Analog or digital and why?
Both, because both have their strengths and weaknesses. I like analog for its width, intuition and character. I like digital for its flexibility, total recall, ease of archival and reliability.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started to be interested in live sound, recording and mixing about 12 years ago and I am now working professionally in this domain since 2012.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What's your background/experience? Which artist do you listen to right now? What is your inspiration?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise you'll hear your music in a way you haven't heard it before.
What do you like most about your job?
When I can feel the music and get goosebumps.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My MacBook, soundcard, Beyer DT-250 and my ATC SCM50.
How would you describe your style?
Sharp, balanced, big but personal.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip Hop, indie, folk, pop, electronic
What do you bring to a song?
I bring life and interest.
What's your typical work process?
I usually check the gain to see if every track peaks around -12 DBFS. Then I listen to tracks one by one and process them, usually with gates, comps, EQs, stereo width processing and/or modulation. After that I send tracks to busses by instrument or section and add reverb
Tell us about your studio setup.
I use 3 way JBL LSR32 speakers with a Hafler P7000 amplifier, connected to my DDA Q2 and Motu 16A.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Spike Stent, Dave Rat, Michael Brauer, Jack Joseph Puig, Denis Savage