Robert "LB" Dorsey

Engineer, Producer, Arranger

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Music is Math for the Soul

Music Producer and Engineer 18 years making records in NYC, Philly, LA
Beat Maker and Sound Designer
Grammy's Producer & Engineer Committee (NARAS)
AES member
ASCAP member since 2004

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Interview with Robert "LB" Dorsey

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Chrisette Michelle live at Blue Note....... My role was doing everything lol

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

  4. A: BLKMRKT project and Deje Kelley

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: both

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

  8. A: They get what they want

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

  10. A: its not a job

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

  12. A: Can we do all this today? answer = NO

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

  14. A: It cost too much

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

  16. A: Lets be detailed oriented

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

  18. A: Neumann M49 any ssl summing (console) MPC Plug-in Alliance plugins BAE 1073

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

  20. A: 20 years, started with Chucky Thompson and Tony Maserati

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: Soulful, heavy, big drums

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

  24. A: Greg Porter and Esperanza Spalding and Nas

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

  26. A: Tracking and production is more important than mixing......

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: Large format console (ssl duality)

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

  30. A: They all do

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

  32. A: Production and Engineering

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GenresSounds Like
  • The Roots
  • Chrisette Michele
  • Black Taxi
Gear Highlights
  • SSL console master
  • NS-10
  • Pro-Acs
  • Protools
  • Avedis & BAE mic pre
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