I am a music producer and I love creating and modifying my clients sound! If you are at crossroads with your music and looking to have nostalgic hip-hop or Rnb vibe to it, I am your guy. I have an array of both custom handmade sounds as well as records that I can use to pull creative juices from and I literally loveeeee doing this. Let's create!
Things I can create for you:
Hip-hop, RnB, Lo-fi, Trap and Pop beats/instrumentals as well as produce full-on tracks with your vocal stems or in a studio session
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
Interview with iAmMalachi
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Evan Bradford, mixing engineer
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will work on your project until we get it sound how your heart desires it.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you mix the track too? - Yes, my final instrumental tracks are always mixed, but if you want me to mix your recorded vocals you will need to hire me to produce the full track or discuss with me when you are ready. Can you create a song around my existing idea/melody? - Yes, especially if you have the stems to the song. Can you come to my studio session? - Yes if you are in LA or willing to pay for travel accommodations + producton Fee
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your all-time favorite song? Who do you make your music for? Are you in a rush to finish this track? What elements/instruments do you love to hear?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: The best way for us to create your next track is to start with a few song references that have traits that you want your song to have, be willing to talk freely about what you don't like and being open to trying unorthodox ideas.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Never rush a project, leave yourself enough time to be able to let the song feel good during the creation process.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio setup consist of an iMac, Ableton Live, Maschine, Studio One, ProTools 11, 4 Tera Bytes of sounds, UAD Apollo interface
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: my first instrumental Ep "headphones" that I produced, mixed and mastered myself!! (on all streaming platforms BTW)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: 90's inspired
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My next instrumental EP
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital for convenience, analog for the texture
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I can use my imagination
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That anybody can make a good beat
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook Pro, Mp1 headphones, maschine, intereface, Shure Sm7B microphone
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been making music for 10yrs, I quit my day job 3yrs ago, moved to LA, went to music school for music production and engineering.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Drake, I have always been a big fan and I would love to produce his next EP
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Trap soul and Rnb
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Drum Programming
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a soulful vibe to every song
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually start with tapping into the mood of the project, setting the tempo, creating a melody, adding drums, simple arranging and adding a vocal lead.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: My main inspirations are Timbaland, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Stevie Wonder
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I create the concept of the song and guide the artist during vocal tracking sessions