Expert guidance for your musical career to get you thriving in the music business.
Quick expert advice from a studio professional to get you moving through your project.
Get advice on how to get your home-studio up and running so you can create optimum sounds.
Get real feedback for your mixes so you can stop running around in circles.
The intersection between art, technology and commerce can be difficult to navigate.
You’re trying to get your music in front of people. Whether it’s knowing when to book a show, dealing with bandmate drama, or wrestling with the latest version of that studio-in-a-box, you’re wondering how to produce a work of art to be received by a listening world without losing the passion that drove you to create to begin with.
You want someone who can point you in the right direction, to help you find your sound, help with the technical questions and also offer solid, professional advice. Not to mention a little encouragement, confirmation of your goals, and perhaps a reminder of why you’ve decided to do this in the first place.
Our Team. Your Advisors.
Experts in making Art + Science = Magic
Producer, Engineer, Artist Advisor
Founder of I Create Sound.
Steven Leavitt is a music producer, musician, and recording engineer from Los Angeles, CA. Steve’s life in music has spanned many genres, from Folk to Rock, Orchestral to Electronic, and a Pop hybrid of all of the above.
He has an uncanny knack of hearing an incomplete composition and knowing what is trying to emerge. As a music producer of 20 years he loves helping artists illuminate the steps needed to achieve their best sound.
Composer, Recording Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Musical Troubadour
Dustin is a friendly encyclopedia of helpful knowledge of all things audio. Originally from Texas, he has traveled the world playing in many side projects as a traveling musician.
He has worked as an electrical engineer, but he will absolutely break any concept down for even the most technically challenged person to feel like a master of the studio.
Artist Manager, Founder of 80/20 Records
80/20 Records founder Michael Zimmerlich wanted to be an entrepreneur since senior year of high school when he sold ‘video yearbooks’ to his fellow classmates. After discovering the need from many artists needing representation for their music and direction for their careers he decided to create a record label in 2008.
Mike is an artist manager and advocate of independent musicians everywhere. Mike can quickly help you find your next steps in creating a successful release and pushing your music career to the next level.
Don't take our word for it...
"Having Steve as a consultant was critical in staying on track for our Oceanographers release. With an incredible ear for quality, Steve is extremely professional and understands the industry and the process. During The Oceanographers production, he gave mix reviews, business consulting, and also produced vocals for The Abyss.
As an independent-artist, I was often so deep in the trenches of recording that I no longer knew what sounded good. Having a consultant with production experience outside of the recording battle really helped put things in perspective and gave me the push and encouragement to go for the quality I wanted for the songs.
If you desire consulting that is fast, gets to the point and quickly runs through realistic options to help get the most from your music and business, I highly recommend Steven Leavitt. The amount of unbiased knowledge and wisdom I received in our 30 minute sessions, allowed me to get the album I wanted, with the sound I wanted, saving me precious amounts of production time that I would of wasted running around in circles. Thank you Steve!
Justin Miamoto – The Oceanographers
Can you really help me over the phone?
Yes. We can do Artist Advisement sessions over Phone or Skype. The amount of progress that can be done over the phone may surprise you but our experts have seen it all and will get you through any problem or hangup you are currently experiencing, provided you are proactive and willing to learn.
Can you really help me plug in my microphone?
Yes, I Create Sound pairs audio creatives with expert advisors to get through every aspect of a musical project. From launching a Kickstarter, to setting up a home studio, to giving unbiased feedback on your mixes, I Create Sound is here to help you move through your creative project with ease.
Contact us and find how we can help you sound your best.
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