What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
When choosing a studio, consider not only the gear but the environment that will extract your art.
How would you describe your style?
Raw, deep, and punchy.
Can you share one music production tip?
Your sound is only as good as your instrument and performer!
What's your strongest skill?
To have a deep professional studio sound! Combine old technical ways of sound production and new tech.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I use Audix D6 series for close micking, Shure Ksm for room. I have worked all types of drum set up. Protools with Waves and SS plugins.
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I was part of Ill Nino's Dead New World, I recorded all of the Percussion at Boundbyiron studios.
Analog or digital and why?
In today's age they both have pros and cons, too big to list them.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Will not stop till they are satisfied.
What do you like most about your job?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Fender jazz bass
Ampeg PF series bass amp
Ludwig kick drum
Pearl piccolo snare
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Before there where home studios, I had mine in early 90's. Played and recorded in many great bands in New York tri-state are. Ran Bounbyiron studios in New Jersey.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Steve Albini, all I need is one of his little secrets.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, Alternative, Punk, Raggae, Ska, Jazz
What do you bring to a song?
My usual process is to start at at the full extent of the sound and trickle down to mixing measures.
What's your typical work process?
My most important process is mic positioning in revelance to what type of music I'm working with. Every drum piece is a different instrument, it needs the most attention.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Steve Albini, Rick Ruben
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mic positioning for optimal sound recording, pre amp mixing, post mixing. Drums and Bass.