`Producer`, `Dj`,

Cookbeat on SoundBetter

34-years-old female Hip Hop producer/Dj, quote writer, content writer, songwriter. 10 years experience... Working with M-Audio Axiom 25 and Mixtrack Pro in FL Studio 20 and Virtual Dj Pro ... Former "BPBC" member. Was on a Composer Agreement with LA`s "Smash Haus Music Group". Now independent/offering mixing/mastering services too.

All my work can be found on
#YouTube
(http://youtube.com/cookbeat)
#Soundcloud (http://soundcloud.com/cookbeat_renegade)

And you can also find me on these socials:

#Twitter → @iamcookbeat
#Instagram → @cookbeat
#YouTube -> http://youtube.com/cookbeat

All inquiries @ iamcookbeat@gmail.com

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Cookbeat

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I worked on so many. My first beat tape "Fresh From The Kitchen" (2005), Couple of dance competitions, my greates so far the "Femixeta 5.0" a mixtape created by organization supporting female creators in music... So I`m active both ways as a beatmaker and a DeeJay...

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I`m working on my new instrumentals for my official beat store. Collaborating with other artists, producers, sound engineers etc...

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

  6. A: Sorry, did not have time to fully scoop the site... ;)

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

  8. A: You will not be dissappointed.

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

  10. A: The edge of a new assignment challenge. I love how that fire bursts up in me the moment I get new project requirement. And being inspired to compose my own fire.

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

  12. A: Can I do a beat like this, or that, what`s the time frame for that creativity, the cost... You know,all the usuals. I tell them: 1-I will do my best possible at this moment, 2-Ask them about their timeline length and try to patch my in and 3-Depending on the energy the project takes from me, arrange the price, but sometimes deal with the fixed one.

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

  14. A: That I am just a dj...

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

  16. A: What is their main goal... What type of energy are they going for and what do they want too accomplish with it.

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

  18. A: Be very specific and versatile, give feedback and receive one back. Let my creativity flow free. Be amazed...

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

  20. A: Numark NS7, Maschine, any keys from Rolland, Adam studio monitors and an cant decideon the sound card, and my baby, Lenovo Thinkpad x220 laptop...

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

  22. A: I started dancing with Hip Hop music since I was little, but not until 2009 that I actually decided to pursue my dreams more professionally...

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Well cooked peace of a meal. A little bit of tiny everything, but basically 90% all handmade. ;)

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

  26. A: Dont be afraid of jumping out of the schooled box... And also don`t get scared of too little school knowledge. Use your passion. Greatest examples: The Beatles, Pharrell...

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: My emotional energy and a great learning ear. Also arrangement and percussion play.

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

  30. A: Originality and versatile adaptation. Unique energy and signature arrangement.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: I have a small home bedroom studio, basic equipement containing M-Audio Axiom 25 and Numark Mixtrack Pro with Samson SR-850 headphones working in Fl Studio 12, Maschine 2 and Virtual Dj Pro 7 and 8...

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

  34. A: Ryan Leslie, Timbaland, Salaam Remi, The Hitmakerz, Darkchild, Sony Digital, Aaliyah, Thurz, AraabMuzik, TroyBoi, Jhene Aiko, and so many more, I stopped counting...

  35. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  36. A: Digital. Because of the way of my living... I`m used to it... It suits me better, not that I have anything against analog.

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

  38. A: Wow this is a tuff one... But without any longer thoughts, Ryan Leslie for one and Timbo and Missy on the other side... Because they never fail in providing a 100 % of their originality...

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

  40. A: Hip hop/Trap and RnB/Rnbass... On a very rare occasions Urban Pop...

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

  42. A: I never ever start any project without any previous great motivation state of heart... Wether I`m feeling down or feeling the urge of positivism, I never jump start on emptiness... And usualy I start of with a melody with adding of drums later. With mixing the same... I start only when my gut feels the need for something special in the making... And always, ALWAYS be patient no matter what.

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

  44. A: I create beats, mixes and remixes for a wide variety of projects such as dance competitions, radio shows, plays etc. All inside the Hip Hop culture playground.

Terms Of Service

Up to 5 revisions per project! Very flexible on every bonus request!

Gear Highlights
  • M-Audio Axiom 25
  • Mixtrack Pro
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