Darius Jerae

Music Producer / MIx & Master

Darius Jerae on SoundBetter

I am a musician/music producer best known for my energetic and feel good music. I have been producing music over 10 years and has worked with multiple independent artist and television networks such as Disney, HGTV, WE, BRAVO, MTV, VH1 and BET. It is my job to deliver the sound that you are looking for so lets make it happen!!!

I can produce and compose original tracks for you from scratch. I primarily work in the Studio One but I am familiar with Logic Pro X as well. I specialize in Hip Hop, R&B, Pop and Trap. I'm confident in my work and committed to present you the best product and satisfaction. I'm very easy to work with and get in touch with. I response pretty fast.

All projects pertaining to beat making and producing require that I maintain my publishing share (50%) - I'm open to discussing *Buyouts*

- Artist must be registered with a PRO ( Performance Right Organization) BMI, ASCAP, SESAC etc.
- First half payment is due upfront for time spent on job and is non-refundable.

*1-2 days turn around depending on workload.

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Interview with Darius Jerae

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

  2. A: I got a chance to work on and be a part of Disney+ movie called "Magic Camp". Who doesn't want to have a credit of that statue on their resume. lol

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

  4. A: I'm always working on something for myself.

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

  6. A: Mickey Shiloh of course

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. I haven't had a lot of experience with analog. One day I would like to though.

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

  10. A: To Respect their time and money and get them a finished product that they are happy with.

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

  12. A: I get to create music everyday all day lol!

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

  14. A: CAN YOU GIVE ME A DEAL? lol

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

  16. A: That you cant make real money A

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

  18. A: What's your budget? What's your deadline? What's the overall vision? What sound are you trying to accomplish? Do you have any artist in mind that you would like for you vocals to sound like? Who and what inspires you as an artist? what would you like for me to help you accomplish with this project?

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

  20. A: When working with artist and song writers a completed body of work represents all of us. So I'd say, be open to change and other ideas, especially when working with a music producer. Our job is to bring the overall vision together and some times that means getting rid of some element and adding some elements.

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

  22. A: Computer, 8T Hard Drive, Midi Board, Headphone and Cell Phone

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

  24. A: My Career path was just to simply be a Music Producer but in pursuit of that dream so many doors have opened and I have become much more than that. I've been in the game for about 15 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Although I can play the keys, my first love is playing the drums. So most of my music is driven by drums and percussion unless im creating something with more of a classic feel to it. Then I lean more toward instrumentation.

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

  28. A: Outkast!!! If they were to ever reunite. My all time favorite duo.

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

  30. A: Be open to everyone's idea when working with a team!

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

  32. A: Pop, Hip Hop, Trap, A Lot of different styles for TV/Film

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Listening. LOL

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

  36. A: The uniqueness of myself ( just being me) Being Original but also being current.

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

  38. A: Talk to artist about the direction and vision of a project. Listen to music and or song for ideas. Vibe out and create a good atmosphere. Then create music.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: MY Home Studio consist of... iMac, Apollo Interface, M-Audio BX8s, Waves Plugins, Slate Digital VMS One, VMS ML-1 Classic Tubes & Virtual Preamp Collection. Although i don't always work from my studio.

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

  42. A: I come from a family of musicians, singers and songwriters so I'm always inspired by them.

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

  44. A: Beat making and producing. Also mixing and mastering


Terms Of Service

It cost $100 per revision so indicate exactly the vision you are trying to achieve. That covers studio time needed to fix song or track. ($50/hr.) 2 Hr. minimum.

GenresSounds Like
  • Lil Baby
  • BRS Kash
  • Yung Bleu
Gear Highlights
  • iMac
  • Apollo Interface
  • M-Audio BX8s
  • Waves Plugins
  • Slate Digital VMS One
  • VMS ML-1 Classic Tubes & Virtual Preamp Collection
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