I am a recording engineer and music producer that has worked with a large variety of well known artists from a multitude of genres. I have done work for Freddie Gibbs, The Revivalists, Big Freedia, Galactic, Juvenile, Nick Swardson, Justina Valentine, Joe Rogan, Planet Asia, Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Crooked Media, The Hollywood Improv and more.
I have 16 years experience as a working professional in the entertainment industry with 21 years total experience in the music industry specializing in recording engineering, live sound, live show and festival production, live recording, artist management, music production, post-audio for film and sound design. I am also experienced in tour planning, tour logistics, tour management, talent buying, music licensing, graphic design and video operation for film and TV. My outstanding communication skills with all levels of the production process as well as my diverse technical background allow me to ensure the swift execution of a quality product in any situation.
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- Freddie Gibbs
- Big Freedia
- Planet Asia
- T. Mills
- Jackie Tohn
- Nick Swardson
- The Revivalists
- Crooked Media
- Hollywood Improv
- 5th Ward Weebie
- Fly Boi Keno
- Slightly Stoopid
- Casey Abrams
- Buku Music and Arts Festival
- Hang Out
- Sweet Crude
- Cha Wah
- Marina Orchestra
- justina valentine
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Interview with Martin Arceneaux
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My recent remix for Angelo Moore of Fishbone. I produced it.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Pro Tools, always!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Jes Hudak
Q: Analog or digital and why?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to always deliver an enjoyable, quality product.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The freedom
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: There isn't a common one much other than "how long?"
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I'm just a "sound guy" :(
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you know exactly what you want?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Know exactly what you want.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, my Apolllo and two turntables and a microphone
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been a professional in the recording industry for 16 years. 21 years total.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Soulful and fun but sometimes dark
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Beth Gibbons! no explanation needed!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Keep it simple!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip hop, modern funk, boogie, dubstep, trap, bounce, any type of "electronic music."
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Music production
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: THE HEAT
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Coffee and get going!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mac, UAD hardware and a gang of plug ins, NO CRACKS!
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Watching my friend Freddie Gibbs climb to the top has been incredibly inspirational.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Pro Tools mixing, audio production and remixing.