Mixed with MEGA

Mixing Engineer Koen Heldens mixes the Hip-Hop track 'Livin' Fast' by Maniac Sounds. Koen has been using the MEGA Bundle for longer than the bundle has been around. Learn how to process Hip-Hop vocals and make drums sound thick and punchy.

About Koen Heldens

With worldwide streams of over 15 billion and sales in excess of 55 million units; Koen Heldens is known for working with notable artists and producers including: XXXTentacion, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Trippie Redd, Take A Daytrip, Travis Barker, Dr. Dre, Timbaland, Scott Storch and many more.

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The Song

LIVIN’ FAST was created in the first session goon had with Connor Barkhouse. Same session “DUST” from GOON DES GARCONS* latest DefJam album “sheesh” came from.

About Maniac Sounds

MANIAC SOUNDS, is a creative collective based in Los Angeles, California originally from Arkansas spearheaded by DefJam recording artist GOON DES GARCONS*.

The Session

The session consists out of 35 audio stems, electronically produced material, and predominantly drum-heavy as expected with hip-hop/rap songs. A flavor of AMEK 9099 richness with Solid State Logic 4000 grid is used to bring an expensive yet low-end heavy mix.

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Written and performed by: GDG

Produced and recorded by: Connor Barkhouse

Mixed and Mastered by: Koen Heldens


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