Creative Control

recording & master studio

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I'm a long time live and studio sound engineer, live i've worked with among others ; Grace Jones, LA Style,Rose Royce,Nina Simone,Morgan Heritage.King Bee. My studio has been build and designed as a high end tracking and mix fascillity , later i've added a masterstudio with an analog and digital signal flow.

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Interview with Creative Control

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

  2. A: a cd that hasn't been released yet and no title available. Tracking, mixing, mastering

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

  4. A: various

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

  6. A: not yet

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both because both have their plusses and minusses

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

  10. A: That we both going to be happy with the result

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

  12. A: everything to do with music

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

  14. A: Does it need to cost this much , can't we do it for less? sometimes yes , sometimes no

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

  16. A: that anybody with a laptop can do it

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

  18. A: Depends on the Client

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

  20. A: Make sure you both have a click

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

  22. A: Laptop,Digico S21,U 87,Avalon 737 and Avalon 747

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

  24. A: 32 years , started out as a live sound engineer and it just grew

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

  26. A: Terri Nunn , her voice is something else

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

  28. A: never to do things with an unrealistic deadline

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

  30. A: all kinds however no R&B

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: my ears

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

  34. A: that depends on the artist

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

  36. A: i start out by listening and expreimenting with mic's and preamp's and getting a feel for the recording and mixing path to follow.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: i can record a 48 channel band at once. for wich i have all mic's and extra preamp's so i can select what is best for the sound. For mixing i have all kinds of outboard available and the desk is fully automated .

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

  40. A: Pink Floyd

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

  42. A: tracking and mixing

Gear Highlights
  • Otari
  • Focusrite
  • Avalon
  • neumann
  • Spl
  • SSL
  • Amek
  • Lexicon
  • Yamaha
  • Eventide
  • Urei
  • Groove tubes.
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