Evan Collins

Remote Modern Metal Mixing

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I'll keep it simple. I want to mix your music to the modern standard set by bands like ERRA, Invent Animate, Humanity's Last Breath, and Thrown

I am a musician and mixing engineer based in Texas. I will mix modern metalcore, prog-metal, and thall, similar to the styles of Periphery, Invent Animate, Humanity's Last Breath, Vildhjarta, ERRA, and Spiritbox. I'm looking forward to working with you, contact me with any questions or for more examples of my work.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Interview with Evan Collins

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

  2. A: That I will edit your tracks.

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

  4. A: Modern metal, djent, prog metal and prog rock

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Daw: Reaper Amp sims: Neural DSP, ML Soundlab Drums: Getgood Drums Mixing Plugins: Slate Digital, Izotope, Waves, Analog Obsession, Soft Tube

  7. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  8. A: As previously stated, my mix cover of "Blood Eagle". Adam Getgood is my favorite producer, and being able to mix something remotely in his league, was a personal achievement of mine

  9. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  10. A: I just finished up my mix cover of "Blood Eagle" by Periphery, where the only original audio used was the vocals.

  11. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  12. A: Adam Bentley for mastering charges a reasonable rate for a great job.

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Digital, It's all I have access to currently but I would like to expand one day and collect some analog gear.

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

  16. A: I promise that if you meet my requirements, I'll meet yours.

  17. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  18. A: Typically requests or questions they have with a mix.

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

  20. A: What mixes and albums they love the sound of.

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

  22. A: Meet the requirements your provider asks. It makes the job easier for everyone.

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

  24. A: If I could bring only 5 pieces of gear it would be: a 6 string guitar a 7 string guitar an 8 string guitar an acoustic guitar and plenty of strings

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

  26. A: I have been doing this for all of 2021 and dedicating as much time as I can spare.

  27. Q: How would you describe your style?

  28. A: Progressive metal, djent, and modern metalcore

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

  30. A: I'd love to work with anybody who has a passion and dedication for their music. But I would love to work with Plini.

  31. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  32. A: You can never learn too much. I spend almost all my free time watching lessons and tutorials, learning as much as I can to be the best mixer I can be.

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

  34. A: I bring competitive mixing skills for anybody seeking a modern sound

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

  36. A: I typically listen to the demo and brainstorm my vision for the mix and reference competitive mixes. I then organize and set up my session and start from there.

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

  38. A: I have been influenced by the great modern mixers Adam "Nolly Getgood, George Lever, Jordan Valeriote, and Buster Odeholm.

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

  40. A: Mixing.


Terms Of Service

I will allow up to 4 revisions.
You will receive the first mix within 3-7 days.
I ask for Amped and or DI guitars and bass, and programmed drums

GenresSounds Like
  • Vildhjarta
  • Humanity's Last Breath
  • Invent Animate
Gear Highlights
  • Neural DSP Plini
  • GGD PIV kit
  • Waves SSL Channel
  • Slate Fresh Air
  • Ozone Elements
  • RX Elements
  • Nectar Elements
  • Neutron Elements
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