Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
i'm proud of all the projects i work on
What are you working on at the moment?
We are having Doom Metal bands from the Toronto area record 60's Psychdelic songs in the Doom style for an upcoming summer release.The Ep will be called "Summer Of Gloom"
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Digital...only cause i can't afford Analog
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
to deliver on my word and exceed expectations
What do you like most about your job?
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can you make this work....my answer being yes....most of the times yes
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
that i am dangerous....this is based on my height 6'5 - i'm just a pussycat
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is an album you like the sound of and why ?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Make sure that my style gels with your style
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Pro Tools,1176,V-Comp,Slap Delay and Abbey Road Reverbs
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
22 yrs and counting
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Any artists that is compatible with my style of mixing
Can you share one music production tip?
don't gloss it up, it takes away from the song (genre permitting)
What type of music do you usually work on?
Psychedelic,Stoner/Doom/Post Metal and Rustic/Americana
What's your strongest skill?
Mixing and Mastering
What do you bring to a song?
Realness,Punchiness and Clarity
What's your typical work process?
Fiddle around with the mix, then fiddle some more until perfect
Tell us about your studio setup.
i have Pro Tools and the perfect plugins to make a mix punchy
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Billy Anderson,Martin Birch and Steve Albini
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.