I've been working in the music world for around 5+ years and recently graduated from the Lexington School Of Recording Arts in 2021 with a degree in Audio Engineering (Mixing and Mastering). Most of my work has been local or for my own music project, but I would love to branch out and meet lots of new faces.
Sound Engineering, Mastering, Mixing, I can get it done. Anything I can do to help bring your music to life at a professional level, I can help you get there!
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Interview with Lakyne
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I worked on a local band's first EP which I engineered and mastered fully. This was the first big project I ever worked on.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am currently working on my first album set to release sometime in 2022.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Leon, I recently worked with him on one of my own projects. Amazing work there.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: They both have their advantages, why not both?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to deliver a professional sounding Mix/Master.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love how I can express my art form in many different ways other than just Singing and playing Guitar.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: The biggest question I get is whether I can make the sound big.... Why yes I can.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That Mastering is Mixing and Mixing is Mastering.. I know confusing right. *Wink*
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your vision and what do you want to get out of the Mix or Master.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: My biggest advice would to come prepared and know the vision you are looking for in a project. Although I can also help when it comes to creating a certain vision.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: I would bring my Microphone, My guitar, my Laptop, a Hat and a big case of Pepsi... My absolute favorite drink.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: As a young kid in 2010, I started as a singer, then through the years I perfected my art and decided to learn mixing and mastering. From there I enrolled in school for Audio Engineering while wherein 2021 I graduated with a big fancy degree and started to work on my professional singing career.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is very Modern and Poppy although I do bring a lot of vintage to the table at times.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: My top two artists would be Lauv and Jeremy Zucker.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: My biggest tip is to treat everything like it's the final production. I would rather perfect a project right from the start than put it off right until the very end.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually tend to work in Pop/Indie Pop.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ear and skill as a musician. I have been a Singer/Songwriter for 10+ years and know what to listen for in a Mix/Master.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a fuller, more professional sound to any project I'm working on.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: My work process is simple! I have my client usually give me all the details of what they want to be done for the Mix or Master, then translate that vision to the project.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My home studio consists of my IBUYPOWER PC, 2020 MacBook Pro with FL Studio and Pro Tools, Sennheiser HD 600 Open-back Audiophiles, Yamaha HS5 5 Inch Powered Studio Monitor's, Roland V-Drums Acoustic Design VAD706PW, Fender Telecaster, and my trusty Shure SM7B
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I am most inspired by Lauv and Jeremy Zucker. Their sound is just incredible!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.