Lake Effect Studio

Remote Mixing, basic mastering

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Recording studio available in Battle Creek, Michigan. I also offer Remote Mixing and Basic Remote Mastering services. Please contact me with any quetsions.

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Interview with Lake Effect Studio

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

  2. A: well, my own music, I do the majority of songwriting, arranging, recording, mixing and mastering for my band. I'm my own toughest critic.

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

  4. A: A few rock projects and some great singer-songwroter stuff as well as always writing and recording my own band.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital. Because it's too good now, much easier and buget friendly. That being said if I could track to Tape and Mix in the Box that would be the bees' knees.

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

  8. A: I will do my absolute best to bring your song to a leval you could not reach alone.

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

  10. A: Getting to hear great music FIRST!

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

  12. A: Why doesn't it sound like such and such band.... The answer is becuase YOU are NOT Them.

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

  14. A: That anyone can do it.

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

  16. A: Listen to my samples... Disregard genera and do you like what you hear?

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

  18. A: My guitar, 5 years worth of strings, 5 years worth of Picks a solar powered tape recorder and 5 years worth of cassettes. Because it might all survive lol.

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

  20. A: Been playing music 22 years and Recording Most of that time

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

  22. A: Ken Andrews because I love everything he touches

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

  24. A: When tracking, PHASE... Phase... phase...

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

  26. A: Rock, Punk, Metal, Singer-Songwriter

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Sifting through the shit to find what's under it all.

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

  30. A: I'm a guitarist who sings by trade, I love a great bass player and my favorite thing to mix/record is drummers.

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

  32. A: Build a strong foundation and Record it RIGHT the first time.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Pro Tools based

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

  36. A: Big fan of Joe Barresi, Ken Andrews can do NO wrong, Jeff Martin and all The Tea Party stuff. Love everything from Black Metal to OLD country. I like DIY!!! Guys who make their own records top to bottom are my favorite. Shoegaze makes me happy and if you follow trends you're walking the wrong path.

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

  38. A: Tracking, Mixing and Mastering

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