Music Producer and multi instrumentalist
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Interview with Mihail Ilinov
What are you working on at the moment?
1 progressive rock album on band I'm playing keyboards 1 debut EP and several singles and covers coming and going all the time
Analog or digital and why?
Mostly digital, well series of reasons
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
We will do YOUR best
What do you like most about your job?
End result and the artists and listeners emotional response when the hear a piece for the first time
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Most frequently the ask about the time schedule and planing their projects second one is the money question. Both question are answered right away based on our shedule and our common pay rates
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Maybe that we just record artists performance and that's all
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Come prepared and with passion, we are going to help you for the rest
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Acoustic piano Laptop with DAW Mobile ISP One mic
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Making music in different spheres from 8 years, along with that I've been working in web programming and software development as a CTO in local company. Now working mostly in the studio: recording and producing several lcoal artists and producing their debut singles and albums
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I'd love to work with a lot world class musicians. Harsh example could be 21 Pilots, Muse or Pain of Salvation - all bands are genius and not comparable in their musician ship and stylistics .
Can you share one music production tip?
Always make good comping of vocals and instrumental takes before starting post production of any kind.
What type of music do you usually work on?
pop rock, indie rock, progresive rock, progressive metal
What's your strongest skill?
Composing, arranging and using EQ and compressors ;)
What do you bring to a song?
We always try to come up with tone and atmosphere of the song. Powering up the main message of the musicial composition
What's your typical work process?
We are producing local artists as our own materials. At the moment I work with two very talented young but experienced audio engineers Ivan Nikolov and Constantine Gentchev. So you we are very stable and versatile team of audio lovers and musicians.
Tell us about your studio setup.
My studio is located in Sofia, Bulgaria and opened 18 November 2015 It's classically two rooms based and we are tracking acoustics instruments very well. You can check more info and photos on our website: http://mig7studio.com/
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
All of the really polished and all of the music in which you can hear and feel the emotional and mental process that went into the production. Along with that few of my personal inspirations are Muse, One republic and a lot of genius musicians/producers i really like and admire jack of all trades.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Recording / Producing / Performing