Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I recorded a Hip-Hop artist and he was amazed of the work I provided so he kept me as hes main engineer.
What are you working on at the moment?
I am working on a couple of songs I composed.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
I don't know anyone yet.
Analog or digital and why?
Analog because there is just something with that makes it human in some way but nowadays with digital you can mimic analog.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
To respect the deadline.
What do you like most about your job?
I adore sound so anything that has to do with sound makes me smile with a passion.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can you make it sound like this artist ?
Yes, send me a reference track and we can work it out.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
People think I'm a DJ
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are you aiming for ? Where do you see this being played ?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
If the provider has a drive for the line of work he is in then he will always be loyal and provide exactly what you need and even more.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My H6 Zoom, Foscusrite 18i20 soundcard, a midi contoller and 2 synths
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been doing this since I was a teenager. Just now I am getting in to the professional life style in this industry and trust me its everything I have dreamed for.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Radiohead because there music is beautiful to my hears and they know what they are talking about.
Can you share one music production tip?
Let yourself go ! If you really like that guitar riff or piano melody then work on building around it other than adding to much to it.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I usually work on deep house and hip hop but I am very open minded in other genres.
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill is communication and patience.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring the quality to it the punch it needs to stand out, flourish with color and be able to be heard in every sound system.
What's your typical work process?
Depending on what the client needs I usually break down the project into layers in order to organize my workflow depending on the clients deadlines.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I have a Focusrite 18i20 with 2 sets of mics : Shure beta 58a and a AudioTechnica 2020. I use ProTool to record the artist and Studio one to create music and design my sounds. On the go I use my H6 Zoom with a X-Y and Mid-Side Mic.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I listen to Radiohead a lot because they have always inspired me in pursuing what I love doing. And that is anything to do with sound. Radiohead really experiments with sound to produce a beautiful album.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Right now I am the sound technician for live concerts and shows for a theater hall called La Maison d'Haiti. I setup the stage with all the necessary mics and equipment's that the artist needs. After that I calibrate the PA in order to get a outstanding quality in the audio for the audience, while EQuing and refining the audio for the artist as well in there monitors.