Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
My song Overdrive. Smooth rnb. I mixed it perfectly. I see or hear no flaws in the song.
What are you working on at the moment?
One of my clients rnb song, she's singing and I'm just starting the mixing process by prepping her vocals
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
not at the moment, and I plan on making friends here
Analog or digital and why?
Both cause were living in a digital age. And digital does sound very good also. I like having a mixture of both worlds.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'll make your music sound how its suppose to sound. You'll be highly satisfied with the results!!
What do you like most about your job?
The more songs and artists I work with. The more I learn. Its a great experience.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How did you make my song sound this great!!??? This is what I enjoy doing. I have fun working on music
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
people think mastering is an instant process. No it takes attentive listening skills and knowledge to master properly
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What do you want to bring out of your songs? What do you want to accomplish?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Point out the problems you need fixed and what you want your song to sound like. Don't fret over the details too much just tell me the basics and I'll update you on the current process and we will get it done.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Headphones, Laptop, Solar battery, Microphone, interface.
This way I could make music and pass time until I get rescued, but I might not wanna leave. Lol
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I plan to open my big studio here soon!! Start my record label and promotion services
How would you describe your style?
Fast workflow, very likeable and fun to be around, and I take your music as serious as I take my own songs
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
All artists, cause every artist will bring something new and exciting to the table!!
Can you share one music production tip?
When eq'ing a vocal, strive to bring the natural warmth and depth out as much as possible and apply lowcut filters on your reverbs.
What type of music do you usually work on?
rnb, pop, rap, country
What's your strongest skill?
Mixing, Mastering, vocal tuning, instrumental creation, lyric writing
What do you bring to a song?
Its not what I bring to a song, its what I bring out of the song. The artist already put their focus and talent into singing the melody, playing the instruments, etc. The artist built the song, Their hearts in it. My focus is to bring their qualitys out, their passion whether its in their voice, the strum of a guitar, the beat of a drum. Im bringing the soul and spirit out of their recordings.
What's your typical work process?
First listen to my client and see what they need done and what they want their song to sound like. This sets the base for what I'm gonna achieve. Use my expertise and skill to meet and surpass my clients expectations. Im trying to put a smile on their face when they listen back to their song, like wow!!
Tell us about your studio setup.
2 Laptops PC and Mac, Outboard compressors, limiters, reverbs, Pro Tools Digital Desk, All the latest studio software and plugins such as Waves, Flux, Slate Digital, etc.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
All the Grammy Award winning Engineers who mixed the songs you hear on the radio
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Vocal Editing and song mixing