hashtagobi

'Sound Engineer', 'Producer'

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I specialize in engineering Rap/Hip-Hop tracks all over the world! I've had music played on BBC Radio 6.

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Interview with hashtagobi

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

  2. A: I mixed my own album four years ago and eventually began performing and having my music played in clubs and on the radio.

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

  4. A: An EP + an Album

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Not yet.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, its fun.

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

  10. A: Consistent Quality

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Listening to various different people and feeling inspired.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: "How long will it take?" Art can't be rushed.

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

  16. A: "All you do is play with knobs"

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

  18. A: Where do you see your song being played?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be completely honest and open, will make the process so much easier.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Laptop. Audio Technica M30x. Jaffa Cakes. Wireless Keyboard. Talk Box.

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

  24. A: I started recording myself + my friends back in university. Been doing this for 5 years now.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I've learnt all the rules and I'm choosing to break them.

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

  28. A: Tyler the Creator because he seems like fun.

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

  30. A: Don't overdo it.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Rap/Hip-Hop + Orchestral

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Allowing each instrument to shine beautifully.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: A whimsical approach that often leads to unique masters.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I start by asking the client what their favourite + important parts of a song are, then using my Engineering knowledge to bring forth the details to sonically enhance the meaning of a song.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I mix on Rokit 5's and use a wide array of Waves plugins.I bounce between checking on different headphones + phones + speakers to ensure a consistent piece of work.

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

  42. A: Childish Gambino, MixedByAli, Hans Zimmer

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

  44. A: I work with driven rappers + singers to accentuate a beautiful cohesive texture to their work.

Terms Of Service

- 2 High quality audio files (1 Wav + 1 mp3) - Turn around of 2 days at the latest (if stems less than 30) - flexible pricing

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