Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
All of them. Because I brought out a different sound they werent use to and make it work for them.. Overall producer is my role.
What are you working on at the moment?
Westside Slim .
Analog or digital and why?
I love analog. I miss to 2 inch tape machine. They gave the best vocals.
What do you like most about your job?
The face the artist have when they hear how great they sound after working with me pushing them to their true musical abilities.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That's this is suppose to be cheap and that just because they have wasted money looking for shortcuts that we are suppose to suffer in cost to make them feel better. We all work for ourselves and have nothing to do with anyone else's business. Just know coming to use will get you set right. But don't expect a pity party discount.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are your music goals?
What kind of artist do you see yourself as?
What kind of music you create?
Have you ever recorded professionally before?
Do you have a budget for your project?
Who have you worked with before?
Are you sure this is what you want to do?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be sure this is what you want. The music business is not easy. Its work. You would have to dedicate a lot of time and money to get a decent rate of return from your investment. You have to be willing to risk it all for this. There are no shortcuts
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
To build Tr3 Productions & Distribution Inc to be one of the biggest platforms for indie artist to get their start... 18yrs
How would you describe your style?
My style of producing is assertive. The music industry can be cruel and I have to make sure that they artist have thick enough skin to withstand it.(Everybody wants to be a star but can't handle the heat. "Tre Canady" )
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Ariana Grande.. Because she is the new age Mariah Carey
What type of music do you usually work on?
R&B and Rap., Gospel and now Rock
What's your strongest skill?
Our strongest skill is our ability to produce. Being able to bring out the best in an artist so that they can be heard for their true skill, not just sound good for the song.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
That I will give them my ALL in making sure they have a marketable radio ready top quality product.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My mixing board. Computer, Mic, Keyboard and Monitor speakers
What's your typical work process?
Well I like to work and engage with the artist so that that can give their best in the booth
Can you share one music production tip?
When transferring mixdown from another DAW, make sure the files are consolidated so that the new engineer doesn't have to spent time trying to figure out the structure of the recording.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring life and clarity to the project.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Presonus Studiolive 32.4.2AI mixer,
Studio One Professional
JBL 308 Studio monitors
MXL V67i mic in which I work with better than the Neumans ..
50" studio monitor screen.
Waves and Izotope plug ins
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Dame Dash and Russel Simmons .
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.