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
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I mixed my own album four years ago and eventually began performing and having my music played in clubs and on the radio.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: An EP + an Album
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, its fun.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Consistent Quality
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Listening to various different people and feeling inspired.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "How long will it take?" Art can't be rushed.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: "All you do is play with knobs"
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Where do you see your song being played?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be completely honest and open, will make the process so much easier.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop. Audio Technica M30x. Jaffa Cakes. Wireless Keyboard. Talk Box.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started recording myself + my friends back in university. Been doing this for 5 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I've learnt all the rules and I'm choosing to break them.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Tyler the Creator because he seems like fun.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't overdo it.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rap/Hip-Hop + Orchestral
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Allowing each instrument to shine beautifully.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A whimsical approach that often leads to unique masters.
Q: What's your typical work process?
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.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
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.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Childish Gambino, MixedByAli, Hans Zimmer
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I work with driven rappers + singers to accentuate a beautiful cohesive texture to their work.