Make your recording sound like a RECORD!
Hi, I'm Billy, I'm an audio engineer based in Oslo specialising in mixing pop music for artists, bands, producers and record labels. I have worked with artists such as Boom Dice, Binx, Thea Marlene, Marilyn Hucek, Gen X, Hari and more.
My goal is to help my clients elevate their sound to a standard that is competitive with current record industry standards whilst realising their artistic vision at the same time.
"I love that I get to make peoples music sound better. I take alot of pride in that”
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3 ReviewsEndorse Mixed by Billy
It was a pleasure to work with Billy. Mixing came out beautifully and he was very willing to make any changes that I needed.. He is pleasant and fun to work with. I would definitely work with Billy again and recommend him for mixing.
I had an amazing time working with Billy. He was professional, a great communicator and timely. I love the way the mixed turned out. We had a revision, which was seamless. I'll absolutely work with Billy again and recommend him to others.
Billy is a great mixer who is also easy to work with. After receiving the first draft he asked if there was anything I wanted to change about the mix - I got the impression that he really cares about making the song sound great with an emphasis on making me satisfied.
Would recommend to anyone looking for a great mix!
Interview with Mixed by Billy
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes! Brian 'Boom Dice' Wilson. A client I have worked with before. An excellent Grammy nominated producer making exciting hits. I would highly recommend his service.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: After an initial consultation by phone or email I will asses your mixing requirements and negotiate a price for your mix. When an agreement is made between the two parties they can send your project to me. I will then prepare the song ready for mixing. the client will then receive an email when mixing commences with a mix usually taking 2-3 working days before completion. Once the mixing process is finished I will send a master file of the mix for you to review and make notes. I offer three revisions incase the artist needs to make changes to the mix. Once the artist is satisfied with the final mix I will send you an invoice for the agreed price and print the requested mix versions (e.g. File for mastering, Instrumental, Accapella, Individual stems, TV track etc). After completion and everybody is satisfied Billy is willing to help promote your new track on his social media
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio is a private, acoustically treated studio in Oslo, Norway purposefully built for mixing. My mixing rig is digital 'in the box' running from a Mac Studio M1. I own a pair of Adam audio SV3, Adam audio T5V and Kali IN8 Studio monitors but 80% of my mixing is completed with high quality studio headphones (Sennheiser HD650, Beyerdynamic DT 770) Headphones. My audio interface is a UA Apollo Twin.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: There are so many great mixing engineers out there, but I draw inspiration from Serban Ghenea (Taylor Swift, Coldplay etc), Tchad Blake (Arctic Monkeys) and Spike stent (Harry styles). against.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing work is the most common type of work I do. I only wear the one hat and I am good at wearing that hat. I can do simple mastering but I believe each profession is a lifetimes work of dedication and I wouldn't presume to be a good mastering engineer. I leave mastering to the professionals. I also do a lot of track editing, it seems these days thats part of the mixing engineers job.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: When I get to work on great music. There is nothing better than pulling up the faders and realising you have a gem of a song in front of you. Its also great when a client likes and appreciates the work you have done for them.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Right now, 21 pilots, without a doubt, listen to 'jumpsuit' and you'll see why.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Experimentation is the only way you will become unique. Have a goal to make as many mistakes as possible. You have to know the wrong ways to do things before you know what's right. Try everything!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is listening to what my clients want and then bridging that gap between what they have and what they want their music to sound like.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: It's hard to say what I bring to a song, I listen to what the client wants and go from there. My job after all is to provide a service for my customer base. But I will say that my mixes seem to be bigger, wider, deeper and more impactful compared to the rough mixes I recieve.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. listen to Artic Monkeys 'R u mine' and tell me you can't get a great mix in the box.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise I will put 110% effort into the mix.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, singer-song writer, rock, Indie, EDM.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Believing that the mixing engineer wants to make production decisions for you. As a mixing engineer we have a million and one decisions to make, We dont want to have to make extra decisions that should have been made in the production process. For example when an artist sends 5 bass tracks because they can't make a decision as to which is best. The less tracks we have the better. It makes our job easier. I suggest that if you have a high track count, be decisive and get it down to 48 tracks. 48 is a manageable size for a mixing engineer.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Timeline? Release date? Musical direction - Can they provide song references?
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style of mixing depends on the type of music in front of me. For example I will approach an acoustic song completely different to and EDM song. Its just about making the right decisions for a particular song. I will often ask my clients to provide a reference track to give me a sense of direction, and this will often guide my sense of style.