From my studio in Los Angeles (shared with Israel Houghton), I'm producing / programming / and mixing professionally (since I was 16). I've worked on Billboard #1's, multiple Grammy Award winning projects, gold / platinum records for 30+ years. I have my own label distributed through X5 / Warner Bros. I produce, mix, master, program + more.
I enjoy working on a wide range of projects and rates are quoted per project. My programming and mix rate is $250 per hour and depends on the project as well. Once I have information about your project I can quote a fixed rate that allows for some revisions (within reason). A guide would be $8,000 and up for producing a track (all instruments), and $2,000 (label) or $1,000 (indie) and up for mixing. My mix audio path is Apogee conversion into my SSL console, and back into the DAW with Apogee conversion. My process includes gathering as much insight as I can, with references, goals, and guidelines for tuning, balance, wet vs. dry, and more before we start. I like to upload references via dropbox throughout the process to ensure we are heading in the right direction. I enjoy working with great indie artists as much as I enjoy working with labels (Sony, Universal, EMI, Motown, Integrity, Warner Bros.). Looking forward to hearing your music and being a part of the process.
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4 ReviewsEndorse Mark Townsend - Channeland
I’ve worked with Mark many times over the years in different aspects of production and performance and he always brings something unique to the table. Absolutely phenomenal player, writer, producer, mixer, and person! I always look forward to our next session!
Mark Townsend is an amazing producer! He has an incredible gift to bring out the best in the artists he works with, and has many highly talented people in his orbit that all thing the world of him. As a new indie artist, I can say enough about the support he gave me producing my first original album. I consider him a friend, a man of great integrity and talent.
Mark Townsend is a Grammy worthy engineer and producer whose worked with a lot of great artists! He mixes a record I tracked drums on and he made the experience very enjoyable and memorable! Proud to call him a dear friend
Mark is a musical savant. He has his own voice and has something uniquely great to offer every time he sits down to make art. He has the sweet spot of head and heart music. He has the skill set to do anything but heart to make something special. Above all Mark is a great hang and a great dude. (Credits: Dana Glover, Todd Mayo, Jaci Velasquez, Amazon, Dawson’s Creek, Israel Houghton, DiMarzio)