How do I begin...hmmm. Allow me to introduce myself am a music producer based in London. I love what I do. Bringing songs to life is my gift. My two greatest assets my ear for music and my vision to see your song finished and ready for the world. In addition, I do play multiple instrument and engineer too. Lets make MAGIC.
My services are music production, vocal production, mixing and mastering your song.
I do have an extensive background in music growing up in the church and directing choirs and bands over 10years of experience. I have been producing for over 10+years.
Here is how I work:
I will listen to your idea even if its a simple song with a loop from splice...lol
I will discuss in detail what your expectations are and vision for your song.
I will provide an idea for you to review.
If you like it or need changes we will do just that.
After you are happy with your song production. I will mixed for commercial release and have it mastered too.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
Interview with Davidspoils
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: 3 EP's for two new upcoming artist that are launching this summer. Check out Kateshia Marie on Spotify Watch out for Ellie Beyers (just finished her EP) and Ouraa (she is on spotify already)
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will always deliver on time. I take this seriously no matter who am working with. The end product will blow your mind.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: GNGR EP. I produced about 5 out of 7 songs of the EP released this year. I think I worked over 10 months and created about two album worth of content for this artist. I really enjoyed the creative freedom she trusted me with. It was incredible to see the growth of working consistently for over 10 months with the same team on a project and growing together.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not right now. I am new to this platform.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. I think they both have pros and cons. Mixing them together is having the best of both worlds.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making people feel something. Love the reaction to a beat, melody, harmony event a sound or a lyric.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much do you charge David? Check my rates. Can you help me develop my loop idea of splice into a song.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it is easy...lol
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your vision for this song?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Have a solid song idea and trust the process.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Macbook pro. My SSD library UAD apollo 61 size midi controller My Sennheiser 600HD headphones.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Started in church and in school playing around with keyboards. I just spent a lot of time learning and researching and asking a lot of question if anyone would answer me. I have been at this over 10+ yrs.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Musical, fun, emotive and very detailed. Everything is part of the big picture nothing is out of place.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: H.E.R. This artist musicality and range is fascinating to me,
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Sure. Don't overthink your production it is meant to be fun. The technical stuff shouldn't get in your way but it should inform your decision not over take it.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Depends mostly RNB.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Communication and listening.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: My ears and then my musical abilities and experience.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I listen to the song idea and discuss with the client. If the song requires chord arrangement I put down the Ideas and discuss with client. I know most people I work with tend to work differently so I would ask alot of questions in our first session. I can do a zoom session and I will usually go away and develop the chords in full blown songs. I will request for feedback and revisions. I tend not to limit my revisions. I would normally end up doing about 5 revisions depending on the song requirements and artist.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work in multiple DAWs. I mainly work currently in Logic Pro X and Reason. I have expertise in Protools and Cubase as well. I have two setups one in professional studio in Wembley London at RDSMUSIC. We run RME interface, Nuemman Mic u87, PolusoMIc, Telefunken Mic, UA Pre Amp, Mackie HD speakers, Focal, Bus Comps, Focustrite ISA's etc At home I run - Saffire pro, Macbook pro, acoustically treated room, KRK8.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Fred Hammond ,Stevie Wonder, Micheal Jackson, H.E.R, Charlie Puth, P.Diddy, Dr. Dre, Don Jazzy, Sarz, Dave Pensado, Mike White, George Duke, Chick Chorea, Herbie Hancock, Johnny Cash, Beyonce, Fela, Ebenezder Obey, Sunny Ade, KWAM1, Rapheal Ade Ayodele, D'Miles, Araon Lindsey, RKelly, Kirk Franklin, Sampl, Harmony Samuels to name a few.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I produce and record main Rnb , pop, afrobeat genre for my clients. I also mix and master for my clients.