KARTIKEY SHARMA

Mixing & Mastering

KARTIKEY SHARMA on SoundBetter

Mixing a song is an art. Art is subjective.. persuaded by perfectionists. I try everyday.

I specialize in mixing and mastering.
I want to work with good musicians who share similar mindset when it comes to music.

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Interview with KARTIKEY SHARMA

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

  2. A: I recorded/mixed/mastered a song for a band name Kapow! My first independent project given to me by my chief engineer at Ferris Wheel Studios .

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

  4. A: Producing a local singer /song writer.

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

  6. A: SEFI CARMEL !

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Hybrid : Best of both worlds

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

  10. A: You won't be disappointed. :)

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

  12. A: Creativity !

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

  14. A: Client : Can you make me sound like that band? Me : Can you play like that band ?

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

  16. A: That its rocket science ! Its not !

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

  18. A: Generally their ideology behind the project and budget.. haha !

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

  20. A: Please have faith in me .. we can work as a team.

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

  22. A: Laptop, My Bear Dynamic DT770 , My Guitar , Digital Interface and a TS guitar cable !!

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

  24. A: After completing my Computer Engineering in 2015 i decide to do something in music so i joined audio engineering and the worked in a few studio . its been 4 years since !

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Sleek!

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

  28. A: Hahaha another difficult question ! There are so many ! But if i get a chance i would love to work with Tchad Blake and lean from him!!

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

  30. A: Don't hesitate to experiment.

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

  32. A: In my musicians circuit i have been typecast into a rock/acoustic genre engineer . But i would like to work with different genres

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Patience.

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

  36. A: I like to experiment. I try to find new sounds everytime i try to mix

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

  38. A: It changes with client to client and track to track . The only constant is that i never take away myself from clients requirements.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Its a small cozy place to work. I am currently using Genelec M30s and Yamaha HS8 for my reference I mix hybrid/in the box.

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

  42. A: The list is very long. There are many engineers that inspires me Tchad Blake Greg Wells Andrew Scheps Steve Albini ( to name a few) ........to name a few

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

  44. A: I mostly mix and master songs. I like to indulge myself in recording of the song if its possible also. For the song i produce i stick all the way from the demo to the final master.

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