Sound Engineer/Record Engineer/Mix Engineer/Music Producer | London SE15

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Adam is a Sound Engineer/Record Engineer/Mix Engineer/Music Producer currently based in London SE15. He 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/played music across a wide range of musical genres and plays Piano, Double Bass, Guitar, Sitar and Shakuhaichi.

Adam has been working as a Freelance Sound Engineer in Brighton for the past two years and recently graduated with an MA degree in Music & Sonic Media, receiving a distinction. Whilst studying over the last two years, he also worked with Radio Free Brighton, recording and mixing a variety of Radio Plays and Podcasts.

As a Sound Engineer, he specialises in Alternative Pop/Rock, Jazz, Funk, Electronic, Classical and World Music.

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

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Interview with ADAMS EAR, D2i STUDIOS

Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
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.
What are you working on at the moment?
I am currently working on a Sound Installation to be presented at the 2017 Whalefest in Brighton. It features a synthesised whale song in surround sound, performed by an algorithm modelled on real data collected from humpback whales.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Jerrome Buck-Townsend, D2i Studios Founder
Analog or digital and why?
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.
What do you like most about your job?
The moments in sessions, when you witness great ideas all come together and sync.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I hav been working professionally as a Sohnd Engineer, both in the studio and at live events for almost 3 years now. First did a BMus then an MA and volunteered in a studio. Now work at D2i Studios as a Record/Mix Engineer and as an AV technician in the Events Industry.
Can you share one music production tip?
Avoid using visual displays in software to aid you in mixing. Close your eyes and train yourself to listen properly.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Jazz/Funk or Hip Hop/Electronic/Experimental
What's your strongest skill?
Recording and Mixing Grand Piano in Stereo.
What do you bring to a song?
A balence of Technical skill and Artistic sensitivity.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Steve Albini, Tricky, Kate Bush, Rick Rubin, System of a Down, Charles Mingus, Sun Ra.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Recording/Mixing at the studio and Live Sound.