One goal in mind (Diamond) Every time!
Graduate of Howard W. Blake High School
Graduate of Dark Horse Institute
Record, Mixx&Master Engineer based out of Savannah/ Atlanta Georgia.
I work every record with a mainstream aspect in mind, so you (The artist) can expect quality results the first time with crystal clear vocals, well placed instrumentation, spacious audio blend.
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Interview with MixxedAfro
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Tyree Thomas
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both! Analog produces unmatched saturation and warmth! Though digital can emulate I don’t find that it’s the same for all applications! Digital is nice when you want to get surgical.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: One thing in mind (Diamond) every time!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Experiencing new music the world has yet to hear!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I only Record, Mixx&Master. I don’t produce beats!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How do you want your end result to sound? What artist inspire your work?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: The END result of your Mixxed Record STARTS with where and how you are Record. If the instrumentation & recording quality are poor, the end result will be subpar! If the instrumentation & recording quality are superior, the end result will be Diamond quality!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Studio/ Touring Saxophonist & Singer. I have been an Artist for 12 years and a Record, Mixx&Master Engineer for 7 years.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Michael Brecker/ Mac Miller/ Xxtentacion/ Amy Winehouse Though they have passed, their artistic styling and open creativeness fuels my passion to be a better artist and consistent quality.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Music! I love creating and building the unknown. Flavor is everything!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Balance Instrumentation Stems Shape instrument Imaging and Dynamic Vocal shaping and cleaning -Eq -Compress -Excite -Reverb -Delay -Modulate
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: IMac - UAD Apollo Twin MKII - Warm Audio 47- Logic Pro X - Yamaha HS8/ HS10 sub
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Vocal editing (Manual&Auto-Tuning, Cleaning Vocal Harshness&Muddiness, Balancing Vocal Volumes) Balancing Istrumentation Stems (Clearing Space, Controlling Dynamics, Rearrange to fit your vocal performance)
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: EP for Killa-T and DeeDiner0Baby
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How quickly will you be done? Can you finish my Record today? - Average work time is 1-2 weeks - I charge an additional $60 for rush orders
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Saxophone Composition paper (Assuming there is power) Warm Audio-47 Microphone IMac UAD Interface
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Adaptable, I have explored many corners of the music realm and like to combined genre sonic styling so your music can pop!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Simplicity IS Complexity
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip-Hop R&B Soul Jazz
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: (Radio Ready) Diamond Record Quality with excitement and dynamic
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Noah “40” Shebib Timberland Pensado Matthew Weiss Cameron Cartee Just Blaze
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Every project I’ve worked on always brings a new element to the table, some elements are with learning curves others with new ways to approach the art. I enjoy music and am always excited to try something new!