Kevin Randolph is a Grammy award nominated producer.A realtime working industry producer and Piano player to the stars.Has worked recently with DRAKE ,JAY Z , ERIKA COSTELL,Ryan Tedder,LOGIC,Keyshia Cole,J cole,and etc.He's worked on several of your favorite soundtracks such as DREAMGIRLS,KUNG FU PANDA,THE WIZ,FOR COLORED GIRLS,SING,and etc.
KEVIN RANDOLPH ALSO OFFERS PIANO AND SYNTH PARTS SERVICES AND PLAYS. FULL MUSIC PRODUCTION , AND BEAT MAKING ,IN DIFFERENT STYLES OF MUSIC.HIP HOP , POP, EDM,GOSPEL PIANO AND ORGAN,AND ETC. ALSO OWNS A REPLAY COMOANY FOR SMAPLE REPLAYS .
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Interview with KEVIN RANDOLPH
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: STEREO FOR MIXING
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: JAY Z BLUEPRINT 3 . THE SONG I DID WAS "WHAT WE TALKIN BOUT " . I'M PROUD OF THAT BECAUSE IT WAS A FAN FIRST AND THEN I GOT TO WORK ON A SONG ON HIS ALBUM !!! I DID THE KEYS WORK ON THE HOOK !
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I AM WORKING ON A HUGE MOVIE THATS COMING OUT . CANT TALK ABOUT IT YET !
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: IT DEPENDS I ACTUALLY MOVE POSITIONS ALOT BECAUSE MY EXPERIENCE. I MOST OF THE TIME AM PRODUCING.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: AS A PRODUCER I LOOK UP TO N.O.I.D., PHARRELL,TIMBERLAND, AND ETC. AS A MUSICIAN I AM A HUGE FAN OF QUINCY JONES BECAUSE OF HIS VERSATILITY.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: MY STUDIO SETUP IS MY 2016 MACBOOK PRO 15 INCH ,ABLETON PUSH 2 ,AXIOM AIR 49,FOCAL SPEAKERS SM 9 ,MAC 27 INCH SCREEN,MOTU MK3 ULTRALIGHT
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I USUALLY GET A DIRECTION FROM THE ARTIST OR THE LABEL.USUALLY THE ARTIST HAS THIER OWN IDEAS ABOUT HOW THEY WANT THINGS AND THATS WHAT I GO WITH . I LIKE TO HELP PEOPLE GET TO THIER VISION.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I BRING THE EXPERIENCE OF HAVING WORKED ON MAJOR LABEL ARTIST AND SEEING THIER VISION TO THE END. ITS VERY DIFFICULT TO GET A SONG TO THE END OF PRODUCTION WITHOUT HAVING GONE THROUGH THIS .
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: MY STRONGEST SKILL IS MY SYNTH AND KEYS WORK ON RECORDS.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I NORMALLY WORK ON HIP HOP AND POP
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE BEST SOUNDS YOU CAN HAVE . ALOT OF PEOPLE DONT TAKE THE TIME TO IMPORT GREAT SOUNDS INTO THIER SESSIONS AND IT HURTS THEM WHEN THEY GO TO MIXING .
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I WOULD LIKE TO WORK WITH BEYONCE. SHE HAS A STRONG VISION AND THATS SOMETHING THAT I ADMIRE .
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: MY STYLE IS HARD DRUMS WITH BEAUTIFUL AND REAL CHORD CHANGES AND MUSIC UNDERNEATH.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I STARTED AS A STUDIO PIANO PLAYER.THE MORE SESSIONS I DID WITH GREAT PRODUCERS THE LABELS STARTED COMING TO ME FOR PRODUCTION BECAUSE THEY LOVED MY PIANO AND SYNTH WORK SO MUCH.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A MACBOOK PRO , A KEYBOARD CONTROLLER , A ELECTRIC GENERATOR ! LOL , SOME SPEAKERS AND A MIC!!! LOL
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I WANT YOU TO BE SATISFIED. JUST MAKE SURE YOU GIVE ME ALL THE TOOLS FROM YOU TO SEE YOUR VISION ALL THE WAY THROUGH.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: WHAT IS YOUR TIMETABLE ,WHAT MUSIC ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW , WHAT ARE YOU USING THIS FOR SO TAT I CAN KNOW THE APPROACH .
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: PEOPLE THINK ITS EASY BECAUSE ALOT MORE PRODUCERS ARE IN THE GAME NOW . BUT TO GET THE BEST POSSIBLE PRODUCT YOU HAVE TO WEIGH IN THIER EXPERIENCE !! SUPER IMPORTANT
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: WHAT IS THE SECRET TO YOUR SUCCESS ? I REALLY LOVE WHAT I DO !! FORREAL
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: CREATING SOMETHING FROM NOTHING . MAKING PEOPLE FEEL GREAT ABOUT WHAT I HAVE DONE !!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST POSSIBLE PRODUCT FROM BEGINNING TO END !!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: BOTH BECAUSE THE BOTH HAVE A PURPOSE AND YOU SHOULD USE THEM FOR THAT. SOMETIMES ANALOG IS BETTER JUST BECAUSE OF THE WARMTH OF IT BUT DIGITAL SAVES YOU ALOT OF TIME !! LOL