Mantiz on SoundBetter

Music, personified.

I'm a Hip-Hop recording artist/producer.

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Credits

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Interview with Mantiz

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

  2. A: My last EP album "Thank You For Listening". Like my other projects, I created it from beginning to end, but I was able to create a new sound for myself.

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

  4. A: My next project "The Bo Jack LP" as well as executive producing a couple other project.

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

  6. A: I will definitely recommend them once I find them.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: I prefer using a UAD setup so that I can get the analog sound and feel using the digital setup.

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

  10. A: I promise to get you to the next step in your journey.

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

  12. A: I love completing the task and actually getting the desired results.

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

  14. A: "Can we put some Autotune on it?" If you'd like.

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

  16. A: That you can copy and paste your way to success.

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

  18. A: Where do you see yourself as a musician? What goal do you look to accomplish?

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

  20. A: Get the industry sound without the industry budget.

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

  22. A: My Macbook, my interface, my mic (and stand + Kaotica Eyeball), some headphones, Beats Pill by Dre

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

  24. A: My father told me that I was singing the jingles from the TV commercials before I could talk, so music has been in my life for about 30 years now. I've always wanted to be a rapper, and I became a producer because I needed beats to rap on. Playing a handful of instruments helped greatly.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Somewhere between The Notorious B.I.G. and D'Angelo. Hip-Hop smoothed out on a soulful tip.

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

  28. A: Question every rule.

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

  30. A: Hip-hop/R&B

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Rapping.

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

  34. A: Whatever the song requires.

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

  36. A: Whatever the client desires.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Apple MacBook Pro Pro Tools HD Yamaha HSM monitiors M-Audio Firewire Solo M-Audio Axiom Air Shure KSM27 Mic Kaotica Eyeball Behringer Xenyx Mixer

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

  40. A: D'angelo, Kanye West, Timbaland, Just Blaze, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, J. Cole

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

  42. A: Mix and mastering engineer.

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