Analog or digital and why?
Digital. I love the digital age of music. Everything is moving there anyway. There is so much that can be done with digital music and it will continue to get better.
What do you like most about your job?
Creating mixes and helping people get their music to where they want it.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Usually questions about discounts. I say they have to look at the prices listed. I have a good rate compared to most audio engineers, anyway.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What kind of project do you want to work on and how far do you want to take it?
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been working on mixes for seven years and have been song arranging since my early twenties. I have been in bands since I was 13.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, Pop Rock
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
I bring out what essentially an artist wants out of a song. To feel the emotion and get the sonic clarity they desire.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I use Pro Tools and use Waves Audio plugins for my mixes. All my mixes are done in-the-box.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I really love Butch Vig's work as well as Chris Corner's work recently.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
The most common work I do for my clients is mixing and song arranging work.