Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I was very pleased to work on an R&B EP with a phenomenal singer named "DivaSol". I produced, recorded, mixed, and mastered all of the songs on her project. I'm proud because we only had 3 days before she moved to Florida, and we nailed it!
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill is the ability to consistently provide the customer with what they want.
What are you working on at the moment?
Several EPs, Commercial music, Albums, as well as posting videos of my everyday process.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
I would definitely recommend ItzQuincy Thompson for male vocals and songwriting.
Analog or digital and why?
Analog definitely! The sound is so warm and unique.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
What do you like most about your job?
Controlling the listeners emotions via sound.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
"Why are you not famous yet"? My response is... In due timing, but for now I'm the working man's producer. I'm able to help the everyday person get closer to their dreams at an affordable price.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it's easy and anyone can do it. Not true.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What's your vision, and how can I make it translate via music.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
You're in the right place, no need to be skeptical.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My Laptop with all my VSTs, Akai Advance, Rokit 10-3 speakers, and my interface.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been doing this for 10 years, but 6 years professionally. I started out playing the drums in church at age 5, I've always loved music. I worked an average 9-5 job for 6 years to accumulate the equipment that I have now, and now my passion is my 9-5.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would say Jay Z. He has unfathomable knowledge as well as major marketing techniques to make anything go platinum! I could be myself and be heard by the world.
Can you share one music production tip?
Never be afraid to try something new, you might create a new genre!
What type of music do you usually work on?
R&B, Pop, Rap, Gospel, Pop-Rock, EDM, and Experimentals.
What do you bring to a song?
I maximize a song to it's full potential, whether it be sonics, production, or vocals.
What's your typical work process?
I have a smooth workflow, so I'm able to provide my services quickly without loss of quality.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I'm a bit of a gear nut! Too much to name, but here's a few items... Motif XS6, Roland Fantom X6, Novation Ultranova, Novation Bass Station ii, Akai Advance, Apollo Twin Duo, Pro Tools 10.3.10, FL Studio 12, OCDP Drum Set, Neumann TLM103, Focusrite Saffire 8i20, etc.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I've been a fan of The Underdogs musicality and sound for years! I'm also influenced by Warryn "Babydubb" Campbell, PDA, Darkchild, Timbaland, Danja, etc.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I offer music production (beats), mixing, mastering, reference vocals, drum programming, live drum tracking, songwriting, etc.