Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
my last cd So Gorgeous (Itunes etc) i wrote,sung and produced,designed the artwork for and made a videoclip for with my videocrew which i also editted .
What are you working on at the moment?
new songs for my 6th cd and rehearsing to go live
Analog or digital and why?
i work digital that's how the environment is here
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
that i make an outstanding recording they can use anywhere they want and i listen closely to their needs and will be in close contact during the proces to hear their feedback
What do you like most about your job?
the freedom to work in my own time
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
what mikes you use ,i use 2 condensators AKG 200 ohm and Sennheiser
do you produce all alone...yes i do
do you write lyrics from your own experience ? yes mostly and also what i hear from others
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
that i am only a singer songwriter with guitar
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Where do you need it for ?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
be specific what your needs are i am not clairvoyant :)
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
my guitar,my computer,my synthesiser
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I wanted to get famous have a number 1 hits album,now i want to have a big fanbase that support my music all the way and getting there :) in the business since 1998
How would you describe your style?
Rock crossover with Metal and Pop/Dance with some Kate Bush and Ann& Nancy Wilson from Heart and Patti Smith /Massive Attack influences but as dancer i also love Michael Jackson this diversity in styles from Rock to Dance you hear in my work a solid way.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Always wanted to work with Linda Perry ,have followed her from the 4 non blondes days and she became a super producer who listens to who you are as a person emotionally and brings that out of your voice into the song and for her though love that brings out the best in you
Can you share one music production tip?
first make the song stand out on it's own before you add all extra's like compressors etc
What type of music do you usually work on?
pop,rock,metal and all genres in between like rap and crossover
What's your strongest skill?
singing ,sampling and producing whole production
What do you bring to a song?
creativity,open to a lot of styles ,inspiration
What's your typical work process?
for my own songs i start adlibbing with guitar and a song gets born so i can do that on your instrumental too ,then i start adding the rest till it is a outstanding song
Tell us about your studio setup.
Singer, songwriting and composition,arranging with:
Guitars Yamaha & Ibanez ,keyboards and Synth
DAW : Protools,Izotope Ozone advanced & Alloy & Iris ,Softtube,T- racks CS. brainworx
AKG & Sennheiser condensator microphones
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Linda Perry (P!nk,Christina Aquilarea,Adam Lambert),Kate Bush,Heart,Opeth,Melissa Etheridge,Apocalyptica&Massive Attack
Michael Jackson for the super songwriter and singer he was (and dancer ofcourse)
David Bowie for the changing artist he was
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
singing & recording lead and backing vocals,stem editting,sound engineer and production, mixing ,creating radiojingles and voice overs ,producer,sampler,lyricist,mastering