Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I was 2nd engineer for a band called Gypsy Soulution.
I know that these guys are going to go far with their music.
They are young but so talented and it's an honor to have worked with them and call them my friends.
Analog or digital and why?
I think a combination of both is the best
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
a generator because it's a desert island
focusrite saffire pro
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
As an engineer I'd I'm a freelancer.
I started teaching myself in 2012 and Graduated from Pinnacle College in 2015.
As a musician, I've been creating music since 2006 and my hope is to one day be signed by Blue Swan Records
How would you describe your style?
It's hard to put to words but I guess i'd say raw or aggressive.
But it changes depending on who I'm working with
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I one day hope to work with Dance Gavin Dance or any artist on Blue Swan records.
They have always been my biggest inspiration.
Can you share one music production tip?
Just...don't be a jerk
People like producers they can get along with
What type of music do you usually work on?
My favorite is hardcore music/metal but I love all music types excluding modern country
What's your strongest skill?
Studio and Mix enginnering
What do you bring to a song?
I think I help bring out what the artist is looking for. I connect to passion for music and try to bring out those raw elements
Tell us about your studio setup.
Pinnacle has 4 studios
Studio A having the Audient ASP8024 and a large live room able to fit full bands
Studio B having the Toft ATB32 and a smaller live room
Studio C primarily for mixing has a C24
Studio Z is like a midi work station for creating music
Pinnacle has a wide selection of mics to draw from
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
As an engineer, Kris Crummett and Josh Benton are a huge inspiration.
These two have got to work with near all of my favorite musicians.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most often I am studio engineering. I just love meeting new artist and getting to work with them personally.