Basil “B.Sharpe” Barker Jr.

Music Prod. / Mix & Master

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Basil “B.Sharpe” Barker Jr. on SoundBetter

I Am A Self Taught Engineer/Prod. Who’s Produced For 17 Years... I Know What Artists Need To Sonically Match Their Artistry.

I Specialize In Giving DIY Rappers & Singer-Songwriters Instrumentals And Mixing With The “Industry Polish” I Also Do Custom Instrumentals For Scoring / A cappella.

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    I listen to BSharpe alone; feeling sesexy.
    And its always fun to see my girlfriends get hype to the lyrics!

Interview with Basil “B.Sharpe” Barker Jr.

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

  2. A: You Got it by Brandon Yancey. I was the producer and Engineer

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

  4. A: My own album, working with new artists

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

  6. A: Anaya Parker, Brandon Yancey

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: analog, theres a warmth that can't be matched

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

  10. A: That I will treat your art with respect

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

  12. A: Seeing a client genuinely happy with the complete project and it being release in whatever way they plan on using it.

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

  14. A: Can you produce AND engineer me? YES? I can! it also creates an intimate experience with the project that I love.

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

  16. A: That just because it seems effortless, that it's easy . There's a lot of love and patience in what engineers and producers do.

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

  18. A: how long they have been in music? what are their inspirations and expectations?

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

  20. A: Be vulnerable, I know what things are like from an artists perspective, and I will do everything possible to empower my clients to get the sound they deserve

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

  22. A: MAC, Speakers, Midi, interface

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

  24. A: I've always wanted to do music, I went to a performing arts hs for Choir. I've been singing since I was about 4

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: A blend of traditional rnb, Caribbean influences and alternative elements.

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

  28. A: Pharell, he has a work flow that is beyond everyone else

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

  30. A: Be intentional about the song, it goes a long way to think twice, maybe even three times about the sound being created

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

  32. A: Hip Hop, Rnb, Pop, Afrobeats

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Being able to identify the opportunity to make a song magic

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

  36. A: I bring 17 years of musical expertise, classical music training.

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

  38. A: Review the track establish key and time of song and let the vibe move me.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Logic Pro, iMac, Waves Platinum bundle

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

  42. A: My biggest musical inspirations are Pharell Williams, Donnie Hathaway, Kanye, Timbaland, Musiq Soulchild

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

  44. A: I create production from scratch and also post production that hugs existing a capellas. I also mix vocals, and at times if necessary, I contribute to vocals.


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GenresSounds Like
  • Timbaland
  • OvO
  • Pharrell Williams
Gear Highlights
  • Logic
  • WAVES Bundle
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