Independent record label, mixing studio and production house. Check out our website, bandcamp and soundcloud to hear our work.
We produce and mix rap, trap-soul & future-breaks.
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Interview with PorcelainBeats
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: API 2448, Distressor, Amphion Two18, Yamaha NS-10, Slate Digital VRS8 + ML-2 5-Pack Set, Mac Pro, Aruria KBD, Maschine, vintage tape machines and cassette players
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Instrumental Future-Trap album for one of the label-mates
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: We mix In-The-Box. Gear is for the very slight parallel processing.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Honesty, fair work for the fair price, free advice, 50% refund if not completely satisfied.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Every little thing
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That we can't be good cuz we don't charge much. That's bs. We just love our work and don't want to rob young artists. Cuz at the end of the day they could've mix themselves...
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: SZA, YNW Melly, Sway Lee, Kanye West, Bhad Bhabie, DRAM, Kali Uchis, Yung Pinch, Erikah Badu, Sabrina Claudio, Mike Dean, Vikter Duplaix, ,Ty Dolla $ign, 6lack, Sevin Streeter, Y.G. Travis Scott, Tori Lanez, Lil Yacty, Trippie Redd, Rich The Kid, Thundercat, Robert Glasper
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Have an image of the song before you start changing anything. Every decision you make should have a reason.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rap, R&B, Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Creating specific space, adding a feel to the song.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listening to the clients material and references; Imagining the sound we want to create; Cleaning up, adding Production drops if needs; processing tracks (Compressing, EQ'ing, adding analog sounding artifacts), adding FX buses; Balancing/Gaining, Panning, automating; Routing and grouping; Multi-band side-chain compressing; adding "special ingredients". Mastering: analyzing sonically & visually (peak level, dynamics, spectrum), adding depth, glueing all together, compressing 2-4 stages, finally checking master on different levels and audio systems from studio-monitors to car acoustic and cellphone speaker, analyzing output visually sonically and visually, preserving details.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Kanye West, Kaytranada, Kesha Lee, Pomo, Caskey, Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing, mastering, producing