I'm a versatile music producer that brings emotion into your melodies, and shockwaves to your drums. In pop music the melodies and drums have always been a driving force to a song. I am here to make yours stand out from the rest.
Coming from a musical background playing drums at the age of 7, it wasn't to hard to tell I would head into a musical direction. Without any schooling in music, I picked up the guitar and piano along the way. Fast forward I'm using my full potential to the best of my ability to pursuit a full-time career in music.
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Interview with JCKO
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Probably a remix I did for Nance, a dutch artist. It was my first project that reached outside of my room and was released through a german label.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My production won't dissapoint!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I'm a beatmaker.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am working on a song for placement or sale.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not at this moment.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. I collab alot outside of my own environment. So having the "home studio" setup creates freedom in mobilisation.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Doing what I love. I've been passionate about making music as long as I can remember.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you make an "artist name" type beat or song. Ofcourse I can!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I would ask them for song references and to deliver as much info about their project as possible.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you are looking for high quality industry sound productions, I'm your guy!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, Midi keyboard, Monitors, Audio interface and I NEED my gaming mouse. Can't get myself used to a trackpad.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Melodic, Catchy and with an attitude at it's place.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Never quit! Very cliché but it's true. You never know when your stars will be alligned.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Usually I work on Pop/R&B but I produce almost everything that doesn't involve live instruments.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I produce all my music in Fruity Loops 20 combined with an arsenal of quality plugins.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I produce instrumental music tailored to the wishes of the customer.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: From being a musician in bands till my 20's, I started learning music production around the age of 25.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Justin Bieber and his team of writers. They seem very inspiring and it matches my style of production.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Melodies and a strong beat. And the pace I can work in when I'm in my zone and catching a good flow.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a story to a song. a Melodic rollercoaster companied by heavy hitting drums.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I always start with a melody. I can be inspired by hearing a song, or just something that pops up in my head.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Timbaland used to be a major influence to me becoming a producer.