Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
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.
What are you working on at the moment?
Personal Projects and Projects with local friends.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Why not both? Can't we enjoy the best of both worlds?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I can only promise my best and hope you'll be please with my work. Nothing and no one is perfect.
What do you like most about your job?
I like how music brings people together and they share the feelings through those expressions.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
What can you do for me and how soon? I reply anything within my power. lol
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
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.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
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.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
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.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
An acoustic guitar, an Alto Saxophone, a Grand Piano, a Solar Panel, and a recorder with a lot of memory.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
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.
How would you describe your style?
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.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
There are actually so many. Some from my past and even some who are around today.
Can you share one music production tip?
Yes, Perfection is overrated. Sometimes what makes a song great is what really was a mistake.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip-Hop, R&B, EDM, and Pop. Need less to say I do branch out more from time to time.
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skills are my engineering as I'm also very keen to technology.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring my own ideas of fusion or experimentation to a song. I try give songs a little more "ear candy".
What's your typical work process?
I varies from project to project but first I like to clean up the arrange area and then dig deep into every track.
Tell us about your studio setup.
LogicPro X, ProTools 11/12, Mbox Mini 2, KRK Rokit 8 Studio Monitors, M-Audio 49+ midi Keyboard, MXL67G condenser mic
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Timberland, Dr. Dre, David Guetta, India Arie, Erykah Badu, James Brown, Ray Charles, Mary J. Blige and more.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Produce, Mix, Master, Arrange, and Engineer.