Recording,Sound Mixer

Thando on SoundBetter

My job is to convert the client's vision into high quality

Studio mixing
Live sound mixing
Sound design
Post Production
On set audio

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Interview with Thando

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Lion King 2019,i was the recording engineer for the African choir

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Currently managing the studios at Abbey Road Institute Johannesburg

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: not yet

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both,analog has a certain sound which you cannot get anywhere,but the only disadvantage is that is expensive to buy and maintain

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: Definently high quality

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Manipulating sound so that id make room for other instruments

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: How much do you answer is my rate

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: assuming i am a DJ

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: What is your vision for the mix

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Quality is what you'll get

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: 6years

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: African

  25. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  26. A: Noah Shebib,his production has some width which opens up a nice space for the vocals

  27. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  28. A: Less is more

  29. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  30. A: Pop,Hip Hop and Christian Rock

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Controlling the dynamics

  33. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  34. A: Vocals to stand out in the mix without clashing with any frequencies

  35. Q: What's your typical work process?

  36. A: Audio cleaning before doing anything else

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Mac Pro trashcan Protools Ultimate 2018 Soundgrid Digigrid IOS Adam S3H monitors Adam A3X monitors Digidesign Dcommand 8 Controller Roland Phantom G8 Keyboard

  39. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  40. A: Hans Zimmer

  41. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  42. A: Recording,mixing,sound design,location recording and final mix

James Pringle-The Kingdom

I was the Mixing Engineer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Avid S6
  • API Lunchbox
  • Protools
  • Izotope
  • Soundgrid Studio
  • SoundToys
  • Waves Plugins
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