Mike Stocksdale


Mike Stocksdale on SoundBetter

Over 15 years experience writing, producing, recording, and releasing music. Talented singer/songwriter with multiple TV placements on shows such as New Girl and Hart of Dixie. Session guitarist best suited for tracking alternative, indie, americana, folk, rock, blues, and country. Also proficient at funk and hip hop.

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Interview with Mike Stocksdale

  1. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  2. A: Kiel Feher. Excellent drummer and engineer.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both. Tools are tools.

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

  6. A: If you're not satisfied, we're not finished.

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

  8. A: The Wood Brothers. Their records feel like humans playing music.

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

  10. A: Good is the enemy of great.

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

  12. A: Alternative, Indie, Folk, Country, Blues, Hip Hop.

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Songwriting or guitar. I have a killer jump shot too.

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

  16. A: I can play most instruments, sing, and mix and master all from my studio. I'm a one stop shop.

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

  18. A: Songwriting, session guitar work, full song production.

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. A: Protools home studio with ability to effectively collaborate as a writer, guitarist, beat maker, or producer.

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

  22. A: The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Wood Brothers, Ray Lamontagne, Ryan Adams

GenresSounds Like
  • Ray LaMontagne
  • Ryan Adams
  • Wilco
Gear Highlights
  • Stratocaster
  • Telecaster
  • Princeton Reverb
  • Collings Acoustic
  • ProTools
  • Lots of pedals and mics
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