Mixing, Mastering, Production

    • Every brilliant recording originates from a great song that’s properly arranged, layered with emotional and musical performances from talented singers & and musicians, and then well recorded by dedicated engineers through quality equipment. The finished production is perfected by detailed editors, blended by an experienced mixer, and then enhanced by a great mastering engineer.

      Our mission is to create a sound, … a brilliant recording, that touches the hearts and souls of all that hear it for years to come.

      John Henry Johnson | CEO, Executive Producer | Mad at it Records/Mars-LA Studios· CEO, Executive Producer | Mad at it Records/Mars-LA Studios



    Mad At It Records/Mars-LA Studios is emerging as one of the industry’s best kept secrets.

    As one of the industry’s best Mixing and Mastering Engineers, John Henry Johnson has been applying his magic touch to Grammy nominated and international commercial projects for the past 20 years.  Known for his attention to detail and musicality, he recently captured the attention of AOL Television Studio, and is now one of its Mix Editors.

    John Henry has mixed and mastered a range of styles from Neo Soul with producer Darryl Swan (Macy Gray, Nailah, Anna Sahlene), Paul Shaffer (The Tonight Show) Currently Signed Artist Sonia Harley, Atlanta based Soul Super Group Indigo Sunset, Contemporary Artist Kandace Lindsey(J-Lo, Marc Anthony) UK R&B artist Harlano, to hardcore punk-funk metal band, Year of the Dragon and internet sensation Vedo.  He’s also mixed songs produced by hip-hop’s underground icon Akon, featuring artists such as E-40, Colby Adonis, and Roscoe Umali .

    Now celebrating the launch of his new mixing/mastering studio, Mad At It Records is excited about recent collaborations spanning the spectrum of Pop, Hip Hop, EDM/House, Latin, and Smooth Jazz.  This new 600sqf state-of-the-art studio is equipped with the best of analog and digital gear making it the perfect venue for mixing, mastering, production and video editing/post production.

    As the industry continues to evolve there is more demand on studios to be able to serve a very diversified clientele. John Henry is excited about putting that special touch on your song, making it radio ready and on cue for its world premier.

    Most recently completed projects include:

    • Harlano ‘Definitly ‘ ‘Possibly’ Mastering
    • Harlano ‘ Thicka’ Mastering
    • Mikki Pace EP Mastering
    • Draft Taylor ‘See One’ Mixing and Mastering
    • Lucky Garcia Featuring – of the Mastering
    • Troy Oliver –(Featuring TJ)-We Fire Engineering

    To learn more about Mad At It Records/Mars-LA Studios contact:

    John Henry Johnson

    Executive Producer/Mixing Mastering, Engineer



    Draft Taylor

    Managing Director


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    Mikol A. Cain
    Darryl Swann Los Angeles Based Platinum based sound engineer.
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