Professional Music Mixing-100s of satisfied clients!
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After graduating from Berklee College in Boston in 1982 (Piano, Electronic Music, Recording) I've been recording, mixing and mastering artists, bands, songwriters, and spoken word for 40 years. Hundreds of happy clients. Jazz, Rock, Fusion, Folk, Pop genres. All mixing done in a designed mix and mastering room. Remote clients are happy to be in the loop for the duration of the mix. Listening to mix versions along the way and providing feedback for direction if desired. I look forward to hearing from you! Thanks Brad
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As an artist who worked with Brad pierce at starfleet audio . I can truely say He did a excellent job recording, mixing and master the15 songs of my CD. I would highly recommend Brad he has great ears lots of patience and deep knowledge of recording technology . [ I learned a lot from Brad ] . I am grateful for the opportunity to have worked with him .
Brad is such a great guy to work with! He is extremely professional with excellent equipment, a wonderful studio, and years of experience which have made him an truly outstanding engineer. He is also a strong musician which gives him insights into many different styles and genres of music. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in a quality product!
Interview with Brad Pierce
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Just finished a singer songwriter album project that came out quite nice!!! Great feed back so far!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Im new to SoundBetter and just started exploring! I hope to find people I know!!!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, just the times. (and less cost with similar outcomes)
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will do my upmost best to make your music shine!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Get to work with amazing musicians and all different people! There's nothing like making magic!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Q: How much? A: How long?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Not understanding the technical side of mixing and mastering.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Many Many.... Fav artists, Fav songs, do you have any ruff mixes, what do you like about your song, what do you dislike about your song.......
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be well organized and ready for a great journey! Make sure you have amazing sounding tracks to mix!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: An acoustic guitar, bunch of extra strings, a recorder, and a flute!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Musician, audio engineer, private instructor, teacher in music production after graduating from Berklee College in Boston.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Detail oriented. I like to add ear candy so people will hear more every time they listen to the song.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: A Mix tip, Be able to hear everything in a mix and let the important thing stand up front.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Jazz, Pop, Classical.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I totally love to mix. Being creative in that process is an amazing opportunity. Working with people with the music they bring.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I love to make songs complete and consistent. Being a musician I can offer musical symmetry. That way non musicians music can sound super slick.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Super efficient! I love order to things. Mix work is done and shared with the client. Client is free to comments. Rinse and repeat. That way the client has a lot of control on direction and is using me as the creative and tech guy. Most clients will let me loose though! :-)
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Treatment designed by Michael Blackmer. Control Room, Studio A and Studio B. A smaller intimate recording studio that feels super comfortable. And the usual Pro Tools since 1987
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I love the bands I grew up with in the 70's and 80's. Kansas, ELP, Alman Bros. Stix. Just too many to mention! I love the mixing Roger Nichols did with Steely Dan.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Most of the time my clients will need soup to nuts. Session planning, tracking, editing, mix and mastering. Rinse and repeat!