My name is Chris Shrift and I can help out artists with whatever they are looking for. I can be a session musician, record, produce, mix and add some different touches to your music for you.
I'm here for artists looking for any kind of production, additions to songs, creative direction or just advice! I love working with all genres. So despite the 7 I chose below, I am open to literally anything. I am a fan of all music and love making it happen!
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Interview with Chris Shrift
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Less is more and don't get stuck on one part.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I have worked hip hop, indie, rock, punk, instrumentals. I don't think I particularly have a specific type
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Recording and mixing
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I can bring whatever is needed from additional instruments to just sound advice.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: If I am writing and working on my own song then I begin with the writing and typically have a list of recent riffs or melodies written out to choose from and basically just go from there. Start a demo that will eventually turn into a mastered track. With other people I start where ever they need to start. Whether that is for a beat or from scratch with a fully recorded song.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I switch my set up quite a bit depending on the project but I have a few mixers/interfaces I use, mostly work on protools 12 these days, switch out different mics that I have been using for a while, an Akai MPK 49 as a MIDI controller, a pair of Mackie CR3 Monitors, and a few different amps.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording, production and mixing