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Interview with Andrey Nenadyshin
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet, but I plan to get new contacts here
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Mix of both.While recording I use mics and already at that stage I try to record the final sound, so I make the mix of mics in analog, then I equalize and compress it. This approach makes it possible to get "fat" sound and minimize the digital noise (jitter) and save the number of channels. When mixing, I use only ANALOG mixing console. This means that every track goes through a separate channel providing maximum transparency (clear background), space and thickness. This is possible due to the fact that in analog the summing goes by summing voltages, while digital summing is purely adding 0 and 1 which may result that one instrument can influence another and even deduct some frequences from other instruments giving in the end unclear and quiet background
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I am not the guy who sets up the mics and pushes the rec, stop and play buttons.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What music do you listen to? Which recordings you consider to be best and why? What do you want to achieve?
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: There is nobody out there to record and produce) So I would rather go for a hammock and decent supply of whisky) But a compressor, a couple of mics, a console and a couple of good monitors will do no harm
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Wall of Sound! Complete and solid sound canvas all the way around stepping out of the speakers' borders
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: There are 3 types of musicians: 1) They know what they want to achieve and can explain what 2) The do not know what they want to achieve and cannot explain what
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Make sure that you remember what you do especially when you create Magic in the studio. After several years of making magical tracks you will become wizard. The trick is to remember how you have done it when you have realized that you have done something outstanding.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Any type of interesting music with "live" feel to it. Rock, metal, grunge, indy and so on
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: There is a collection of unique and rare equipment which you may normally encounter in the world's greatest studios.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Sam Phillips, Bob Rock, Rick Rubin, Randy Staub
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording, mixing, mastering and production