What are you working on at the moment?
A folk track called ' beautiful madness' on ukulele and simple drums.
Analog or digital and why?
Both. Analog for warmth and depth of range. Digital for creative landscaping.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Won't stop til I get it right.
What do you like most about your job?
Very passionate and creative.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
What's your day job?
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is your dream sound?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I am an intuitive, creative, very musical musican.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A retractable hook for grabbing fruit. Small boat & fishing rod. Some good books, pencil and drawing pad.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
On and off for 15 years.
How would you describe your style?
Soulful and passionate.
Can you share one music production tip?
To perform with passion.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Soul and folk rock.
What's your strongest skill?
Emotive vocals. Passion and power.
What do you bring to a song?
Soul man. So much soul!
What's your typical work process?
Lay down a guide track then guitar and rhythm, then vocals and production, compression etc.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Small simple recording interface with dynamic mic.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Etta James, Elvis, all the good old rich toned smokey soul sisters and brothers, Charley Parker, miles Davis, Gene Krupa, right through to Jeff Buckley, Bruce Springsteen....
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Lead performance vocals and session vocals.