Richard Dellow

Drummer / Engineer / Producer

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I am an experienced Musician who can offer remote mixing and mastering services using industry standard equipment. I can also supply drum tracks or samples for existing projects. My work is to a high standard at reasonable prices.

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Interview with Richard Dellow

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

  2. A: Mike Portnoy. The guy is an all round great musician and brings a unique perspective to every project he's involved in.

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

  4. A: Trust your ears not the dials.

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

  6. A: Rock or Pop mainly but anything really.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Drumming, because its my first love. I do also love the mixing and mastering side of the projects too.

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

  10. A: Creativity where its needed as well as a polished well presented sound.

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

  12. A: Committed. I give 100% to every project.

  13. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  14. A: I run top end equipment from my home studio in Essex. My mixing and mastering is carried out using a combination of hardware and VST plug ins which gives me a wide range of control.

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

  16. A: Mike Portnoy

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

  18. A: Remote Mixing and Mastering with fast turnaround times.

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

  20. A: Personal projects

  21. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  22. A: Both, because why not!

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

  24. A: You wont be disappointed

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

  26. A: The satisfaction i get from happy customers!

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

  28. A: Most people think its easy!

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

  30. A: What kind of sound are you looking for?

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

  32. A: Have a clear idea as to what you are looking for.

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

  34. A: drums, laptop, wifi, tea, chocolate

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

  36. A: 16 years as a drummer in various different bands, recording material from day 1 for demos etc.

  37. Q: How would you describe your style?

  38. A: OCD!


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