my name is Roukens i start my career by creating instrumentals and doing song mixing and recording I've help different local artist with their project for beats productions, recording and mixing currently i am working alot with people from around the globe and im ready to help anyone in need in different type of music.
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Interview with Kiki Beatz Productions
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: an album that released last summer because lot of work and timing deivery etc but it came out as a great project and i produced 2 songs on it
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: lots of mixing and creating a lot of beats ,
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: analog is better for the energy that goes into it but digital take less space and are really accurate but i'd say a mix of both for the best soud.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: we will make the best with what we got
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: people reaction and comment i love when they satisfied
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: not because i don't have enough production credit that i can't do the same thing as a platinum producer
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: what you need to be done how you want your work to sound what are some key specific thing you need or reference and when your deadline to have the project complete.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: the job will be done properly and you'll be satisfy and come back
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: i would bring a macbook ,an apollo twin a blue mic condenser a ssl chanel strip and an hardware compressor
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: almost 10 years i start by wirtting my first hook than i switched up for making beats moving to recording and making full production, recording to sign up for audio school and own my recording studio
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: i would say some stuff like R&B mix with southern sound (three six mafia)
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: i would like to work with major artist like nipsey hussle, drake and kodak black because they inspired me to keep going and also every upcoming artist in this world because its with them that is possible to change the music and make it better we the future
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: level of every instrument makes a big difference in the mix
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: i am pretty versatile but most of my work be hip hop project,r&b project and pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: being a full producer. from helping in the writting process, to creating a beat and recording, mix until we have a good product
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: make it sound more colourful more bright, cleaner and really at his best quality. for a instrumental that i make for my client, it just sound like we are creating a sound out the box
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: i start by asking what he needed to be done for the specific project. then i go and make sure that i have the files and i ask for reference song to make sure i follow the process. i do what need to be done or at least 50-60% of the asking work is finish then i ask my client if he need more or if its a mix i ask my client to revise my mix before i finish it completely. for instrumental productions, i either have some beats ready for the project or i make a custom one within 24-48h and i do the same process when give back mixes
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Pretty much simple things, i work with a lot of digital stuff like plugins and software yamaha hs8 monitors, apollo twin interface
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: i'm inspired by a lot of hip hop producer like dr.dre,timbaland,the neptunes and trap producer like drumma boy,zaytoven
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: basically, i will start by asking my client what he needs to be done for that specific work. most of the time it will be a hip hop track, some with 2-tracks and some session with a lot of tracks as well. Also i have experience in recording band (Rock and other type) i'm the guy you need also for voice over,audio books.