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Interview with Amir Jackson
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Every project I have touched has been a staple in my career. Proud of everything I have done.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A bunch of projects.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not sure
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Noth, because why not.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Helping people Express themselves
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How do I do it? I write.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: We dont exist
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How do you feel and how do you want people to feel when they hear your music.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Songwriting takes time and effort along with a lot of energy. Channel emotions when you write and learn to put yourself in someone else's shoes. Tell a story.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Pen and pad. Audio interface, mic, headphones, laptop
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been songwriting for 10 years plus.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I appreciate working with all artist. Everyone has a story to tell. I can make that happen.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Work on your craft everyday. Put in 10k hours. You will see the difference.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: ALL GENRES
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Take your song to HIT RECORD LEVEL when using my services. The best songs that make the charts are almost always a collaboration between talented songwriters not only limited to the performing artist. The proper lyrics and cadences can make all the difference for new artist and established artist trying to stay with the times.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I just write and record. Currently working on a large number of projects at the moment. Hook and verse turnaround depends on the track. No guarantees until the record has been heard and a concept has been agreed upon.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Audio Tech 20/20 Audio Tech Mt 40 Presonous Audiobox Tube MP preamp Imac 27 inch M Audio Monitors Sound treated room. Alcotron Capsule
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: S1, Oktober1st, Dirty Snares, Neo, Kobe Major, QuisDaPlug, Drum Lennon, Bounce Gang. Lil Wayne, Stallet, Meek Mills, Chris Brown, Tekashi 69, Drake, Vince Staples, Mac Miller, Ali Saeed, Fready, Venmc, Oxxy.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Songwriter. Come to me for the best hooks, versus, or any song building assistance you may need. I have wrote records for some of the biggest artist out of the Dallas and Houston Texas area.