Zazy

Post-production engineer

Zazy on SoundBetter

I made my first recordings in age of 7. But since these times, I have experiences. Unfortunatelly I don't have that cassette.

Every dB does matter.
It is very simple credo, which motivates me to respect the client's listeners way of listening music.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Jan Zázvurek
  • November 2nd

Interview with Zazy

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

  2. A: Editing: Time alignment of drums, vocals etc. Pitch correction. Basic arrangement corrections (after discussion with client). Mixing: trying to feel the vibe of track and offer the type of sound (loud, subtle, roomy, bright, dark etc.) Mastering: Loud or natural? In general. Every dB does matter.

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

  4. A: Foo Fighters, David Koller, Audioslave, Linkin Park, Norah Jones, Michael Jackson.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Adam S2A, Pro Tools HD on Mac. Quick and effective work.

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

  8. A: It depends on many factors, such as genre, number of tracks, instruments. Very useful could be some kind of rough mix from client, where I can recognize, what is the most important in song.

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

  10. A: I'm a kid of 90's in middle Europe. So childhood was affected by many genres and technological progress. I started with analog, but recently I use analog experience in digital world. I bring this listeners perspective.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Very good knowledges of PT. So can just focus on a song.

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

  14. A: Rock, Punk, Folk

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

  16. A: Do something interesting before the listener starts watch his mobile phone.

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

  18. A: Foo Fighters. I want to know the process. Their recordings can be played on low volume and high volume and still sound great.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Intuitive and rational 50/50. Listener vs. musician perspecrive.

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

  22. A: Since childhood. I was realized my first recordings with tape deck, Casio keyboard and microphone (8 years old). Later I had a first 8 channel mix (12). Than first PC and Cubasis VST (15) and Recenty Pro Tools (20 and later).

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

  24. A: Mac, Adam monitors, mic, sound card, device for making electricity

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

  26. A: Read desctriptions on tracks. You can find there the name of sound engineer.

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

  28. A: What is purpose of your track?

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

  30. A: I find the way how to do it :-)

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

  32. A: Difference between very first rough input and masteted output wav.

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

  34. A: The first version of mix I give you is the one, which I would like to listen.

  35. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  36. A: Left of Right? It depends on your destination.

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

  38. A: Imodium - Element.

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

  40. A: Daniel Landa - Zito (2015). Recording, mixing, mastering. I heard his music as a child. And his style we call Rock chanson. That's not typical rock mix. It's rock but based on vocal and lyrics.

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

  42. A: Dominik Pecka.

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