Ethan Mates

Additional Info

  • Country: Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Unique Notes: 24 bit/48k audio stems preferred , protools 10 or earlier session files , Ableton
  • Musical Genres: Rock, Electronica, Pop, HipHop, Jazz, Hard Rock
  • Services: Mixing, Production, Remixing, Recording
  • Audio Mixing Price: $500-$1200

 

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Biography

Ethan Mates started making records in the mid 90's in NYC, part of the last generation of engineers raised on 2" tape and big consoles. He has made records everywhere from Abbey Road to a garden shed in East LA and loves it all, trying to make every one of them a unique work of art that everyone involved can be proud of.

Ethan has recently finished construction on his new mix room in Los Angeles. It was designed and build by himself, Jacques LaCroix, and Vincent Van Haff (conway, a&m, etc.), and is centered around an ssl matrix, with several racks of boutique outboard, lots of vintage instruments, pedals, etc. "I built it in order to be able to work with a broader range of artists, people with huge talent but not huge budgets. I became tired of not being able to work with artists I thought were great because they didn't have the budget to work in a big commercial spot" so here you go…

Partial Equipment list

  • EQUIPMENT LIST
    • AKG D112
    • Audio-Technica 4060 tube
    • Beyerdynamic MC740
    • Electrovoice RE-20
    • (2) Heil PR20
    • (2)Heil PR30
    • (2)Heil PR40
    • (2)Mojave MA200
    • (2)Mojave MA100
    • Neumann fet47
    • Neumann km84
    • Placid Copperphone
    • Royer 122
    • Royer 122V
    • Royer SF-12
    • Royer SF-24
    • SE Reflexion Filter
    • Shure Green Bullet
    • (2)Shure SM7
    • (5)Shure SM57
    • (4)Shure SM58
    • (2)Shure SM81
    • Yamaha SubKick
  • MONITORING
    • ProAc Studio 100
    • Ayre V-5
    • Yamaha NS-10 w/
    • Yamaha SW100 sub
    • Auratone Soundcubes
    • Studer 1/2” monitor
    • Recoil Stabilizers
  • SOFTWARE 
    • Abelton Live Suite
    • Logic
    • MaxMSP 6
    • MaxForLive
    • 7up-Live
    • Native Instruments Maschine
    • Native Instruments Komplete
    • Papen Predator
    • Protools
    • Reason
    • Slate FG-X
    • Slate VCC
    • SoundToys Bundle
    • Traktor s4
    • Waves Mercury 
  • MIC PRE/EQ/DYNAMICS
    • Alan Smart C1
    • (2) API 512c
    • API 560
    • (2)Avalon U5 DI
    • (2)Chandler LTD1
    • (2)Chandler Germanium Comp
    • Chandler TG2
    • Chandler TG Channel mkII
    • (2)Chandler Germanium Pre
    • (2)Chandler Germanium Eq
    • DBX 120XP
    • DBX 160VU
    • Eclair Evil Twin
    • (2)Empirical Labs Distressor
    • Empirical Labs Der-Esser
    • Focusrite ISI 131
    • Harrison Eq32
    • Inward Connections Brute
    • Inward Connections Nitro
    • Kush Audio Fatso
    • Little Labs VOG
    • Manley Massive-Passive
    • Moog MKPE parametric
    • NTi Eq3
    • Spl Transient Designer 4
    • (2)Telefunken V76
    • (2)Telefunken V78
    • Thermionic Rooster
    • (2)Universal Audio 6176
    • (2)Universal Audio 1176 
  • INSTRUMENTS
    • Rhodes Suitcase 88
    • Rhodes Bass Piano
    • Juno 106
    • Virus
    • MPC2000
    • MPC3000
    • MidiFighter 3D
    • Monome Arc2
    • Monome 40h
    • (2)Monome 128
    • ASR10
    • Gibson 335 Block
    • Gibson ’73 SG
    • Elektron Monomachine II
    • Elektron SidStation
    • (2)Fender Jazzmaster
    • Fender SRV Strat
    • Fender ’64 Strat
    • Fender ‘64r Jazz Bass
    • Fender 5st Jazz Bass
    • Korg MicroSampler
    • (2)Technics sl-1210 mkII
    • Ortofon Concords
    • Teenage Engineering OP-1
    • Mackie D2-pro
    • SleepDrone
  • EFFECTS/PEDALS
    • BBE 442
    • Behringer Edison
    • Devi Ever Shoe Gazer
    • Devi Ever Torns Peaker
    • D.E. Truly Beautiful Disaster
    • Dolby 360
    • Dwarfcraft Synth Mangler (2)
    • Electrix Filter Factory
    • Electrix MO-FX
    • Electro-Harmonix Freeze
    • Electro-Harmonix Holier Grail
    • Electro-Harmonix Hog
    • Electro-Harmonix Q-Tron
    • Electro-Harmonix Memory Man
    • Electro-Harmonix Micro Synth
    • Electro-Harmonix Russian -Small Stone
    • Fender 63 Tube Reverb
    • Fender Blues Jr.
    • (2)Fulltone Tube Tape Echo
    • Furman RV-1
    • HiWatt Custom 100
    • Korg Kaoss Pad 2
    • Line6 Filter Pro
    • Line6 DL4
    • Line6 MM4
    • Little Labs Redeye
    • Little Labs PCP
    • Mesa Boogie Rectifier Channel
    • Marshall Shredmaster
    • Marshall 1960
    • Moog MURF
    • MXR Carbon Copy
    • Orange Holy Terror
    • Orange PPC112
    • OTO Biscuit
    • Pigtronix Mothership
    • Pigtronix Tremvelope
    • Pioneer EFX-500
    • Pioneer SR202
    • Radial X-Amp
    • Roland 201 Space Echo
    • Studio Technologies AN-2
    • Soldano Avenger 100
    • T.C. M3000
    • Tech 21 Sansamp
    • WayHuge Pork Loin
    • Zvex Super Hard-On
    • Zvex Wooly Mammoth
    • Zvex LoFi Looper
    • Zvex Mastotron
    • Zvex Trem Probe

Partial list of clients and artists:

  • Linkin Park
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Tupac
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • The Doors
  • Rick Rubin
  • Cypress Hill
  • Redman
  • Mos Def
  • Perry Ferrell
  • Cee Lo,