Engineer, Producer, Songwriter. Graduated from Full Sail University.
Personal Engineer to Zendaya. Previous work with Partynextdoor, Majid Jordan, Jordin Sparks, Prince Royce, James Fauntleroy, Fabolous & Lea Michele.
Past Work Experience:
Engineer for producer Micah Otano. (Frank Ocean, Fantasia Barrino and Pleasure P.)
Engineer for Joombas Music Group. (Justin Bieber, Dean, EXO, Girls Generation and Shinee.)
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Interview with Joshua Florez
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Zendaya's Album.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog if you can get your hands on it. Digital for convenience.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I get paid for making music.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I'm rich. (definitely NOT the case)
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are the deadlines? Have you practiced your material?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Know what you are looking for and shop around. Not necessarily for who is the cheapest, but who you can vibe with.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, Pen, Paper, Guitar, Ergonomic chair
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I studied Recording Engineering at Fullsail University. I've been working in LA for 5 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Easygoing, open to ideas, and meticulous.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Justin Timberlake. His voice is insane and he has created a balance of music/film/and life. He's not always putting out music... but when he does... It's killer stuff!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Go with your gut.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: R&B, Urban, Pop, Dance, Hip-Hop, Indie, Christian
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Protools Vocal Recording
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: This always depends on the client, deadlines and etc.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I usually work out of major studios: Chalice, Westlake, Paramount, Jim Henson. I do have a remote rig with me at all times. Protools, UAD Apollo Twin/Plugins, Sony C800 microphone, Blueberry Microphone.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Pharrell, Bruce Swedien, Justin Timberlake, Brian McKnight, Adele
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Vocal Tracking/Mixing