Lets create something- Writing songs and improvising guitars parts
Session guitarist songwriter-
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Interview with Micah Faulkner
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Coming up with guitar parts to enhance the sound/ production of the song.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Love working with Chris Rosa ,, Great Producer !
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I’m running Logic X Orange Tube Guitars Amp insane assortment of guitar pedals, Plus my new favorite Helix Stomp Amp Modeling.. PRS custom 24,, Fender Tele,and Strat .. Acoustic Taylor and Larrivee..
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I like to sit with the song the night before if possible listen as much as possible and come up with ideas before recording.. If not going in blind can be fun also!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: If the song allows I try to bring some unique as far as the way play on it .. Phrase notes melody lines. Stay away from cookie cutter stock guitar parts if possible.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Everything lately- Hip Hop- Country- POP Rock indie all of it - I love it all-
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don’t throw away the first take. Sometimes it ends up having the most feel.. It’s easy to over think-
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Lana Del Rey- I think we would write amazing songs together 🙏🏻
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Intertwined with Hendrix, Hetfield, Garcia, Matthews and Corgan.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: It’s been a roller coaster- Over 15 years
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Telecaster Helix With headphones and my Larrivee acoustic
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Hire someone local if you can get in a room and see if the creative chemistry is there.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: When can we meet up and get a feel for the song and start working ideas
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it’s easy
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much? Haha and when?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: There’s nothing better than creating something from nothing
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will get the sound that they are looking for - And service the song best to my ability
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital for now,, Convenient and accessible
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not sure yet I’m new to this can’t wait to dig in.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I’ve been working a lot on my own music lately- Singer Songwriter indie vibe stuff-
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I worked recently with a new up and coming artist Eda Greene Produced by Chris Rosa - Coming up with guitar parts. Little subtle parts less is more kind of thing.