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Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet sorry, I´m new here.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They usually ask me about file management. I got PDF explaining how to do it, wav files, zip files, wetransfer, sample rates, bit rates, etc.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Confusing mixing with stereo mastering or stem mastering.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook, Logic, plug ins, PMC speakers, AKG headphones.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Warm, clean and tight.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work ITB with PMC Monitors and Hypex Amp in a well treated room.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mastering and stem mastering.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: For me they are all important, different styles, different countries, I love them all!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I do about seven songs a week average.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, workflow is key for me.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will master your song till you get 100% satisfied.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working with different artists from all over the world.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Music references and sonic preferences.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Communication is key, good understanding sounds better than any piece of gear.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been working in the music industry for over 15 years now, I started as session guitarist at age 19, working with bands, artists, I actually worked with Bob Moog in 2003, then I started to work in studios as engineer, making beats, music for picture, teaching and after 10 years I have decided to focus my career as online mastering engineer.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Jamiroquai, cause I love those funky vibes, those acid chord progressions, I play bass and guitar and I love playing those lines, really interesting music that brings the best of the old jazz/fusion world to the mass media.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen to music 28 hours a day.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electronic, Urban, Pop, Gospel, RnB and Indie..
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Stereo Mastering.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Punch, clarity, depth, width, caracter, personality and emotion.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen to the song before I touch any knob, listen to similar music, listen, listen and more listening.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Richard Bona, Jaco Pastorious, Paco de Lucia, Quincy Jones, Trevor Horn, Sting, Bob Marley... etc.