What are you working on at the moment?
Music for various commercials and composing for a couple of feature films.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Georgia Mae. A great session singer with a beautiful voice.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. The ease and how far technology has come is amazing.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I give 100% commitment to my jobs.
What do you like most about your job?
Variety. Every job is different and requires different approaches.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Q. Where do your ideas come from?
A. They seem to come from somewhere beyond my understanding.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Pre-made rhythms. I create everything from scratch.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are your intentions with the music?
What emotions are you after in the music?
What style of music?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I am able to work and communicate effectively. I have experience in managing multiple projects, often with competing deadlines and am willing to adapt, compromise and make suggestions which will result in the best possible outcome.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My saxophone, laptop, Neumann TLM 102, Quested Monitors and synthesizer.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I am a film composer mainly. I have been doing this since 2012.
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
In 2011, I produced and engineered an album for the Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra, which resulted in the orchestra being selected to attend the Saxophone World Congress 2012 held in Scotland.
How would you describe your style?
Being from a film music background, I am versatile with many styles.
Can you share one music production tip?
Trust your ears.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Being from a film music background, I am versatile with many types of music.
What's your strongest skill?
I have an acute listening skills. I also have a natural ability to create the right emotions
What do you bring to a song?
The best out of the artist. A sound which fits the artists intentions and requirements.
What's your typical work process?
I put the client first. It's a collaboration from start to finish.
Tell us about your studio setup.
FL Studio, Cubase and ProTools. Quested Monitors, M-Audio Fast Track Pro, Waves Plugins, Novation X-Station keyboard, Soprano, Alto, Tenor Saxophones, AKG Perception 420, Neumann TLM 102.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
The most common work I do for my clients is composing music.