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Interview with Pure Audio
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Solo album
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, but sounds and acts like analog.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will be happy.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: There's no rules.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How to get the most out of their song.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it's Voodoo. Lol, it's not.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's your goal?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Have a clear vision to where to want to be. I can help you get there, but the destination is important.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Fender Telecaster, 65 Vibrolux Reverb, Klon, Fuzzface, Tascam Digital Recorder.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Guitarist, singer, songsmith
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
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.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Jimmy Page. Production techniques.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen to the music
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Blues, Indy, Metal, Folk
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Polishing. Hearing things that probably should be there.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
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.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eddie Kramer.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Hearing the music in color. Insipring the artist. Bringing the music to life.