I’m an audio engineer, drummer, and composer based out of the greater Toronto area and have over 5 years of experience in various settings including recording, mixing, mastering, and running live sound. You can check out more of my work at www.nowheresound.ca.
I'm Chris from Nowhere Sound. I'm a graduate of Humber College's Bachelor of Music program and current student at University of Toronto's Masters of Music Technology program studying with audio engineer Jeff Wolpert.
I work as an audio engineer, musician, and composer for media. Recently I worked as a Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Engineer with:
- Reknee Harrett (Jazz / Experimental)
- Spectrum Music (Contemporary Instrumental)
- Tyler Novak (Indie Rock)
- Samuel Kerr (Classical)
For mixing and recording at home, I use Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, and Ableton Live, with assorted plugins from Waves, Plugin Alliance and others. I also regularly mix at a separate facility where I use assorted analogue gear including:
- SSL AWS 948
- 1176 Compressors
- API 2500 Compressor
If you have any questions feel free to contact me!
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
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Interview with Chris Wiens
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Al Schmitt, Vance Powell, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Brad Mehldau, Steve Reich, Ambrose Akinmusire, Questlove, Dirty Projectors, Radiohead, Louis Cole, Jack Dejohnette, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell, Jordan Perlson, Becca Stevens,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording, Mixing, Mastering or Drum Tracking
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Jazz, Classical, Cuban, African, Experimental, Folk