What are you working on at the moment?
A lot of instrumentals, and with a few awesome songwriters with a lot of dope credits.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital, because its faster.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'll make you a stah kid.
What do you like most about your job?
It's what I've always wanted to do.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it's easy. It takes years to get really good.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Do you trust me?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Take your time and go with whoever you think can deliver your vision.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Laptop, midi controller, guitar, microphone, preamp.
How would you describe your style?
Edgier than bubblegum
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Timbaland because he makes amazing shit.
Can you share one music production tip?
Mess with a combination of midi FX and processing to get unique and original sounds. Bend things in ways people wouldn't expect.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Pop and Rap
What's your strongest skill?
Using unique sounds with interesting dynamics to make things sound dope and unique.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring things that make your ears smile.
What's your typical work process?
I usually like to start with a basic progression, write a top line melody for first verse and hook, track it in and build production around it, listen a bunch, take my time, edit, and finalize.
Tell us about your studio setup.
It's usually just me and my laptop, unless we need to go into the studio, then I have a really nice place on hand!
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Dr. Dre, Timbaland, Felix Snow,
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I like to start from scratch and produce a track from the ground up! I am highly collaborative so I love co-writing and then taking recorded vocals and making them awesome.