Jim Cravero

Grammy Winning Music Producer

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Grammy winning producer

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Interview with Jim Cravero

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

  2. A: Too many too list. I love my job I’m very lucky.

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

  4. A: Sever projects.

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

  6. A: Yes. John O’Reilly JR. Best drummer!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both.

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

  10. A: I will do my best to make you happy with your music.

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

  12. A: I get to create every day.

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

  14. A: It’s not easy and it’s a life style, not a hobby.

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

  16. A: What are you looking for? How do you want it to sound. We will come close but I want you to be you.

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

  18. A: Alway be honest.

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

  20. A: Probably would bring a microwave and refrigerator with food.

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

  22. A: I have been professionally recording since 1997

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Fun, relax, but serious. Rock alternative.

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

  26. A: Too many to list.

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

  28. A: It’s all feeling.

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

  30. A: Rock, pop, alternative, country, R and B.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Listening, putting together the right people, great ear for mixing.

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

  34. A: Make your song radio ready.

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

  36. A: Pre-production, editing of raw materials, put together team, record, mix and master final. Upload your music.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Pro tools HDX. Logic. Neve, SSL, Universal Audio, Neumann, AKG, Lawson, and many many more options. Live instruments and amps. Yamaha Grand Piano.

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

  40. A: Almost every genre of music. Rock, pop, alternative, R and B to children’s music.


Gear Highlights
  • Neumann
  • Neve
  • SSL
  • API
  • Pro Tools
  • Genelec
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