Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Digital ...More storage for the money...The new industry standard
What do you like most about your job?
The freedom to make music everyday!
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Do we autoTune? Of course we do.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How often do you record? Are you concentrating on a single song or a whole project?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be prepared to work hard and make high quality music every time we work!
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My laptop until the battery dies
WiFi card to upload beats
Set of drum sticks
Portable Tascam field recorder
Go Pro camera
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started out as a studio helper and studio technician. Played percussion for a while and eventually wound up learning protools and other software to mix my own beats. Now I own and operate the Grind Factory Studios.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Big Boi ...I like the poetic style of lyric and flow
Can you share one music production tip?
When making trap beats consider using side chaining as a way to keep your 808 bass strong but minimizing masking other prominent sounds in the track.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip Hop, Rap, RnB,
What's your strongest skill?
Recording and Mixing
What do you bring to a song?
A mixture of live instruments and modern sounds that still make you feel that "Heat"
What's your typical work process?
Preview tracks with artist or send snippets for writing
Set up tracking session when artist is ready to record
Record song and premix session
Mix, Master, and Deliver final song
Tell us about your studio setup.
We have 3 suites A,B,C set up for production and tracking vocals.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Illmind as a producer, Jay- Z for music business, Puffy as a Media Mogul
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Custom music production, Digital Recording, Mixing and Mastering