Josh Skywalker

Session/Tour Drummer, Engineer

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Josh Skywalker is a young up and coming musician in the industry, with knowledge and experience with multiple genres of music such as Jazz, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Gospel, Fusion, World and Experimental.

I, Josh Skywalker offer services in drumming for sessions, touring, drum specialist, beat making. I produce music as well in the genres listed above also can work as a in the studio as an assistant engineer.

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Interview with Josh Skywalker

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

  2. A: My own music, connecting with new artists and learning more about Ableton Push and Live.

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

  4. A: I like to connect with people away from the music. So that means connecting with the artist about themselves and then translating that to the music they are trying to put out.

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

  6. A: What genre of music? When is the deadline? How many songs? What is the objective goal?

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

  8. A: My MPC, Laptop, a 10 Terabyte hard drive, Microphone and interface.

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Pocket, Experimental but well in the guidelines of staying in the Groove

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

  12. A: James Fauntleroy because he's different, he hasn't put out an album yet, wanna create and play with him.

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

  14. A: Hip hop, gospel, jazz, world, lo fi, chill, experimental.

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

  16. A: Originality, Musicality, Sensitivity, Logic, Emotion, Groove

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: For drums: sE V beat, EV ND44, Shure SM57,SM58, Shure Beta 52, Akai MPC Live , Focusrite i820 and i2i2 interfaces totaling 10 tracks. MacBook Pro 2016 running Logic Pro X.

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

  20. A: Quincy Jones, Pharrell, Timbaland, Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Travis Scott, Mike Dean, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, James Fauntleroy, Parliment Funkadelic, Robert Glasper, Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge, Casey Benjamin, Alissia, Anderson .Paak, Sly and family Stone, Q-Tip, Kanye West, Ella Fitzgerald, Kaytranada, Corbin Canvas and a lot more

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

  22. A: My father Anthony Walker's recent project, because he's my father and I never played on a full album of his.

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

  24. A: You'll Get All of Myself at 100%, Nothing Less!

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

  26. A: That I am lazy, I am a man of my word. and I fulfill whatever project in time before the deadline.

  27. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  28. A: I respect Analog but I don't have anything analog in my space right now. Maybe I will one day but Digital for now.

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

  30. A: Be ready to experience a different sound if you want it. If you want commercial I can do that too. I am very professional in timing in communication and process of what I am hired to do.

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

  32. A: this has always been my dream since I was 14 years old, I was playing Drums and music since 3 but you don't know that much at that age. When I finally figured out I wanted to do this I was excited.

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

  34. A: Patience! and ALWAYS PRESS SAVE!!

  35. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  36. A: My musicality and my ears

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

  38. A: I listen to the song sent to work on play it 2 times over to take notes then get started in whatever process Im hired to do.

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

  40. A: Session for drums

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GenresSounds Like
  • Dior Ashley Brown
  • Ledisi
  • Anthony Walker
Gear Highlights
  • MacBook Pro
  • Shure Microphones
  • sE microphones
  • Electro Voice Microphones
  • Audio Technica microphones
  • Tama Drums
  • Sonor Drums
  • Gretsch Drums
  • Zildjian Cymbals
  • Remo drumheads
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