Bass player in Karl Frierson band, having fun on concerts with greatest saxophonist Andrey Chmut! Bass player in Pokaz Trio (recently we have recording on future-jazz album and released it) Bass player at wonderful YouTube project names Bedroom music, Ukrainian analogue of NPR :) (we playing with different artists they songs in our arrangement)
Hey, my name is Eugene from UKRAINE and I'm a PRO session bass player, and audio producer.
I have 11 years experience of bass playing and creating music and mixing it!
I have bachelor's degree from Kyiv national university of arts.
Also I'm music producer, making hip-hop, r'n'b, lo-fi, chill-hop, pop, gospel.
If you looking for someone to record groovy bass into you track or make perfect song and mixing it - you already found the right guy.
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Interview with Eugene
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: There were many such projects. Of course I am proud of the concerts where I participated as a bass player. But there was also a project where I made gospel music for a guy from America. He sent me just a voice track, didn't say anything, he don't know what's the tempo, he say just: please do something about it :D In result, this work was cool!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I working at my music album
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: From those I know - Andi Vax, Hadrien Ferraud
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog, because the processing is natural, the sound is softer processed. Take, for example, a limiter, if you shout into the microphone, then the analog limiter will gently compress and leave the peaks, while the digital one will simply cut off the peaks and there will be a slight overload
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: World quality bass playing, crystal clear sound, good response time and nice talking
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Creation process! Feeling inspire!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: - Do I play bass solo? - Yes of course -Do I play slappy funky bass? - Exactly :D
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I do 8 bit music, 8-bit effects and etc.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: In case when I session bass player: what BPM :D In case when I music producer: what kind of style do you need? Have some references?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be clear in explaining exactly what he wants and send references :)
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Machetes, flints, diving goggles, swimming trunks for an acoustic guitar :D
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I graduated from a music school in violin and at the same time studied bass guitar. Then he entered the College of Music, studied there and entered the Music University of Arts and Culture, after that I working on many collectives and playing many concerts and started music production. In general, I have been doing music for 15 years.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Funky, Gospel, R'N'B, Soul
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Cory Henry, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Kim Burrel, Sam Kim and maaany many artists! Because I love they style and feel of that music!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: First, always listen reference!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Gospel' R'N'B', Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul, Trap, Fusion, Chill-Hop, Lo-Fi
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Session bass player, synth player, music producer, mixing and mastering
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: My soul, my mind and my feels!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When session bass player: first, I listen references (if it have) then I start to recording, after that I process bass sound with plugins. When music producer: I listen references and start make harmony loops, than I make some drums and percussion parts than I record bass guitar or synth, than I render it like demo and send to client. If the idea is good, then I finish the arrangement to the end, mixing and mastering it and it's ready!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Macbook pro 15, Antelope audio ZenGo (audio-interface), Yamaha's HS5, Yamaha's NS-10, Fender american standart V 1995, Novation bass station 2. Plugins: Waves bundle, Fabfilter bubdle, Antelope audio plugins, SSL, Overloud, Omnisphere, Keyscape, Serum. Native Instruments.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians - Jaco Pastorius, Sharay Redd, Michael League, Bob Mintzer, Andrey Chmut, Cory Henry, Jacob Colier, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond, George Benson, H.E.R, Israel Houghton, John Mayer, and etc.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording bass guitar and synth bass if clients needs me as a session bass player. Also I doing arrangement in different style (Gospel - is my favorite style), mixing and mastering it! Or just mixing clients project and mastering