I play guitar and piano in the multi-platinum rock band, Hinder. I’ve been blessed enough to play on 5 different continents and have played shows with such bands as Aerosmith, Mötley Crue and G’N’R. I am endorsed by Gibson guitars and Ernie Ball strings.
I specialize in rhythm guitar, piano and string arrangements. I'd love a chance to help you with your project!
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16 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Mark Austin King
Mark is a talented professional and a hell of a nice guy. Highly recommended
Great guy to work with, very professional and intuitive, greatly enriched my song! Much more to go!
Super easy to work with and great quality in a short time frame. Will definitely work with him again!
Mark did awesome at bringing the vision for this project. He went above and beyond and made this something we could only imagine before now. We'd work with him again in a heartbeat. Thanks Mark!!!
Mark was great to work with and the his track was spot on for what I needed..
If you know his band, you know he's a great guitarist, but did you know... Mark makes epic strings too?
Once again, Mark knocks it out of the park!!
Mark is awesome to work with, and very highly recommended!!
Mark is a multi platinum guitarist...enough said!
Mark is fantastic!! His guitar work brought the song to life perfectly! HIGHLY recommended!!
Solid performances from Mark, great sound and dynamic player. Highly recommend.
An Epic Masterpiece! Mark is a phenomenal composer and has the ability create stunning melodies, massive orchestrations, and fine details that only a true professional could conjure up! I am blown away by the sound quality and level of expertise in his work. Looking forward to the next one, thats for sure!
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A pleasure to work with Mark. Great quality tracks. Very easy to work with. I look forward to working together again soon.
Very fast, willing and glad to make changes!
Mark helped me perfect a song written for my 15 year old. He is a super talented musician, very responsive, and turns projects around in a very timely fashion. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone who wants to shake things up with their project.
One can easily hear, and see Mark's excellent musicianship, but he is also great to work with and a good friend to have.
Mark is an excellent musician who has proven himself time and time again as a powerhouse in the music industry. His long list of impressive credits speaks for itself, especially his work in the Platinum-selling rock band Hinder. Definitely consider hiring him for your next project!
Interview with Mark Austin King
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I’m probably the most proud of working on the album, Extreme Behavior. I play guitar and piano in the band Hinder.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I’m always working on new tunes and cranking out fan prompts for the OKC Thunder.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I would recommend Lonny Eagleton. Fantastic guitarist!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to deliver the sound you want.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love music and I get to do music!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is a band/artist are you wanting to sound like?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give me a shot. I'll do my best to help make your project sound better.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: probably 4 acoustic guitars and a grand piano for shade
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I always wanted to have a career in the music biz. I've been fortunate to have stayed in it since 2005.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'm into great sounding guitars, catchy melodies and tasty harmonies.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Rivers Cuomo. Weezer is the reason I picked up the guitar when I was a teenager.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Pay attention to what your favorite producers are doing.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop Rock
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring over 10 years of experience in the music business and an understanding of what goes into a hit song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I crank out guitar, piano and string arrangements from my basement and email them out asap.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: 5 Gibson Les Pauls 3 Gibson SGs Gibson SJ-200 Wurlitzer RG5700P (baby grand) Eleven Rack Logic Pro
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I'm inspired by many musicians, but two of my faves are Weezer and Ben Folds.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I do rhythm guitar, piano and string arrangements.