Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I am very proud of the song "Lovers Collide" because it was my first official release and It represents the beginning of my career.
What are you working on at the moment?
I am currently working on many tracks with OceanLight productions for upcoming releases in Germany, Japan, Scandinavia, more..
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
yes, I Would recommend BodyBangers production team. They make big tracks
Analog or digital and why?
Digital for this type if work is much more efficient and makes it cost effective for both of us. If time wasn;t of the essence, I would prefer analog.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to always try my best and I will be honest if I can't deliver.
What do you like most about your job?
I love music and singing makes me feel alive.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Why aren't you signed? Why aren't you doing anything with your music? My answer is: I am doing something but it's in Europe and it takes time. I am always working on things and not everything makes it to release.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
People think I don't do music because I don't perform out very often. Not many people understand the business and although I am not performing weekly, I am happy being creative in another way.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is your vision for this song, and do you have any samples of current or past songs that inspired you?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Share your song whether you think it's done or not. I am used to hearing unfinished demo's and remember, that's why I am here.. to help you finish the song!
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started taking this seriously in 2012 and that's when I met my songwriting partner/manager who has assisted in the growing of my business. I never realized the power of the internet until we posted an add one day. 4 years later, this is my full time job.
How would you describe your style?
I think my style is a modern mixture of classic rock mixed with a bit of country . Although not many hear the country in me, it's there.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would love to work with Justin Beiber because I think our voices would be interestingly seemless together.
Can you share one music production tip?
Finish the song before you start mixing.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Dance, Deep house, Acoustic
What's your strongest skill?
I think my strongest skill is being able to write songs and/or toplines on the spot in a kind of freestyle way. It seems to work well for me as opposed to sitting down with a pen and trying to write a song.
What do you bring to a song?
I have been told that I bring out the emotion of songs. I am also able to perform in many genres. I consider myself unique and I try not to think too much, i just go get a feeling and go with it.
What's your typical work process?
I usually listen to a clients demo, then come up with a price. I like to talk to the client via phone or email to get a feel for where their mind is at and I try to align myself with that.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I am lucky enough to have a personal Engineer whom I share my studio with. We use Pro Tools 10 , Apple, Focusrite Red Net Mic pre amp, Shure Sm7b (favorite mic).
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I love Stevie Nicks and I am also influenced by singers like Fiona Apple, Shania Twain. I pretty much grew up on country.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Dance, Rock, Pop