Established within the TV/Film industry for shows such as ESPN,Big Bang Theory,Impractical Jokers,etc. Established in the music industry previous work includes Pia Mia,Fifth Harmony,Justin Bieber etc.
I work remotely as a Songwriter/Vocalist for people who need assistance in that, Mixing and Mastering for people who need assistance in that, and as a Record Producer for assistance in that. #Innovate @WrittenByDom
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Interview with @WrittenByDom
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recently my clients are House/Edm/Tropical Music Producers. The client usually needs assistance in Vocals as well as the topline/writing and arrangement of a song they produced.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I think what inspires most about music production is the innovation behind it. New technologies,concepts,streams of income,etc.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have basic setup. (Blue Bluebird [Mic]::Focusrite Scarlett Series [Interface]::Presonus Studio One 3 [Daw] w/ various plug-ins) Ive have music placed on ESPN,CBS,ABC,MTV,etc with my basic set-up. I am a fond believer and its not the gear its the ear.
Q: What's your typical work process?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Normal yet original concepts. I kinda think outside the box when it comes to a title and or a song. I Like to think Im ahead of my time.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Vocal arrangement. I get more love for my actual vocal ability then anything else. Not to say I dont get praise for my songwriting skills,but most of time people love how I sound, so I guess I can pay homage to my recording engineering skills as well.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Music for Tv/Film for my personal catalog, and House/EDM/Dance for my clients on Vocalizr.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: DO NOT overthink. If your vibing to something go with it.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Any artist thats interested in my craft, and knows my worth from a business perspective.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Experimental with a touch of mainstream.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: A fun passion that has turned into fun business. A little over 17yrs
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Whose gonna hear it anyway if Im on a remote island?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Hire me for my craft, and not because you think I will sound good on your record. What I mean is... If you hire me for a service then I should not need to revise your song a zillion times, because you picked me for a specific talent I can provide. If you don't have faith in my craft I'd rather you move on to someone else.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Vision for your recordBudget/Royalty negotiationsDeadline
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: My biggest misconception is that I am artist. I am a vocalist/songwriter. People hear my voice and automatically assume I want to get exposure and be a artist. Ive already been down that road,Im 32 with a family and overweight. My goal is to make a decent income for what I love to do, so if your not about business I can care less of how major you are.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What are you working on? Tv/Film and House music.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The freedom of creativity. The outcome of success
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise you will come back to me.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital for the convenience of doing work remotely.Digital work also speeds up the workflow when it comes to sending sessions,files,etc.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Music for Tv/Film and House/EDM music on Vocalizr.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Working in TV/Film with shows such as Big Bang Theory and a theme song for a segment on ESPN. I started out as a Gospel/R&B singer so to see where I am now I am not proud but more so thankful to God. My role is a featured Vocalist/Songwriter.