Play No James

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I specialize in recording, editing, and mixing music. I have years of experience as a session artist recording on numerous songs in multiple recording studios as well. All sessions include an engineer. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

I'm an artist/audio engineer specializing in recording, editing, and mixing music for 4 years. I also have years of experience as a session artist recording on numerous songs in multiple recording studios. All sessions include an engineer. I have a base rate of $50/hr with a two-hour minimum due to mixing and mastering being included in every session. Need your songs mixed and mastered? I also offer remote mix & master services with a low price of $50 for each song.

Any questions or concerns? Feel free to contact me.

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Interview with Play No James

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: I usually record, mix, and master songs for hip-hop artists and r&b artist. I've been brought out my comfort zone a few times mixing gospel music as well.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: Kanye West, J. Cole, Scott Storch, Drake, 40, Timbaland, and many more.

  5. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  6. A: Creativity.. a different cadence.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: I'm going to say blending vocals together.

  9. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  10. A: Hip-Hop and R&B.

  11. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  12. A: Never mix songs at a loud volume.

  13. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  14. A: J. Cole because he has been my main inspiration since I heard about him. I love how humble remains through all of the fame.

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Laid-back, focused.

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: My career path was basketball until I got hurt 9th grade. Ever since, I've been devoted to music.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be sure they're open-minded to your style and not just doing it because you're paying them. Building relationships are very important.

  21. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  22. A: How long have you been recording? Got anything I can hear? Who inspires you, and why?

  23. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  24. A: Many people think I sit and consistently create instrumentals. Even though I'm able to, most of time is spent mixing and mastering songs for people. I find myself creating instruments when I need one or if I have some free time on my hands.

  25. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  26. A: I love music and I love meeting new people who share the same interests as I.

  27. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  28. A: I promise to provide excellent service while providing the utmost respect.

  29. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  30. A: Digital, because that's what I was taught.

  31. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  32. A: No.

  33. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  34. A: At the moment I'm working on a project titled "Keep Watching". I really didn't have any features on my last project, so I'm looking to explore with this one.

  35. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  36. A: How much you charge? I tell them, "I charge $50/hr with a two-hour minimum due to mixing and mastering being included in every session. Don't want your track mix and mastered? The fee will be $25/hr with no minimum."

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GenresSounds Like
  • J. Cole
  • Drake
  • Future
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SoundBetter Deal

Remote Mix and Master: $50 (20% off for clients with more than 8 songs)