After cutting his teeth at the renowned Westlake Recording Studios in West Hollywood, Kauner left Westlake in late 2021 to assist mix engineer Jeff Jackson (Bob Marley, Post Malone, Brent Faiyaz, Ariana Grande). Jeff and Kauner work together out of LemonTree Studios, mixing a wide variety of projects.
While not assisting Jeff, Kauner mixes out of his home studio for clients wide and far. Kauner specializes in pop, R&B, alternative rock, and the singer-songwriter genres.
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8 ReviewsEndorse Kauner Michael
Kauner knows a thing or two! His seamless professionalism and open communication make for a comfortable environment when it comes to working through mixes changes, deadlines, etc. Aside from that, Kauner is an incredibly skilled mix engineer that has a great ability to really make your songs shine in quality.I was quite impressed and am currently making more music just so I can work with Kauner again!
Working with Kauner was great! He was very professional. The whole process was easy and he was open to all changes. The mix itself exceeded my expectations, and I will certainly work with him on my upcoming tracks. I highly recommend Kauner!
Kauner is a joy to work with, very kind and generous with his time, energy and dedication and was able to bring my production up to the standard through his mixing and openness to comments and critique, I highly recommend Kauner!!
Working with Kauner has been an unexpected but amazing journey! We started working together late 2019 and since then, he has been my go-to vocal mixer for ALL of my tracks. He has great attention to detail and was very open to mixing a style that was new to him. He's also very open to critiques and edits which is very helpful to any artists out there! You won’t regret working with him!
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Kauner almost exclusively for the last year. His attention to detail, his versatility with regards to sound and genres, and most importantly the smoothness of the process makes him my go to guy with any mix. Without a doubt this man puts the needs of the client first, and I always send my tracks in knowing they’re gonna sound great when they come out on the other end. Don’t miss your chance!
Kauner’s mixing is on point, definitely working with him for my upcoming tracks! Smooth communication, efficient yet flexible workflow, fast delivery and most importantly the mixing itself exceeded expectation.
Kauner’s work is always on point! So easy and pleasant to work with.. he literally mixes all my songs!
Working with Kauner for a song for a client. Didn’t dissapoint!
Interview with Kauner Michael
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. We capture and reproduce music in the analog domain; what goes on in-between those two steps isn't really important to me, as long as the performance and production are inspiring and emotive.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What does your production make you feel? What are you expecting from the mixing process? How can I best serve your artistic vision?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I can only make you sound like yourself – which is the most special and unique thing you can offer the world!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Less is more – the magic is in the performance and the composition.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Engineering jargon is largely uninteresting to me. What I can tell you about my setup is that everything in my signal chain has a purpose, and that purpose is to present a song in its best possible light.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and tracking.