Let's get together to make some dope music. I write, sing and make beats. Typically make urban music; dembow, pop, R&B, trap, etc.
I've had several years of song making and I'd love to get together to meet some talent musicians who are down to get together and create something of value.
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Interview with Rafael Rodrigues
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My rapper friend released a rap album, I produced 8 of the tracks and it went #1 in a few radio charts in Canada. That put a huge smile on my face.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Always making beats, writing songs and releasing my own stuff. Just Released a single
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I'm new here, so not familiar with anybody just yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I have 3,000 presets on my laptop, bru. It's all modeled after analog gear. Meaning I have a Jun-60 without having to log it around
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I'm dedicated to what I do
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: It's the water I drink, the food I eat and the bed I lay in. There's nothing else I'd rather do than make music.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "Can I have input in how the beat turns out?" "Yes, of course"
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That my mom thinks it's waste of time... but I'll show her, dang it!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Please just don't waste my time... ?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Just reach out. I'm a friendly guy and a good relationship, to me, is more important than money.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Because this island has outlets on the palm trees, I'd bring my 1. PC, 2. keyboard 3. Paper 4. Pencil 5. An iPod with 45 terabytes of all types of music from the globe to keep me inspired.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been doing this for about 10 years. Playing piano, guitar, singing and making beats.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Versatile, enthusiastic and unwilling to rely on cliches to make a track. I pride myself in standing out and being me.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Kanye, Weeknd, Drake, Frank Ocean. Because I grew up listening to these guys and they've influenced the sound of my music.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Keep it simple and leave room for the vocalist to add his/her personality to the track. Producer shouldn't steal the shine.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I typically make R&B, Trap, Soul, Pop, Reggaeton/Dembow and also lofi.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Beatmaking is my strongest skill.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I am a lyricist, composer, producer and beatmaker. I have several years of experience and lots of experience to draw from.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: You can tell me the vision of what you'd like to me to create and I can easily get it done. We can also do it through a Video Chat or in person if it is safe to do so.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use Fruity Loops 20 to make my tracks. I have use a Rode NT1 to record my vocals. I have a Yamaha Keyboard and Les Paul Guitar. Also an extensive list of plugins where I can draw exciting sounds from.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Weeknd, Drake, Bruno Mars, PartyNextDoor, Ariana Grande, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Frank Ocean and many more
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I have written lyrics and composed for collaborators/clients.