Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Super proud of the last Penthouse Penthouse Bobby Saint EP "Upload" that we released last year... really revived my love for performing and artistry.... also great when ur collaborators become ur homies as well... check it out guys :)
What are you working on at the moment?
right now: Featured vocals for Defected Records in the UK artist Crooker, the new Chaka Khan album, Aston Merrygold new album and new EP with Penthouse Penthouse
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Malachi Mott.... just an amazingly talented producer and over all solid guy
Analog or digital and why?
Analog.... fa sure i need that grit and warmth... and it doesn't hurt that u can crank it pass 0 (turn up)
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
high concept, high quality, timely turnaround
What do you like most about your job?
Whats life with out passion full stop
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
what have u done? my answer: fire LOL
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Im never concerned about misconception, people will believe what the will i can only worry about things i can change
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
where and when
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
if it doesn't move u move on
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
loaded laptop, geetar, midi controller, solar panel and kush seeds (yes thats gear)
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Have been doing music now for 10 years... started out in Barbados, next stop NYC where i was an artist at universal motown for a few years (horrible experience LOL) learned a lot, moved on to be signed by BMG publishing where I'm still published worked in lots of genes and vibes...
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
M.I.A just love what she stands for... real change in this world and i really gravitate to that energy in music
Can you share one music production tip?
see ur vision as clearly as possible in ur mind before u even play a note
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, Soul, Rnb, EDM
What's your strongest skill?
Songwriting/ vocals/ vocal production/ production
What do you bring to a song?
i pride myself in looking for the fingerprint that makes art unique.
What's your typical work process?
concept concept concept then enter the DAW
Tell us about your studio setup.
My studio is in Echo Park Los Angeles.... where I'm running Logic X and Reason (primary production tools) on a Universal audio apollo... with a few mic options... i can easily track my own pro vocals, mix and producer.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Raphael saadiq is one of my biggest inspirations.... i love his vision and story crafting through sound :)
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Songwriting, Feature vocals and Music Production