Hello! I'm a lifelong music and audio nerd. I've been working in and around the industry for over 10 years.
- Custom dedicated audio machine
- Pro Tools X
- Reaper 5.04
- Focusrite Saffire Pro 40
Endorse Brandon Stoner, Audio Ecstasy
Interview with Brandon Stoner, Audio Ecstasy
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Over 10 years.
Can you share one music production tip?
Record it correctly. "Fix it in the mix" has never worked for anyone. Ever.
What type of music do you usually work on?
My world is mostly around rock and pop, but I love ANYTHING that's good.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I run a true analog and digital hybrid setup. I have 2 very powerful custom-built audio machines (one desktop, and a laptop for mobile gigs). As for interface I rock the tried-and-true Focusrite Saffire Pro 40.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I'm a big fan of Andy Wallace mixes. Chris Lord-Alge is way up there, as is his brother Tom. LOVE the production and mixing of David Bendeth, Don Gilmore.
What are you working on at the moment?
The new Thieves & Lovers record, and various projects and different stages of completion.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Scott Goodrich out of Nu-Tone Studios in lovely San Francisco, CA.
Analog or digital and why?
In today's modern music landscape, both analog and digital are necessary.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
To make what's in their head what's coming out of the speakers.
What do you like most about your job?
It's what I love!
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Open, honest communication is key.