AMReed8

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Interview with AMReed8

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

  2. A: An new EP.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both. Analog is classic and has heat AND digital is more portable.

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

  6. A: I love creating happiness and good memories.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: GEAR Keyboards Yamaha P95B Alexis V49 Korg Nano Basses Samuel Eastman 3/4 Contrabass German and French Bows Fender P Bass (Chrome Red) Dean Evo Bass (Mahogany) Dean Pace Bass (Black) Hofner Violin Bass (Wood) Ibanez 5-String Roadster (Orange) Guitars Pottery Barn Electric Guitar (Black with White Dots) Mahar Acoustic Guitar (Wood) Ukuleles Lanikai LU-21CE (Wood) Makala MK-SD/OR (Orange) Drums Simmons SD Xpress 2 Electronic Drums Latin Percussion Giovanni Compact Conga Software Sonar Cakewalk Music Creator 7 Notion 5 MuseScore Kontakt 5 (Full Version) Garritan Person Orchestra 3 Hardware M-Audio Fast Track Roland Bass Cube-30 Samson Meteorite

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

  10. A: I make beats only. I love to compose for orchestral music as well.

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

  12. A: What are your musical goals? How long have you been doing this?

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

  14. A: Always contact any potential provider.

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: One electric bass (not sure which one), my upright bass, my 88-key Yamaha, my DAW, and my computer.

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

  18. A: I've been playing piano since the age of eight. I started composing on the violin when I was nine. Then I switched to the double bass and electric bass at ten. I got my first DAW at 15. So, basically, I've been doing this since 2002.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Broadway meets indie pop/EDM/trap.

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

  22. A: Alan Menken. He is my hero and his music is so catchy.

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

  24. A: Quantize, quantize, quantize!

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

  26. A: I work on indie pop, EDM, and some trap.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: My strongest skill is transcribing syncopated and complex rhythms to notation.

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

  30. A: I bring quality, yet speed.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: I listen to all types of genres to get inspiration and use their music to influence my music.

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

  34. A: I'm really into Alan Menken, despite the fact that I produce for indie pop.

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

  36. A: The most common work that I do for clients is drum beat making.

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Stellar (Take 1) by REP ft Sophia Omarji

I was the producer, co-lyricist, and programmer in this production

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  • Notion 5
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  • Kontakt 5 (Full Version)
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