I have been in the Beat market since 2011. Have 4 years of experience singing and rapping.
My name is Benjamin Alemany, I'm 21 years old but I have 9 years of experience beat making and selling my music. I also have produced songs for many artists in the urban genre. I studied 2 years of Music Production in a music school and have been mixing for over 5 years. I have written lyrics for songs and have also done vocal hooks for requests.
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Interview with BENAI
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The production of an album that we had 2 days to create 4 songs, start to finish. Very challenging. I learned a lot.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Releasing projects of local artist who I have been building a relationship with over time. I'm also woking on a lot of beats.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Alan Garcia, amazing for Mixing and Mastering music.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Depends. If you have the money, both. If not just digital. You can make amazing music with basically just your computer.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I plan on building a relationship more than just the business, so if they are happy I am happy.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love getting excited about my clients projects and working with them to build a relationship.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How long does delivery take? Depends on the order. How many revisions? 2 free revisions, does not matter what the order was.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I'm a DJ. I make beats, produce songs, sing on other songs and write lyrics to put it simply.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be serious and polite, but always ask before you buy.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My computer, some headphones, my phone, and a mic. Thats really all you need to make a hit.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Even with all the work that I have my main focus is my artist career. I have been making money off music for about 5 years.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Chill but dark, popular but innovative.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: J Balvin because he is a monster of the latino game
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always listen to the vibe that the sound is pulling you towards. Follow your instinct.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Urban Music
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Beatmaking and singing/writing lyrics.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Energy and the latin spice
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depending on what it is, it always changes. For beats I have a library of ones I've made or I make them according to petition.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Very simple, I have my KRK Rokit 6" set up accordingly to my room which is acoustically treated, run through an apogee interface. Midi keyboards to the sides for different musical purposes and a recording booth using an apogee microphone and a Blue microphone.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Sky Rompiendo, 40 Shebib, Quincy Jones. Santana is also a big name for me.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Generally, whole productions inside the urban genre--Hip-Hop, Reggaeton, Trap. From the Beat making to the tracking; post production to mixing and mastering. I get a lot of requests for exclusive beats too.