Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I was on Esthero 's track, "Gracefully" and I was still in high school and I've also wrote songs for several tv shows.
What are you working on at the moment?
I'm working on an EP for the beginning of next year.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Not at the moment
Analog or digital and why?
Both. Analog has a full and warm sound whereas digital is more crisp and wide. You can enjoy both!
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise you will always leave satisfied with the track you've given me
What do you like most about your job?
I love creating and playing with my voice!
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
People may think this is easy and it can be, but for the most part, when your job is to demo someone else's work, it can be tricky knowing exactly how to deliver what they're asking for when there's not much info to go on so all you can do is do your best and rely on your own talent and musical ear.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What artist do you hear singing your song? What's your song reference? What is something you absolutely do not want in this recording?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
My advice is to be straightforward and you will get exactly what you want. I aim to please so whatever your needs may be, please discuss them with me so you get your money's worth.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Mac laptop, mbox, headphones, mic, and midi key rig
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been in the industry for 10 years writing music for tv shows and film.
How would you describe your style?
I have an alternative R&B sound, with a broad range and bold yet soft tone
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would love to work with Beyoncé because she's an amazing artist with an amazing vision. She executes everything she sets out to do.
Can you share one music production tip?
Make sure you record with a clean sound so the producer can hear your vocals and it makes iteasiwr to work with.
What type of music do you usually work on?
R&B and Pop
What's your strongest skill?
Range, emotion, and tone
What do you bring to a song?
I bring energy of the track itself transformed into my vocals as well as creativity and whatever the client wants
What's your typical work process?
Normally a clients sends me a copy of what they want demoed and I go in to GarageBand or Protools and give them what they want and expect.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Mic: AKG PERCEPTION-120-PKG
Headphones: Audio Technica ATH-M50
Beats. By Dr. Dre studio headphones
Computer: Mac Desktop
Garageband/Pro tools/ mbox
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Beyoncé, Sza, Kehlani, Rihanna, H.E.R, Timbaland, Sade, London On da Track, TM88
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I record demos of the songs my clients create.