Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Geffin Brothers - Body Bluff - writer, producer, performer
What are you working on at the moment?
A album of instrumental guitar music
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
What do you like most about your job?
Getting lost in the music
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can you make it like this? Yes.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
It's always rock n roll
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Can you provide examples of what you are looking for?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Listen to what they've done before
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Many years playing in bands, rock, reggae, jazz, folk... A degree in music, touring, collaborating, teaching... I've been playing guitar for 20 years
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Bon Iver because of their amazing creativity
Can you share one music production tip?
Place a microphone 6 inches from the 12th fret of an acoustic guitar
What type of music do you usually work on?
Folk and Singer-Songwriter
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
Musicality and sensitivity plus years of experience
What's your typical work process?
Artist sends me a song and I listen to it repeatedly to find out what it needs, play along until something great happens, record it, do overdubs, and mix it!
Tell us about your studio setup.
I run ProTools 12 with an Audient ID14 interface, Rode microphones and Yamaha monitors. My main instrument is a Takamine acoustic guitar and I also use an Epiphone Les Paul, Tacoma Mandolin and a Charango.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Session guitar overdubs for singer-songwriter and folk music