Detail/ Timing / Layering
Mix and master/ post production/ live sound.
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Interview with TrippyJ
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Helped a friend with a project he was working on. Mostly did effects on instruments and vocals.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Just been making beats recording friends.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital it’s easier when it comes to routing.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will deliver exactly what you ask for and will not change the creativity aspect of the song that is the clients expertise i am simply here to make it sound good and give the song whatever tone the client would like.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The creativity process adding my own little details to the song that makes certain things stand out.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: If I can clean up vocals. Yes I take out any unwanted noises and add whatever effects you would like.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Im a dj.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What type of tone are you going for. Do you want hard hitting sub bass and kicks. Do you want anything special done to the vocals.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be specific on what you want the end product to sound.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I went to school for audio engineering/ recording arts to perfect my craft. I’ve always produced beats but I’ve been mixing/mastering for about a year now
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Slow heavy bass simple southern style.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Sauce Walka I like his style of music southern heavy trap . Bad bunny his Creativity is inspiring.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Not to overthink your project most of the time there’s no need to add effects it takes away from the organic feel of the song.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Engineering Mixing/mastering
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Attention to detail. Making the song/project have a certain tone to it. Adding reverb to give it a certain feel. Cleaning up vocals. Compressing instruments layering them so they won’t be on top of each other and instead flows.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depends on what the project is.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Have my own studio room acoustically treated. Own a decent Condenser Microphone/ dynamic microphone upgrading once I have more demand for vocal recording. Own a analog 6 channel mixer. Own 2 studio monitors for mixing. Own a imac with pro-tools/logic pro x.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I would say Rick Rubin/ Dre / Kanye West / Dj Screw
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I would say engineering aspect of music production. Like utilizing reverbs/delays/fades/compression/automation/ pan Layering instruments and vocals where they don’t sound over each other