David Kennedy


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Grammy Nominated Multi Platinum awarded Record and Mix Engineer with production credits

Studios in Kingston and Ft Lauderdale

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Interview with David Kennedy

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: My studio in Jamaica is basically a Pro Tools 10 room with a Live room. Yamaha Hs5 Monitors, Mackie HR24's and Tannoy DMT 12 Mk II's. I mix in and out of the box using UAD processing thru an Apollo 16 MkII and an OCTO. I use a neve 8816 as a summing amp

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

  4. A: Anyone determined and willing enough to put in the effort

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: I'm notoriously an easy laid back kinda guy

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

  8. A: Generally what their end game is. What is it that they are trying to accomplish.

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

  10. 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.

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

  12. A: So many..

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

  14. A: No

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

  16. A: I'm not a magician

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

  18. A: Guaranteed Satisfaction

  19. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  20. A: I prefer Analog. Digital totally messed up everything.

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

  22. A: Over 30 years... Primarily in New York from the late '80's thru the early '00's. Been in Jamaica from '04 thru '14.

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GenresSounds Like
  • A Tribe Called Quest
Gear Highlights
  • Neve 8816
  • UAD Apollo 16 mkII
  • Stam Audio 4000
  • Slate Digital
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