Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I love all my projects. A project is like a relationship.
What are you working on at the moment?
Female Rock band.
Analog or digital and why?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
You'll grow, we both will.
What do you like most about your job?
Never the same twice.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How long will it take? You'll know when we're done.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it's easy.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
The music will tell me everything.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Only go with what feels right.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Guitar, Bass, Piano, Cello and Drums.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
25 years. Went to Berklee College of Music to become Pro.
How would you describe your style?
Melodic. True to origin.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Nuno Bettencourt. A true inspiration.
Can you share one music production tip?
Be open to try anything.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Pop all the way to Metal.
What's your strongest skill?
I'm a musician first, Producer second.
What do you bring to a song?
Creativity. Help the artist get to the destination of desired sound.
What's your typical work process?
Measure twice, cut once.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Pro Tools, Logic, Waves.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Anything that's done top quality and with a passion for the musical style.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Songs from the ground up or re-record existing demos.