i write some dope stuff..
My name is Quen. I have been writing songs since I was 12. I love music. I am currently pursuing success in my own music career but have always wanted to write for someone else. To see my words used differently than I might have. I have been very lucky and pretty successful so far on my musical journey.I am registered through ASCAP/BMI. I have had the opportunity to work with some awesome people. I look forward to hopefully doing some work with you..or maybe you. You?..
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Interview with QUEN916
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: The Roots, The Pharcyde, Wu-Tang Clan, Outkast, 2Pac, Deltron3030, Aesop Rock, Sage Francis, Prince, Curtis Mayfield, BB King, George Clinton, TOOL, Dredg, Blondie
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: we use different set-ups depending on what we are recording for.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: If i'm really feeling an idea or concept the song will pretty much write itself. Otherwise its a struggle and sounds forced. I will only work on a project or song if I really feel it.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: words. I'm pretty good at translating emotions and feelings to words. Delivery is something else I feel like i'm pretty good at.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I'm thoughtful. I think a lot.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip-hop but I have also worked on some r&b/pop songs..
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: chew gum before you record vocals. (not during recording) it's makes it easier to say complex stuff..
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Wyclef Jean because he one of the best producers ever.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been writing for 20 years. I started taking music more seriously about 7 years ago.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Expect the best I can possibly provide.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: usually its about how they feel about the song/project.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: that I only listen to hip-hop music.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: when can you have this done? ASAP
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love music. All types. Different sounds and words and meanings and stories. It's a universal language.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My absolute best effort possible.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Kenny Giacomini
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I created a Intergalactic Space Alien hip hop album once.