ABOUT LOS SOUNDS
Carlos King, the grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling engineer, is an LA native who grew up immersed in the music scene. Influenced by his parents’ love of music, Carlos knew he wanted to be a part of the music making experience. Despite having no previous musical know-how, Carlos moved across the country to follow his dream and study music at Bloomfield College. He studied music technology and soon excelled to become the student engineer at the school’s studio and landed his first internship at an independent record label. Following graduation, Carlos gained real-life experiences interning for various NY based composers; learning the ins and outs of mixing, recording and production.
With education and experience under his belt, Carlos returned to Los Angeles to find his place in the music industry. He worked hard and snagged the position of head engineer at a busy private studio. During his tenure there, he had opportunities to record, mix and engineer major artists; Ariana Grande, Machine Gun Kelly, Fantasia and many more! His hard work paid off when he was nominated for a grammy for his work on Fantasia’s album Side Effects of You. Carlos continues his career as an independent engineer and music producer/composer/songwriter for many forms of media.
How He Works
The best way to describe his style is authentic and collaborative. Carlos' process is not run of the mill or cookie cutter. He thrives on understanding the task at hand. His ultimate goal is to efficiently help curate a story while nurturing long lasting relationships. His versatility and leadership makes him a great asset to any client seeking to realize their creative audio dreams. As a huge basketball fan, he often describes himself as a cross between Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. Kobe Bryant for his passion to succeed and Tim Duncan for his calm winner's mentality!