Joshua // Sound West Studios

Remote Session Guitar & Studio

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When a musician picks up an instrument, there is a certain excitement that only another musician would understand. Here at Sound West Studios, our goal is capture all of the creativity, talent and excitement involved in playing and writing music. Also now offering Studio Guitar Tracks, Solo and Rhythm.

Hello! My name is Joshua, and I am a songwriter, guitarist and studio engineer. I offer professional guitar, editing, mixing, and mastering services with the latest high quality equipment.

For guitar, I can write/record standard rhythm tracks, leads, atmospheric or otherwise. I am also experienced in using "unique" guitar effects such as the Whammy Pedal (Tom Morello, Muse, Buckethead) and the Talkbox (Peter Frampton, Alice In Chains)

If you are interested in having your recordings edited, mixed and mastered with professional quality in mind, don't hesitate to contact me.

For Electric Guitar Recording, I have the following available:

PRS Guitars (6,7,8 String)
Taylor Acoustic Guitars
Gibson Les Paul
Fender Strat
Diezel VH4 Amplifier, Various Marshalls
Kemper Profiler
Fractal Axe Fx 3
Digitech Whammy
Talkbox

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107 Reviews

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  1. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Creating an experience with Joshua is always my favorite work!

  2. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Always a pleasure working with Joshua- awesome music!

  3. Review by Jeff Miguel
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    Excellent communication and provided all necessary materials for the job. I hope to work together more in the future.

  4. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Always great working with Joshua!

  5. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Another great time working with Joshua!

  6. Review by Chris Hodges
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    5 stars every time we get to collab!!

  7. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Always an amazing experience working with Joshua!

  8. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Always a pleasure working with Joshua, highly recommended!

  9. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Another great track with Joshua, always a pleasure working with him!

  10. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Always a pleasure working with Joshua, awesome material and great communication, highly recommended!

  11. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Another great experience working with Joshua, highly recommended!

  12. Review by Chris Hodges
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    10 stars here!! And only getting better!

  13. Review by Silke
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    Super slick recording with great energy, on point feedback and friendly attitude... Top experience! Recommended

  14. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Really enjoying working with Joshua, he always brings fresh material that is exciting to work on, highly recommended!

  15. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Always a pleasure working with Joshua- he always brings great material that is a joy to work on and is quick to communicate, highly recommended!

  16. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    What can I say that hasn't been said about Josh. He's simply amazing to work with and is a top notch player/songwriter.

  17. Review by Chuck Sabo
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    The reason I love doing online sessions, is because I come across musician/writers like Joshua. He had a creative piece of music, he made me....get creative, he knows how to communicate, and he shows his appreciation. Thank you!

  18. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is just AWESOME to work with! 5 STARS

  19. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Another great experience working with Joshua, his material is awesome and I had a blast working on it. He's a great communicator and is quick to close the job up after final delivery, highly recommended!

  20. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    After about a dozen songs, Josh still amazes me song after song. What a pleasure to work with him and be a part of his awesome songs.

  21. Review by Nate Barnes
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    Great experience working with Joshua, his song was top quality and a joy to program drums and percussion for- he was also clear and timely with his communication and closed the job up shortly after final delivery, highly recommended!

  22. Review by Chris Hodges
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    100% love this project we're doing! Each song gets better and better.

  23. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Always good times with Joshua!! These songs keep getting better and better.

  24. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Another WIN with Joshua!!

  25. Review by Adrienne "AeB" Byrne
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    Joshua gave good clear instructions for what he wanted while still leaving me plenty of room to be creative. He was timely with his communications and payments. The project was high quality music. All around a great experience!

  26. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Building some hits with Joshua is always a good time!

  27. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Joshua is amazing to work with!

  28. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Another awesome tune with Josh. He makes really interesting compositions that fit my style so well. 10 stars!

  29. Review by Chris Hodges
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    I can’t say enough about Joshua, I love working with him and his music is stellar. I’m really happy to know Joshua

  30. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    After all these songs with Josh, it really feels like home working with him. Everything flows very naturally. Always looking forward to his tunes! 5 STARS!!!

  31. Review by Chris Hodges
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    As always, love working with Joshua!! Amazing guy to have as a friend and co-worker

  32. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Diverse and fun! Love working with Joshua!

  33. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Another recorded killer tune Josh wrote! 5 STARS!

  34. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Unique, fun and professional tunes with Joshua! Always a blast working with him!

  35. Review by Chris Hodges
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    We're building a great project with these amazing songs and awesome work flow!!

  36. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Another killer track from Josh that I had the pleasure to record! I always look forward to work with him! 5 STARS!

  37. Review by HandPercussionTracks
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    Had a great and very rewarding time working with Joshua. Got to be a part of a really unique piece of music.

  38. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is the best! Great songs and great communication.

  39. Review by Chris Hodges
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    100% love working with Joshua! Always killer songs to perform on!

  40. Review by Michael Arrom
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    I loved working with Joshua. Great music and complete professionalism. Hope to work with him again soon.

  41. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Once again Joshua delivering amazing songs for me to work on. One of my favorite projects!

  42. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh's songs are always very catchy with excellent riffs and guitar solos. I love recording them and I'm proud to be a part of his songs! 5 STARS

  43. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Working with Joshua is amazing. Everything flows. If you need powerful music Joshua is your guy!

  44. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Awesome rock/metal producer! Always a pleasure working with him!

  45. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Again, another amazing song in the books!!

  46. Review by Simon R.
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    Absolute pleasure working with Joshua - forward thinking, great communicator and solid guitarist!!

  47. Review by Chris Hodges
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    100% love working with Joshua, super pro music and great all around guy.

  48. Review by Zak St. John
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    Excellent songwriter and musician. Joshua is the man.

  49. Review by Chris Hodges
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    As usual, amazing song and great process!

  50. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    If Josh ask you to work for him, simply say yes. He allows you to express yourself in the best way possible.

  51. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Joshua is a very focused and talented songwriter that gives to every musician freedom of expression.

  52. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Besides Josh's obvious musical talent, he is one of the kindest people I've ever worked with!!! 5 Stars!!!

  53. Review by Zak St. John
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    Such an excellent musician and human. Top notch. Great communication and guidance.

  54. Review by Chris Hodges
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    5 stars every time I get to work with Joshua!

  55. Review by Mara
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    It's always a pleasure to work with Joshua, he is a highest level professional and super easy to work with. His musical skills and feel for songs are out of this world.
    Don't hesitate, hire him NOW! Highly recommended!!

  56. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    This guy has a huge range of songwriting styles and it's definitely good time playing his tunes. Excellent songwriting and producing!

  57. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Absolute pleasure building an experience with Joshua!

  58. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is pleasure to work with as always. Its been a privilege recording his songs! 5 stars

  59. Review by Luke Middleton
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    I’ve been lucky enough to work with Joshua twice now and it was another excellent experience. Professional, communicative and an awesome guitar player making great music that’s expertly produced. Highly recommended!

  60. Review by Zak St. John
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    I really enjoyed working with Joshua. He is super talented and writes great music. Its always a pleasure to work with musicians of this caliber. His communication is prompt and he is easy to work with on both the professional and creative sides.

  61. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    I worked with Josh so many times so far and he is a very talented producer/songwriter. Hire him for heavy music production!

  62. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    I'm currently working with this guy for his musical project, tracking drums in my studio. Josh is always kind and it's great to work for him. Thumbs up

  63. Review by Marcello
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    What a joy it is to work with someone as talented as Josh! Amazing song and lyrics, skillfully executed.
    Josh always provided great feedback and he is one of the coolest guys I ever worked here in Soundbetter.
    Cannot wait do work with him again and if you're thinking about hiring or work with him, do it NOW!

  64. Review by Fabio "Mago" Martino
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    Joshua was very kind and helpful, he patiently waited for my long time due to the overwork of this period and I thank him publicly. It was a pleasure to work with him

  65. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    What can I say? Josh is the definition of the word 'awesome'! :)

  66. Review by Lainy C.
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    I loved being a part of Josh’s project. He provided a great track and we accomplished something great together! Great to work with. Professional. Quick. Would highly recommend.

  67. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Another amazing track by Joshua!

  68. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is great! Always gives great examples of styles he is looking for. Makes it a very easy process

  69. Review by Luke Middleton
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    I provided Joshua with a drum track for one of his songs and he was brilliant to work with. Great music, excellent communication and professional throughout, highly recommended!

  70. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Awesome songs! A pleasure to work with!

  71. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Great hard rock producer/guitarist! 100% recommended!

  72. Review by Kamber
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    Joshua's tracks are killer!! Recording quality is extremely professional, and a super nice guy. Would work with him again anytime!

  73. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Another great tune Josh wrote that I had the privilege to record some drums to. Josh's songs are pure awesomeness! 5 stars

  74. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is just awesome! Always friendly with some kick-ass songs!

  75. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Another great tune and amazing communication with Joshua!

  76. Review by Daniel Sadownick
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    Working with Joshua was awesome! He gave me everything I needed quickly to complete his project. Great artist and communicator. Highly recommended!

  77. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Never been so fast and comfortable in working with Josh.

  78. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Working with Josh as a drummer is always a joy, clear ideas and no time wasted. Hope to work with him again.

  79. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Another perfect experience with Joshua, amazing songs and liberty to create. Highly recommended!

  80. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is so awesome to work with and his songs are always killer with kick-ass riffs. Always an absolute pleasure to record.

  81. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Superb experience working with Joshua! Amazing music!

  82. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is open and transparent every step of the way. Very professional.

  83. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Always a pleasure working with Josh

  84. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    So happy to be working on Joshua's great metal songs!

  85. Review by Marco Gnoatto
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    Great experience working with Joshua, he gave me creative freedom to explore in his great song. Thanks!

  86. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Home run, another great song by Joshua!

  87. Review by Enrico Tiberi
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    Killer music to work on!

  88. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Love working with Josh! He is very trusting in others' artistry and open to ideas.

  89. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Another easy experience with Josh! Extremely patient.

  90. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Solid musician, great songs and great guy! I am very fortunate Joshua found me and I look forward to many more songs with him!

  91. Review by Scott Foster Harris
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    Was a pleasure working with Joshua! He's a fantastic songwriter who's tunes have an excellent feel to them and he's keenly aware of what kinds of vibes he's going for. A true professional. Was a pleasure and a joy. Highly recommended indeed.

  92. Review by Chris Hodges
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    Amazing music and really great guy! Looking forward to many more collaborations.

  93. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Doing sessions for Joshua is always amazing. No stress, clear ideas and open minded.

  94. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Joshua is a huge pleasure to work with and a great musician! 5 stars

  95. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh knows how to knock em' out! Great response time, attention to details and excellent songwriter.

  96. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Another effortless collaboration with Josh! Very easy to work with - gives you exactly what you need to get the job done.

  97. Review by Jonas Schütz
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    Joshua is an absolute riff master! He had an 8-string Metal song for me to record drums to and it was a blast! Lots of different vibes packed into one song. It was a challenge to record the drums for this, for sure! But it was a great experience that I hope to repeat in the near future!

  98. Review by June
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    It's been a pleasure working for Joshua. He is a great songwriter and writes great lyrics too. I enjoyed a lot singing on his track. The communication was great and I would definitely work with him again. Highly recommended!

  99. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is just a joy to work with and has some serious kick-ass songs. 5 Stars

  100. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    Working for Joshua is cool. He explains perfectly what he needs so that my sessions are quick and close to his ideas. A very good client to work with.

  101. Review by Enrico Tiberi
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    Fast and clear communication, great solid riffing. Definitely suggested!

  102. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    It's always great to work with clients like Josh, focused ideas and no time wasted!

  103. Review by Kyle Brian
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    I've worked for Josh two times now and both times everything was effortless. Communication, efficiency, and the music is great too.

  104. Review by Kyle Brian
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    Josh is great to work with! I was hired to record some drums for him and he had the tracks ready for me immediately. Fast response time.

  105. Review by Hugo Ribeiro
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    Josh is an absolute riff master and a huge pleasure to work with! 5 Stars!

  106. Review by Enrico Tiberi
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    Fast communication, great client! Thanks a lot Josh!

  107. Review by Alessandro Vagnoni
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    I recently worked as session drummer for SWS and it went really great. Honest people and trustful about my skills and ideas. Really appreciated.

Interview with Joshua // Sound West Studios

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Writing an album for myself, mixing a funk dance record, and recording a folk rock record for a client.

  3. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  4. A: Check out the reviews I have left :)

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both have their place. Universal Audio and others have brought digital so far these last several years.

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: I will do the best I possibly can!

  9. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  10. A: Being devoted to music.

  11. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  12. A: Anything...ask away!

  13. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  14. A: Like many other musicians and engineers on SoundBetter, a lot of people locally just think of musicians as a GarageBand. Not true!

  15. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  16. A: Give me as much info as possible and I’ll do my best!

  17. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  18. A: Message me about anything and we’ll figure it out!

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: Guitar, Kemper profiler, Drums, Bass, and a megaphone :)

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: I’ve been playing guitar since i was a young teenager, songwriting since 2007 and and I started studying recording in 2009 and opened a small studio in 2013, and a more legit studio in 2018.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: My guitar fundamentals are peppered with hints of Zeppelin, Muse, Slash and Metallica. The last several years I’ve made an effort to diversify my playing, and always welcome the challenge of a less familiar style or genre.

  25. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  26. A: Truthfully, any inspiring musician excites my musical sense. But I would love to write with Matt Bellamy of Muse.

  27. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  28. A: Creativity and passion.

  29. Q: What's your typical work process?

  30. A: I work through/on whatever it may be in my studio until I get it right/done

  31. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  32. A: It’s all about getting the instruments to sit well in the mix with each other - sonic harmony.

  33. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  34. A: Typically rock and metal, but I also work on a fair amount of country, jam, pop and dance music.

  35. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  36. A: Songwriting and guitar

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: Universal Audio Apollo Interfaces Neuman u87, km184s, Royce r121, various other mics Diezel VH4, Marshall DSL, Kemper Profiler, Fractal Axe Fx III

  39. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  40. A: Matt Bellamy (Muse), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Misha and Adam Getgood (Periphery), James Hetfield (Metallica), Synyster Gates (Avenged Sevenfold), Slash

  41. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  42. A: As a studio engineer, I do everything from tracking vocals and instruments to mixing and mastering. As a guitarist I love playing lead, but record plenty of rhythm as well.

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