TiDUS on SoundBetter

Peace all, TiDUS here. I'm what the industry calls an "Anomaly", I PRODUCE my own music, SING/RAP on it , RECORD it AND MIX it myself. My team and I have had some INDEPENDENT SUCCESS (over 16 million plays on Spotify). As we continue to expand I'd like to work with other artists so give me a shout! All reference songs prod. by me!

Tidus (stylized TiDUS) is the name of artist, producer, rapper/singer, and budding film score composer. Hailing from New Jersey, TiDUS moved to New York City, following his intuition. A traveler of the psychic apparatus, TiDUS’ music speaks to the soul’s journey, what he calls “Higher-Self Music”. Hearing his music thus far gives some light on where TiDUS has been and where he’s headed. In 2012, TiDUS began to craft what would later come to be known as the Mirrors and Doors EPs - releases that preceded later project New Age but succeeded Absolute Elsewhere - building upon three years of freestyles and beats released under different monikers. In 2014, TiDUS went on a spiritual hiatus. He spent the year discovering himself and moving closer to his purpose and a sense of what he wanted to communicate. He spent time away from his writing, focusing on the practice of feeling and becoming more attuned to his surrounding. Upon his return, he began work on a trilogy that captured his sense of place in the universe, along with how we all fit. The trilogy, known only as Soon You'll Understand / Why We're Here on Earth / Before It's Too Late, TiDUS weaves a tapestry of various influences: goth, hip-hop, Gregorian chants, the African diaspora, and something beyond. Now, in 2017, TiDUS looks again to the next, casting his vision towards onward ness. (Excerpt by Amaury Lateef)

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Interview with TiDUS

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

  2. A: Write, Produce & Mix all my albums. Proud of that and what I learned and continue to learn putting out projects

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

  4. A: Album #4 out in June, working on #5 as we speak for 2020 as well as various projects for other artists!

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

  6. A: Go get your records mastered by Boone @ Desert Park Mastering! NOW! https://soundbetter.com/profiles/39419-boone-mcelroy

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. Because balance

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

  10. A: We will for sure come out with something incredible

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

  12. A: It's not a job.

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

  14. A: Where are you from? Do you make your own beats? Answers: Everywhere & Yes.

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

  16. A: "Make beats"

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

  18. A: Personal ones

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

  20. A: Be clear in where you are trying to go sonically, be open to what it will take to get there, emotionally, have fun!

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

  22. A: Macbook, Harddrive, Interface, TLM 103, Headphones

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

  24. A: Create art at the highest frequency and inspire billions of people, currently on schedule. 15 years and counting..

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Spiritual. Woke Soul

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

  28. A: The pioneering ones, the radical ones

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

  30. A: If it feels right, keep it

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

  32. A: Good music

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Intuition

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

  36. A: I bring the Energy, paint the story, define the character [you], turns the song into a journey

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

  38. A: Intuitive

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Studio is setup to get out ideas almost as fast as I can think them. Sometimes those first takes, or first ideas are the rawest/truest form of expression.

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

  42. A: Produce, guide them to theirselves

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  • The Weeknd
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  • U-87
  • Joe Meek VC-1 "Brick"
  • UAD Satellite System
  • TLM 103
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