Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Developing Hussein Fatal from the Outlawz/Tupac rap group Teaching him word play and production on several of his projects
What are you working on at the moment?
A few upcoming artist and some you know stay tuned and in tune with BeatBank Productions/ BuffBillions
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
No Im new
Analog or digital and why?
Both because both are needed for different sound results
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
You will sound good
What do you like most about your job?
Being blessed to be talented enough to exist within it. Thanks to the man upstairs
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How mant artist are you currently working with?
Can you lease me a beat for $25 dollars
What is mastering?
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That professionals like myself can gurantee upcoming artist platinum success lol
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Do you currently have a following
Are you working on something besides music?, And do you understand your not guranteed a place in the music industry?
How consistant is your current income stream? because your development as an artist isnt free.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Get ready to take your artistry to the gym
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Computing Rig ( Custom built PC) Apple Cylinder off course dual 32 inch monitors
Maschine Pro Black and Native Instruments library Avalon 737 Mic Pre Neumann U-87 Mic
Mercury Plug In Suite
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Information Technology Guru and Music Producer/Engineer 30+ years
How would you describe your style?
Range and Progressive Intensive Im not into 4 or even 8 bar loops My compositions and mixes need to paint a picture for my audience
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I love the art of music so much I want to work with as many artist as I can before leaving earth. I love every artist out there for different reasons and what they bring to the wonderul world of recording artistry.
Can you share one music production tip?
If you want to be a professional recording artist ....understand 1rst, that you will be joining and existing realm of professionals that created a road for you to travel. And that you are now going to be creating music that works within a created industry which may not like the music you may like Understand its just like every other job in that sense.
What type of music do you usually work on?
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
My years of understanding and the ability to be open minded to assist todays upcoming artist with the neccessity of music theory and arrangement.
What's your typical work process?
Word of mouth and industry networking to solicit new clients.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Besides being a music producer/engineer Im a IT Professional so you can use your imagination to describe my computing abilities. For music composition I utilize Logic Pro and the full arsenal offered by Native instruments with over 25 years of sound library building.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Quincy Jones, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Dr Dre, DJ Premier, Wyclef Jean
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Artist Development ,Recording, Mixing, Mastering and Song Composition