My name is Alvin Perkins and I am a native of Kansas City, MO. I have been in the music business for about 25 years in some capacity. I started out as a musician in the church as a drummer and transitioned to bass guitarist. I currently play keyboards and a music director at a church here in Kansas City, MO
I offer remote professional mixing, mastering sessions, and I arrange and compose tracks. I'm very versatile because I have a whole team including musicians , drummers, and singers in which I utilize on projects. I've been producing/engineering for about 20 years and ready to use my expertise with your next project. God Bless!!
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Interview with Alvin Perkins
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: "Totally Yours" A Praise and Worship single
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I like digital because there are so many limitless possibilities although I like the warm and authentic sound of analog.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Creating Music! That simple and working with different artist.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Think outside the box!! There are many techniques to get a desired sound such as parallel compression, side chaining, vocal composition etc and not one way is the right way. Music production is like DNA. Your song might fit a profile or genre but make it your own. Be original!!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Gospel, R & B, Pop
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: The most important thing I bring to a song are my ears. I know what a professional and hit record sounds like and I know mixing and mastering techniques to get the best out of a song
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Pro Tools, Reason, Waves, Isotope, Ableton, Rewire
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Commissioned, Fred Hammond, Men of Standard, Mint Condition, Marvin Sapp, Kem, Tank, Usher
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The most common type of work I do is Mixing/Mastering for my clients