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.
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Interview with DJ Mutu
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Lauren 'Elle B' Ball & Marco Vernice
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
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
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: A Hybrid Of Afrobeats,Dancehall & Pop Characterised By Groovy Drums,Soothing Melodies & A Couple Vocal Chops In There For Ambience
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Afrobeats,Afroswing & Dancehall
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital Because Its Easily Accessible For All
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I Will Provide Quality Service,Pro Sounding Instrumentals & Timeless Music Overall
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I Like The Element Of Impacting People's Mood & Feeling Through Sound.It Makes Me Really Happy
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
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
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Who Is Your Audience? What Type Of Sound Are You Aiming For? What Is Your Budget? What Is The Proposed Deadline?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
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
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My PC Audio Technica Headphones Audient ID4 MK 2 Interface Any Midi Keyboard My Mouse (Lol)
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
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
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Burna Boy. Well Because He Is Very Versatile & Because His Vocal Texture Is Very Unique
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Quality Over Quantity
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Drums - I Make Some Really Groovy Drums Which Basically Are What Drives Most Of My Instrumentals
Q: What do you bring to a song?
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
Q: What's your typical work process?
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
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
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
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I Create The Instrumental/Beat Which Is The Soundscape For The Artist To Express Their Creativity & Tell Their Story