Need pro-quality sound at an affordable price? I'm your guy. Pro analog gear and pro analog ears. Let's get your next project ready for release.
Currently I work a 9-5pm as an engineer to pay most of my bills. Started making cash with my own productions, which can all be found digitally distributed, and now I want to spread the love. I've got some world-renowned gear and ears that wont quit. Originally from NJ and am now located in B-more for work.
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Interview with Sound Matters
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Peace is an instrumental album I produced, mixed, and mastered.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, there are pros and cons on both sides. If I was in a rush I would do all digital, but i like to take my time and add that extra analog sauce to a mix.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: When the sound matters call Sound Matters.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: New music and that the company is something I've created on my own.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Q: How long will it take for you to mix my single? A: With my current workload, it will take approximately 1 week. This assumes 2 revisions and is the max time allotted.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: All you need is some outboard gear to get a great sounding record.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Number of tracks? Direction if any? What is your artistic vision? What do you think you will receive at the end of our transaction?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Please be organized and professional.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: UAD duo and all apollo plugs, brand new Mac laptop maxed out, Maschine, 88key midi keyboard, and a Neve RNT mic.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I studied electrical engineering and work full time at a physics laboratory. While studying in undergrad and grad I also worked at a pro recording studio and my school's radio station. In undergrad I designed a microphone pre-amplifier resembling the Avalon 737SP.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Damian Marley - talented guy and I found solace and comfort in his work. Jhene Aiko - I like her vibe and I have some tracks she would kill.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Yes, be unafraid to experiment. Don't get bogged down by technical details. Listen!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Multi-track instrumentals
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Creative mixing techniques along with over 5 years of engineering experience.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Talk to my client and make sure I get a clear image of what they are after. Select an example song that reflects what my client is interested in and curtail track to the example.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio set up is prepared to handle mixing, mastering, and editing work. Processing your audio will be done with analog and digital gear.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing multi-track recordings and instrumentals and mastering finalized mixes.