Thomas Hoeflein

Music Producer | Songwriter

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I´m a Music Producer from Pop Music to Soundtracks.

I'm a guitar player and music producer from Germany.
In my studio I write and produce music for artists, companies and film.

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Interview with Thomas Hoeflein

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

  2. A: The most work i do is to compose music for companies. The projects are each time different and i like that. Because i´m interested and excited to treat each project with a individual Sound Design.

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

  4. A: All kind of movie soundtracks are a good inspiration. I like different types of musicians just like from Joshua Kadison to Devin Townsend.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: My studio setup is a Mac Pro running with Avid Pro Tools. My Vocal Mic is at the moment a Neumann TLM 107. For acoustic guitar i use a Neumann KM 184. For electric guitar i use the Kemper Profiling amp. I produce my drum tracks with Superior Drummer and Battery. My Synths are Omnisphere, Serum, Falcon. Mainly i use for mixing the Universal Audio stuff, Soundtoys and Fab Filter.

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

  8. A: Most a the time i start with a hook i play on Piano | Synth | guitar | electric guitar. Because i like drums, i find the sound and a beat. After that i build everything around the basic track.

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

  10. A: i hope my feeling and the right mood.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: My strongest skill is perseverance.

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

  14. A: Usually Pop music and Score

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

  16. A: Layering samples to get the sound you want. Mostly on drums. So you have a good sound in the first chain. If the source is good you have an easy life as a producer.

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

  18. A: Now at this time it would be Billie Elish. Because i like her voice.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: In my music i need always a hook that i like. A hook is for me the signature. I like wide an deep sounds. And i like to have a clear structure of a song.

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

  22. A: I´m a guitar player now for over 22 years and i played a lot of live gigs. But my passion was always to record music and to be creative. I run a studio now for 3 years professional. I worked for companies to create music, produced with singer songwriters albums, and composed music for a cinema movie.

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

  24. A: 1. a guitar 2. computer 3. Interface 4. mic 5. me

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

  26. A: To work with people that are humble and nice. But work with passion and joy.

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

  28. A: How can i help? What is your goal / vision?

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

  30. A: The versatility to produce music

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

  32. A: to deliver on time and a good working relationship

  33. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  34. A: As a gear geek of course analog. But the practical way to work i digital.

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

  36. A: On a pop song that sounds like a movie score. By the way i love that...

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

  38. A: it was a movie. i played all guitars, composed some score tunes and composed record and mixed some pop songs.

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