Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
This remix of "A Milli" I had a large role in the production of, ended up going viral and was played by Diplo and Skrillex at Madison Square Garden on New Year's Eve. That was huge for me.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Malachi Mott, he is a mentor of mine and extraordinarily talented at what he does.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital is better for me so I can work on the road but I do appreciate the analog sound.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
My promise is to always deliver a very cutting edge and high quality track to my clients, utilizing the newest and freshest techniques used in the industry.
What do you like most about your job?
Making music is what I love doing more than anything in the world. The Joy of creating a piece of art for the enjoyment of someone else is unparalleled.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A lot of people think that, what producers do is really just pressing a few buttons and dropping in sounds to make a track. Talented musicians make what they do look easy, just like all experts, it takes years and years of work to get to a level where you can work out a decent track in a day.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What do you want to get out of music, and what do you want to contribute to our industry?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
If a customer wants to hire me, I would suggest they take a listen to my past work and see if what I do best is what they are looking for. I am flexible and can make anything, but if both me and the customer are both on the same page as far as what they want vs what I excel at, we can do some amazing work together.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Ableton, Kontakt, KRK Rokit 10's, an apollo interface, and a solar powered generator.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been doing this as a hooby since I was 13 years old, I didn't take it on as a profession until I turned 18
How would you describe your style?
Hood music meets the epic scale of a movie trailer with the dynamics of a roller coaster.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would love to work with Future because of his work ethic, I feel like we could get a lot of work done very quickly.
Can you share one music production tip?
Sidechaining your kicks to your sub through a compressor is THE most overlooked technique I've seen in looking at new producer's projects.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Trap music both EDM and Hip-hop styles
What's your strongest skill?
My sound design is my strong point I can execute complex sounds
What do you bring to a song?
Cutting edge sound design, and very powerful drums and bass.
What's your typical work process?
I start with the drums typically and build the hook around them. Then the rest of the track comes together surrounding the hook.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
RL Grime, Scott Storch, Hans Zimmer, Skrillex, and Ricky Remedy
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most of my time is spent composing electronic instrumentals for vocalists. I also do some mixing work.