My name is Bogdan Snezhko. I’m electronic multi-genre music producer, beat maker, mixing & mastering engineer with 8 year of professional experience.
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Interview with Bosnow
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Usually my clients are happy from the start. Often I am not even asked for edits. I show the client an intermediate result and he says "this is cool, keep going, you are moving in the right direction." It is very energizing.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A pair of panties, sack of blunts, battery, vinyl player, Bob Marley record
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog is an esthetic that you feel. Digital is an comfortable that all we use today. There are only pluses everywhere.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: If I start working with you, then I will definitely do so that you are delighted.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love being part of a cool music project. I like to abstract in music. I just love listening with my ears. I make music because of my love for the nature of sound.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I have no misconceptions in what I do. I have enough experience with sound and musical listening experience to give the best of my own actions.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I talk to the customer about the idea of the song. The details are in the foreground and in the second. About the atmosphere and feelings that the song should evoke in the listener. I will definitely ask you to send me some references.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started to learn electronic music production when I was 14 y/o. Now I'm 22. Wow! his has been going on for 8 years.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I have my own music and it's always in different genres and styles. From easy listening chill-hop to dark wave utopian electronic. I still experimenting in my own sounds and searching response in things that I do.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The best mixing solution is to stop in time. When you've finished mixing, you need to listen to your mix as a regular listener. Forget plugins and tech. If nothing annoys you while listening, then the mixing is over.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Electronic, House, EDM
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Sound design, mixing and mastering.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I push breath to any my projects.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: My mixing process is next: • Buildings levels in mono around kick/bass. • Eq and compressing (building sidechains) in mono. • Switching to the stereo and making space (also for the vocals, but without it listening). • Building busses with effects. • Fixing final details in groups. • Mixing vocals with final mix
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Skrillex, DJ Snake, Salvatore Ganacci, Lorn, Porter Robinson, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Ronny J, Scriptonite
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Producing, mixing and mastering
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Macbook, Steinberg UR22 mk1, Focal CMS 40, Beyerdynamics DT 770 Pro, Bundle of Waves plugins, iZotope stuff.