Music Producer

Mark on SoundBetter

I am a music producer from South Africa and have collaborated with artists in the Rock, Country, Indie, EDM, Trap, Hip Hop, R&B and Jazz field. My clients stem from Washington, Canada, Nairobi as well as my own South Africa

Bachelor of Music
3 Years Music Industry Experience
Pianist, Vocalist, Guitarist, Drummer,
Mixing, Mastering,Recording engineer.

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Interview with Mark

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

  2. A: I worked on a project with FNB, it was long and tedious but it came out as a great LOFI track.

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

  4. A: A yoga meditation library

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Emma Parlabean, she's cool

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog always, but digital is easier for quick projects

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

  10. A: That I will inspire you to take your music one step further

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

  12. A: The creativity and endless decision making.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Can you charge a cheaper fee? I can, are you happy having a less decent project?

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

  16. A: That it's easy and anyone can do it. It's true, but not everyone can take your music somewhere. Not everyone is Great. Most are just average

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

  18. A: What's your style What do you want out of this How much work are you willing to put in How much work have you done previously Who have you worked with

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

  20. A: always ask other professionals. The average person can't always hear the difference in quality, but we certainly can.

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

  22. A: midi computer with daw/cubase usb cable xlr to rca converter cable speaker

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

  24. A: Music, I have been earning an income from the music industry for 3 years now.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: like a chameleon, constantly changing.

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

  28. A: Bruce Springstein. He is such a story teller

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

  30. A: Keep trying, even if it sounds shit, don't give up. Or give up for a month or even year, but then go back to it.

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

  32. A: All types, from EDM and indie to hard rock and R&B. I have a degree in Jazz but majored in pop composition at the end of my varsity years but i studied classival music for 10 years and have been involved in Rock Groups since I was 13.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Songwriting

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

  36. A: energy, originality, beauty, years of experience

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

  38. A: Produce, light mix(10-24 hours), redo with a full mix, starting with percussion, adding in the background instruments as layers, vocals. add in fx, adjust mix, master.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Pre-Sonus everything, steinberg inerface, full studio, sound proof recording booth and mixing room, Cubase, drum set, bass, electric guitar, keyboard.

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

  42. A: Bruce Springstein, Bonjovi, Max Martin, Nathan Chapman, Nickelback, Ian Kirkpatrick

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

  44. A: Music production, mixing, mastering and recording


GenresSounds Like
  • Migos
  • Nickelback
  • Ariana Grande
Gear Highlights
  • Pre-sonus everything
  • and a full studio
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