Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Mixed a tune which got a group signed to a major label.
What are you working on at the moment?
A Neo Soul tune.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Digital..convenience and portability.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I give 100%.
What do you like most about your job?
No two days the same.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Please make me a beat which sounds like everyone else!
I answer that I make what I like and they can take it or leave it, nothing personal either way.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That I do not listen to Soul.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What market are they aiming for.
Are they willing to experiment.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be as clear as you can what you are looking for.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A great mic.
Audio Technica Headphones.
Technics SL1200 turntable.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
In and out over many years.
How would you describe your style?
Unusual Hip Hop.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Your Old Droog ...such dope lyrics.
Can you share one music production tip?
Do not be afraid to delete a channel which at the start of the process is yoru main tune, but by the end of it becomes iriritating.
What type of music do you usually work on?
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
Willingness to experiment and not be constrained by what everyone else is doing.
What's your typical work process?
No typical process.
I can take three hours on a beat or three months!
Tell us about your studio setup.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Black Milk, Skyzoo, Beat Butcha.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Making a Hip Hop instrumental for them to rhyme over.