Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I've been working on some tracks where I've been doing the work all by my self that I'm really proud of. It's sometime hard to work on tracks by yourself since you can't get ideas from others people. But i prefer working with others.
What are you working on at the moment?
Im working on an EP with a Swedish pop band. Also I'm working on some EDM tracks
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
I hope that I will find people and make some new friends here since this is the first time I'm visiting SoundBetter.
Analog or digital and why?
Im working mostly digital since i love having all the tools in the box.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise that we will work on a track, mix or master until you are happy.
What do you like most about your job?
To work with people from around the world and share fantastic ideas.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Customer- "I would like a track that is in this genre (With a youtube link to that song)"
Me- "I'll get to work instantly, add me on Facebook for easier communication"
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
The biggest misconception is when people asks for free instrumentals, mixes and mastering. Since the music is paying my bills, i can't afford to work for free.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
"What kind of sound are you after?" "What other songs have this kind of style that you are after?" "Whats your deadline?"
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be clear about what you want and what you are looking for when hiring. Make a list with ideas you have and reference to other songs you like. Make it easy for the person you're hiring to understand in with direction you want to go with your music.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A nice pair of headphones, a Macbook pro, Native Instruments Maschine, a midi keyboard and a nice chair.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've in this business for 5 years (Working around 6-7 hours a day). Right now I'm going to music school were we are studying Music production, Choir, Music theory, Ensemble and instruments.
How would you describe your style?
Groovy, emotional and modern.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would love to work with Beyoncé or Rihanna since they seem to make every song fantastic.
Can you share one music production tip?
GET GOOD SAMPLES! It's really important to get samples that are clear and well made.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I usually work with Hip-hop, Trap and Pop. But sometimes there is a bluesband blasting some nice blues licks in my studio too. I really appreciate and works all kinds of genres.
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill is Songwriting and production. But my absolute strongest skill is these two skills combined with my mixing and mastering techniques.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring a unique but still modern sound. I have a lot of ideas regarding productions and I will bring a clear, punchy and loud mix and master.
What's your typical work process?
My typical process is Production -> Mixing -> Mastering -> Distribution and Promotion.
When working on productions I'll often start with a nice chord progression then I'll go from there.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Im working in a large room with good acoustic treatment, listening through my Focal Alpha 80s. My audio is being processed in Logic Pro X through my Macbook pro 15' with lots of professional plug-ins such as Waves, Izotope and Melodyne. My interface is a beautiful RME babyface. As production tools I use a Novation Launchkey 61 and NI Maschine MK1.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I'm really inspired by all the modern music producers and sound engineers (the older ones too of course).
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I mostly produce beats and instrumentals for artists and write songs. But it's just as common for me to handle the mixing and mastering of other artists songs.