ADAMHEARS

SOUND ENGINEER/MUSIC PRODUCER

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Sound Engineer/Record Engineer/Mix Engineer/Music Producer | London SE15 Soundcloud@adamhears | Twitter@adamhears | Facebook@adamhears | Instagram@adamhears | Snapchat@adamhears | BandLab@adamhears | Brapp@adamhears LinkedIn@www.linkedin.com/in/adam-hewitt-770369b4/

Adam has been working as a freelance Sound Engineer/Record Engineer/Mix Engineer/Music Producer for the past four years, and is currently working out of a number of studios between Brighton and London.

As a Sound Engineer, Adam specialises in Hip Hop, RnB, Reggae, Jazz, Funk, Alt. Rock/Pop, Electronic Music and World Music, particularly Arabic, Coptic and Indian.

Adam is sensitive to his clients' artistic vision and works hard to help them achieve the best-quality music that they can.

Bio:
Adam started making music at 14 years old, whilst attending Hip Hop Production workshops at the 2006 Brighton Hip Hop Festival. Since then he has studied music across a wide range of musical genres and has learnt to play Piano, Double Bass, Guitar, Sitar and Shakuhaichi over the years. In 2015 Adam graduated with an MA degree in Music & Sonic Media, receiving a distinction.

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Interview with ADAMHEARS

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

  2. A: I am currently working on a Sound Installation to be presented at the 2018 Whalefest in Brighton. It features a synthesised whale song in surround sound, performed by an algorithm modelled on real data collected from humpback whales.

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

  4. A: There are sometimes moments in sessions, when you witness great ideas finally come together, lock in and sync.

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

  6. A: I have been working professionally as a Sound Engineer, both in the studio and at live events for a few years now. First I did a BMus, then an MA and volunteered in a studio. Then worked as an AV technician in the Events Industry. I am currently working freelance as a Sound Engineer, both in the studio and for Live Events between Brighton and London, UK.

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

  8. A: Young Guru.

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

  10. A: I recorded and mixed the demo for one of the 2016 Eurovision entries for Ireland. It was a powerful song written for Piano and Vocals, and I consider it one of my best Recordings. I used an M/S mic placement on the vocal and three mics to get a stereo mix of the inner piano.

  11. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  12. A: Jerrome Buck-Townsend, D2i Studios Founder

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Depends on the genre and intended effect, for instance a genre like Trip-Hop requires digital effects, whereas analog can compliment genres such as Funk and Soul very well.

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

  16. A: Avoid using visual displays in software to aid you in mixing. Close your eyes and train yourself to listen properly.

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

  18. A: Jazz/Funk or Hip Hop/Electronic/Experimental

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: Recording and Mixing Grand Piano in Stereo.

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

  22. A: A balance of Technical skill and Artistic sensitivity.

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

  24. A: Steve Albini, Tricky, Kate Bush, Rick Rubin, System of a Down, Charles Mingus, Sun Ra.

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

  26. A: Recording/Mixing at the studio and Live Sound.

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