Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I am especially proud working with great singer VEERA VARES! My role was producing, sound design, mixing and mastering
What are you working on at the moment?
On my own music in Nu Disco/ Funk style
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. More Flexible
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise individual approach for your song
What do you like most about your job?
Creation and contacting with various musicians all over the world
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
When it will be done? My answer is "When it will be perfect and I just working on it"
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Usual people don't even know what it is mixing or mastering
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How do they hear their songs if it is mastered already
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Listen carefully for examples of provider! it is very important that your and his music tastes are similar!
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Guitar, Mac, Soundcard, Monitors and headphones
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I do my job for 5 years! I have worked with great producers as a assistant and learned a lot of them when I began.
How would you describe your style?
I'm not going for fast results, I work on song until it sound just perfect for me and for my client
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would like with Lana Del Rey! I like that retro art flavor in her music and I have some ideas in that way
Can you share one music production tip?
Feel your song and what you want to say with it
What type of music do you usually work on?
Its different every time - from Jazz to Dubstep! I love a lot of music genres, listen to it every day
What's your strongest skill?
Mixing a punchy music
What do you bring to a song?
Life, virtual dimensions, dynamic
What's your typical work process?
Organize the project, listen to original material and decide which way to go, building the groove with drums and bass, add other instruments, make vocals sound perfect and then glue it all together with automation and different processing
Tell us about your studio setup.
It's just room with some guitar amplifiers, set of microphones for vocal and instruments recording and my desk with Mac, Logic Pro X, Focusrite Saffire pro DSP 24
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Dave Pensado, Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Adele
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mixing and mastering