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Interview with Frank P
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I am always proud of all my projects. All of them have a special memory to me.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I just finished a classical guitar album. Great musician and great pieces of music.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I haven't look for people here yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Doesn't matter. Just make it sound the best you can.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will take care of your creation and I will always give my best.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The music.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How fast can you do it? My answer: What do you prefer? Quality or quantity?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: The biggest misconception of what I do its that I will be able to fix serious tracking mistakes. I mix but I cant do magic ;)
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Send me your 5 favorite songs that can be used as reference for the song I am mixing.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: My advise will be to find someone who likes and care about your music.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: SSL E console Manley Passive EQ Neumann U87 mic Portico 5024 pre amp Urei 1176 Compressor
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been doing audio engineering since I was 16 years old. I was lucky to find nice and talented engineers that showed me more than a few tricks.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I describe my style as transparent. I try hard to avoid imposing my taste on others' creative work.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would have loved to work with John Lennon. I grew up listening to his music and he inspired me to learn how to play the guitar.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always make the musicians feel comfortable and help them to focus their efforts only in the music. Isolate and avoid external distractions.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I work on many music types from Classical to Heavy Metal. I listen to all types of music and never look down on any style. I just love music, period.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill I think its to be a good listener. I want to listen to my clients' opinions and be ready to fulfill their expectations.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: My trained ears and musical taste. I will deliver your song sounding great!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually discuss with the client their vision for the track. After that I will get to work. When I have the mix almost ready I send a bounce to the client for feedback. After working on the feedback I will deliver the final mix.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: SSL E series with some analog and digital outboard equipment. Dynaudio Acoustics near-field monitors.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: So many talented engineers and musicians have inspired me and continue to inspire me every day. It will be impossible list them all because I will leave someone out of the list.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mix and master music tracks for my clients. I also record and occasionally produce tracks too.