Graham Cochrane

Mixing – Mastering – Customized Training

What good is it to hire someone without knowing what their work sounds like? Below are some samples of mixing and mastering work I’ve done recently. Take a listen and see if you like what you hear. If so, perhaps we should work together. If my work is not your cup of tea, no hard feelings. There are plenty of other fantastic mixers to work with. I won’t be offended…

Mixing Work

danielsobrino

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everdayjones

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joshlist

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aletheia

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the-living-room-ep-front

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keilanbig

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Mastering Work

To give you an idea of what I can typically do in the mastering phase, I’ve pulled a “before” and “after” example. Listen to the two versions below (of the same song of course). The first versions is the original mix with just a limiter on it. It sounds fine. The second version is after I’ve taken it through a typical mastering session involving anything from EQ, multiband compression, saturation, to stereo widening.

Specifically listen to the bottom end (kick and bass) sounding a bit fuller, the snare drum a little fatter, and then the width of the guitars. FYI, these two examples are level matched pretty darn close so you won’t be fooled by the mastered track being louder. Oh, and listen on headphones to really hear the nuances of the mastered version.

“Saints” – Final mix with only a limiter

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“Saints” – Mastered version

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