I am a producer, sound engineer and performing artist. Music is my life, what is there else to say?
I can do a lot, but let's stick to the essentials:
- My main area of expertise is electronic music. That covers everything from modern pop to EDM. My favorite genres are downtempo, trip-hop, deep-house and everything that features lush jazzy and rhythmical sound, but I'm no stranger to techno, ambient or synthwave
- I produce. That means I can work on your song and bring it from "demo" to full-blown release-ready track
- I can write music for you, if that's something you're after
- I can mix and master your recordings
- I am particularly good at creatively remixing songs. I.e. I can take your song and make a totally new version of it, that stands on its own enough to be qualified as a new song, rather than just a remix
- I can help you with your production/mixing/sound design struggles. I've been tutoring and coaching music production for several years now
- I can help you to prepare your electronic productions for live performance. i.e choose gear/software, organize/optimize/produce the "live" versions of the recorded songs. I have experience with performing electronic music in every possible style from fully hardware-based setup, to live looping, to hybrid, to laptop-and-controllers; and genre range varying from hard electro, to techno, through deep-house to pop and finally ambient improvisation.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
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Interview with Bes E.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I'm a practical being, I'd take food, tools and other survival stuff. What good a synthesizer would do on a desert island without electricity when your primary concern is not to starve or become somebody else's lunch?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Who am I to judge really? But I think it's first of all taste, secondly experience and thirdly open-mindedness and readiness to experiment. And I'm a tech nerd and brainy geek, if that counts. Oh yes, I'm generally known as a nice guy, I think that's important
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That it's not a job
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: It depends on the person I'm talking to. Everybody is different and it's important to remember it and not treat everyone the same way.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Talk to a person at first and see if you are on the same page
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Career-shmareer. I'm just having fun doing what I love. I've been doing this (whatever this is) for somewhat about two decades I guess. Professionally (making my living off of it) I think about a decade. I started as a musician playing in rock bands. Almost right away from the start I got into production, started recording my band's music at home and helping other fellow musicians with their recording struggles. Later I worked at a studio as their in-house sound-engineer. I worked for a while as a live sound guy but that wasn't my cup of tea. Then I shifted to free-lance (production and mixing and occasionally tutoring). And I am a touring recording artist, my band releases albums, singles, videos, tours and plays festivals. Kinda living a dream, huh?
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I wear skinny jeans and a trench-coat. But I fail to see how it's related. Ok, just kidding. Or not?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'm not telling that! If they ever read it here it'll be super awkward!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't rely on technology too much, the more one can do/play using minimal aid of technological enforcement the further one will advance when actually using the technology. Does it make sense?
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Primarily something that comes from electronica. But I have worked a lot with live music, recording jazz and classical live concerts, I've worked and keep working with rock bands, mixing songs with live guitars and drums.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I always try to bring only what the song needs. The key is to stay objective and not let your ego dictate.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I turn on my computer, keyboard, audio interface and speakers and start working. Oh yes, I drink some tea sometimes
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Does it really matter? I buy new toys now and then, then I sell them. It's not the gear that makes music
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Ever changing list of musicians of various genres. Portishead, Bjork, James Blake, Sevdaliza, Moderat, Ry X, Daughter, Tamino, Burial, Emika, Tricky to name a few
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Production, Mixing, Remixing