Waifuture

Bop-Making Hip Hop Producer

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If you are looking for something different, you're looking at the right guy. I deliver fast and create unique tracks that people can move to. Let's goooo!

I started in Video Game music around 15 years ago and have been creating original music since. Lately, I've been exploring and experimenting in the Hip Hop genre and have been getting great feedback for it. It turns out I love Hip Hop and I'm good at it! Looking forward to exploring new sounds with you!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

9 Reviews

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  1. Review by Ashley
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    loooove working with waifuture! the easiest, smoothest process and the tracks are coming out amazing

  2. Review by Honey-B-Sweet
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    It was amazing working with Waifiture! extremely talented artist, great to communicate with! thank you again :)

  3. Review by Ashley
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    I love working with Shane. His production is so unique and his chords are out of this world. He is a wonderful person to work with as he is also very genuine and kind. Extremely happy with how our song turned out!! Highly recommended!!

  4. Review by Ashley
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    absolutely LOVE working with Shane. It's the smoothest, most creative and fun process sharing ideas and clear vision for each record. Can't wait for the next one! Highly recommended!!

  5. Review by Zach Alwin
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    Another great song with Shane!!

  6. Review by Zach Alwin
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    Another great song with Shane!

  7. Review by Ashley
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    an absolute pleasure to work with! Very communicative and i can't wait to collaborate again!

  8. Review by Zach Alwin
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    Another great one with Shane!

  9. Review by Zach Alwin
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    Great Producer and Collaborator!

Interview with Waifuture

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

  2. A: I am still producing the soundtrack but Studio Kumiho's Cricket (JRPG), has some of my best work in video game music.

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

  4. A: I have a video game contract, I'm helping out a few friends with their games, and I have my passion project - Waifuture.

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

  6. A: Ashley. I work with her all the time and she is an incredible melody writer, lyricist, and vocalist.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. It's the way of the future.

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

  10. A: You will sound unique.

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

  12. A: I love the process of making music.

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

  14. A: Can you make this? Yes.

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

  16. A: What I do is quite clear but some of my decisions may affect people differently but I am always open to feedback.

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

  18. A: What do you want your audience to feel? Do I hit them hard or gently?

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

  20. A: Provide all necessary details and be open to surprises. Don't talk too much and we'll make magic happen!

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Almost my entire studio! Mouse, Keyboard, MIDI keyboard, Headphones, and a laptop.

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

  24. A: I've worked in Information Technology successfully for 3 years but have been making music for over 14. I have only recently started to put in deliberate hours into my work, but it has yielded great results. I come from pretty crazy musical background filled with all kinds of colors and phases but I do not regret anything even as painful or stupid my past was.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My friends have told me that I definitely have a "Shane Mesa" style. That is my real name. I don't know how to describe my own style but i know that it is original in it's own way based on the feedback I have received from others.

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

  28. A: Flume. He creates extraordinary sounds using simple techniques. I would love to discuss musical perspectives with him.

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

  30. A: Always question whether something in your mix is necessary.

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

  32. A: I produce a vast spectrum of genres and sounds due to the nature of large video game projects (such as RPGs) but I love to produce Hip-Hop and Indie Pop music as a passion.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: I never run out of ideas and will always work through obstacles to produce an interesting concept.

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

  36. A: I bring a new perspective on music with a unique production and arrangement style. If you want something typical or predictable, you may not be asking the right person.

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

  38. A: I have a lot of talented friends I work with to help my music to sound better but I typically work extremely fast. I start with a chord progression or designing some sounds. I create a rough mix, bounce all tracks to a new session for (sometimes heavy) editing, and finally mix the project. I add vocals after the instrumental has been mixed. Then, I finally master the record.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My Studio is minimal and effective. I own at top-of-the-line MacBook Pro connected to 4K dual monitors on a sit/stand VersaDesk. I create music in Ableton Live 11 with a Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88, an Apollo Solo, Neumann NDH20 studio headphones, and a SM7B microphone.

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

  42. A: Flume is my sound design influence but I find most of my inspiration from my friends and real life experiences.

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

  44. A: I mainly produce colorful video game music but my experience has lead me to explore Pop and Hip-Hop music as well.

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Waifuture - HIP HOP DEMO

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GenresSounds Like
  • Flume
  • Machinedrum
  • Kendrick Lamar
Gear Highlights
  • Ableton Live
  • NI S88 MK II
  • HS8s
  • Apollo Solo
  • SM7B
  • Neumann NDH20
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