Mal Maddock

Piano/Keyboard Player

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Very Experienced Keyboard/Piano player worked with Ray Charles, Lionel Ritchie, Lulu, Boy George, Joe Cocker & many more !

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Interview with Mal Maddock

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

  2. A: An album with Ray Charles.... Working with one of my idols.... Played keyboards.

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

  4. A: Jay Stapley I would highly recommend Jay as musician & producer !

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Analog !.... I love the warmth !

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

  8. A: How they hear their finished track !

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

  10. A: Steinway Grand Piano, Fender Rhodes 88 suitcase, Hammond B3, Honer Clav D6, Macbook Pro.

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

  12. A: Stevie Wonder...... The most beautiful artist of modern time !

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

  14. A: Don't over complicate anything !

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

  16. A: Very varied.

  17. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  18. A: Understanding what the artist/client wants !

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

  20. A: Empathy !

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

  22. A: Establish the mood feel of track, highlight any fill points, Find the most suitable sound for the track.

  23. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  24. A: Apple Mac, Logic Pro X, UAD, Ivory 2, Spectrasonics + much more

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

  26. A: All the great session players that understand that the artist is the most important ingredient of any track !

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

  28. A: Playing behind singers/Instrumentalists, Composition.

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Gear Highlights
  • Logic X
  • Ivory 2
  • Spectrasonics
  • Yamaha
  • Roland
  • Rhodes.
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