J. Bell on SoundBetter

Advanced rap writer and vocalist that also offers recording mixing and mastering services.

Hello my name is 4M@. I'm a rap and writing coach, recording artist and audio engineer. Salute to you creators out there, stay original and keep improving.

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Interview with J. Bell

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

  2. A: Writing to beats is like solving a puzzle. To get good at writing you must train your brain to give you the next witty line without having to think about it too much, this takes time and practice.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: Home studio with sound treatment and state of the art production software.

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

  6. A: Perform vocals over clients instrumentals.

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

  8. A: Lupe Fiasco, Royce da 5'9'', and Kendrick Lamar because of the complexity and originality of their work.

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

  10. A: First I organize tracks, premix and prepare instrumental then began to record. Next I mix vocals and instrumental then master the track.

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

  12. A: Creativity, years of writing experience, complex entertaining writing and an original delivery.

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Skilled writing.

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

  16. A: Hip Hop/Rap

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

  18. A: Lupe Fiasco. To learn how to be a better MC.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Original but still adhering to the fundamentals of the art of rap.

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

  22. A: Since 2016

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

  24. A: Computer, microphone, studio headphones, studio monitors, power source.

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

  26. A: Look for the combination of originality, skill and artist track record.

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

  28. A: What their vision is for the art which they intend to create?

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

  30. A: That anyone can do it well.

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

  32. A: How much it will cost. Depends what you want.

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

  34. A: Being creative.

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

  36. A: Quality work.

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Digital. Versatility, all musical art ends up in the digital world eventually anyway.

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

  40. A: I'm too new as of yet.

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

  42. A: Several theme albums.

  43. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  44. A: My current album which is in its final phases because the production was done by the same producer and the theme is so near to my heart. Writing, recording, mixing and mastering.

4M@ - Boredom

I was the Mixing Engineer, Singer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lupe Fiasco
  • Royce Da 5'9"
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