"Greatness happens when I sit behind the piano" Humble is what i have to be because the beast inside me is uncontrollable.
10+ years Piano
10+ years Drumming
7 years Mixing and Editing
10+ years Sax
I am willing to work anytime any day. Positive Vibes and I specialize in piano chord structure. An ear for hearing the best at hand. I have been playing music since the age of 9. Started on the drums and by age 11 I moved on to the alto sax. Here comes high school and its time to explore other instruments. The summer before high school I fell in love with the piano and began to experiment with brass instruments to see what fits best for me. By the time graduation comes, I'm well rounded in sheet music, brass instruments and 3 different types of saxophones.
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Interview with Danika "Nik2x" Carson
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: A project that I have worked I'm proud of because the Artist was on the Steller Awards and about to perform my track for the Trumpet Awards In June.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To always give them want they ask for and more if wanted.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I don't consider what I do a job. This is what I love to do and provide what the client wants. This is a passion that will not go away.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That women in the business can not produce like men in the industry can.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Trust me that when you hire me, that I will provide the best for the client.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always be creative and never let anyone tell you not to be yourself when creating.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on Rap and Hip Hop but I also work on R&B music. I also have clients that are gospel artist that I also create for.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill set is playing the keyboard but if needed I will play the drums.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a feeling that inspire you to go to a place that puts you in a state of peace. The creativity that outpours is in a lane that people may not think I can go, but can achieve whatever the client wants.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: As of right now, Im working off 2012 MacBook 15' and backup MacBook 2016 13'. With Akai MPC Studio and for my audio interface is Element 24. The midi that Im using is Axiom Pro 49 and my keyboard of use if Korg Krome. My speakers of choice are 5" JBL's
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians that inspire are Bill Evans, Kevin Bond, Mike Bereal, Rex Hardy Jr, Aaron Smith, Jabari Johnson, Johnta Austin, Brian M.Cox, Lynette W, Phil Tan, Jimmy Douglas, Missy Elliot, Timberland
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The most common type of work I do for my clients is providing awesome piano riffs, leads and chord progression. Also offer my input on organization of tracks if wanted of my opinion.