Hello, My name is Rashad "DJ Beui" Vereen. I'm a DJ, Singer/Songwriter, Producer, Audio Engineer, Tech-Head, Full Sail University Graduate and former Alto Saxophonist.
I offer reasonably priced audio engineering, mixing, mastering, and production services.
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Interview with Rashad "DJ-Beui" Vereen
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Better Days was a song completely written, recorded, and produced by myself. Its a great song with a piece of my life that I've shared with the world along with a positive message.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Personal Projects and Projects with local friends.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Why not both? Can't we enjoy the best of both worlds?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I can only promise my best and hope you'll be please with my work. Nothing and no one is perfect.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I like how music brings people together and they share the feelings through those expressions.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What can you do for me and how soon? I reply anything within my power. lol
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I do music for the money and fame. I really do it because I love it and if I can pay my bills doing it then I'm living the dream.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Be direct and specific and what you want and need. If you don't know then we can experiment until you feel it's what you like.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: You've chosen well to hire me. I'm open-minded, goal oriented, passionate, collaborative, and cost effective. Plus I don't like missing deadlines.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: An acoustic guitar, an Alto Saxophone, a Grand Piano, a Solar Panel, and a recorder with a lot of memory.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been in music ever since I was young. I started playing the alto saxophone when I was eleven. I first tried producing and writing when I was about 13. Over the years I have just been training to build up my skills.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I've always looked at the music I write as my own journal. Especially when its a song I've written for myself. I like my music to be expressive of the deepest emotions.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: There are actually so many. Some from my past and even some who are around today.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Yes, Perfection is overrated. Sometimes what makes a song great is what really was a mistake.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip-Hop, R&B, EDM, and Pop. Need less to say I do branch out more from time to time.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skills are my engineering as I'm also very keen to technology.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring my own ideas of fusion or experimentation to a song. I try give songs a little more "ear candy".
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I varies from project to project but first I like to clean up the arrange area and then dig deep into every track.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: LogicPro X, ProTools 11/12, Mbox Mini 2, KRK Rokit 8 Studio Monitors, M-Audio 49+ midi Keyboard, MXL67G condenser mic
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Timberland, Dr. Dre, David Guetta, India Arie, Erykah Badu, James Brown, Ray Charles, Mary J. Blige and more.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Produce, Mix, Master, Arrange, and Engineer.