What are you working on at the moment?
A mixtape for my self featuring local rappers.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
whats your vision for the final outcome?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My computer, record player, Machine, studio monitors and of course some records.
How would you describe your style?
My style is very laid back. I want my music to be a listening experience.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip Hop music and acoustic acts.
What's your strongest skill?
I'm a drummer so I have a natural rhythm. I can give advice to artists to help with their timing etc.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring a simple approach to all my music. I dont like "over producing" the music. I want to let the artist shine not the effects and plug ins.
What's your typical work process?
once I have my audio stems, I will just begin to mix with out plug ins to see how much space i can make with only levels and panning, then I will go in and start using Compressors, eq's, reverbs, delays etc.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I run an iMac with an i7 processor and 16gb of ram. I use pro tools, logic, reason and maschine in my studio. I have a focusrite 6i6 interface with Krk monitors. As for mics I have a rode nt1a, and aka perception 220, Shure sm57 and a shure sm58.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
My main inspiration from a music production stand point is J Dilla. He is the reason I started producing hiphop and his style reflects a lot in my music.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I mostly provided rappers with hiphop instrumentals and in a lot of cases I will mix their songs.