What are you working on at the moment?
Analog or digital and why?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I will give you an extremely high-quality product along with my touch of creativity at a price point that wont drain your pocket.
What do you like most about your job?
I get to work on music, what could be better?
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
I just press buttons.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What their vision is.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Lets bring your project to life!
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
1176 compressor, SM57, a good pair of monitors, UA610 preamp, and an external hard drive.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been playing music for 11+ years and I have been engineering and producing for 7+ years.
Can you share one music production tip?
Try something which seems like it shouldnt work.
What type of music do you usually work on?
HipHop, Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Folk, Electronica, RnB, Experimental, Math-Rock
What's your strongest skill?
My attention to detail and creativity.
What do you bring to a song?
Creativity and a sharp attention to detail. I want my work to stand out, but at the core of what I do is catering to what emotion the song brings me. The song always comes first.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I run a predominantly ITB setup with numerous plugins by Waves, Universal Audio, SoundToys as well as a few outboard compressors and equalizers. On the production end I have a vintage Fender Rhodes, Fender Twin, 6 electric guitars (G&L, Dangelico, Fender, etc) several acoustic guitars (Larrivee, Fender, Seagull), a Korg MS2000b synthesizer, an Alesis Micron Synthesizer and numerous microphones by Miktek, Shure, AKG.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Russell Elevado, Andrew Scheps, Dave Pensado, Ryan Hewitt, Bruce Swedien, Mixed by Ali, Stones Throw Records
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mixing - Mastering - Production