I am a pro melodica player recently nominated twice for the reggae Grammys for two albums I played on
I offer melodica solo or accompanied with a Vocal also can. Create dub mixes and play keyboards
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Interview with Addis Pablo
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I played melodica on the Recent Julian Marley album As I Am which was nominated for a reggae Grammy I feel good because I not only added melodica to the vocal version for I am the Sound but Julian decided to give me a solo version on the Lp a very special moment for me having a instrumental version on his album is unique
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: New Album
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog because its the foundation of sound and all the best music even to this day has some analog presence wether through the use of sample or analog gear
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: to add as much substance and good energy to your project
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: its a way to connect with many people in a way they can all understand
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: did I learn in school or form my father Augustus Pablo no school but definitely got some home teachings
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: its only for older or fans of reggae
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: to hear the music they are working on
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I am willing to devote time to make the best of any project I am a part of and will be=ring the best of my abilities
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Melodica , Akete Drum , Vinyl Player , Guitar and acoustic bass
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been active in music for over 10 years
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I have a modern roots rock reggae sound
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Stephen Marley for his production skills and voice as well as Wyclef Jean for similar reasons
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Create unique sounds which can define or represent you without much words
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Reggae , Dub , Dancehall
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Melodica playing and improvisation
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: a unorthodox approach to sound and melody
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I Usually start mesons by going over chord movements then bass lines and after drums also sometime use my melodica to compose a melody then build chords around the melody
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Abelton Live 10 , MacPro , Machine MIkro Mk3 , Scarlet Interface . MXL 5000 mic
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: King Tubbys Dr Dre Lee Perry Augustus Pablo
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Melodica solo compositions and Dub Mixing