Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I think I'm working on it. I have my own dark electronic project, so work is in progress. Anyway, we will hear it soon.
What are you working on at the moment?
Russian industrial project Candieland. You can find them at BandCamp.
I'm mixing their first album now. Solid stuff!
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
The only way to become stronger is to mix two into one. Just remember: every single masterpiece contains a lot of aspects.
Brake rules. This is the only way to survive.
Wait, where were we? Oh, yeah. Analog or digital.
The answer is both.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I do my best. I have no any different choices.
What do you like most about your job?
Everything. It's the only job I really love.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
- How much it costs?
- Fair enough.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
"If this guy works with dark music he's not able to mix pop or rap music".
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What? and When?
How? is the questions I'm asking myself before I'm doing my job.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I don't like making advices, I love making music. But if you ask me to... Be honest.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Obviously, they wouldn't work without electricity. The best way to create music is to create your own percussions (toms, conga-bongos, etc.) and dance through the fire with chaos in your eyes!
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I'm listening to industrial since I was 6. I started to create my own music since I was 16.
How would you describe your style?
"Life is a glitch. Get your FIXt!"
Ok, I know, this quote belongs to Celldweller and his web-site, but hey, it sounds amazing!
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I have my own vision of music, sound design, production... So, it is difficult to answer that question. All that I can say is when I have to create a remix, I'm doing it in my own way. In the end, there are two very different songs.
Can you share one music production tip?
There are two ways of music production. First: when you are making it slow and bad. Second one: when you're making it quick and good.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Industrial rock, glitch, dubstep, modern death metal, dark electro and ambient. I worked on a rap alum one time, and I did it good too.
What's your strongest skill?
Come listen to my tracks. I think you can find not the only one.
What do you bring to a song?
What's your typical work process?
Drinking coffee, sitting on my chair in front of my PC, ruling my DAW to make the sample sound at 100%. I don't believe I have something unique. All the engineers know the routine.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I don't like to uncover my secrets. All that I can say is I have a solid basic setup with all needed gadgets.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Hans Zimmer, Real T Cardinal, Michael Trent Reznor and Albert Klayton (also known as Celldweller).
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mixing, mastering, sound design. I love making music, finding the best sound to make a perfect atmosphere to listen to.