Mixing & Mastering, Producer
I'm Kristal Cross, I love mix, edit and master songs, and I love produce band and artists even more
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Interview with Kristal Cross
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The Lotus - Awakening. My band last album. Co-produced, recorded and mixed. Amazing and challenging experience.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Many different project, personal and for clients
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Sometimes you need one or the other, for many different reasons
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is: we're not closing it until you're 100% satisfied
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: When you listen to something that sounds great. That's why I'm doing this, really.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Everyone wants to sound like someone else :) "Make me" like. And my answer is: I'll do all I can to reach that sound but in YOUR and MY way.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Listen to what they do. Simple. :) If you like it, you're at least in the ballpark :)
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook, Logic Pro X, my Focal Spirit Pro
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been doing this for about 8 years
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Strong, emotional and inspiring
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't be lazy. :)
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock and metal stuff 80%, but I love to work on different things
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Probably mixing
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I love to give a song the impact and emotion that deserves
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen to a new project again and again. When you're "into" the song, start polishing little by little.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mac Pro, Logic Pro X, Universal Audio 4-710d, many plugins (UAD, Waves, iZotope, Soundtoys, etc), TC Electronic BMC-2 and my trusted monitors and cans
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mainly mixing, mastering, recording, sometimes audio editing and work as producer