Artist, producer, and engineer passionate about bringing the sound in your head to life.
I specialize in music production and mixing, having worked in a commercial studio for 4 years. Since then I’ve worked with artists to help build their careers and garnered millions of streams across listening platforms.
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Interview with Lightwave Sound
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: More often than not I’m doing production for artists to help bring their vision to life. I also do a lot of mixing.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mike Dean, Jaycen Joshua, Ian Kirkpatrick, Manny Marroquin, Skrillex, Dave Pensado, Ojivolta
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work mostly in the box for maximum control and flexibility. It helps me move more quickly without sacrificing quality.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I like to get a good picture of the goal of the production or mix, build the bones of the song, and continue to refine from there.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a new perspective. I like to mix and produce intuitively/creatively. My goal is to make the listener feel something.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Production is my strongest skill.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, electronic, hip hop.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Sometimes less is more. Ask yourself if what you’re doing is really serving the song, since that is the ultimate goal.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I’d love to work with Kanye West because I love his creativity and out of the box mentality. I heard he once used a cymbal as a snare drum!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is “aggressive uplifting.”
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I’ve loved music my whole and I’ve been doing this professionally for 5 years.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Tube Tech CL-1B, my laptop, Dave Smith Prophet 6, Barefoot Footprint 01, SSL Bus Comp.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be as honest and you can about what you’re looking for! Bring the right fit is important.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are your goals? What kind of music do you like? What are your expectations?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That you can only be involved in one part of the production process.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Q: do you think I can sound like _____? A: Yes! But nobody can sound like YOU?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love the process of creating and when ideas begin to turn into songs.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I’m here to help however I can.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I love analog sonically, but digital is so flexible. Hybrid?
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My own music and a few of the named artists in my credits.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: When I Know - Ethan Dufault. We produced this together and I mixed it. It was a long creative process with multiple revisions but the song finally came out refined and strong!