I do mix music tracks. Mostly pop genres. I really love RNB and Neo-Soul
I also produce music for my signed artist so I can partly produce your song if needed
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
Interview with nk1000
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: BRESDEN — Take Me to Your Stars. It was a single by the indie band from St.Petersburg. I managed to make it both groovy and stylized. It's like you're at the same time in 80-s and in space. I did both production and mixing
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: We a releasing an EP by Katia Gilman, a very folky indie-pop. I am in love with the release
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I've seen to famous mix engineers here but forgot whom exactly
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Combined. I tend to take the best out of each world. Fully analog tracking and combined mixing
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: We will definitely make the song sound the way you want. Even if it costs me more than I get from you
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I can forget time exists
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Q: Hey, can you mix my song for $100? A: Yes
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Some people might think mixing is just pressing the buttons and switching knobs
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What they want people to feel while listening to the song. Where the song is going to be rotated
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Don't hesitate asking as many question as you like. Please let me know as much information as you're comfortable before we start
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: UREI 1178 Soyuz 017 Tube Avalon 737sp Focal Twin 6Be Apogee Symphony 16x16 Actually, what I own right now. Loving my setup so much!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Since 16. I am 32
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Minimalist, Oldschool
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Jorja Smith. She brings so many emotions through the songs. I value that the most. Also, she brings an oldschool vibe while being absolute modern lady
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always translate what artist says into the language of feelings as in 90% an artists can not describe what they want using sound engineer's terminology. But you can watch what they feel while explaining that
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: RNB, Neo-Soul, Indie Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Finding the strongest elements in a song and enhance them. While masking the weakest sides or changing them
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Emotions, balance
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: APOGEE Symphony 16x16 converter Avalon 737sp tube preamp UREI 1178 vintage compressor from 1970-s FOCAL Twin 6Be monitors SOYUZ 017 Tube mic AKG 414 XL2 mic
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Being an emotional singer really inspires me
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Vocal tracking, recording guitars, comping, editing, cleaning sound, mixing