Scott Borel

Pop Mixing & Mastering

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My goal is to mix your song to be competitive with top-charting songs. I specialize in mixing all genres of Pop music (Pop, Pop-R&B, Pop-Acoustic, Pop-Country, Etc.).

Professionally trained as a Mix Engineer and Producer at Cre•8 Music Academy at Westlake Recording Studios In Hollywood. Current student at Belmont University in Nashville TN. I primarily mix using Slate Digital, FabFilter, and Waves plugins.

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Credits

Discogs verified credits for Scott Borel
  • Sara Bares, Scott Borel
  • Sara Bares, Scott Borel
  • Sara Bares, Scott Borel
  • Aimee Hollcraft
  • Sam Salisbury, Elise Petersen
  • Aimee Hollcraft
  • Aimee Hollcraft
  • Aimee Hollcraft
  • Sam Salisbury
  • Aimee Hollcraft
  • Aimee Hollcraft

7 Reviews

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  1. Review by Elisabeth M.
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    scott did everything i wanted effectively and in a timely manner!

  2. Review by Tsharna D.
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    Scott was patient, reliable and determined to get to the sound i wanted. Would defo work with him in future!

  3. Review by Natalie Schuster
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    by Natalie Schuster

    Working with Scott was so easy! He really understood the vision I had for my song. 10/10 recommend

  4. Review by Stephen Thomas
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    Scott was great to work with! Understood the vision and helped bring out the best in it

  5. Review by Sara
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    Scott is a total gem! And beyond that, he’s super talented and really knows what he’s doing. I would go to him for all audio needs!

  6. Review by Bailey Koozer
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    by Bailey Koozer

    Scott is amazing! He produced a song that I put out and it was such a blast to work with him. He’s an amazing songwriter with great attention to detail!

  7. Review by Aimee Hollcraft
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    by Aimee Hollcraft

    Scott is amazing to work with and always contributes new ideas to make the project sound better!

Interview with Scott Borel

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

  2. A: Strikes Twice by Sam Salisbury (available on my profile). Sam is a great artist and the mix came out exactly how we wanted it to.

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

  4. A: Currently in school for songwriting at Belmont University;.

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

  6. A: None come to mind.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital! I have analog emulating plugins, it all sounds good in the end if you're a good engineer.

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

  10. A: If you're into radio-ready music, I'm the guy for you.

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

  12. A: The fun of taking a song from 10 to 100.

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

  14. A: For a specific sound, give me your best reference track.

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

  16. A: That it's boring technical stuff. I love mixing! It makes me feel almost as creative as when I'm creating music.

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

  18. A: Slate ML-1 Mic, UAD Arrow, my MacBook, my midi keyboard, and my guitar!

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Upfront, clear, punchy.

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

  22. A: I'd love to work with JP Saxe. Incredible voice and clearly a great musician.

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

  24. A: Side-chain everything!!!

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: My strongest skills is my ability to mix vocals.

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

  28. A: I typically ask my clients for references to songs that they feel are well-mixed. This helps to get an idea for what direction I should push my mix engineering on their songs to achieve the sound they desire.

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

  30. A: I typically ask my clients for references to songs that they feel are well-mixed. This helps to get an idea for what direction I should push my mix engineering on their songs to achieve the sound they desire.

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

  32. A: My advice to a customer looking to hire a provider is to find a provider who has already created something concrete that you love and want your music to sound like.

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

  34. A: I typically ask my clients for references to songs that they feel are well-mixed. This helps to get an idea for what direction I should push my mix engineering on their songs to achieve the sound they desire.

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

  36. A: My advice to a customer looking to hire a provider is to find a provider who has already created something concrete that you love and want your music to sound like.

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

  38. A: I'm a songwriting major at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I work as a mix engineer to get through school because I just love mix engineering!

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

  40. A: I usually work on pop music of all genres.

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

  42. A: I'll bring a strong pop, upfront, bright-but-balanced sound to your mixes.

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

  44. A: Typically, my work process looks like getting a rough mix done in one sitting, and then tweaking it for the following days based on what stands out to my clients and I.

  45. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  46. A: I mix primarily using plugins from Slate Digital, FabFilter, and Waves.

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

  48. A: In regard to mix engineering, I'm heavily inspired by Tony Maserati's mixes.

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

  50. A: The most common type of work I do for clients is start-to-finish productions, including record engineering, sound design, mix engineering, tuning, etc.

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

  52. A: I typically ask my clients for references to songs that they feel are well-mixed. This helps to get an idea for what direction I should push my mix engineering on their songs to achieve the sound they desire.

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

  54. A: My advice to a customer looking to hire a provider is to find a provider who has already created something concrete that you love and want your music to sound like.

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

  56. A: I'm a songwriting major at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I work as a mix engineer to get through school because I just love mix engineering!

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

  58. A: I usually work on pop music of all genres.

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

  60. A: I'll bring a strong pop, upfront, bright-but-balanced sound to your mixes.

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

  62. A: Typically, my work process looks like getting a rough mix done in one sitting, and then tweaking it for the following days based on what stands out to my clients and I.

  63. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  64. A: I mix primarily using plugins from Slate Digital, FabFilter, and Waves.

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

  66. A: In regard to mix engineering, I'm heavily inspired by Tony Maserati's mixes.

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

  68. A: The most common type of work I do for clients is start-to-finish productions, including record engineering, sound design, mix engineering, tuning, etc.

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

  70. A: I'm a songwriting major at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I work as a mix engineer to get through school because I just love mix engineering!

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

  72. A: I usually work on pop music of all genres.

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

  74. A: I'll bring a strong pop, upfront, bright-but-balanced sound to your mixes.

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

  76. A: Typically, my work process looks like getting a rough mix done in one sitting, and then tweaking it for the following days based on what stands out to my clients and I.

  77. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  78. A: I mix primarily using plugins from Slate Digital, FabFilter, and Waves.

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

  80. A: In regard to mix engineering, I'm heavily inspired by Tony Maserati's mixes.

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

  82. A: The most common type of work I do for clients is start-to-finish productions, including record engineering, sound design, mix engineering, tuning, etc.

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

  84. A: My advice to a customer looking to hire a provider is to find a provider who has already created something concrete that you love and want your music to sound like.

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

  86. A: I'm a songwriting major at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I work as a mix engineer to get through school because I just love mix engineering!

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

  88. A: I usually work on pop music of all genres.

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

  90. A: I'll bring a strong pop, upfront, bright-but-balanced sound to your mixes.

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

  92. A: Typically, my work process looks like getting a rough mix done in one sitting, and then tweaking it for the following days based on what stands out to my clients and I.

  93. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  94. A: I mix primarily using plugins from Slate Digital, FabFilter, and Waves.

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

  96. A: In regard to mix engineering, I'm heavily inspired by Tony Maserati's mixes.

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

  98. A: The most common type of work I do for clients is start-to-finish productions, including record engineering, sound design, mix engineering, tuning, etc.

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Terms Of Service

Typical turn around times: 1 to 2 weeks. Revisions allowed: Mixing (3). Vocal Tuning (2), Vocal Comping (2), Mastering (2). No refunding will be permitted after I've begun working on the project.

GenresSounds Like
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Charlie Puth
  • Ariana Grande
Gear Highlights
  • Slate Digital
  • FabFilter
  • Waves
  • Melodyne
  • Antares Autotune.
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