Hello, my name is Christian, I am the owner, producer, and engineer at Basic Productions. I attended Full Sail University for Audio Production. I have been producing for 4 years now. I have that "industry standard" sound that you often hear producers mentioning. I picked the name Basic because I was always seen as basic, but I am not.
I'm working to develop more clientele so for the time being I added some songs I worked on a few years ago.
I treat each and every track with love and care, as if I where working on my own projects!
The number one thing that I do for you is listen! Message me the direction and feel you have for your song, and I will make it happen!
I strive to provide 100% satisfaction!
Advanced EQ, Compression, Noise Gating, Reverb, Delay, DeEssing, etc. using industry standard plugins and advanced mixing techniques.
Beat Tags - $20
Songwriting - Full Songs, Verse, or Hook
I price songwriting by bars, message me for more information.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
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Interview with Basic Production
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am currently working on a collection of beats that I am about to release on BeatStars and Spotify for leasing and purchase.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Macbook Pro, 18I20, Yamaha HS8's, All Industry Standard Plugins
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Eazy - E, Dr. Dre, Diddy, J.I.D, J. Cole, 6lack, and the rest of Dreamville, Post Malone, Murda Beatz, FKI (Good Job 1$t), Charlie Rocket, The Producer Grind Podcast, DaBaby, Nick Mira, Lizzo, Khalid, Juice Wrld, Lil Peep, XXXTentacion, Jasiah, $uicideBoy$, Lil Tjay, it keeps going...
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The most common work I do would be music production, vocal recording and mixing.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: A song named "Tear" I made for my son, and grandmother. Her nerve endings in her brain where deteriorating and there was no known cause. She passed. Roles: Mix/Master/Singing/Songwriting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I2FaU6gzXM
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not at this time, I am new to the service.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: This depends on a lot and they are both used.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Professionalism, quality, and a lasting relationship.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I like to see things come to life, its amazing.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: If I can make them sound like *insert their favorite artists name*. My answer is I can't because you are yourself, but I can make you sound the best I can, in that direction, if you liked the vibe or feel of what you heard. Sound like yourself though, just learn from certain aspects of other peoples performances, and apply it to your style.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: One I have noticed consistently is Auto-Tune standards. Its a big misconception that producer man can Auto-Tune you into sounding like Billie Ellish if you sing like a Billie Goat. Auto-Tune requires the proper pitch. For a serious pitch correcting frenzy you should start utilizing Melodyne, things of that nature.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you have the stems, and do you want me to add some sauce to it? This is important because some beat distributors strive for a constantly weekly content release and don't provide as good of quality as they could. Sometimes things still need mix/mastered or the drums need a little Basic sauce on them.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Use the services your most comfortable with, don't settle for less, and don't rush.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Macbook Pro (w/charger), Solar Panel, a good Power Supply, good headphones, tarp
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started producing in 2016, I have written for about 10 years. I went to Full Sail University for Audio Production.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Use your imagination remembering I am an Audio Wizard.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: J.I.D - Because of his energy, his creativity, and his flow. Need a good example? J.I.D - 151 Rum
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus Bus
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I personally enjoy dabbling in Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B, and Trap music. But I have worked on Rock, Reggae, Pop, and Country. I haven't worked on the others because I have not been fortunate enough to meet any in need of my services though. I would love to work on something outside of any of these, music is a universal language.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Mixing - Audio Wizard
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a nice full, clean sound, while keeping hold of the original feel and idea of the song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I have a schedule I follow, I make sure that I maintain my creativity. I like to get things done in a timely manner but I won't rush with somebodies art, the goal is perfection, bringing it to life how they see. Here are a few things that I do when im cookin' on (Mixing) a track. Advanced EQ, Compression, Noise Gating, Reverb, Delay, & DeEssing using industry standard plugins and Advanced mixing techniques. Includes Auto Tuning & Vocal Editing. Track cleanup Balancing each individual track’s volume Adding effects to enhance sound Volume, pan, effects, and master bus automation Stereo or mono bounce of final mix If provided stems: Separation of each musical element Spatial placement of instruments