Hip Hop/ RnB Mixing Engineer

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Blending the rhythmic punch of hip-hop with the soulful essence of R&B, I craft dynamic mixes that ignite the senses and elevate your sound to a whole new level of sonic excellence

John Mirles III, professionally known as Mixedbymurrel in the realm of mixing engineering and simply as Murrel in his artistic endeavors, is a versatile figure in the music industry. With a specialization in hip-hop and R&B engineering, Murrel brings a unique blend of technical expertise and artistic sensibility to his craft.

His journey in music began at the age of 12 when he first discovered his passion for creating and performing. As he honed his skills as an artist, Murrel's fascination with the intricacies of sound production grew. At 24, he officially delved into the world of engineering, marking the beginning of a career dedicated to perfecting the sonic landscape of contemporary music.

Murrel's studio, aptly named Side Door Exclusive, serves as the creative hub where artists' visions come to life. From recording sessions to the final mastering touches, Murrel's meticulous attention to detail ensures that each track reaches its full potential.

Beyond his role as a solo artist, Murrel is an integral part of the music collective Quazar, where he collaborates with like-minded creatives to push the boundaries of sound and expression.

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Interview with Mixedbymurrel

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

  2. A: Put it out! Don't sit on things long enough to second guess yourself and no record will ever be perfect. Let it go and put the music out.

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

  4. A: Hip hop and Rnb

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: I am relentless and dedicated to improve upon my workflow and sonics to the point of obsession.

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

  8. A: I bring the energy and soul out of the song and deliver the most pleasing depiction possible whist also adding my own flavor of sonics to put my stamp on every record

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

  10. A: I like to start by getting accurate and pleasing sounding recordings, then I start processing main vocals, followed by backgrounds and then forming the music and instrumentation around the vocals

  11. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  12. A: I'm setup in my home basement. I have treatment lining the walls and I am equipped with a Slate VMS ML-1 that feeds into my SSL 2 channel interface. I use pro tools and am mixing on a set of 4.5" studio monitors.

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

  14. A: My mixing engineers mount Rushmore so to speak are the likes of Teezio, Leslie Brathwaite, Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado, Devonn Terrell to name a few. Artistically, I like the sounds of Eminem, J. Cole, Drake, Jack Harlow, Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, and many many more.

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

  16. A: I usually work with artists on the recording of their songs but primarily as the mixing/mastering engineer. I take on primarily hip hop and rnb projects but am always looking for new challenges to expand my pallet.


I was the Artist, Mixing, & Mastering engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

5 Revisions, Up to a week turn-around time

GenresSounds Like
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • The Weeknd
Gear Highlights
  • Slate Digital ML-1
  • SSL 2 Interface
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