Ricky Tovey

Composer/ Producer

starstarstarstarstar
3 Reviews
Ricky Tovey on SoundBetter

Composer/ producer/ songwriter/ remix artist/ ableton teacher

I work on a huge variety of genres which I do not necessarily release on my artist soundcloud page. Feel free to contact me and let me know what you're trying to achieve!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

3 Reviews

Endorse Ricky Tovey
  1. Review by Tristan Meroni
    starstarstarstarstar
    by

    Uncle Ricky and I have worked on a few songs over the years and he's always a pleasure to be around. His uncanny ability to complete projects efficiently and to adapt to provided feedback makes him a true professional. I can honestly say he's 1 of the most talented people I've met in the industry. He has a big future ahead and I look forward to watching him continue his craft.

  2. Review by MYNXY
    starstarstarstarstar
    by

    Unkle Ricky is the most talented producer & musician I know. He consistently blows me away with his versatility & ability to work with a variety of genres & artists. I always trust his ears & production skills to make my song ideas come to life. He worked with me to create room shaking dance tracks for my live DJ sets. He is very fast, efficient & skilled at making vocals sound amazing!

  3. Review by Shelby Noble
    starstarstarstarstar

    Ricky is a gem and talented all around artist. He has an ear for many genres and no doubt in my mind he is going places. I would definitely recommend and work with him again.

Interview with Ricky Tovey

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: My track Luv Sick Ft. Alexa garnered the attention of Skrillex and was posted on his first Skrillex Selects playlist.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Mixing, mastering, vocal production, producing hip hop instrumentals, producing Pop instrumentals etc.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Mickey Shiloh!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital- convenience and efficiency.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: That anything you give me will sound better than when you gave it to me :)

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Being asked "what song is this?" while playing an original track in a DJ set.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Can we negotiate on price? Can we make it louder? Of course, just ask :)

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That what we do is easy. Or that auto-tune can make anyone sound good!

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Who inspires your sound? What is your goal for this song; radio, internet etc.?

  19. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  20. A: Don't cling to a mistake - Just because you spent a lot of time making it.

  21. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  22. A: Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, EDM

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Honing in on the target demographic for the particular song and treating it accordingly.

  25. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  26. A: I find the best parts and remove all the waste. I don't like any boring parts of a song so my focus is to keep the listener intrigued the whole way!

  27. Q: What's your typical work process?

  28. A: It depends on work required. I like to work efficiently and try to keep my setup portable. I ask a lot of questions and usually offer a few options and let the client choose what suits their tastes the most.

  29. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  30. A: The Chainsmokers, Noah Shebib (40), DJ Snake, Diplo, Metro Boomin, Max Martin, Dr Luke

  31. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  32. A: Vocal Production/ Mastering/ Composing

  33. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  34. A: Talk to me! We can always arrange something custom to suit your needs or chances are I can link you someone who can.

  35. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  36. A: Espresso machine, beyer dynamic headphones, macbook, midi keyboard, didgeridoo?

  37. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  38. A: I have been doing music my entire life although electronic music came later on after being inspired by a close friend Shaun Offbeat from Command Q.

  39. Q: How would you describe your style?

  40. A: Moody and catchy.

  41. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  42. A: Rihanna. Because Rihanna!

  43. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  44. A: Running Ableton live 9.5 and Protools. Adams Ax7 Monitors Tons of powerful plugins.

More Photos
More Samples