Robert "LB" Dorsey

Engineer, Producer, Arranger,

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Music Producer and Engineer 22 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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Credits

Discogs verified credits for Robert "LB" Dorsey
  • Various
  • The Roots
  • The Roots
  • Big Pun*
  • The Roots
  • K. Michelle
  • The Roots
  • Mis-Teeq
  • Various
  • The Roots
  • Mis-Teeq
  • The Roots
  • The Roots
  • The Roots
  • Hi-Tek
  • Various
  • Beyoncé
  • Solange (2)
  • Various
  • Kelly Rowland
  • The Postelles
  • The Roots
  • K. Michelle
  • H.E.R. (2)
  • The Roots

Interview with Robert "LB" Dorsey

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

  2. A: BLKPRL, Kayden, Black Thought, Birthh

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

  4. A: Lots of good folks on here!

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both work well together

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

  8. A: We will make it happen together!

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

  10. A: Meeting people from all over the world

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

  12. A: What is the goal at the end of the day you want to achieve to yourself and your listeners?

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

  14. A: Lets be detailed oriented, set a timeline and get to work!

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

  16. A: Neumann M49 SSL 9000J MPC Plug-in Alliance plugins Avedis MA5

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

  18. A: 23 years, started with Chucky Thompson and Tony Maserati, Skyforce, Myers family music, Richard Nichols, Falona Brown

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Soulful, heavy, big drums, super dynamic, not over compressed!!

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

  22. A: Changes from one end of the spectrum ( Broadway theater soundtrack ) to the other (rap records)

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

  24. A: It changes depending on the project

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: Hybrid

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

  28. A: Production, Mixing, Tracking, Mastering

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

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

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

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

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

  34. A: It cost too much

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

  36. A: Greg Porter and Esperanza Spalding and Nas

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

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

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

  40. A: They all do

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GenresSounds Like
  • The Roots
  • Chrisette Michele
  • Birthh
Gear Highlights
  • SSL console master
  • NS-10
  • Pro-Acs
  • Protools
  • Avedis & BAE mic pre
  • Audioscape
  • RND
  • Plugin Alliance
  • A-designs
  • Dangerous
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