If you don't love it, you don't pay a dime... that simple!
Over the past 10 years I’ve produced over 300 instrumentals for multimedia projects, independent film, online advertisements, radio commercials, and reality tv shows including MTV2's Guy Code, ABC's Good Game, Bravo TV’s Real Housewives, and more.
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Jerome is a very thorough, trustworthy, hard working individual. Anyone deciding to collaborate with him will not be disappointed.
Very professional! This guy is easy to get along with, and produces great work. You will not catch me using anybody else!
Jerome is very professional and will take your music to the next level with his skills. He is a genius when it comes the music. Keep up the good work!!
Innovative and fresh with ideas and perspective. Professional and hardworking. Always a great experience.
Jerome isn’t a one trick pony. His experience in different genres of music shows in his ability to create a mix exactly to your needs.
Professional with a fresh vision. Take your game to the next level with this musical leader.
Interview with Mandid Music
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I produced a 20 song project for a music publisher which has lead to several dozen TV placements.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: As a producer, I'm always working on instrumental music for sync licensing.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: William Bowser @ Quality Touch is a world-class mix engineer!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital emulations of analog gear because of the flexibility and sonic likeness to the actual gear.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: The music I create for you will be supportive of the project with as much or as little dynamic engagement you require.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The early opportunity to see/hear the creative work someone is about to share with the world.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Are there any discounts for multiple songs? Yes, I offer a standard 20% discount to repeat customers and multi-song projects.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I know all of the final projects my music is used in. Most of the time, I'm not actually working with picture/video for production clues.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are the mediums your project will be distributed through? Do you need alternate versions of the music?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Try to have a clear vision for your music before we start. Musical references go a long way in minimizing revisions.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: HP Laptop, Maschine Studio, Focusrite USB Interface, VSX headphones, and an usb powered hard drive.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I got started in 2009 as a small town rapper with little resources. Around 2013, I began focusing solely on instrumental music and sync licensing.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'm heavily influenced by Southern Hip-Hop, EDM, and Lofi music.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: The Rza is my all-time favorite producer. I really loved the era when he began composing for film.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Every song has to have a focus. Once that's decided, everything else should support it.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: A lot of Hip-Hop/R&B, Electronic, and Pop.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I'm a people person, so relationships are important for me to develop and preserve.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: 10 years of production experience and a bias towards subtle support.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: After you submit a job to me, I’ll respond with an anticipated delivery date according to my current workload and overall price, to include any current discounts. If the proposal is accepted, I’ll share my number, so we can talk more about the project.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I'm 100% digital. I use Maschine, Pro Tools, and Studio One DAWs. Slate Digital, iZotope, Softube, Waves, Native Instruments, and Melodyne makeup my plugin toolkit. My production/mixing room is acoustically treated with Primacoustic London kits.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Timbaland, Phillantrope, The Rza, Hans Zimmer.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I most often produce genre-specific background music for reality television supervisors and music publishers.