What are you working on at the moment?
My own Fusion-funk CD.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'll do my best believe it or not.
What do you like most about your job?
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What's your favourite musician/band and why?
What type of music do you usually work on?
Funk, Pop, Rock, Pop-rock. But I am opened to any styles. We are always learning!
What's your strongest skill?
Lot of music listened and as I am a professional musician I have pretty much experienced ears.
What do you bring to a song?
Nothing that's not there - that's killing the music! I try to brighten up the bright sides a song to stay in its natural mood. Unless customer wants something different of course.
What's your typical work process?
Once I receive stems I do a rough mix and send back to revisions until the customer is satisfied. I am opened to as many revisions as it's needed (a fair number of revisions of course). But before I start to work I would like to listen some examples of music the band or single artist likes. That's very important for me to know the taste of a customer.
When it comes to mastering it's same process and the reference track is even more important.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Logic Pro X and it's pluggins, few waves pluggins and what's the most important a nice acoustically treated room with three pieces of great stereo.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Bruce Swedien and Eddie Kramer
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I would lie if I said I am a pro-engineer. I am not. I am an intermediate mixing/mastering student who's trying to build up a client base for fair price. I love music in first place and I love to be a part of a process of creating some new music.