Beats to find yourself to. Mixes to road trip to.
I am an audio engineer who attended Touro's DMX program, and currently am enrolled in SAE Institute NYC and have been engineering for 10 years. I have very good ears, and am passionate about making your stuff sound phenomenal as possible.
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Interview with 7Day
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My life has been my greatest accomplishment. Details will be included in the upcoming biographical account, available through book retailers internationally.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Reminding the world that it is beautiful.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog, because the physical components and signal flow directly affect the sound of every individual piece of gear, making even the same two instruments or gears unique, one by one.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To get it right, every time.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The results.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How to engineer. I either give great answers, or brush it off. Cant give all the sauce away free, otherwise they wont appreciate it.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That you can just watch some YouTube videos or read forum posts and suddenly know how to engineer a song.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Know what you want.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook, Interface, Yam HS8 x2, Maschine MK3
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I treid "regular" jobs and something inside of me wanted to rip me apart and spit me out for it, so I had to pursue music, the only thing I can do endlessly. Around 10 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Surgical, dedicated, and methodical.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: N/A Collaborations are not a goal, and happen organically. I have no preference for any specific artist.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Save yourself a lot of time and hire a professional, like me, so that you can be free to create.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ears.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Clarity, life, and emotion.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I mix, then I master. Then master and mix. Then mix, and master.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Yamaha HS8, Pro Tools
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Life inspires me.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing, mastering.