Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Happy every time an artist say my job is good and it happen to be more and more often. So, I can say I'm proud of what I do in general.
What are you working on at the moment?
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
No, sorry. I didin't remember where I founded the site. Just fell on a note for myself to have a look at it one day.
Analog or digital and why?
digital. Recall, room, heat, transport... tracking with a good analog class A (Cadac), some outboard to "color" than mixing ITB (with the less outboard possible, just recording it to a new track asap).
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
at least as good as their live.
What do you like most about your job?
thankfulness from artist
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
I can't thing of something appeal. They are all with different will.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Not a lot of my client don't understand my work. But sometimes, they are hoping too much from what they give.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Do you want people to know how you're good on live stage?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
meet them, talk with them (shooting in my foot, that's not how this site work). Try to feel the trust. Hear what they've done before. If it's your genre.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A laptop with protools, a, IDR32 with Dante, a pair of speaker, mics and cables boom, a recording studio! Ahah, no, I wouldn't do it for myself so rather my Leatherman, good shoes,a lighter, medical kit.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
continue live mix but slow down a bit and refuse some gig and doing more studio stuff. 12 years.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Tedeschi trucks band. Big band with a lot of acoustic instruments, excellent musicians, a perfect start for a mix.
Can you share one music production tip?
Distortion on almost everything.
What type of music do you usually work on?
What's your strongest skill?
analytical mind. Fast, work on pressure.
What do you bring to a song?
I am quite classical and natural mixer. No big FX or production before artist. I just enhance it. Everything is there, and zoom on details when needed. Also, work on EBU128 norm.
What's your typical work process?
I organise the tracks, do group, aux send etc than fixing problems with EQ, comp, than enhance some part, make a scene, a landscape.
Tell us about your studio setup.
For now, I already have a small mixing room with a protools HDX, outboard, genelec, TC m6k and so one (visit my site please). I am building a recording studio, will be ready next year (Northward acoustics design).
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
They are the purpose to do that.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Live recording, live mixing, mixing. Blues and world music almost.