What are you working on at the moment?
THIS MOMENT???? Pizza with everything except green peppers...
and after my dinner is gone, I've got some Choir material to work on... should be fun stuff!
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Gerard Hairston- GREAT mix engineer and producer
Christopher "C-ray" Robinson- AWESOME producer- I remember when he was starting out, and I knew then he was gonna blow up
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
biggest misconception is that ANYTHING can be "fixed in the mix"... its just not true. Very few recordings are genuinely flawless, but you HAVE to give the mix engineer something to work with...
What type of music do you usually work on?
Alot of Gospel, Live recordings, R&B, urban Pop, and alternative rock/Pop styles surprisingly- clients in that genre REALLY seem to enjoy my work, and I love the music
What's your strongest skill?
Balance... the ability to find the balance in MOST styles of music. that balance changes depending on the song, the feel, and the message.
What do you bring to a song?
What's your typical work process?
Communication FIRST... get an understanding of what your project is, what you WANT it to be, and how I can help take it there
Tell us about your studio setup.
Mac based Protools 12 rig through Universal Audio Apollo with plugins from Waves, UAD, Steven Slate and more. Monitoring with KRK (not rockits) and old school yamaha's.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Quincy Jones, Dave Pensado, Rick Rubin... lots of people
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mostly mix and/or mastering