Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Not at the moment.
Analog or digital and why?
They are both essential
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to deliver work that will be satisfying to the client.
What do you like most about your job?
I just love to make music, period.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can I give them a discount? Usually I can and will especially if it's for a good cause. It all depends on much work will have to be put into the project to give it a good quality sound.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That mixing is easy and all you have to do move a couple faders. People don't realize all the work that really goes into mixing and mastering songs.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are you looking for in a finished product? Are there certain elements you want added into the project? What do you plan on doing with the finished product?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Do as much research on them as you possible can to see if they're a good fit for you and the project you're working on.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
If a drum set counts a one piece a gear then I'll definitely have to take that. If not then I'll take my guitarlele, bongos, keyboard, bass, and...I'll have to get back to you on the last one.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I been playing music since I was 4 years old. I've been into the production side of music now for over 5 years.
How would you describe your style?
I'm very laid back and reserved. When it comes to music I don't have one particular genre I like. I enjoy all music that sounds good and is soothing to the soul.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
When it comes to R&B / Hip Hop I would love to work with Rihanna because I feel like I have more in common with here style of music, especially lyrically.
I would also love to work with Karen or Dorinda Clark on a gospel song. Their vocal range is incredible.
Can you share one music production tip?
Utilize the High Pass Filter as much as possible
What type of music do you usually work on?
R&B, Gospel, Hip Hop, Reggae, and Country
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skills would be playing and edit drum tracks, writing R&B / Hip Hop lyrics, and mixing/mastering songs. I especially like to work with live instruments.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Young Guru, Timbaland, Alan Parsons, Yonni, Darkchild, Prince, Tina Tuner, Clark Sisters, Bob Marley......
Just to name a few
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
The most common type of work I do for clients is produce, that includes composing and writing lyrics, and engineering pre & post productions of songs.