HipxGawd

Artist, Engineer, & Producer.

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I am a passionate recording artist, engineer, producer & song writer who has been dedicating my years to elevating the culture of music, sound, production & versatility of hip hop, latin rap/trap & afro beat being of Puerto Rican/ Nigerian Descent.

I am Recording artist, audio engineer, producer, & owner of portable recording studio.

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Interview with HipxGawd

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

  2. A: A Project I am proud is my records Amor'O & I'm be okay out now Streaming on platforms world wide it is now on 9 playlist and has been solidifying my name as a writer, artist, audio engineer, & Producer.

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

  4. A: An Hip Hop EP, An Afrobeat EP and Selling and promoting my beats on Beatstars and social media.

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

  6. A: I'm new so not yet but sure i will soon.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both because analog is the pure form of clean sound processing & also digital because it allows you to have "analog" equipment in visual form without taking up space and running up the electricity bill. LOL!

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

  10. A: I make no promises. I simply tell I will use my experience of audio engineering and production to get the most clearest and industry sounding product I can get done for them.

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

  12. A: I get to do what I love while facing new challenges and completing them above client expectations and even of my own.

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

  14. A: My Pricing, my turnaround time & process.

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

  16. A: From appearance that I am one dimensional. maybe?..

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

  18. A: what is there vision for there creative product.

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

  20. A: One advice I would give an customer is to ask as much questions as necessary & also to give as much meticulous detail as possible to have the best outcome for there production to be as industry polished as possible.

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

  22. A: My Mac, My interface, my mic, kaotica eye ball & and litmitless amount of power source.

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

  24. A: I've been pursing and working this career on and off for about 22 years in total. so since 11 years old and I am now 33 years of age.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Extremely versatile being tri-lingual and of two different cultures being Puerto Rican & Nigerian. and my years of interest in genre's such UK grime, Afro beat, salsa & batchata for example

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

  28. A: THE ENTIRE INDUSTY. Soley because working with any and everyone of these successful artist allows me to pusht the bounds of my creativity and I can learn something from everyone involved in the process.

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

  30. A: less is more allowing for breathing room on your track and too much effects will display your raw creativity on a industry level.

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

  32. A: I do hip hop, rap, r&b, soul, boom bap, trap, afro beat, afro drill, drill, latin trap, latin R&B, & Reggaeton

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Writing, recording, mixing, mastering & arrangement of song structure.

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

  36. A: A Level of creativity & veteran experience in not sounding like anyone else in the industy.

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

  38. A: I begin every session with meditation. I then follow up with production on a beat. after that I then finish the beat to my preference mix, master it then bounce for recording. I then open up my Pro tools and begin to set my recording template. I continue by import what I need and begin to write my song from beginning to end. once i feel it's done, I then begin to record and proceed as follows. I mix, master then import it for playback an quality assurance. and in conclusion I then create the song cover art and upload it for release and distrubiton. y ya se termino. (and Now its fully done.)

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Studio Set up as follows: AKG perception 420 Microphone Focusrite 2I2 audio interface M audio bx3 graphite studio monitors 2013 Mac book pro i5 core processor with a 1tb SSD & 10 gb of ram. Akai Professional MPK mini black on black limited edition midi keyboard. Kaotica eyeball sound proofer. I run Protools as my Recording, mixing & mastering DAW. I run FL Studio 20 64 bit as my Production DAW. And last but not least love, passion & dedication.

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

  42. A: On the engineering aspect it would be Top Dawg Ent Engineer MixbyAli on the production side it would be: theMIND from chicago, Russ, Vdon, & Timbaland.

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

  44. A: I recorded, mix, master, & produce records for clients.

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Recording Hours: 3 hour minimum with half of session price being a deposit to lock down your time slot. Mixing: Contact for pricing. Mastering: Contact for pricing.

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  • J. Cole
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • DaVido
Gear Highlights
  • Akg perception 420 microphone
  • Focusrite 2i2 audio interface
  • Kaotica eyeball
  • mac book pro 2013 custom
  • Protools
  • Fl studio 20
  • & M-audio studio monitors.
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