East Africa based producer
Music production; I offer beat leases and personalized beats as well as exclusives. Specialize on hip hop soul sounds with a little trap bounce.
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Interview with peteBeats
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A beat tape EP with 3 other producers from Nairobi and Qatar.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital ; haven't messed with analog much.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To inspire artists.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I'm in control.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Music production is oversaturated
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Emotional, hip hop style ; Grew up listening to a lot of jazz and alternative music, so my style has a few genres incorporated to it.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Wiz Khalifa, I think our styles go well together and it would just be an honor to work with Wiz.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Turning an idea in to a sound, then into a whole beat. Quickly.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Usually get a sound in my mind then I get straight to work; Start out with melodies and the bassline. Then as I progress add the drums.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Pretty basic, Krk rokit g4, for my cpu I'm using a Dell Inspiron 3135, Benq monitor, Behringer soundcard(Um2); Still in the process of acquiring a few more equipment.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Wiz Khalifa as an artist, from the beat selection to what he raps about. Another artist would be Curren$y, completely motivational from his sound to his character A producer who inspires me is sledgren, the sounds he creates are truly a masterpiece
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: PFx ; This was one of my first projects that I took serious and really took my time with, so it was a good feeling seeing it come together the way it did. I was the producer of the tape.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: 300 south
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What do you look for in a beat in general? ; is it the production/ sound selection etc
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be genuine
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My speakers, Laptop, Soundcard, Monitor, Piano
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Used to make graphics at my friends studio and one day he just told me to try out Fruity Loops, 6 years later its become my daily passion
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Consistency; learn everyday and never stop working
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop, Trap Soul
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Music production as well as mixing