Analog or digital and why?
Both, I use both but I do prefer Analogue, it sounds more genuine and natural.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I tell them that if I accept their jobs then I am 100% sure they will be very satisfied with the results, and If I apologize for not being able to take the job, then that's because I can't guarantee a good outcome.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is more important to you ? quality or low budget production ?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
If you are looking for oriental, ancient or fusion music production, this is the right place for you.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Music composing, sound designing, mixing & mastering for 17 years
Can you share one music production tip?
Love it sincerely and it will pay off.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Oriental, Turkish & Middle Eastern.
What's your strongest skill?
Music composing, Song arranging especially Strings Orchestration.
What do you bring to a song?
Originality through live instrumentation, professional music recording with the best session players and musicians.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Apple Macintosh based Pro Tools 12.4 workstation.
RME Fireface UFX 60 in/out Audio Interface.
2 x Soundcraft Signature 22 MTK Analogue Mixer.
ART Digital/Analogue MPA II Dual Tube pre amp.
Quested S8R near/mid-field speakears (370W × 2)
Yamaha NS10 M near field speakers.
IsoAcoustics monitor stands.
2 x T.C. Electronic Reverb 4000.
Samsun 12 channel headphone amp.
2 x Neumann TLM 103 Microphones.
2 x Shure KSM 103 Microphones.
sE 4400a Microphone.
sE 2200a Tube Microphone.
Shure SM 57 Microphone.
Shure PG52 Kick Drum/Bass Amp Microphone.
3 x Shure PG56 Snare/Tom/Percussion Microphones.
Electro-Voice RE01 dynamic microphone.
Ultrasone S-Logic & Sennheiser Headphones.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Sound design, music composing, sound image creation, identity music, song writing, song producing, voice over services (Arabic & English), Radio & TV commercials audio production, analogue/digital recording, mixing & digital mastering.