Elias Chrysochos

Music Editor

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Meticulous and accurate editing/comping/quantizing/tuning on Pro-Tools and Melodyne

Former in-house editor at Soundscape Studios before relocating to London.

Comping/Editing is the essential step that lies between the Recording and Mixing stages of a track. It can involve a light polish or major reconstructive surgery and I love working in either case!
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Comping involves using the best takes for each part and 'compiling' them with the other best takes to get the best version possible. This compilation is then merged and fine-tuned using various Editing techniques to bring the final result.

I work from Pop/Rock to Dance/Hip-hop, editing both studio and live recordings, with or without a click.

As a multi-instrumentalist and through my understanding of music theory, I appreciate the fine-points behind rhythms/melodies and what the player was trying to achieve during the recording. This is extremely helpful when dealing with full band editing sessions.

I can also hold back on 'robotic' editing depending on what is suitable and what the artists' tastes/visions are for the track.

Please feel free to get in touch with any questions. I look forward to working with you!

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

113 Reviews - 25 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by B F.
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    I'm a repeat client for Elias and his work is ALWAYS phenomenal! Guitars, bass, vocals, drums - anything you need tightened up, Elias will deliver!

  2. Review by Robert H.
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    5 stars always

  3. Review by Liv Y.
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    Really friendly guy, he edited the guitar and drum tracks in my song and did a fantastic job and paid attention to the details well.

  4. Review by Wes
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    Elias turned around an edit on a 7-minute song at very short notice with a sharp deadline, and he delivered on the promise with great results! He was a great communicator, providing a sample mid-way through editing to check it was what we wanted.

  5. Review by EightTwo
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    Elias is super attentive, musical, detail-oriented and organized, and what a knack for creative drum production!!! Highly recommended!

  6. Review by Richard S.
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    Elias is a STAR! This is my umpteenth time working with him, and there is no one better or nicer -- period!

  7. Review by Paige H.
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    I tried to fix a song for my wedding for 3+ hours before posting the job on here. Elias completed the job within an hour of posting it, communicated effectively and did exactly what I wanted. Loved the entire process and how quickly his turn around time is!!

  8. Review by Jonathan
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    Elias was AMAZING to work with - he has a meticulous attention to detail, sending back amazing results with a quick turnaround time. I highly recommend Elias for your editing needs!

  9. Review by Aaron Hanlon
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    nice job comping a track for me. thank you!

  10. Review by Saint w.
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    It was a pleasure working with Elias very kind, patient and understanding person professional about his work knows exactly what’s he’s doing and the turnaround was very quick without affecting the quality of his work

  11. Review by Ali
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    Elias was a pleasure to work with and did an incredible job. I can't recommend him highly enough!

  12. Review by B F.
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    I've worked with Elias on other editing projects before (guitar, bass, drums) but this project was our first time working on vocals. The end result sounds unbelievably good, beyond what I even thought was possible. Elias is patient, professional, and the final product always sounds fantastic!

  13. Review by Richard Scobie
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    You want the BEST? Go with Elias - 100%. There’s no one better.

  14. Review by Matthew D.
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    2nd time working with Elias, he went above and beyond!

  15. Review by Matthew D.
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    Very easy to work with. Communicative, chill, and did great work. I had a midi demo that didn't have great feel, but I wanted to feel human and easier for a live drummer to record to and play behind the beat. Elias realized that the midi track actually had some different issues than I originally thought, and fixed it up great even though this is not the work he typically does. I would be excited to work with him again!

  16. Review by Brian J.
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    Pro editing and communication every time

  17. Review by Luke S.
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    Elias put together a great drum comp and was able to complete some tricky edit requests that we made. Another incredible job, as always!

  18. Review by Leo Abrahams
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    Fast and friendly with great attention to detail. Would definitely work with Elias again

  19. Review by B F.
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    Elias is a top-tier engineer who will handle your tracks with the utmost care and attention. Hire him!

  20. Review by Andrew O.
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    Crisp and clean editing with solid communication skills

Interview with Elias Chrysochos

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Generally analog (although my world is digital!)

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: That an equal amount of care is given to all, no matter if they are platinum sellers or recording out of their own bedroom - I will make you sound how you intended!

  5. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  6. A: I'm not sure if there's anything to misconceive about editing - most experienced musicians know the deal :)

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: Do you require both comping and editing (and of course, when's your deadline?)

  9. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  10. A: If the recording performances weren't 100% then don't let them haunt you. Invest a little in editing and you won't regret it (your mixing engineer will also highly appreciate it!)

  11. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  12. A: A tent, a torch, a weapon, clothes, phone...

  13. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  14. A: I worked as an intern in an awesome studio 7 years ago and was taught a lot from the producer/mixing engineer. Having always been a musician, editing was the fastest skill I picked up (once I got the hang of the the software) and then I just kept going with it!

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Thorough/precise

  17. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  18. A: As an editing engineer, it's easy when a technically amazing artist comes to work because then I'm not left with much to do! I prefer the challenge of the unknown artists who are slightly rough around the edges but with good musical content that just requires a polish to compete with the bigger names out there.

  19. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  20. A: Mainly Rock and Pop although I've also done my fair share of Hip-Hop and RnB

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Never compromising on quality and knowing the difference between an artistic imperfection vs a genuine mistake.

  23. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  24. A: I bring the performance up to industry standard without killing the character.

  25. Q: What's your typical work process?

  26. A: Listen to the song a couple of time, identify the sections (verse, chorus, bridge), understand what the performer intended to play, identify which takes were the strongest and then just go for it!

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: Thankfully just an efficient DAW like Pro-Tools, Melodyne, a good set of ears and a quiet room are the essentials required for editing - no need for a 96 channel desk in this department :)

  29. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  30. A: I'm pretty much in awe of the top end mixing and mastering engineers. The performance, recording and editing can be top notch but the final stage is where all the hard work can either be enhanced or undone.

  31. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  32. A: Drum comping & time correction seems to be the most popular request although vocal tuning and guitar editing aren't far behind!

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  • Pro-Tools 2023
  • Antares Auto-Tune
  • Melodyne Studio 5
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