Hi, I'm Nick Double. Graduate from Volver sound academy. I specialize in mixing edm and pop music.
- Instrumental production
- Film scoring
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Interview with Nick Double
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Producing instrumentals and mixing.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Adam A8X monitors Steinberg UR28M M-Audio keystation 49 Moog Sub 37 Roli Seaboard Shure SM57 Aston Origins Microphone.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually have a good listen to the song and listen to what's wrong or what could be improved. Then I do a balance of the mix (volumes, panning) After this I usually tend to EQ the tracks and start adding busses/sends. I will compress where needed and glue the mix as well as possible. After a final mix is complete I will send 24 bit WAV to the artist to see if they like it and would like any changes. After approval I will send the 24 bit WAV and mp3 + Masters to the client.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: In mix-terms I bring liveness ,balance and energy to a song. In production terms I bring creativity , originality and power.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Mixing EDM and Pop Music.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: EDM and Pop Music.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always make sure your recordings are good. If a recording is bad it will never sound as good as well recorded sample.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Punchy, bright and energetic.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Dr.Dre , Brian Eno, Pharrel.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Arianne Grande, she has an amazing voice.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been doing music for 5 years professionally. I have done about 400 productions for clients as well as for my own artist alias.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A pair of monitors, a keyboard, a desktop pc with all the plugins I needed, a guitar and my ukelele.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be aware every producer has it's own sound. If you hire me you will get my sound.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: If they are happy with their records so far and if they want to change anything before they send me their files.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: People think I usually DJ while I'm more in the studio doing productional work,.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The freedom of using my creativity.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Always deliver a standard good mix/master.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital since it is less expensive, it takes less time and now a days the digital is getting real close to the analog.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Film scores, edm-productions and pop music.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Thomas Geelens new EP, I produced and co-wrote the songs.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How long it would take me to fix and I would tell them ASAP but I will not rush it because I want it to be as good as possible.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?