Sundiatta is a San Diego based Multi-instrumentalist, Producer, Engineer, and Composer.
A musician for over 10+ years who's instrument arsenal includes guitar, bass, piano, ukulele, and drums. With a classically trained background Sundiatta has studied music intensely under degrees that include a bachelor in Musical Composition and Music Production. Skill sets include recording, mixing, production, and writing with specialties in EDM, pop, hip hop, R&B, indie, jazz, and classical.
Clients include: The Shins, Walk the Moon, RCA Records, Missio, Columbia Records & Sony to name a few.
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Interview with Sundiatta
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Question: What do we need to do before we send you our project? Answer: Make sure you are 100% content with everything in your project. Make sure nothing is clipping, WAV format, prefer at least 24-bit/44,100Hz (16-bit acceptable). I can do a lot but I still can turn a turd into gold. Only polish it.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Patrick Ryan Heaney
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both have there place in the music world.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To put in and bring 110% to your project, ensuring that I get the sound you are trying to achieve for your record.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I get to do my passion as my career.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What emotion are they trying to capture in their music? Are they content with everything completely?
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Neumann M-149, UAD Apollo, DAW, Genelec, MIDI Controller
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Any Genre with a blend of Funk.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: AlunaGeorge - Her voice is absolutely beautiful.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Make sure everything sounds great from the start.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electronic & Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I'm never deterred.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Doing the majority of my work at Phaser Control Recording Studio based in San Diego, my highlighted gear can be found at www.phasercontrolrecordingstudio.com
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Inspired by Jimi Hendrix, Nils Frahm, Muse, Quincy Jones
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Majority of my work includes ghost production, recording and mixing.