Analog or digital and why?
Both....There are advantages to Digital...... Recall and portability but Vibe and tone in Analog can not be replicated
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
You will love your record
What do you like most about your job?
I get to work on music Everyday.... Which I LOVE.... Is that still considered a Job????????
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
We are Magicians.... I can't take distortion out of your recordings...but I may be able to incorporate into your record...
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I work for you.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My Computer, Focal Monitors, Sub, Hard drives and my UAD plugin Box.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been Engineering and mixing since 2010 an Love every bit of it.....
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Carrie Underwood.....I love her Vocal Tone
Can you share one music production tip?
What type of music do you usually work on?
Currently a lot of Hip Hop RnB and Pop... The current stuff
What's your strongest skill?
I follow directions really well and I am a great communicator, NO surprises with my work
What do you bring to a song?
Emotion.... Records without emotion are not HITS...
What's your typical work process?
Normally once I have the conversation with my client and I get the files I will head right to work.... Normally I will turnaround one song in about 8-10 hours depending on the record and what I have to do to it....
Tell us about your studio setup.
Well I am in a Private setup owned by Akon and working along side Leslie Brathwaite in the smaller room of our 2 room facility at Icon Studios in Atlanta.. I am primarily in the Box when it comes to processing but I do have a Nice Tube Tech CL 1 B and Distressors available when I need them as well as Dangerous monitoring and Symphony I/O Conversion
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I LOVE BASS.... Urban Bass... It has so much soul and groove.....
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Primarily Im a Mix engineer, I tend to like to be alone and let the creative juices flow.