Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Hungry Jaxx, and several others. All projects have challenges your outlook on their success makes the difference.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Your satisfaction is our primary goal, with the most sonicaly pleasing output.
What do you like most about your job?
The joy we see on the faces of our clients when the track is done and the eyes of their creativity have been astounded.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Please keep open communication and never stop pushing the envelope.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Focusrite 110, M149, Dbx 160, My Sonar producer pack with UPS.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Began in church migrated to studio, then to Live shows and co-existed between live shows and location recording for the last 20 years. Its been an incredible journey that is new everyday.
How would you describe your style?
Progressive but still true to enhancing the organic nature of the music.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Quincy Jones, Snarky Puppy, Layla Hathaway
Can you share one music production tip?
Less is more, let the music breathe--
What type of music do you usually work on?
Jazz, R&B, Neo-Soul, CCM and Inspirational
What's your strongest skill?
We emphasize the attention to detail, vocal clarity and sculpting the appropriate space of the musical elements. We strive on making the soundscape colorful and full of animation of life and character.
What do you bring to a song?
20 years of Live Sound, Location Recording and studio recording experience in the various genres of music and environments. We have capture projects in Arenas, churches, clubs, to garages,lol.
Tell us about your studio setup.
We have 1 suite in Dallas, Texas and the other in Atlanta, Georgia just south of the Atlanta Airport. We have 2 mix suites that both feature Protools and Sonar DAWs with Monitoring by and Control room section controls by M-Audio Pro-fire M2626. We feature the full Slate Bundle, Waves, Blue Audio, Izotope suite and Eventide products to name a few. We can record small to medium sized bands, ensembles, and groups. We offer a refreshing and organic approach to the capture, production and mixing of your project.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Harvey Mason Jr, Kevin Randolph, Steve Slate, Tony Shepperd to name a few.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
We primarily do Mixing, and Mastering of client projects. We often do Production Coordination and scheduling as a added value to our customers. We also have Producers in-house who can compose and even re-mix projects. Post Production and Final edits of previous material is also offered.
What are you working on at the moment?
Just Finished Cleon Edwards & Hungry Jaxx project
Analog or digital and why?
Both just depends on what you want as the end result.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Not hard, why cant it be faster, lol
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What and where do you see this project being reviewed
What's your typical work process?
Listen first, then confer with client on their creative idea of the project. Never take any assumptions on how you perceive their masterpiece to be.