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Interview with Thando
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Lion King 2019,i was the recording engineer for the African choir
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Currently managing the studios at Abbey Road Institute Johannesburg
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: not yet
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both,analog has a certain sound which you cannot get anywhere,but the only disadvantage is that is expensive to buy and maintain
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Definently high quality
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Manipulating sound so that id make room for other instruments
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much do you charge....my answer is my rate
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: assuming i am a DJ
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your vision for the mix
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Quality is what you'll get
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Noah Shebib,his production has some width which opens up a nice space for the vocals
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Less is more
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop,Hip Hop and Christian Rock
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Controlling the dynamics
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Vocals to stand out in the mix without clashing with any frequencies
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Audio cleaning before doing anything else
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mac Pro trashcan Protools Ultimate 2018 Soundgrid Digigrid IOS Adam S3H monitors Adam A3X monitors Digidesign Dcommand 8 Controller Roland Phantom G8 Keyboard
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Hans Zimmer
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording,mixing,sound design,location recording and final mix