I am a music producer and musician with a focus in mixing and sound design. I come from a very heavy influence of rock and electronic music and feel I have a unique aesthetic in everything I do.
- I have worked in the past with Ben Boysen and am currently working with Taylor Larson (From First To Last, Veil of Maya) on a full length album for Flares.
- I am multi-contracted, exclusively and non exclusively for many top music licensing firms such as Audiosocket, HDMusicNow.
- Recent placements have included Monster Energy commercial, Lotus Evora 400 video, Citibank Commercial, UCLA Leukemia Benefit
Mixing - individual songs or full projects
Custom Sound Design - one shot samples, developing tracks and background
Complete Instrumental tracks- producing a custom track from scratch
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Interview with Flares
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: both, analog for the character, digital for the precision
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: buying cheap often means buying twice
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: 1073, U47, some kind of mac, PRS, SSL EQ
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 15 years
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Jonsi of Sigur Ros, because he could record an album on a 4 track and it would still give you chills
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: automate everything and anything, or try it out at least. with everything being in the box and digital these days, bringing a sense of expression and human quality goes a long way.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: rock, electronic, post rock, EDM
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: a humility that leaves pride at the door. Serving the song is priority
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: The studio is setup around a Mac Pro running Pro Tools, Logic and Ableton. I like to bring in the analog warmth with hardware compressors, eqs etc as well as some vintage synths. UAD is a key part of attaining the sound i'm after as well plugins from waves, sound toys, fabfilter, native instruments etc.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Andy Wallace, Chris Lord Alge, Rich Costey, Don Gilmore, Howard Benson, Trifonic, Trent Reznor
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: mixing and sound design. There seems to be a need for high quality custom tracks that pack emotion and build into quite epic peaks