Hugo Borel

Mixing and Mastering Engineer

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I will mix and/or master your track!

I am a Switzerland based mixing and mastering engineer! I have been working in different studios all over my country such as the AKA Studio in Lausanne, Damp Studio in Neuchâtel and others during the past 5 years.

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.


  • English
  • French

Interview with Hugo Borel

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

  2. A: Last year I released "Pandore", the EP I was working on for 2 years. We did a listening party in a movie theatre and i really liked it!

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

  4. A: I want to do a lot of work on SoundBetter! I'm also working on my own music,

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: I love analog to bring colors to the sound and i love digital to do surgical work.

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

  8. A: That I will do what it takes to bring your song to match what your are expecting!

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

  10. A: To see the song transform to the next level.

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

  12. A: I don't think there is a lot of misconception about what i do... but if someone got any question i'm happy to answer it :)

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

  14. A: To feel free to ask me to change things if it is not the way you want it to be.

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

  16. A: I would take a CLA76 compressor, Pultec Equalizer, Valhalla VintageVerb, Fabfilter Pro Q3 and my iMac.

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

  18. A: I've been doing music since 2014 but have worked for clients since 2017.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Modern but i try to think of the ways old mixes where made to incorporate the best parts of it in my work.

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

  22. A: I would love to work with Jacob Collier because i really like the dynamic of his songs.

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

  24. A: I like to use 2 limiters instead of one to maximize the transparency of a master while keeping it loud!

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

  26. A: I work on Hip-Hop music most of the time but i have done some work in other genres (Soul, R&b, Pop).

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: I think that my strongest skill is the mix of the low end frequencies.

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

  30. A: I bring my personal artistic choices to serve the song and bring it to the next level.

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

  32. A: I usually begin by mixing the drums then the vocals. I continue by mixing the other elements. When the first version of the mix is done i send it to the client and after some feedbacks and modifications we settle on the final version of the mix. Then comes the eventual mastering process with the same back and forth with the client feedbacks.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: My studio is acoustically treated with some panels made in rock wool,

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

  36. A: I am very inspired by the music mixed by producer and engineer Mike Dean.

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

  38. A: The most common type of work i do for client is mixing.

Awesom song by Gaajuto

I was the Mixing and mastering engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

My turn around time is usually 1 week. I will allow 3 revisions then i will ask for 40$ per hour.

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Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Fabfilter Pro Q3
  • Fabfilter Pro L
  • Melodyne
  • Antares Auto-Tune
  • Wave Tune Real Time
  • PuigTec EQP-1A
  • Ovox
  • Waves SSL E-channel
  • RVox
  • Valhalla VintageVerb
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