MIXING & PRODUCTION

WELCOME TO TOAST!

Full Album production - Singles and EP's. Engineered your way!

MISSION CONTROL

Control room at the studio. Perfect acoustic balance, makes it perfect for mixing complex records.

IT'S A WRAP

Addicted to tape... Or Something like that.

2 INCH TAPE

Preferred recording method is tape with me. 80% of my recordings are put through the Otari MTR-90.

CLASSIC MICS

I use an array of vintage and modern mics. From Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, Calrec and much more...

WORK HORSE!

Probably my most used mic. All round sweetness. The original Sennheiser 441.

TRIDENT 80B

54 Tracks of Analogue Trident 80b.

HELLO, I AM CHRIS HAMILTON


SOUND / MIX ENGINEER & PRODUCER - MANCHESTER UK

Dynamic, Organic, and Creative are just a few words i would use to describe the sound that I produce. Turning your performance into a record that keeps the energy flowing and the keeping the listener hypnotised. Working closely with you and understanding what you want from start to finish is a key element to my approach. 100% passion goes into to making your music stand out from the rest.

  • RECORDING

    I use a range of vintage and modern equipment to create the right sound for you. A combination of live recording and over dubs is used to keep a performance sounding like real people playing. Various live spaces and and top of the range equipment ensure the quality is always kept, ready for the mixing process.

  • MIXING

    All mixing and editing is done with great eye for detail. Careful use of EQ’s, automation, effects and the right compression makes sure that the mix always preserves the dynamic range and impact created by the performance and arrangement. All mixes are mixed back to tape before sent to the right Mastering Engineer. Hear my examples to get an idea of what I can achieve for you.

  • PRODUCTION

    Wether your looking for complete advise, someone to add opinions or to add that sparkle in the arrangement. My approach is really simple and by listening to your opinions, your ideas I am simpley the person to make sure you get it.

  • STUDIO

    I am the in house Engineer at Manchester Recording studio – Cotton Mouth Studios . A mixed studio between the old and new. Steadily picking up pace and reputation for the unique space and quality of records being produces here. The concept behind the studio is to lock out the studio for the client, essentially making it your home during the whole process. See the images in the blog to see the place.

Recent Work // Just press play to hear some of my recent work. There are some comments to have read through to just click on each track!

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    The Seniors

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    Promo Video 2013

  • Tiki Black - Out Of The Black

    Tiki Black

  • Songs For Little Boy Wonder - Available on iTunes

    Matt Tomo Thompson

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    Northern Uproar

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    The Greetings

  • LH

    Lauren Housley

  • PGlennie

    Peter Glennie

  • Turrentine Jones Video

    Turrentine Jones

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    Baked Ala ska

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    Caulbearers

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    SR GENTS

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    The Joint

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    The Black Knights

  • Hatstand Band fr Beauvais

    Hat Stand Medicine Band

  • 3-4

    The Three Four

About this Blog // It's about time I had a decent blog. Here you will find news from clients and their records, sessions, events that either i am hosting or Dj'ing at in and around Manchester or UK, mixing notes, plus other bits and bobs! Be sure to follow me at all the usual social media sites!

Address Salford - Manchester

Telephone (0044) 7964-957458

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