The
Audio Hive
Full-service audio production company.
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Services

Whatever you need for world-class audio in your project, we'll get it done.

Original Music

Our original composition services include every facet of music production. From original scoring and production including songwriting, arranging, recording, mixing and mastering - to musical direction, budgeting, musician management, orchestras, and scoring stage booking. Our seasoned composers create highly customized and interactive scores that greatly enhance the players’ experience.

Sound Design

Thanks to our extensive private sound libraries and talented team, we create inventive and novel sonic experiences for your project. We draw inspiration from our discovery phase and collaboration with our clients, drawing from their vision while realizing our own creations. Our sound design services include foley, audio editing and mixing.

Voice Over

We deliver the perfect voices for your project by leveraging decades of experience in casting and access to our enormous pool of talent. After a rigorous pre-scripted audition process, we present our clients with our top candidates so we can work with you to focus on the perfect choice. Our voice over services include casting, directing, recording, editing, mixing and mastering. We strive to make voice production as affordable as possible while maintaining high quality standards.

Mixing

Whether it's massive mixes on orchestral sessions or more intimate mixes in specialized genres, our mixing engineers are award-winning and experienced in delivering immaculately mixed audio at unmatched speeds. Our engineers have worked on some of the most well-known sound stages across the world, utilizing the best hardware and software on countless tracks that can be heard all over the modern media landscape.

Implementation

Perhaps one of the most important aspects of any interactive audio project is the implementation stage. Our team provides expert implementation and asset mixing to deliver a finished, superb sound. Our team has expertise in a diverse range of technologies including Unity, FMOD, Wwise, Unreal, and custom engines.

Consulting

Drawing on our decades of experience, we offer full audio directing services to create an unforgettable audio experience. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting the addition of a new software to your pipeline or acting as a project manager to meet demanding deadlines. We have a winning workflow formula that we can share with your team and walk you through.

Our Team


Our team has decades of experience crafting audio for the most successful media ever made.

Cris Velasco

Composer
Founder

Cris Velasco is a multiple award-winning composer of orchestral, experimental and modern hybrid music scores for video games, film and television. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Music Composition, Velasco wrote music for visual media; his first major release was composing for Sony’s blockbuster God of War. Velasco has scored major titles including Company of Heroes 2, Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2, ZombiU, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, and many more.

Jose Varon

Composer
CEO

After graduating Berklee College of Music, Jose moved to Los Angeles and began working on major films. Five years later, having worked with LA's top composers and producers, Jose launched his own company specializing in music for video games. Looking to expand his business, Jose met with Cris Velasco to discuss merging companies. Together they founded The Audio Hive with the vision to bring music, audio, voice over and implementation solutions of AAA quality to a wide range of projects.

Rodney Gates

Audio Director
Sound Designer

A graduate from the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences in Arizona, Rodney started in the game industry as a junior sound designer at Sammy Studios back in 2004 (High Moon Studios today). With the job being a perfect fit both creatively and technically, Rodney has had the fortune to enjoy a career at many great companies over the years. The projects have ranged from big publisher-backed AAA titles for console to smaller, independent games titles for PC and mobile releases.

Rob King

Voice & Casting Director

Rob King is a 25+ year veteran of audio for games and music. As an Audio Director and Voice and Casting Director, he's shipped over 150 titles including award winning games like DmC:Devil May Cry, James Bond: Quantum of Solace, Fable 2 & 3, Heroes of Might & Magic, and Never Winter Nights 2. Rob has also worked on TV Trailers for the films I am Legend, Watchmen, We are Marshall and Clash of the Titans (2010) as well as a sound designer on the Television show Legend of Korra on Nickelodeon.

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  • Bloodborne
  • Overwatch
  • Mass Effect 3
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  • Immortal: Gates of Pyrus
  • Arafinn: Return to Nangrim
  • Ankalli
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  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • PlanetSide 2
  • H1Z1
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  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • The Witcher 3
  • Devil May Cry

Cris Velasco

Composer
Founder

Cris Velasco is a multiple award-winning composer of orchestral, experimental and modern hybrid music scores for video games, film and television. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Music Composition, Velasco wrote music for visual media; his first major release was composing for Sony’s blockbuster God of War. Velasco has scored major titles including Company of Heroes 2, Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2, ZombiU, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, and many more.

Select Credits
  • Bloodborne
  • Overwatch
  • Mass Effect 3

Jose Varon

Composer
CEO

After graduating Berklee College of Music, Jose moved to Los Angeles and began working on major films. Five years later, having worked with LA's top composers and producers, Jose launched his own company specializing in music for video games. Looking to expand his business, Jose met with Cris Velasco to discuss merging companies. Together they founded The Audio Hive with the vision to bring music, audio, voice over and implementation solutions of AAA quality to a wide range of projects.

Select Credits
  • Darksiders 3
  • Arafinn: Return to Nangrim
  • Ankalli

Rodney Gates

Audio Director
Sound Designer

A graduate from the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences in Arizona, Rodney started in the game industry as a junior sound designer at Sammy Studios back in 2004 (High Moon Studios today). With the job being a perfect fit both creatively and technically, Rodney has had the fortune to enjoy a career at many great companies over the years. The projects have ranged from big publisher-backed AAA titles for console to smaller, independent games titles for PC and mobile releases.

Select Credits
  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • PlanetSide 2
  • H1Z1

Rob King

Voice & Casting Director

Rob King is a 25+ year veteran of audio for games and music. As an Audio Director and Voice and Casting Director, he's shipped over 150 titles including award winning games like DmC:Devil May Cry, James Bond: Quantum of Solace, Fable 2 & 3, Heroes of Might & Magic, and Never Winter Nights 2. Rob has also worked on TV Trailers for the films I am Legend, Watchmen, We are Marshall and Clash of the Titans (2010) as well as a sound designer on the Television show Legend of Korra on Nickelodeon.

Select Credits
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • The Witcher 3
  • Devil May Cry

Recent Projects

Check out some of our recent projects below.

Remnant: From the Ashes


Immortal: Gates of Pyrus


Contact Us

We'd love to discuss your project with you.

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