Grammy Nominated Multi Platinum awarded Record and Mix Engineer/Producer. Live Sound engineer FOH and Monitor positions .IATSE affiliated.
Audio engineer with 35+ years experience. Studios in Kingston, Jamaica and Ft Lauderdale
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Interview with David Kennedy
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I've always enjoyed working in Hip Hop. I am proud of the work I did on the last two Tribe albums - The Love Movement and We Got It From Here - Thank You For Your Service.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm always working on my label releases.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I prefer Analog. Digital totally messed up everything. I work with both nonetheless.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I'm not a magician.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Over 30 years... Primarily in New York from the late '80's thru the early '00's. I've been in the South Florida market since 2016.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'm notoriously an easy going individual.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Anyone determined and willing enough to put in the effort.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Take your time to get what you want. Watching the clock is unproductive.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio is based on a Pro Tools 12 control room with a live room. Barefoot Footprint 02's and Yamaha Hs5 Monitor. I mix in and out of the box using UAD processing thru an Apollo 16 Mk I and II and an OCTO. I use a Neve 8816 as a summing amp with a Rupert Neve Portico Mastering Processor across the Mix bus. I also have an assortment of mic's and mic pre amps.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: So many..
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Guaranteed Satisfaction
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recently I've been concentrating on mixing. I do record from time to time depending on where I am and who I am working with. I do a lot of production and consulting also.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Generally what their end game is. What is it that they are trying to accomplish.