I can compose film scores. I can also compose and sing original songs. I'll make sure I don't compromise on quality and give my client the best deal I can.
I am a composer based in Ewing, I can compose a film score for an independent short film, compose an original song and also sing it. I can also work with a client as a collaborator on their melody. I have a good understanding of Western Music Theory and am currently training in Indian Classical music.
I believe my strong point regarding music production, is fusion but can also stick to a particular sound depending on what my client wants. My number one talent is composing and producing original scores for short films.
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Interview with Srinjoy Bhattacharya
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: New Avenues, an independent short film written, edited and directed by me too. I am proud because the score I composed before we even started shooting, became the highlight of the film and I have been getting praises for that particular aspect the most.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A film score for an unreleased production.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Akshay Dhawan
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, since I work on a budget and it is easier for me.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will never compromise on quality.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Playing music
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Have not had many yet, but time is one of the common ones. How much time are you going to take? I usually answer with 3-5 days but I can take longer or be quicker if you want me to.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: We sit at home and get paid for doing nothing. This is serious work.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How long do you want me to take on this project? What kind of sound are you looking for? Are there any particular instruments you want me to use? My base rate for a song is $50 and score is $75 per minute, but I am flexible. How much are you looking to pay me?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: We should explore the sound together, your suggestions and my contributions.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Guitar, Laptop, Mic, Amp, Keyboard
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have not been doing this for long, I did compose scores for my own films, but just starting out professionally. `
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I would describe my style as 70s psychedelic rock, mixed with Flamenco, mixed with contemporary pop and Hindi Film music. I have an eclectic soundscape.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Shankar Mahadevan, he is my idol.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: First create the melody, then put instruments in. Never start of with the production, the soul will be lost.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: No particular type, but usually something that involves more than 1 genre mixed together.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Film Score compositions and singing.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A freshness, that is the best way to describe it. I cannot pinpoint exactly what I would bring to a song, but an element of experiment is fusion is how I would put it. I have a unique style of using the guitar, that may appeal to my client.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When the client approaches me, I will first have a phone call with them in order to understand their brief and the direction they are going with for a particular song or score. Then I will work for around 3-5 days in order to complete the project and if I need more time, I will always let the client know in advance.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I live in a college dorm, but I do have access to logic on a functioning laptop, and I also have a voice recording mic.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I listen to all kinds of music from all around the world. Particularly, I have an interest in fusion. My favourite artists would be Indian composers Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Pink Floyd. These people really understood fusion.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Compose film scores or sing a melody they have composed. I can also compose a melody for a client.