Benjamin Hoel

Producer. Composer. Musician.

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Playing any instrument that falls into my hands and building on poeples ideas. I also have a few of my own.

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Interview with Benjamin Hoel

  1. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  2. A: Hardcore and Pop/Rock.

  3. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  4. A: Don't look at the knobs. Just listen.

  5. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  6. A: That would be my role in the band "How's Annie?", because we all get along very well both musically and as friends. I play drums and sing, and I also co-mixed our EP.

  7. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  8. A: I've been schooled in music production for four years now, and I am constantly on the lookout for projects to take part in.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: An acoustic guitar. I wouldn't need anything else on a deserted island, would I?

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: Live; Analog, because digital consoles are more trouble than they're worth. Studio; Digital, because of the freedom and because it takes up less space.

  13. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  14. A: Kristian Fanavoll Tvedt, Lars Harald L. Elnes

  15. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  16. A: I work as hard as I can to bring out the dynamics and feel from everything I take part in.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Is it very dull to say that my style adapts to whatever kind of project I work on?

  19. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  20. A: Kristian Fanavoll Tvedt, Josefin Winther, Lurf, Rob Cavallo, Butch Vig, Niklas Almqvist, David De La Hoz, Damon Albarn

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  22. A: I'm running a Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 with Cubase LE 6 / Pro Tools 10 HD on an Acer Aspire.

  23. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  24. A: I am currently looking for work.

Gear Highlights
  • Komplete Audio 6
  • Framus Hollywood SC
  • Squier MB-4
  • Shure SM58
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