Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
There were so many projects that I enjoyed being a part of. But the most memorable would be to work on Josh Yeoh's "Live at Penang" album as a mixing engineer in 2015 and getting my first breakthrough in the iTunes Top 10 in the Asia region.
What are you working on at the moment?
Working at Soundfarm Production Studios and engineering various clients and artists as well as building up my online portfolio at www.amosyeomusic.com. Do check it out!
Analog or digital and why?
Both! Let's just make good music.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to always put my clients at the forefront in whatever I do and go above and beyond in delivering excellent results.
What do you like most about your job?
Everything! Being able to be immersed in music has been something that I have dreamed of and am now blessed to live it out.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
What my mixing rates are. My answer is that it depends on the project that I am working on and the track count per song.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That I sit in the studio all day.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is the project that you want me to mix on? Single, EP, or a full-length album? Vision behind the song or record? Industry professional commercial reference tracks?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Find someone that loves what you do and has the same vision or musical taste.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I stepped foot in the audio industry in the year 2004 at the age of 12 working on small live sound events at first and then travelling to Melbourne, Australia to study Audio Production full-time at SAE Institute. From then on, the studio has been my second home.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I have been blessed to have worked with many artists over the years and yet there are still so many that I would love to work with! I really enjoy working with people that are honest and true in their craft and taking up every opportunity that I can to make them the next big thing!
Can you share one music production tip?
Have a roadmap and a vision of how you want the end result to be like before you start on the project. That way you will be mentally prepared for the task at hand.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I work across a wide range of genres. But as of late, I have been working on genres such as Pop, Rock, CCM, Gospel, R&B, Hip-hop, and Acoustic Singer-Songwriter. I love it all!
What's your strongest skill?
Being open to learn something new each day.
What do you bring to a song?
My years of musical experience and my taste. As a fan of music, I really enjoy bringing out the best out from the song for listeners to enjoy.
What's your typical work process?
Before I begin mixing a song, I would have an initial conversation with the artist or producer that I'm working for to hear their ideas and inspirations behind the song so that I can always keep that at the top of my head while I'm mixing. I would also request for a commercially released industry reference track that may fit the vibe of their song so that I can be in the right ballpark.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I have a Pro Tools 12 rig which I have connected to my Universal Audio Apollo interface. My go-to mic pre for tracking would be the Neve 1073 into a compressor such as the Universal Audio 1176 or 6176.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Bruno Mars, Dirty Loops, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Justin Timberlake, Selena Gomez, Dan Bremnes, Israel & New Breed, Planetshakers, Hillsong, Bethel Music, and many others.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I mix records for my clients which may come in the form of a single or an album project. These days I primarily work on genres such as Pop, Rock, CCM, Gospel, R&B, Hip-hop, and Acoustic Singer-Songwriter.