Mixing is an art, Mixing is a puzzle. Gimme your vision lets crack it.
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Interview with The Raven
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I mixed a track for a vocalist who was not very confident about her vocals especially because she just had a piano as a backing track and i managed to make her comfortable and highly satisfied with the vocal production in the final mix.
What are you working on at the moment?
A 12 track ambient R&B Mixtape.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital, Its just easier to work with.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Quality and dedication always.
What do you like most about your job?
The music, the puzzle, the art.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
They ask if i can make their vocals pop, My answer is always yes ofcourse.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Every song is the same.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What they are hoping to achieve with each project.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
They should just be themself, However big or unusual their vision is i'm willing to try and bring it to fruition.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Laptop, Headphones, Maschine, Audion interface, Microphone.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been doing this for 4 years and i plan on working with the biggest names in the music industry.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Mike dean, I love his approach to making music, always starting from a clean palatte, no presets or constraints
Can you share one music production tip?
It always boils down to what sounds good.
What type of music do you usually work on?
R&B, Pop, Hip hop, Jazz, acoustic.
What's your strongest skill?
Attention to detail
What do you bring to a song?
Creativity, innovation and a detail oriented approach.
What's your typical work process?
Getting an idea of the vision for the project and making it come to life
Tell us about your studio setup.
Two fully equipped industry standard studios and a home studio setup.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Chris lorde alge, Dave pensado, Mike dean, Young guru.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mixing and Mastering