Analog or digital and why?
Both. Each brings unique benefits and each has downsides the other can compensate for.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is your goal with this record and how can I help you accomplish it?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Listen to the end product and resume of the provider, not the writeup. Talk is cheap!
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Ableton Live, Focal Twin Monitors, API 2500, Sontec EQ, SSL Compressor
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
How would you describe your style?
A mix of pop and electronic sensibilities
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Max Martin, as he is a perfectionist about his craft.
Can you share one music production tip?
If it sounds great on a guitar, it will sound amazing once it's properly produced. Conversely, a poor song that's well produced will never take off. Focus on the music and the rest will follow.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Electronic, Pop, and Hip Hop
What's your strongest skill?
Eliminating unnecessary elements and focusing the ear on what's important.
What do you bring to a song?
An ear for finding and enhancing the most important element of the mix or song to the average listener.
What's your typical work process?
I try to structure my work process around whatever the client and project require to achieve the best end result.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Production: Ableton 9.5, Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2, Xfer Serum, NI Kontakt, Reveal Sound Spire
Mix/Mastering: PreSonus StudioOne 3, Slate Digital, Waves, Kush Audio, Acoustica Audio Acqua Plugins
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Max Martin, Christian Karlsson, Stuart Price, Greg Kurstin, Calvin Harris
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Remixing, mixing, and mastering for major US labels and independent clients.