Producer & Mix engineer
"Over the years, I have worked with artists and bands from all over the world as a producer, sound engineer, composer and musician. Under my leadership have been released a huge number of songs and more than 20 full length albums . I do mixing, mastering and writing arrangements. In my works, I prefer to creating a synthesis between live, dynamic music and powerful modern sound”
Support of the song from the beginning to the end result. Bringing the arrangement to a professional level, recording instruments in the studio, helping to choose the right individual sound
Edit the sources, align instruments rhythmic, tune the vocal tracks. Improving the sound quality of musical instruments and voices. Giving the song artistic beauty and density wall of sound, based on the wishes and tastes of the artist
The final process of creating the sound of a song and a full album. Control of the dynamic and frequency balance of compositions. Giving it to brightness, clarity and sound quality. Preparing tracks for uploading to the network and printing on physical media
Epochs, Heroes and Destinies
Group interviews for the site HeadBanger.ru :
Mikhail: The album was mixed by Max Novikov. Max did the job quickly and with talent. Thanks to him for the cool sound!
Peter: The most important thing is that we were on the shore, even before we started putting together the album program, we knew exactly what kind of sound we wanted. Many thanks to Max Novikov for mixing and, first of all, for the approach to work. Few people today are able to withstand such a number of edits and grinds from the group, until you get the perfect candy.
What kind of sound did you want to achieve?
Peter: We took the Swedish sound as a basis. I like the sound of the Swedes-Amaranthe, Dynazty and many other cool teams. We tried to approach the Swedish sound.
A tribute to one of the most famous progressive heavy bands "Mechanical Poet".
A release that I didn't use any templates for mixing. I produced each song separately, as an individual picture.
Mixed, mastered and made all the keyboard arrangements
(Except tracks 3,7,10)
Starsoup is a progressive rock/metal project. The music is very diverse - from melodic ballads to heavy stuff. There are more than 10 guest musicians from different famous bands on each album.
Reissue of the album of the cult folk-rock band "Omela". In the instrumental part of the release there are not only the usual instruments for rock music, but also flute, violin, viola, percussion. I mixed and mastered songs re-recorded in 2021.
From Words And Tears
The full-length album of the Moscow rock band "Tantal"has been released. I worked on mixing and mastering for several months. All the songs of the album in a different musical and conceptual sound. The release can be purchased on physical media and online services
A new album of a rock artist from California. I worked in full production, which includes creating arrangements, mixing and mastering of songs. Roux'd is an international musician and gives concerts in many parts of the world.
Rock Legends: Live with Orchestra
Live album, recorded at the Kremlin Palace. The concert was accompanied by a symphony orchestra. I did the mixing and full sound production of release. We made an excellent synthesis of the live heavy metal energy and the beauty of symphonic arrangement.
Your Other Self
The release of the metal band "Arthur Berkut". The album was recorded under my lead at MS-studio. With great pleasure, I worked on mixing, mastering and writing keyboard parts. The leader of the band Artur Berkut (ex-Aria) is an excellent vocalist, musician and a real professional.
The new album of the most emotional rock band in Russia. A huge amount of listening on Spotify. Stas Vasiliev (vocalist of the band) is the founder of the YouTube channel "Ai, Kak Prosto", which has more than a million subscribers. I mixed and mastered most of the release.
The full-length album of the heavy metal band "Nebesa"has been released. The team consists of famous rock musicians Artur Berkut (ex-Aria), Andrey Smirnov (U. D. O), Sergey Serebrennikov (Everlost) and others. I worked on mixing, mastering, and writing arrangements.
The release of the new album Everlost "XV Years: Live in Moscow", which was the first live release in the history of the band. I worked on recording, mixing, and post-production of all the material. When I mixing live performances, the main goal for me is to get the atmosphere of drive that was at the live show.
MIRROR OF ENIGMA
The album "ACT I" is the beauty of the gregorian choir Enchanted Voices in combination with the magnificent vocals of the soloist Ksana. I was mixing and mastering the release.
Modern new-age style combined with heavy rock and crazy musical experiments.
The solo album of Andrey Smirnov (U. D. O) was released. Great, emotional work. I did mixing, mastering, creating keyboards and orchestral arrangements. The album was attended by Evgeny Yegorov (Epidemia), Alexey Bulgakov (Legion), Oleg Zhilyakov (Catharsis) Sergey Sergeev (Margenta), Juliana Savchenko (Andem), Vakhtang Zadiyev (Abrin)
Amalgama of Shadows
Reissue of the album. An emotional release with rich arrangements. I mixed and mastered songs re-recorded in 2021.