Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I produced a track for my homie Tuesday (Formally L!Z) called FX that just got premiered by Young California. Go check it out!
What are you working on at the moment?
A lot of Everything.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Dom aka Boy Tuesday (Formally know as L!Z)
Analog or digital and why?
Both! Can never Analog equipment, and warmth of analog plus no latency. But Digital is much easier and faster.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'll do my best to make you happy, and get you your product ASAP!
What do you like most about your job?
Music its what I love.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can you make my track loud.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Anyone can be a DJ/Producer.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How serious is music to you? What style do you want it to be? (examples or references are nice to have) When do you need you product by?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
1. Laptop with ableton and all my plugins, vest's, and samples. 2. Studio Monitors including sub (Gotta have a sub!) 3. Midi Keyboard. 4. 4 channel Audio Interface with Builtin DI. And last my Guitar.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
DJ/Producer 3 Year Steady
How would you describe your style?
Hype, Bass Heavy, Dark, Melodic, pretty much hard to explain in a sentence.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
YG, AD, Montana of 300, Lil Bibby, Lil Durk, Juicy J, A$AP Ferg, Migos, Waka Floka, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Future, K Camp, Too Short, Dr Dre, Ice cube, Snoop, DJ Quick, Mack 10, Rich Homie Quan, Wiz Khalifa, Que, Kevin Gates TM88, Sonny Digital, Southside, DJ Mustard, Young Chop, Mike Will, Riot Ten, Ricky Remedy, Carnage, Diplo, and More.
Can you share one music production tip?
Head room and volume levels is key! Do not keep raising the level/volume on a track. Distorted doesn't sound good.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Dance Music, and Hip-hop
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
Depends on the song.
What's your typical work process?
Depends on the project.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Got KRK Studio Monitors with a custom made Boss Sub, Line 6 midi keyboard, and running a 2014 Mac Book Pro.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Depends on the genre. Producers wise is genre specific.
Metal : Dime Bag, Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Metallica, Emmure, Slayer, Dimmu Borgir, and Fleshgod Apocolypse.
Hip-Hop/Rap : 808 Mafia, TM88, Southside, Sonny Digital, Mike Will, DJ Mustard, Dr.Dre, Young Chop, Zaytoven, DJ Quick, and Metro Boomin.
Dance Music : Riot Ten, Ricky Remedy, Carnage, Junkie kid, Flosstradamus, Breaux, 4B, GTA, Diplo, TJR, Major Lazer, Headhunterz, DVBBS, Yellow Claw, and Alvaro.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A lot of everything to be honest. From mixing, and mastering to producing a track/remix for them.