Made beats for rappers such as BDZ, MTO Biggadon, etc.
Hey, I'm 808JB. I am a mixing engineer and beatmaker. I create music for plenty of artists, co produce for others and mix clean sounding songs. I prefer making beats in the style of Polo G, Pierre Bourne, Lil Tjay, and Cochise. Have a look at my reviews below to see what artists think of working with me!
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Interview with 808JB
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Pick Up The Call by 808JB. I made the beat and mixed/mastered the whole song.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A mix for my new song coming out soon.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not at the moment.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog because it has a nice saturation with a rich, thick feeling.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to make the mix as close to perfect for you as possible.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: It is something I love doing.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How did you start making beats? I have been interested in music since I was a kid. I played multiple instruments and found out about beat making in 2019. From there, it has been an important part of my life.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I can't make it in music.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is the feeling you want this track to have?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Try to have good recording space. I can only enhance what is already in a bad mix.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Mic, Laptop, Audio Interface, Phone, and a Preamp.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My career path was nursing. I have been doing music for 2 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I am a melodic beat maker and I enjoy mixing songs that use autotune.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Travis Scott because his music is always a rollercoaster and the process of making it is amazing.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The most important thing is listening to how pros sound. You are not that different from them. You have to use your ears to make your sound as close as possible.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rap and Hip Hop.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My understanding of fundamentals and being able to build on them.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I create a melody first, then drums, then arrange the beat.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have an interface, a microphone, a laptop, and soon to have a tube preamp.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Pierre Bourne, Nick Mira, and Mike Dean.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mostly make type beats.