Niko Bergman

Producer and mix engineer.

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Producer and mix engineer with 8 years of experience in a variety of genres.

My name is Niko and i'm a producer and mix engineer from Norway. I have a bachelors degree in music production and songwriting from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Have been producing and mixing for 8 years and have been working freelance in my studio in Oslo for the last 3 years.

Can guarantee a good result if you choose to work with me. Can also do a "taste test" mix if you want to get a better idea of what you're paying for.

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

Languages

  • English
  • Norwegian

Interview with Niko Bergman

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

  2. A: Oh Blonde - Norwegian artist.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: both. because analog sound incredible. digital is easier and you can work anywhere any time.

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

  6. A: i'll do my best to reach the desired sound and quality.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: get to work with so many talents with different skillsets.

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

  10. A: nothing and everything

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

  12. A: that I am an amateur.

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

  14. A: to describe the sound they're going for. What artists inspire them. Why the write songs.

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

  16. A: Be nice and communicate well.

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

  18. A: studied in college/university. Have been recording and writing for 8 years now.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: direct, honest.

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

  22. A: tame impala, Kevin Parker has a really unique way of producing and writing songs. i really want to see his process, especially when it comes to producing drums.

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

  24. A: make sure the song works with as few elements as possible, before you start adding loads of layers and instruments. Less is more in my view.

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

  26. A: Usually within pop or indie music.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: being able to see a clear path and direction ahead when working with a lot of components at the same time.

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

  30. A: I am also a singer in bands and have played guitar since the age of 10, so I try to communicate in a language that the artists or groups understand to be as effective as possible.

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

  32. A: like to work fast and catch the idea or the vibe quickly while the initial inspiration is there.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Fairly clean setup. focal twins, roland piano, roland system 1 synth, universal audio apollo mkII interface.

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

  36. A: max martin, mac demarco, manny marroquin, michael brauer

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

  38. A: Taking rough ideas in a more distinct direction

GenresSounds Like
  • Mac DeMarco
  • Steve Lacy
  • The 1975
Gear Highlights
  • mostly in the box
  • focal twin shape speakers
  • plugins: Soundtoys
  • Izotope
  • Slate
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