Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I just mastered the Amina Buddafly Album My Music. It was different from most RNB albums i've heard
What are you working on at the moment?
Mixing sessions for an old client
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
I'm new to this so i need to explore more first
Analog or digital and why?
That's a loaded question. I like both. When crisp digital is fused with warm round analog it's a match made in heaven
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
They will be treated professionally and will be more than satisfied with the work i do for them
What do you like most about your job?
Interacting with different artists, taking on different projects
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
What is mastering and is it needed? Mastering is the final processing step before your music hits stores or radio. Yes it is needed it can mean the difference from your music sounding like a demo or a professional recording
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
It's easy and anybody can do it
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Have you ever worked with a professional engineer before. If so what was your experience like
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Ask for sample mixes. Request a snippet of the song that is sent to mix or master to see if they like the quality and direction i'm going in
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Spiral groove studio one speakers, sl superanalouge pre, manley massive passive, parasound a21 amp, UA 1176
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Started out djing ended up engineering. I've been engineering for over 15 years
How would you describe your style?
Laid back Professional
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
An artist not afraid to stray away from commercial norms. An artist willing to make their own standard of commercial
Can you share one music production tip?
Listeners tend to only be able to pay attention to 2-3 things going on at the same time in a song. Les is more
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip Hop, RNB, Reggae, Pop
What's your strongest skill?
My attention to detail
What do you bring to a song?
Fresh ears and professional sound quality
What's your typical work process?
Listen to the raw tracks to get an idea of what direction im going to go with them
Tell us about your studio setup.
It's a hybrid setup. Combining protools hd with analog and digital outboard gear
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Artists that go towards originality in their work
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
High end digital and analog mixing and mastering