I provide a communication-based approach for Mixing & Mastering. I Mixed & Mastered for a Swiss Music Award nominated artist track, & hundreds of tracks for various french & international artists. I composed a short movie score for a videos that reached over 2 Million views, Radio Jingles & different genres for artists, advertisments...
█ My method :
■COMMUNICATION-based approach of work to fulfill any request & precision to achieve a professional sounding.
■ FLEXIBILITY in terms of timing & pricing
■ PROFESSIONAL KNOW-HOW with over 15 years of experience in Paris Studio & then as a freelancer in Mixing, Mastering, Composing & Arrangements.
█ Prices :
■ MIXING : from 50$ to 150$ depending on the number of tracks
■ MASTERING: from 40$ /song
■ MIXTERING (Mastering with grouped Stems) : from 80$
■VOCAL TUNING : from 30$ to 100$ depending on the number of voice tracks
■COMPOSING : contact me for discussing your needs.
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Interview with Alien.D
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet !
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Strong laptop, audio interface, midi keyboard, & 2xMSP5's
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Typical sound engineer home studio setup with the most important : professionnal speakers (MSP5, NS10's) for a precise monitoring with a performing audio interface (Audient).
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Romero Uno's album that i entirely composed, mixed & mastered. 4 Keus music video where i composed the music for the video (but not the beat) which is a short movie with over 2 million views on Youtube. Juldem mixing & mastering because i really appreciated his music & he was nominated to Swiss Music Awards.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A slam poetry artist album composition & some mixing.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital because we now have powerful enough tools to achieve a great analog warm sounding with the most flexibility
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To fulfill their request with all means i have in my possession & never lie to them about what's do-able & what's not.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Encounters, music is a quest where we never stop going forward.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: To have a loud volume at mixing. My answer is that it's doable but related to the mastering process. The mix isn't about loudness.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That mastering could change a mix & make a good sound from a bad mix - it's completely not true.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are your specific needs? What would be a reference track or sound?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Try to contact the provider & try to see if your vision fits his way of working. Communicate before & during the work is done so that you can lead towards the direction you want.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Over 15 years of professional activity : - Studio Apollo one, Paris (2004-2005) as a Sound Engineer - PHS Studios, Paris (2005-2010) as the Studios owner & Sound Engineer - Freelance since 2011
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Any creative & passionnate artist, whether known or not.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Do not over compress, & be careful about loudness race which isn't always the best option.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip-hop, Soul, Reggae, Pop, R'n'B, Dancehall & Soca, & video music scoring.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Responsiveness & Understanding of the musician(s)' requests to fulfill with a professional workflow.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring what the musician(s) ask me to bring in first place with my professional experience & i always suggest any different option that i could consider as a benefit to the music.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depending on the work which could be various. Communication in all cases to fulfill artists requests.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Every conscientious professionnal is a gold mine, whether he's musician or engineer.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing & mastering Composition & beatmaking Editing & Arrangements