David Kennedy

Mix/Recording/Producer FOH/Mon

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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

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

  2. 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.

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

  4. A: I'm always working on my label releases.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: I prefer Analog. Digital totally messed up everything. I work with both nonetheless.

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

  8. A: I'm not a magician.

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

  10. 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.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: I'm notoriously an easy going individual.

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

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

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

  16. A: Take your time to get what you want. Watching the clock is unproductive.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. 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.

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

  20. A: So many..

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

  22. A: Guaranteed Satisfaction

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

  24. 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.

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

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

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GenresSounds Like
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Keith Richards
Gear Highlights
  • Neve 8816
  • UAD Apollo 16 mkII
  • Stam Audio 4000
  • RND Portico II
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