Do you want your project to sound BAD? If you answered no to this question contact me. I will work relentlessly to make sure that your project meets the highest professional quality standards and most importantly that you are 100% satisfied.
Graduate of the Institute of Audio Research I've been working as an audio engineer for the past 16 years primarily in live sound and T.V. broadcasting which has given me the experience and knowledge to provide the best service possible.
I provide a free analysis of your project to make sure that we can have a clear understanding of what you are looking for.
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Interview with Joshua Ramirez
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Many years ago I built a recording studio at a mega church I used to do sound for and it was rewarding because I got to build something from the ground up that serviced a lot of aspiring local artists
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am working with a reggaeton artist on his first full production album
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not at this time
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both because they both contribute unique sound textures that provide a variety in sound
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: 100% satisfaction until that is achieved the job is not done
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I feel like never work because I love what I do
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much do you charge and do you have experience doing whatever it is their looking for. My answer is always let's talk about it and come to an agreement that is a win win for both parties
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I'm a DJ smh
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's their vision for their project and that leads to an important conversation that reveals all the details of the scope of work
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Just be transparent and clear about your needs
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Apple computer, SSL Duality console, Barefoot speakers, AKG 414, Apollo Interface
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been an engineer for 16 years primarily doing live sound and broadcasting
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Laid back but very detailed oriented
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Dave Matthews Band because they are extremely talented musicians and I enjoy their music
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always trust your ears
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All types of pop & rock, latin music, gospel
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Being extremely detailed
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Passion and a fine tuned ear
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I first listen to the tracks, organize the session, gain stage, and then I start mixing
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I primarily mix in the box using plugins from Waves, Izotope, Softube, and Presonus
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Chris Lord Alge, Fab Dupont
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I would say I am like an audio doctor. I diagnose, recommend treatment, perform surgery, and finally the project is healed