Audio & Music Technology student also working for an industry leading audio equipment manufacturer with access to lots of lovely gear.
I can track guitar, bass, acoustic, ukulele.
Editing tracks, mixing and mastering audio.
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Interview with Ed Fry
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital - why faff about with external gear when most plugins can do the same job.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Who do you want to sound like, why? What do you sound like live.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give me lots to work with so I can pick and choose and find not only the best performances, but the ones that work well together.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Martin acoustic, Clarett 2Pre, U87, Macbook Pro, headphones.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Playing and recording in bands, college, live sound engineer for 5/6 years, university, working for an professional audio company.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Lazy and laid back
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Tim Vantol or The King Blues as almost everything is acoustic instruments other than bass which creates a very rich mix and great environment to record in.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't do to much soloing and concentrating on particular effects. Change most things in context of the track.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Acoustic punk, folk, metal, classical.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Good ears, a little rawness, I love raw sounding busy records so that comes through in my mixes.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Get a solid balance and sounding track, make it sound great, go arty if possible and then finish off to the artists requirements
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Clarett 8PreX going into a set of Yamaha HS5s, Specced up 2012 Macbook Pro. Pro Tools.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Green Day, Brian Fallon, Butch Vig, Scheps, Cavallo, Zappa.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mostly mixing work, can do some session guitar, bass and BVs