Mic Mirad

Music Producer, Remote Mixing

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Reggae/Soul fusion artist out of Florida. .

REGGAE FUSION AT ITS FINEST

North Florida - based performing artist, producer, mix engineer, and herbalist Mic Mirad has a way of doing it all without doing too much. With early introductions to reggae artist like Buju and soul singers like Erykah, a rugged cutting edge sound was bound to prevail. In a world of fine tuned veterans and auto tuned beginners Mirad sticks out and shines through like a pinky ring. #Boutique

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Interview with Mic Mirad

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

  2. A: I am especially proud of ‘Reggae Music Vol 1x’ because it opened the door for me to be able to work with some reggae greats like Jr. Saw and Natural Black

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

  4. A: I am working on ‘Reggae Musick Vol 2’ a collection of Dancehall music inspired by the 90s and 2000s.

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

  6. A: Rashad Walker, we run a label (Boutique Musick) together.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog. Nothing does ‘warm’ like analog.

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

  10. A: I promise to always give my best efforts and expertise.

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

  12. A: Literally creating energy.

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

  14. A: “Can you......” - Yes I can, anything is possible in music.

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

  16. A: That I use a bunch of samples (splice). I play the vast majority of music you hear. If I did not play it, it is a sample from a previous work I have done (sample quality productions)

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

  18. A: What color is the music? How do you want the production to make you feel?

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

  20. A: Don’t let the word “reggae” scare you away. I can take on many forms of production and even add Caribbean “twist”

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

  22. A: Lap top, interface, 88 key, bass guitar, and my mic

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

  24. A: My career path is art administration through musical publishing. I’ve been active for 10 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: HipHopReggaeSoul Fusion

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

  28. A: Stephen Marley because he has mastered the art of traditional and modern reggae production.

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

  30. A: Yes, trust your first thoughts.

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

  32. A: I usually create Reggae, Dancehall, and Hip Hop music for myself and others.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My strongest skill is identifying and executing a specific sound.

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

  36. A: I bring open air and focus to a production.

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

  38. A: With production, once the style of music is identified, I first knock out the main melody. The. I begin structuring drums and track layout. Once drums are solid I go back and add instrumentation to complete the desired “sound”.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My brain is Reason Studios and has been for the last 8 years. I’m running the antelop audio discrete 4 interface with real time virtual analog set up. Instruments: 5 string Electric bass, 88 key M-Audio midi, hand drums and flutes. Monitors: 2 8 in Rockville monitors and 10 in sub. Very Efficient analog based set up 🙏🏽.

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

  42. A: Stephen Marley is single hand idly my most inspirational musician.

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

  44. A: I mostly do complete production work, (produce and mix part of or a whole project)

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Bag A Chat by Mic Mirad and Javi Reaper

I was the Mixing Engineer and Vocalist in this production

Terms Of Service

1 revision will be allowed free of charge. Any revision after will be a $20 fee. Typical turn around is 3 days for custom production.

GenresSounds Like
  • Damian Marley
  • Kanye West
  • Buju Banton
Gear Highlights
  • Antelope Audio Discrete 4
  • Electric Bass
  • Rode NT 1
  • 3.2 Rockville Monitor Set up
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