Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Blindstone - The seventh cycle of eternity
Because it's the best drums i've ever recorded, and the sound was huge!
What are you working on at the moment?
Just recorded drums for a new Blindstone album, soon on my way on tour, and then back to record another album.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Not yet sadly!
Analog or digital and why?
Mix of both, even though i tend to be the more digital type.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be clear on what you want, and you'll get it.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Drum, sticks, guitar, more sticks, and a cymbal
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Music! Always music. I've been doing music professionally since i was 17.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, metal, hip hop, pop, orchestral, country, blues.
What do you bring to a song?
If i'm drumming i bring a tight groove, with whatever details you want on it.
If i'm mixing, i bring a fresh and modern sound, yet staying true to what the song needs.
What's your typical work process?
This is a typical session for me: Receive the track, listen, write notes, and then i go record.
If i'm mixing, i like to listen to raw demos, also very gladly REHEARSAL demos, to get the vibe of the song.
Tell us about your studio setup.
A big variety of drumkits, cymbals, and snares.
I mainly use Logic Pro X for all tasks, with a big variety of plug-ins.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Drum recording, touring, songwriting, and mixing.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
To get it done on time.
What do you like most about your job?
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
question: Can you do this?
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That it is easy.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Are the tracks numbered?
Are the tracks instrument labeled?
How would you describe your style?
Hard to say since i move within so many genres. But one word that keeps coming to me is ''fresh''
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
All the upcoming artists(!). That's where the fresh sound is.
Can you share one music production tip?
Cut frequencies before boosting.
What's your strongest skill?
My ability to take a step back, and just listen.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Since i tour so much, most of my inspiration comes from the people i tour with.