I have been in music production for over 3 years.
Jev Krjukovs, better known as YvngPxblo [YP], is a 18 year old producer from Riga, Latvia.He moved to England at the age of 12. YP was introduced to FL Studio while finishing his finals and fell in love with it, posting those beats on YouTube and working with small artists both locally and internationally. By learning from his peers and YouTube videos of Madlib and Alchemist cooking up, he learned how the music he loved was put together. YP was heavily influenced by US Trap and UK Drill, and realized early that he wanted to be among the greats. He has worked with artists such as ---
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Interview with yvngpxblo
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I am still working on those projects:)
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Developing up and coming artists from the UK as well as working on record placements with international artists
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, depending on the situation but digital is a lot easier to tame
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will do everything that I can to get the final product sound amazing
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: meeting creatives all over the world
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How you did that? I dont really know
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: that its hard
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How can we create something to be proud of.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: To always be confident in YOUR sound
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My laptop, Monitors, Interface, my record collection and record player.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 3 years. I have been working almost everyday to get as good as i possibly can be
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Hard simple drums with catchy melodies
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: 21 Savage, been listening to him since 2016
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't over think sh*t
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Communication with artists I work with.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I always try to help with every aspect of a song production process whether thats improving the songwriting or helping the artist to find their delivery for each song. As well as creating a soundscape for artists to rap/sing over and mixing their work after recording it.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I normally make beats while at home and record artists whenever I get the opportunity
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Apollo Twin USB Audio Interface YAMAHA HS8 Dell Inspiron 5400 RODE NT-1A
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Metro Boomin AXL Beats Wheezy
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Production as well as recording enginering