Composer and Mix Engineer

Andrew J on SoundBetter

Need help finishing that almost-complete project? I specialise in arrangement, producing and mixing. What ever is need to polish off your project.

Andrew is an experienced Audio Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. He is skilled in Studio Recording, Audio Mixing, Logic Pro and ProTools. Andrew is an Information Technology Field Technician professional at Ticketmaster Australasia who is recently completed his Bachelor's degree in Audio Engineering at JMC Academy.

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Interview with Andrew J

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Both. They've both got advantages to offer.

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

  4. A: To do the best job I can with the resources I have. Otherwise I will invest in new resources and try again.

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

  6. A: Finishing a project that satisfies the client

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

  8. A: How much will it cost? Depends on the quality you expect.

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

  10. A: That I spend 99% of my time in front of computer.

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

  12. A: How do you expect this project to change your career

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

  14. A: Always believe in your intuition but be prepared to be told that sometimes it stinks and learn from it

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

  16. A: Computer, Interface, Guitar, Keyboard and Microphone

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

  18. A: Not long, a recent graduate with only a few years of practical experience under his belt

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: A young soul with an old-school mentality

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

  22. A: DJ Quik so I can learn how he does what he does and be further inspired to make better music

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

  24. A: Concentrate on the songwriting and the performance, the rest will come willingly.

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

  26. A: Alternative rock, Guitar Rock, Electronic and Hip-Hop

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: My strong theoretical music knowledge alongside an adept practical application of that knowledge

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

  30. A: A fresh and eclectic set of ears. I can write a song from the ground-up or help with that turn-around or transition to take you into that booming chorus.

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

  32. A: Pre-production, pre-production, pre-production! The more time spent on pre-production allows for the smoothest and most enjoyable time in the studio making magic.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Home Studio centred round a vintage Yamaha console with professional AD/DA conversion. Plenty of guitars and amps, a modest but sufficient microphone collection.

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

  36. A: Glyn Johns, Warren Huart, Dave Pensado, Dr. Dre

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

  38. A: Production, Arrangment, Tracking and Mixing

Terms Of Service

One to four weeks turn-around depending on the complexity, size and nature of the project

GenresSounds Like
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • James Blake
  • Frank Ocean
Gear Highlights
  • Vintage Yamaha Console
  • professional AD/DA Conversion and enough Guitars to seriously rock the boat
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