The term mix and mastering is still yet to be understood by some artistes but in Nigeria, there is a large set of creative artistes who knows the importance of mixing and mastering their audio. We have put a list of top 5 most sort after mix and mastering engineers in Nigeria currently.
This process is integral for artistes who put so much hard work to what they do and are ready for distribution. In a simple form, mix and mastering make listeners enjoy the music better.
In Nigeria, very few engineers make the cut for being exceptional and below is a list of 5 most outstanding mix and mastering engineers we have in Nigeria.
The list is compiled by how many songs they have worked for the past 3 months.
1. Zeeno Foster
It is impossible to mention this kind of list without talking about the legendary mix and mastering engineer Zeeno Foster. The consistency maintained by Zeeno Foster over the years has made him an enigma in his field. New and long time creatives in the music industry associate with him due to his wealth of experience. To name artistes he has worked with is literally a crime as he has worked with almost all the industry finest. According to some artistes, he mixes and masters to international standards. Recently, Zeeno Foster worked on 80% of 2baba’s album.
2. Spyrit Myx
The sort of mix engineer that is associated with this new wave of artistes like Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley and so many others. Babatunde Moyosore Adedo is one of those distinguished audio mix engineers in Nigeria. He has worked on Zlatan’s Album and Naira Marley songs too and these artistes are currently topping the charts in Nigeria.
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3. Swaps on the mix
Not everyone recognizes this engineer because he has refused to let everyone know who he is. Swaps as he uses in as his imprint on any of his works. Someone should help us beg Swaps to stop covering his face when taking pictures but yes, he is good at his work. Swaps works first came out through Iyanya in which he delivered a superb work.
4. Mix monster
From the early days when he showed himself as a good music artiste to being a producer and also being a good mix engineer. He has done beautiful works for Tekno and Davido and other major industry players
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5. StG tha Prodigy
Known for mixing most of StarBoy’s songs, from Wizkid to Ceeza Milli and many other big names in the industry. He calls himself ‘Your favourite Aboki’. His notable work on ‘Soco’ showed his prowess in the industry as a force to reckon with. He is worthy on be tagged as one of the hottest mix engineers in Nigeria.