W.E.S The Engineer

Recording & Mixing Engineer

W.E.S The Engineer on SoundBetter

Open Doors To Creativity & Freedom

I’m a recording & mixing engineer that started as a live sound engineer. I been doing live sound engineering for about 9 years & recording & mixing for about 3 years. I don’t specialize in a certain genre, I’m all open to different genres.

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Interview with W.E.S The Engineer

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

  2. A: It was a a Nipsey Tribute Project for an artist and my role was to mainly to mix. I enjoy it due to he gave me free range over the mix while putting in his suggestions for it.

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

  4. A: Nothing at the moment

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

  6. A: No

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both because I enjoy still having the control over the system while knowing I can update my system at any given time without going buy a brand new one

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

  10. A: I never promise anyone anything

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

  12. A: Being able to help someone else achieve something while being creative

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

  14. A: No answer

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

  16. A: I really don’t have any

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

  18. A: What sound are you trying to achieve? When is the deadline?

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

  20. A: Just speak your mind & tell me how you want it, no matter how crazy it sounds

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

  22. A: Headphones, Microphone, Laptop, Audio Interface, Speakers

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

  24. A: Audio Engineer & I been doing it about 9 years

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style is raw & try use less plugins to eliminate a robotic sound.

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

  28. A: Joyner Lucas, due to he always know how to bring a different sound to his songs along with creativity.

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

  30. A: A good tip I always go by is, the gear doesn’t make the engineer, the engineer makes the engineer.

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

  32. A: Hip-Hop & R&B

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Mixing

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

  36. A: I bring more creativity & good sound quality

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

  38. A: I like to receive a song & listen to it a couple of times to see what it need.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I run a basic studio setup with Adobe Audition, Focusrite Scarlet 2i4 Audio Interface, and for the microphone I use Sterling ST 151

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

  42. A: Joyner Lucas, Dr. Dre, Kendrick, J. Cole

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

  44. A: Recording & mixing

GenresSounds Like
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Gear Highlights
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
  • Sterling ST151 Mic
  • ART Tube Amp
  • Sterling Mx3 Speakers
  • AKG K52 Headphones
  • Fostex TX-2 Headphones
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