I´m a Diploma Audio-Engineer from Germany.
Interview with Shokstar
What are you working on at the moment?
I was producing a Shop-Song for a Plugin developer.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital I prefer to work everywhere in my country. I can take my Macbook with me into a Café for doing some mixes via headphone and than go back at home and listen to Song over my Speakers.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I can deliver the Song before the deadline ends.
What do you like most about your job?
It´s a really creative Job and you get in touch with a lot of peoples around the world.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How do you created these Sound?
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What kind of Sound do you prefer for your Song?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Macbook, Microphone, Headphones, Audio-Interface and a electricity generator.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Take a look at my Portfolio please: https://bantamu.com/users/402-timo-shokstar-schonbeck
How would you describe your style?
Modern and aggressive.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
My Girlfriend, because she is a great singer and has a really beautiful voice.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Dubstep, Rap, Vocals of different genres, House, Jazz.
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
My own ideas, it´s necessary for as a Song Producer.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I only need my Macbook, a lot of plugins, and my Ears. During my Betatest´s was I testing a lot of Plugins and sometimes I´ve recognized that the was coming really close to the original Hardware after it was modeled.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I´m a big fan of Timberlands Shock Value Album, his sound inspired me for mixing Hip-Hop music. Also I like the Sound of Skrillex, Knife-Party and Excision for Dubstep project´s.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I was working for many Plugin developer as a Song-Producer. Also I´m a well known Betatester for the Propellerhead´s Rack Extension format. I worked on over 65 Plugins in the past.