If you are looking for calm and aesthetic Lo-fi music...I'm your guy! Currently working with Chillhop music labels. I can create your song from scratch or build a full arrangement around your lyrics/vocal ideas. Or if you want to turn your song into lo-fi version, let's talk! I'm here to help :)
WHO I AM:
Lo-fi hiphop producer from Surabaya, Indonesia.
I work with lo-fi labels like chillhop music. Finally, I work with independent clients all over the world on Soundbetter.
WHAT I DO:
I love producing radio-ready bangers as well as more left-field stuff. I can produce ANY genre - Lofi is my main strength and what I really love is to turn YOUR vision into AESTHETIC music.
Hit me up to find out more about the services I offer, including:
- Creating your track from scratch based on your vision
- Creating the beat around your lyrics, even if they are just a rough idea recorded on your phone
- Remaking/Remixing or enhancing your song's production
- Mixing and Mastering (including vocal production)
MY PROMISE TO CLIENTS:
When you hire me, you are getting the "Rolls Royce" treatment. No shortcuts, no excuses, no BS! The song will be custom-made for you, delivered on time and to your full satisfaction....and you keep 100% of the publishing! Don't take my word for it - read my reviews and see what my clients have to say!
HOW I WORK:
I can turn most tracks from demo to radio-ready in one day. I offer unlimited revisions within a period of max 4 days from the start date to ensure you get exactly the song you want.
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Interview with Ard Yofan
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The most awesome projects that i've been working on is Audiovisual Installation Exhibition. My role is Music producer.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working as remote-audio engineer in PT. Riliv Psikologi Indonesia.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: No, i don't. I found soundbetter from youtube.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. Nowadays, majority of musicians are using digital gear to produce music. A lot of famous artist are work with digital things. You will be old-fashioned if you are not trying to follow this industry's trend.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Satisfaction guaranteed! If you don't like my music, 100% cash back!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I like to connect with new people and learn some positive perspective from them.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Most Commonly ask: Can you provide a demo of something that i need? My answer: Yes, i can make a demo up to the chorus of a song.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: The biggest misconception about what i do is i'm not only produce chill and lo-fi genre. I can produce any kind of genre that you need. But, you will find my true colour when i produce chill and lofi music
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Before we start to work, i need several details such as: 1. What is the purpose of your project? 2. Would you please tell me the details of your project? 3. Can you provide a refference of something that you're looking for? 4. What format do you prefer for the output?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Please send me your detail instruction and a refference of something that you're looking for before ordering.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Water-bottle, Big Bread, Clothes, Guitar, and Handphone
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been working as music producer since 2016. I start my career as freelancer in fiverr.com. in 4 years, i gain 2nd level seller badge. Which is one level before the Top-Rated Seller. I work in a lot of projects that need music. I do podcast intro production, theme-song production, game-scorring, film-scorring, jingle creation, and make music for some artist.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: The best things to describe my style are soothing and relaxing.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I wish i can work with Jeff Bernatt. Because he is the first person who help me realize the beautifulness of chill music. I want to tell my grateful through our songs.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: My one and only tips that i can give is learn from your failure.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on some chill hiphop and chill EDM music. But, In the past few years, I create a lot of Lo-fi beats.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is create ear-catching lead-motive or melody.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I love to bring emotion to a song. I love to tell my expression through a song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I love to start my work with listening some music refference that match the vibes of music that i need to produce. After that, i start the composition with the basic lead-motive and drum beat. Followed by rhytm and some counterpoint that help improve the emotion of the music. Some FX will be added before do the mixing and mastering. And it's done!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use Ableton Live 10 Standard as my DAW. My Midi-controller is Samson Graphite M25. My headphone-monitor is Audio Technica M20x
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Some musicians that inspire me are Frank Sinatra, Jeff Bernat, Idealism.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I usually work as ghost producer for making some lo-fi compilation. My music has been published in some indie record label in Turki, US, UK, and some country in Asia