DJ Mutu

Producer/Beat Maker/Ghost Prod

DJ Mutu on SoundBetter

Afrobeat & Dancehall Producer/Beatmaker Based In South Africa.My Sound Is A Hybrid Of African Rhythms & Modern Pop Melodies Heavily Inspired By Modern Afrobeat Style Of Wizkid,Burna Boy & Rema Among Others.I Make Very Creative & Compelling Instrumentals That Inspire Any Writer From Novice To Pro Level

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I Mainly Do Afrobeats, Afroswing & Dancehall Instrumentals & I Use FL Studio, Ableton & Logic Pro

Delivery Times Is 48 - 72 Hours & All Instrumentals Are Delivered As Stems/Trackouts.
If You Have Any Questions Let Me Know I Will Be Happy To Assist

Email Me Through The 'Contact' Button Above & I'll Get Back To You ASAP.

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Interview with DJ Mutu

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

  2. A: Lauren 'Elle B' Ball & Marco Vernice

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: 2 x M-Audio BX5 D3 1 x Audient ID3 Mk 2 1 x Akai MPK Mini Mk 3 1 x Audio Technica ATH M20 1 x Nektar Impact GX 49 Midi Keys 1 x Macbook 1 x PC FL Studio Ableton Logic Pro

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: A Hybrid Of Afrobeats,Dancehall & Pop Characterised By Groovy Drums,Soothing Melodies & A Couple Vocal Chops In There For Ambience

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

  8. A: Afrobeats,Afroswing & Dancehall

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: Digital Because Its Easily Accessible For All

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

  12. A: I Will Provide Quality Service,Pro Sounding Instrumentals & Timeless Music Overall

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

  14. A: I Like The Element Of Impacting People's Mood & Feeling Through Sound.It Makes Me Really Happy

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

  16. A: That Vocals Are More Important Than The Beat/Instrumental.Modern Music Heavily Relies On The Instrumental For Bounce & Rhythm And Vocals For Most Of The Melody Getting That Right Is Very Important For Making Hits & Influence The Whole Listeners Experience.Evidence Of This Concept Is Found In Afrobeats & Trap

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

  18. A: Who Is Your Audience? What Type Of Sound Are You Aiming For? What Is Your Budget? What Is The Proposed Deadline?

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

  20. A: My Service Is Quite Diverse So You Have To Narrow Down To Exactly What You Are Looking For & Provide Specifics Like BPM,Key & 2 References So I Can Provide You The Best Service

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

  22. A: My PC Audio Technica Headphones Audient ID4 MK 2 Interface Any Midi Keyboard My Mouse (Lol)

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

  24. A: Im A Graduate Student In Banking & In The Process Of Attaining My Degree I Started Venturing Into Music As A Party & Mix DJ At My University Around 2013.I Then Went Into Club DJing In 2015.I Always Had The Idea Of Being A DJ & A Music Producer So I First Taught Myself To DJ & Then Got Really Vested Into Music Production In 2019. All I Know & Do Is Basically Self Taught

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

  26. A: Burna Boy. Well Because He Is Very Versatile & Because His Vocal Texture Is Very Unique

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

  28. A: Quality Over Quantity

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Drums - I Make Some Really Groovy Drums Which Basically Are What Drives Most Of My Instrumentals

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

  32. A: I Bring The Bounce & Energy Plus Feeling Where Its Required.The Instrumentals I Make Depend Largely On What The Artist/Songs Needs.I Can Make The Instrumental Do Most Of The Work Or Make It Simple Allowing The Artist's Vocal To Shine

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

  34. A: I Am Flexible To Work In Any Direction But Usually An Artist Sends Me Their Ideas Of What Sound They Need & I Make Exactly That.If They Are Not Sure I Get Them To Send Me Links To Works They Like & We Draw Inspiration From That & Create New Music Under That Compass

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

  36. A: Sarz,Jae5,Kel-P,Killertunes,Krizbeatz,Juls,Ozedikus,P2J,Wizkid,Burna Boy,Davido,Maleek Berry,J Hus,Koffee,NSG,Kanye West,Dr Dre,Timbaland,Scott Storch,Mike Dean

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

  38. A: I Create The Instrumental/Beat Which Is The Soundscape For The Artist To Express Their Creativity & Tell Their Story


I was the Beatmaker in this production

Terms Of Service

I Encourage Clients To Provide References & Specify BPM & Key If Necessary. Turn Around Time Is Usually 1 - 3 Business Days Unless Notified Otherwise

Gear Highlights
  • M- Audio BX5 D3
  • Audient ID4 MK2
  • Audio Technica ATH M20x
  • Nektar Impact Series GX61
  • Macbook Pro
  • Windows PC
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