RIAA Certified Platinum & Gold Engineer 💿📀 QUALITY over QUANTITY. I will always stand by that. No matter how great a Recording Artist may be they will always need an engineer and producer that's also great. Everyone is IMPORTANT.
I've had the pleasure of being a Producer/Engineer for the last 10 years. I specialize in working with Vocalist in any genre and rap. The last couple of years I've been cultivating the sound of Recording Artist Lil Durk. I've also worked on projects of such artist as: Roddy Ricch, Megan Thee Stallion, Meek Mill, French Montana, Queen Naija, NAV, Rod Wave, Lil Tecca and many more.
I will provide the professional services of Mixing, Vocal Recording, Arranging and Mastering.
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Interview with Nick Rice
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I recently was the lead engineer on Lil Durk's project. "Just cause ya'll waited 2" and we earned an RIAA Certified Gold Project.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Mixes for Lil Durk and many other clients.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog: I feel it gives the music a certain energy that can't be duplicated.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: QUALITY no matter what.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Being able to hear so many different styles of music.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "What's your turn around time?" 7 Days unless told otherwise.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Some clients feeling as if I'm a magician. If the song is recorded poorly there's not much I can do on my end.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: If mixing: Where did you record your vocals? Are you looking to do a 2Track Mix or Full Mix. etc If producing: What feel or vibe are you trying to create?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: You have to believe in your work before I do.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook, Apollo, Vintage U87, Keyboard , Focal Monitors
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been doing this for about 10yrs now and It's all i've ever wanted to do.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Something you can feel.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Travis Scott. Mainly because of his Creativity.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Tempo is key no matter the genre you're creating in.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Before working with Recording artist Lil Durk I mainly worked with vocalist.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: The Pocket and Production.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Creating the vibe is the most important aspect. Comfort is key.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I am currently using a SSL AWS console. Running my vocals through a Universal Audio Interface, Neve preamp, and Tube Tech CL1B Compressor.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mike Dean, Travis Scott, Anderson Paak, 6Lack and many more.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording/Tracking Vocals & Mixing