Latest work: Filous & The KOOKS "Hey Love"! _________________________________________________ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgAwLblu9gI .
OSKA - Misunderstood
DUO - French House
Examples for section size:
solo players (for example: Ariana Grande's "Positions" Album would be one player overdubbing herself/himself)
6 violins + 3 celli (most booked sectionsize!)
6 violins only
brass sections (trumpet, saxophones, trombone)
medium sized string sections (6+6+4+4 without basses)
- hybrid string sound (sample libraries plus real players)
- we got our own recording studio !
- we can hire halls, churches, scoring stage in vienna if needed.
- many musicians in our pool are ready to play
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Interview with PocketEnsembles|Strings&Brass
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Specialist for String work - writing, recording, mixing
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: The great composers & arrangers
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: 3 Rooms, (big, small, control room) great microphones :-)
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: having fun with different musicians and clients love it. that's my favorite way of doing things
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: emotions through the addition of a string ensemble. put the samples away
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: keeping a good atmosphere up during a session
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: scores, hiphop, rnb, jazz, classical works
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: be happy about it and never stop learning
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Dr Dre, Trent Reznor - my personal geniuses
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: allrounder - from jazz to death metal. adding strings to stuff :-)
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: music since 21 years, recording since 10 years, writing since 15 years, playing live since 12 years
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: my trombone, ableton live, 88keys, speakers, computer
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: do it - let's try to work together ! it's better than avoiding it =)
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: how's the price? "affordable as nowhere else" :-)
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: the music - all day long. happy people making music with me.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: it will be the best we can deliver. we give everything to make you happy
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: digital - you don't want me to send you tapes =)
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: writing music everyday. with and without financial support. that doesn't matter to me
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Conchita Wurst - I was the sound specialist for the symphonic orchestra (sound) for one song. she won the eurovision song contest in 2014.