Tom-Star

Producer,Rapper,Songwriter

Tom-Star on SoundBetter

Professional musical artist with 7 years experience. I make beats, write music, record, mix/master & producing. as a musician myself, I make Hip-Hop music. it all started as a hobby, I do music with full love and passion, I have been featured on blogs and been play listed on Stations.

I'm a rapper, Songwriter & Record Producer.
Born & raised in South Africa, North of Pretoria.

I Can Mix And Master Your music.
Additionall services:

Beat Making
SongWriting

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Interview with Tom-Star

  1. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  2. A: I don't even see it as a job, I mean I started loving music from 9 and started making it at 15 as a Hobby because I had nothing else to do and my love for music has been growing always and I didn't even know it's also a business because making Beats and music from my room i was just having fun.

  3. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  4. A: How did you learn all these music related skills. My answer is it all starts with love and passion and ask yourself why am I doing it.

  5. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  6. A: People think being a musician is just a hobby they think we need to have a job in order to pay bills, but what they got wrong is that it's not just a Hobby, we do it with real love and at the same time it's a business. people ask why aren't you looking for a job, but the problem is that i love music to a point where i really wanna do it all my life.

  7. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  8. A: Always know exactly what you want and from then, we can bring the sound from your head into your ears.

  9. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  10. A: The Next Star. It's my first official EP I released on the 20th of March, I did marketing strategies for myself organically and reached a milestone I haven't reached before. I produced, wrote, mixed and mastered my music

  11. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  12. A: A Trap Mixtape.

  13. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  14. A: No

  15. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  16. A: Digital. I cannot afford analog yet but I will definitely get there. I affirm it.

  17. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  18. A: Quality Work Reliable

  19. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  20. A: How do you want your mixing/mastering What do you want me to write about Tell me what you have in your mind

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Laptop, Interface, Microphone, Midi keyboard and a Pop filter

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: I have been exposed to music since I was a child and I started making it at the age of 15, i can almost say i know nothing but music, I now have over 6 years present on the industry.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Dark, Ambient, Trap

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Bebe Rexha, Bebe has that high note voice I love. I think we would make a killing Quavo, I like how Huncho Traps and delivers his vocals Travis Scott, we have almost similar vocal deliverance, the combination would definitely make a killing

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Always follow the sound that you hear within and bring it into reality, don't be afraid to do wrongs because you eventually learn from them. Experience is the best teacher.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Hip-Hop, Trap and R&B

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Listening. I have an ear for music, knowing the right keys by ear. Production Mixing/Mastering

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Enhanced and balanced loudness to the industry standards. I bring energy to the song and make the target market connect with it. I give it the feeling of the industry sound.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I listen to the client on what they want their song to sound like because I know music can be complicated, i need to know what they have in their mind so that we can bring the sound to the ears.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My studio setup is a portable setup costing R25K

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Dj Swivel, Drake Lil Wayne, Mike Dean & Metro Boomin

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: I produce a song, I first start off with the mixing and then I master it. I assist in songwriting and help my clients know the right keys I make music for my clients, they tell me what they have in mind.

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  • Drake
  • Quavo
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