Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
My last one, Eternity : Not of this World. It sold over 20k units and I had no team or staff. True definition of indie and grind.
What are you working on at the moment?
My album, Eternity: The Transition
First single "A.D.D." in all digital stores now! and on VEVO!
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Nope, Just signed up.
Analog or digital and why?
I'm still paying for it. That's why.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
You will get your money's worth.
What do you like most about your job?
The smile when people get what they want, or if it surpassed their thoughts
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
"Do you know anyone who can mix this now?"
Yes, I have a pool of Grammy winning engineers and producers that I can connect you with that will discount you because you worked through me.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it's not fun. What? It's fun as hell!
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What "Feel" do you want, when do you want it done? What do you plan to do with this music?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I advise them to contact me lol.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Acoustic guitar, a mac, 2 tb hard drive loaded with all my vsts/programs and my keyboard.....wait I need monitors!
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been doing this since 8 Tracks and A Dats!
How would you describe your style?
Whatever I want to do. I'm already typing in this box, let alone trying to get out of one.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Andre 3000, Royce, Em, or Kendrick. I think they "Get it"
Can you share one music production tip?
Sure, be who you are. Stop trying to do what everyone else is doing, be proud of who you are and the gift that YOU have. If someone comes to you asking for a "Timbaland sounding track", advise them to contact Timbaland.....
What type of music do you usually work on?
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
Emotion. Surprise. I hate predictable stuff. What's the point?
What's your typical work process?
Start out with a tune or the drums, I don't really know, there isn't a standard way for me.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Home Studio, I use Presonus Studio 3, An axion, Motif, Korg (Just as a control) and a Akai mini, 4 monitors and a baby bottle mic. Saffire Preamp. One Ibanez Electric Guitar, One Ibanez Electric Bass, a Trumped and a Jasmine Acoustic Guitar.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Quincy Jones, Timbaland, Dr Dre.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Singles or songs for the soul. More so instrumentation than anything else.