Hi, I’m Adam Vee.


I’m an audio engineer, a bit of a perfectionist, lover of philosophy, and devoted music nerd.

My Audio Services

Mixing

Mixes connect your audience to the emotion in your music. Give your songs the aesthetic they deserve, whether clean and dynamic, punchy and energetic, or airy and ethereal.

Mastering

Whether you're aiming for radio, vinyl, or digital, mastering shapes how your songs come across to listeners. Great masters will grab ears and excite your audience.

Recording

Starting from scratch, final overdubs, or re-recording key parts: with two studios and a collection of classic and modern gear to pick from, your tracks can come alive.

Files & Data

Master recordings can be assigned ISRC codes for digital sales, encoded with metadata, and delivered in WAV, MP3, or other audio formats at no extra cost.

Audio

‡ Mixed by Adam      † Mastered by Adam      ǂ Recorded by Adam

Videos

‡ Mixed by Adam      † Mastered by Adam      ǂ Recorded by Adam

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Sakkie FTW – Spiral (feat. Kaeli McArter) ‡†

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Christopher Smith (DRALMS) – Gently Gently ‡†

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The Fugitives – Ring (live) ‡†ǂ

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Kieran Mercer – So Happy With You ‡†ǂ

FAQ / Rates

Mixing

My rate for mixing is $25 per hour.

Mixing often takes a minimum of three to six hours per song but this can vary widely. The time needed for a mix depends on how many audio tracks have been recorded, and whether any post-production work is required like noise reduction, tuning vocals, or drum editing.

On the other hand, songs that have very few elements (e.g. piano and vocal, vocal and acoustic guitar) can often be mixed quickly in one to two hours.

Mastering

Mastering is at a flat rate of $40 per song.

For best results, write up a list of songs that you like the sound of so we can determine the general idea for factors like average volume levels, tones, and so on.

Audio files should be sent in the same format as they were recorded and mixed (e.g. uncompressed WAV or AIF files).

MP3s are not a suitable for mastering except in cases where the original full-fidelity audio files have been lost.

Recording

Recording varies widely in the length of time required and the type of studio needed. If live drums need to be recorded, this will be the main factor in determining the size of studio to be used. Please send a message with some general project details and I’ll be happy to provide an estimate.

I enjoy working with the folks at Audiogator Productions and Little Red Sounds, but larger studios may be an option if the budget and project needs call for that.

About Adam

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Adam Vee has been writing and recording music for the past 15 years. Recognizing his passion for manipulating sounds, he shifted his focus toward mixing and mastering for fellow musicians.

More than anything else, Adam appreciates unique recordings that stand the test of time. From the rawness of live recordings from the 1960s to the carefully crafted sounds of contemporary pop and electronic styles, he will find something to appreciate and apply to his own work.

He also…

…holds a diploma in Recording Arts: Music from the Art Institute of Vancouver and a B.A. in Philosophy from Concordia University in Montreal

…was recognized by DavidBowie.com for covering Bowie’s “Earthling” album during a summer vacation

…is influenced by music throughout the past century, including early blues and gospel, psychedelic pop, soul, shoegaze, post rock, ambient, trip hop, and thrash metal

…will gladly defend the musical brilliance of Harry Belafonte or The Police when asked.

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