Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
My EP from December 2015. I wrote every song, recorded everything by myself, mixed and mastered it. SO I basically did everything.
What are you working on at the moment?
At the moment I'm working on a progressive metal EP with a client and only my own music.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Analog is too expensive for me at the moment and I can actually do the same in the box.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'm going to do everything in my power to make your music sound as good as possible.
What do you like most about your job?
Hearing the finished song.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
What do you think about ... ? - I tell them what I'm thinking
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
I'm not a technical engineer! I'm an artist using also technical tools to create art.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How can I help you?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Look for someone who tries to make the song sound as best as possible without destroying your vision.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My guitar, my macbook, headphones, a small audio interface and a solar panel to produce electricity.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started making my own music at the age of 15 seriously and I'm working in my own studio for about 2 years now.
How would you describe your style?
Music: rock-ish singer-songwriter with a strong focus on good lyrics
Producing/Mixing: polishing the song and make it sound as best as possible
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Everybody with a good song and in the genres I like.
Concerning famous artists probably John Mayer, because he is some kind of idol for me.
Can you share one music production tip?
Don't approach it mainly technically, focus on the music, song and vibe.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Usually folk/singer-songwriter or rock.
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
I'm just trying to make every song as best as it possibly could no matter if it's mixing, producing or whatever else.
What's your typical work process?
Producing: Let the artist play his song to me, think about it, try to make the song as best as possible and catch the miracle with microphones.
Mixing: organize the tracks, mix, make it sound as best as possible and keep the emotions and musicality.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I'm working on a mac connected to a Focusrite Scarlett 18i20. My microphones are for example Shure SM57s or Rode NT1-A.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Several singer-/songwriters like John Mayer, Ed Sheehan concerning musicians and a few aspiring Engineers.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Producing their records and mix them.