife recently passed away and he helped make one of our biggest dreams come true. The songs she and I had written now sound so amazing I really can't believe it! Over the top is an understatement!! I look forward to doing more! If you have some good songs and you want them to sound the best, they can then Marc is the guy you have been looking for. I highly recommend him and can't say enough about his great work!!
Marc was Awesome! His mix was spot on. A true pleasure to work with. Professional, very detail orientated. He made sure everything I want to hear was in the mix. The finished song was Amazing!
Thanks for a great job Marc!
Marc gave us an amazing mix as promised. It is everything we hoped for and more. He took the time and communicated to make sure it was everything we wanted. I look forward to the next one!
Marc was awesome to work with! He understood exactly what I was going for and smashed it!
He also was really great and patient when I kept pestering him afterwards about making tiny changes! 11/10
Marc is masterful with the mix. I've now done several projects with him and several of his mixes have won or placed in international music awards, such as the ISC. He is a pro that gets the job done right. I hope to do many more projects with him.
First time working with Marc, and OMG! He’s definitely my go to engineer from here out! I’ve finally found someone who understands sound!! Very patient and knowledgeable! The best. Don’t hesitate to to contact him. Thank you!
Marc is such a talented, open-minded and patient artist. This guy is truly passionate and a hard worker. I enjoyed working with him and will continue working with him. Highly recommend!
The guy is a top dog. Accurate and cares a lot about the artist vision. Pleasure working with you. Until next time.
Marc is masterful in his skills and also personable in getting the job done. I keep coming back because he's a true pro.
Interview with Marc Frigo
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love that I get to be a part of making great music with a ton of incredibly talented artists, musicians, and producers. I love when my clients get so excited after hearing how an amazing mix takes their music to a whole new level. I often get comments from clients about how they had no idea their music could be this great until they heard the mix. That's an awesome feeling, and so incredibly rewarding to know that we've created something amazing together!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started out going to school for radio broadcasting, and was taking some audio engineering courses as well. I loved being in the studio, and decided I wanted to become a great mixer. After finishing school, I moved to Nashville, TN and worked in a studio as the cleaning guy during the day, and worked at SIR in the evenings. This was 1991. By 1992 I was working on major label records for top artists as an assistant engineer, and from there moved to being the main engineer on many incredible projects throughout the years. It's been over 25 years since I set out on this amazing journey!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How should your song make me feel, and what do you envision for the sound of your project? Are there specific artists, songs, etc that are good examples of your vision for that sound? What else can you tell me about your music and this project that will help me understand what it's about, so that I can mix with that in mind?
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio is set up mainly for mixing, and I currently run a Pro Tools HD system. I also do a good bit of overdubs here, and often record all parts for songs here, other than drums. For larger tracking sessions, I simply book one of the amazing rooms here in Nashville, or wherever you may want to work.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I've been inspired by many people I've worked with over the years, including some great engineers, such as David Leonard, Bill Schnee, Bob Bullock, Steve Marcantonio, etc, and producers such as Peter Collins, Jay Joyce, T-Bone Burnett, Tony Brown, Don Was, and so many others. I've been fortunate to have worked on records with so many incredible artists and musicians over the years, which you can find in my credits and on allmusic.com.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I create amazing, radio-ready mixes that help bring out the emotion of the music. I can also master my own mixes at no additional charge. Additionally, I do a a good bit of recording and some producing, and can put together session players and programmers to help create your tracks.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I like both analog and digital for different things, but it ultimately doesn't really matter as long as you get killer mixes.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Always listen to and compare samples of work from the people you are considering to mix your projects. It's important that you love what a mixer does, and that you are hiring someone that you believe in based on what they've done.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Pop, Americana, Country, Bluegrass, Metal, Heavy Rock, Hip-Hop, R&B, Blues, Jazz. I work in many different genres. As long as I can feel and connect with your music, I'd love to work with you to make it the best it can be.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My mixes tend to be high energy, exciting, full, and punchy, but are always geared towards bringing out the emotion of the song.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will work with you until you're in love with the mixes!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I find many people think that mixing can be done quickly. Even when the tracks are really well recorded, mixing still takes a good bit of time to dial things in and make the mix amazing. Make sure you budget accordingly for the mix!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen to and understand the song, and make sure everything you do in the process of producing is about the song.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Understanding the emotion of a song, and bringing that out in the mix.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring out the energy and emotion of a song in the mix.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: For mixing, I like to get a feel for the song by listening to the rough mix, if one is provided, and by creating very quick mix of the tracks, so I can hear everything in context to get a vision of where the mix should go. I also like to listen to samples of songs and other artists recommended by the client that represent the style and sound they want. Once I work up a mix that I believe is very close to what the artist wants, I will send it out to the artist to get feedback to begin the revision process, and I'll work until the artist is completely thrilled with the results