Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Probably getting involved on the Empire soundtrack. I wrote a song called Aces High with some of my close friends. It was my first cut and it was so cool to see it come to life on the show and radio ads/pepsi commercials!
What are you working on at the moment?
Artists overseas ranging from EDM artists to Jpop artists
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Both! They both have great qualities to them
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to give my absolute best and to not stop until the client is satisfied
What do you like most about your job?
I get to create every day
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How soon I can deliver. I'm pretty quick. Longest I'll ever take is three days
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How can I help improve your product? Mixing Vocals? finishing up lyrics/melodies? writing a topline to track?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Communication is the best way to get the best product
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Laptop, mic, interface, headphones, laptop charger
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I sang classical, broadway and jazz when I was really young. I started writing songs professionally when I moved out to LA a few years ago.
How would you describe your style?
Minimal. Pop. Cool.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Tove Lo. She is a bad ass
Can you share one music production tip?
Always want to keep learning and improving
What type of music do you usually work on?
Mainly pop, but I can do jazz, folk, edm and more
What's your strongest skill?
melodies and singing
What do you bring to a song?
Story telling lyrics and a great vocal performance
What's your typical work process?
Depends. Usually I write the song then record all the vocals (Leads, doubles, harmonies) and start editing and mixing
Tell us about your studio setup.
I have a room sound proofed for recording vocals. I have a Rhodes Nt1A mic, Apogee duet 2 interface, KRK Rokit speakers and record my vocals using logic
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Tove Lo, Jon Bellion
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Singing on clients demos