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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

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

  2. A: The Lotus - Awakening. My band last album. Co-produced, recorded and mixed. Amazing and challenging experience.

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

  4. A: Many different project, personal and for clients

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both. Sometimes you need one or the other, for many different reasons

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

  8. A: My promise is: we're not closing it until you're 100% satisfied

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

  10. A: When you listen to something that sounds great. That's why I'm doing this, really.

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

  12. 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.

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

  14. A: Listen to what they do. Simple. :) If you like it, you're at least in the ballpark :)

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

  16. A: Macbook, Logic Pro X, my Focal Spirit Pro

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

  18. A: I've been doing this for about 8 years

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Strong, emotional and inspiring

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

  22. A: Don't be lazy. :)

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

  24. A: Rock and metal stuff 80%, but I love to work on different things

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: Probably mixing

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

  28. A: I love to give a song the impact and emotion that deserves

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

  30. A: Listen to a new project again and again. When you're "into" the song, start polishing little by little.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. 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

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

  34. A: Mainly mixing, mastering, recording, sometimes audio editing and work as producer

Tears of Minerva by Neurotics

I was the Mix & Master engineer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Tc Electronic BMC-2
  • Universal Audio 4-710D
  • UAD2
  • Soundtoys
  • iZotope... and much more
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