Cooda

EDM Production

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Hi there, I'm Brad and I specialize in Electronic Dance Music Production.

I focus on sound design, mixing, production and keys. I am great at giving each track exactly what it needs and not over doing it. I also love to try multiple techniques to make sure I'm getting the perfect execution.

I have been working tirelessly on electronic music production for the past 6 years. I surround myself with like minded people which has helped me become the producer I am today. I have gotten support from big names like Tommy Trash and Ghastly.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Cooda

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I am Cooda. My music has been supported by Tommy Trash at EDC20, Ghastly at Hard Summer and many other Djs around the world at festivals, clubs and venues.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: soundcloud.com/coodacooda

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital...so I can be mobile!

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: That I will deliver clean quality mixes, masters and sounds. I focus on customer satisfaction and I am an all around chill guy.

  9. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  10. A: That I get to make music for a living.

  11. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  12. A: That all EDM producers just push buttons and use vsts/presets to make their stuff sound good.

  13. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  14. A: What is it exactly they want from me and how much freedom do I have to do it the way I want.

  15. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  16. A: Make sure who you hire is what you're looking for. If their strong point is keys don't hire them for mixing.

  17. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  18. A: Laptop, Audio Techinca ATH-M50 Prophet 12 API 2500

  19. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  20. A: I've been producing for over 6 years. I went to Icon Collective in 2013 for electronic music production. There I learned in and out of class by immersing myself in a producer environment. This has given me a critical boost in my skills and I've continued to stay in this enviorment since then.

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: Analytical. I love to try multiple techniques to figure out which is the best to apply.

  23. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  24. A: Skrillex, he is revolutionary and I've heard his writting process is very artistic. I tend to be analytical at times so I believe it would help my writing.

  25. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  26. A: Sound choice is key.

  27. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  28. A: Electronic Music.

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Mixing. Sound Design. Arangment. Production

  31. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  32. A: I bring expertise in sound design, mixing and arangment. A lot of my friends will ask me for help on their mixes. I have a good ear for what is NEEDED. I do not like to over mix sounds. I focus on picking the correct sounds first, mixing as I go, finishing the idea and then arranging.

  33. Q: What's your typical work process?

  34. A: I prepare with samples and presets. The preparation lets me work as quickly as possible. When producing I usually start with drums to get an idea going as I usually make electronic music the groove is important. From there I try to finish an idea as quick as possible. I avoid mixing anything major till once the idea more polished. I then work on arrangement of that idea and mixing as I go. I finish with a nice mix down which shouldn't take too long since the idea's should have the proper sound choice for each sound to fit together. Then a master session.

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: I have two: First set up: 1 pair of Rokit 5s Second set up: 2 8 inch Genelec Monitors, 2 Rokit 10 inch monitors professional studio used for mixing as well as a vocal booth and professional microphones. Headphones: Audio Techinca ATH-M50 I use Ableton 9

  37. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  38. A: Skrillex Zomboy Flux Pavillion Tiesto KSHMR

  39. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  40. A: Electronic dance music. I am skilled and trained in mixing, mastering, producing, sound designing and arranging EDM.

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Two revisions for mixing and mastering. Everything else I am open to negotiations.

Gear Highlights
  • Genelec Monitors
  • Apollo Twin Interface
  • Rokit 5s
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