Pure Audio

Engineer producer

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I've been an audio engineer for 37 years. I've mixed thousands of bands.

I have tons of outboard gear. I've mixed every kind of music you can imagine and I'm always looking for that "new sound."

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Pure Audio

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Hearing the music in color. Insipring the artist. Bringing the music to life.

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

  4. A: Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eddie Kramer.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: 48 Ch's of IZ Radar 24 S-Nyquist Converters, Sony DMX R100, Urei LA2A, Urei 1176 - A, Urei 1176-D, Teletronix LA3A, 2 - Purple Audio MC76, 2 - Empirical Labs Distressors, SSL G-Series Compressor, Lexicon PCM92, Lexicon PCM96, Lexicon PCM41, Lots more.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Methodical.

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

  10. A: Focus.

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

  12. A: Rock, Blues, Indy, Metal, Folk

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

  14. A: Listen to the music

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: Jimmy Page. Production techniques.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Evolving.

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

  20. A: It sounds really clear and does not sound brittle. It just sounds good. If I ever have doubts, I go back to the albums.

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

  22. A: Guitarist, singer, songsmith

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

  24. A: Fender Telecaster, 65 Vibrolux Reverb, Klon, Fuzzface, Tascam Digital Recorder.

  25. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  26. A: Have a clear vision to where to want to be. I can help you get there, but the destination is important.

  27. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  28. A: What's your goal?

  29. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  30. A: That it's Voodoo. Lol, it's not.

  31. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  32. A: How to get the most out of their song.

  33. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  34. A: There's no rules.

  35. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  36. A: You will be happy.

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Digital, but sounds and acts like analog.

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

  40. A: Solo album

  41. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  42. A: Polishing. Hearing things that probably should be there.