At K.I.S.S Studio’s we have one goal, to enhance EVERY song we have the privileged to work on EVERY time we work with you.
We specialize in Mixing and Mastering Rap and Hip-Hop. Each K.I.S.S. mix we design is a premium concoction of hard hitting bass, cutting vocals, ethereal instrumentation and drums with an undeniable groove. After completing your K.I.S.S. Mix we master your song to make sure your music sounds AMAZING everywhere.
Below I have a playlist of the most recent project that were created at K.I.S.S. Studios.
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Interview with K.I.S.S. Studios
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My latest release Fundido was a very fun project to work on where I wrote and engineered all the songs and got to have fun in the studio.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Currently I released an ep and I have also been mixing a couple of projects for the artist I work with.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I love Kristal Oliver's songwriting and her discography speaks for itself.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog to digital to keep the weight, depth and clarity of analog equipment and the portability and accuracy of modern equipment.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To give every customer their best song possible in a timely manner.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The process of turning raw tracks into a finished song.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: The most frequent questions I get are about my most recent work , turn around time, and price.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: The misconception I see the most is the difference between a producer and an engineer where a producer makes beats or writes songs a engineer records and/or edits audio.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I usually ask what sound their going for, deadline, and is it a fully tracked out song.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: The best advice I have is to be as descriptive as possible with your goals for overall sound and your target release date.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: 1.Neumann U87, 2.Macbook Pro, 3.Revive Audio modified DBX 760x preamp, 4.modified Focusrite 18i20 interface, and a 5.Isovox vocal booth.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started making music in 2015 using FL Studio to make beats and record songs. Eventually I landed a intern at a local rap studio and worked as a session recording engineer before starting K.I.S.S. studios.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Song full of clarity and depth.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: As one of the most accomplished musicians in history I think Drake is a no brainer: secondary choice is Kanye/ Pharell.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The quality of sound can stop someone from finishing a song so I always prioritize that and the structure of the song.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I mostly on Rap/Hip Hop music with samples and 808s and live guitar.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My persistence has been my greatest asset in creating music.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: 5 years of Recording, Mixing,and Mastering experience, a network of Artists that specialize in Album artwork and Videographers in the Michigan area.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: After obtaining the audio files I begin mixing with the faders. After getting a good rough mix I move to eq and compression to get the song as close to done as possible after that I usually add reverb and delay and chorus effects to bring
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I mix in Reason 11 Suite using Native Plugins, Waves Gold bundle, Universal Audio plugins, Izotope Ozone mastering Suite and a Console 1 MKII Daw controller. My audio interface is a Universal Audio Apollo Twin and my mixing headphones of choice are the Shure SRH1840s.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I love Drake,Jay-Z, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Future, The Weeknd and Frank Ocean
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing, Mastering, Vocal production, and the reorganization of a composition.