Steven Shaneyfelt

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I specialize in trap beats, futuristic sounds and creativity. I have one release with High Caliber Records (Hit Ya Wit Dat (Earthwokker remix)

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Interview with Steven Shaneyfelt

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

  2. A: I was able to work on a remix for one of my friends and release with High Caliber Records, it was a lot of work to fine tune that track and I learned a lot.

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

  4. A: Getting a new release out, its completed I just have to promote it and upload it.

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

  6. A: Nope i'm new

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, I don't have analog.

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

  10. A: I promise to represent Jesus as best as possible.

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

  12. A: Meeting new people

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

  14. A: What's your rate? I am currently doing free work unless someone gives me a price.

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

  16. A: That I only make edm and only like edm. I'm open to making any genre. I also want to use more vocals but have been honing my production skills.

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

  18. A: Why are you doing this?

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

  20. A: I will do what you want me to accomplish to the best of my ability.

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

  22. A: Rechargeable battery, generator, bible, knife, tent

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

  24. A: I was in the military for 6 years and am finally having more time to produce, it has been 7 years now.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Unorthodox, but becoming more mainstream trap.

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

  28. A: Skrillex, he was the first EDM act I saw.

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

  30. A: Don't try and reinvent the wheel.

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

  32. A: Trap beats and remixes

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Listening to what the client wants. And bass.

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

  36. A: An open mind more than anything, I see the value in learning from the pros.

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

  38. A: I make sure my space is decluttered, then organize my workload in writing. I prefer simplicity of converting simple written ideas into hard products.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I use Ableton 9 Suite, a Novation Launchkey49, an Akai Mpd18, and a Scarlette 2i4 with Microphone and studio headphones.

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

  42. A: Troyboi, Skrillex, Chainsmokers, however I am currently listening to Big Band music by Glenn Miller and dive into all genres to learn from.

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

  44. A: I have done film scoring before, where I was given a theme before the filming was completed. This was an indie film and I was asked to do a chill indie type melancholy beat and I did it. The short film is called "thrilled." and is on youtube.

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