I can direct and create the Wow Factor in your music, from sounds to progressions to arrangements.
My name is Obinna James, but popularly known as "TruKordz"
I am a Music Producer and Session Pianist with years of experience. I have worked with major Secular and Gospel Artists and thus offering to make your music better with sounds, progressions and arrangements as required.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
Interview with Trukordz
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will deliver before or right on time and in good and professional quality...
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love getting to collaborate with other artists and musicians, and help bring their ideas to life and making their music sound professional.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: An idea of what they want to achieve, like a voice-note, phone demo or reference.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Customer's satisfaction is my priority. Come on board, work with me and share in the great experience.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I was just a Piano player, until i suddenly started wanting to make music professionally, and then the journey started for me and it's been 10 years already since then.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: "Vast"... When it comes to style, i am extremely versatile.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always opt to getting it right in the recording phase of the production, it will make your mixing process easier, faster and better.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I take the artist's idea, however recorded wether it be a voice note, phone demo or recorded in the studio and build the track based on the client's specifications and references if any. I am extremely versatile when it comes to style.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: James Fortune, Marvin Sapp, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, Brandy, Bjorgvin, Drake, Jhene Aiko, Justin Bieber
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Well, both serve their purposes and dependent on the customer's choice. But i'd say digital coz i can pretty much simulate the analog sound using the digital.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Brandy because i love the soul and air in her voice.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use Logic Pro X as my DAW, and other software plugins installed on my MacBook Pro which is mirrored on my big screen as my primary monitor using a HDMI cable. My M-Audio Midi Controller, Focus-rite 2i2, Yamaha Hs7 Monitors, Samson SR850, Rhode NT2A.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Computer, SoundCard, Midi Controller, Microphone and Monitors.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All genres, especially live arrangements, etc.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Listening to the artist and turning their basic ideas into a professionally ready record...
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Professional quality productions and all the creativity the song would need to sound better.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Music Productions, Mixing, Mastering, Remixes, Piano, Keyboards and Synths.