Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I just finished my album call "Triple Threat" that I work really hard on. The title stems from the simple idea that I was the feature artist on the album, but I also made all the music, recorded it, and mixed it in all in house. So my role was highly involved throughout the whole project...borderline lonely lol, but it came out to be something very special to me.
What are you working on at the moment?
I am currently working will a lot of new artist, while I'm trying to put together my next LP call "The 90s"
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Both...Fans don't REALLY care or notice which one is which. It is all about the genre and how you mix and produce to fit the goal and direction of the music.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise AND guarantee, your music will "sound better" and on par with what you want after it leaves my studio.
What do you like most about your job?
The creative freedom to do whatever I want :)
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Customers: Can you make it sound really good.......
Me: 100% lol
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
It's easy and quick. It takes a lot of focus, organizing, and planning.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Ill ask various questions depending on what the client is looking for, but one of the most important questions pertains to do they want anything specific done to their vocals or anything they "don't" want done to their vocals.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be motivated and confident about your music because that synergy only moves the music to better and positive places.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Macbook Pro, Midi keyboard controller, Set of speakers, Generator, Wifi card!
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
My career goals in music is just to continue to work with as many artist as I can and help them all reach their music goals. I have been doing this for about 2 years professionally now.
How would you describe your style?
UNIQUE! That's what "they" say. In today's saturated market of people who do everything the same this is refreshing to hear!
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Drake. He has a lot of vocal and lyrical talent. I would love to have a studio session with him to work on some hit tracks.
Can you share one music production tip?
Always start is a goal for where the song is going to go so you have a road map of the decision you will make in songwriting, producing, and mixing.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Mainly Hip-Hop, EDM, and RnB, but I can mixing any type of genre.
What's your strongest skill?
I would say my strongest skill is being versatile and having a lot of audio tricks in my back pocket to workout multiple situations to get to the end result which is quality music.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring the ability to give the clients anything they hoped for in the song plus more. It's just how I mix :)
What's your typical work process?
Before doing any kind of audio work I will listen to different generes of music I am vibing to whether I am about to produce or mix music to get me in the creative zone and focused on the task at hand. If the artist doesn't get the mix they hoped for my job is not done. If they get a mix they like my job isn't done. Only when you LOVE the mix is when I know the it is finished!
Tell us about your studio setup.
My home-studio is set up to be a comfortable relaxed environment. Big studios are great don't get me wrong, but its not about the bells and whistle of cool equipment and what you have in your studio, its knowing how to use it, and in the home environment I feel I am at my most creative.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
This list would be way to long to put here, but nothing short of all kinds of artist, producers, and engineers :)
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I mostly do mixing and mastering for my clients on singles, mixtapes, LPs, and full length albums.