Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A soon to be released EP with my artist Bridgette Winten. We both worked incredibly hard on this project and it's a record with lots of light and shade and natural reverb.
What are you working on at the moment?
Two EPs, one album, production mixes for a documentary series and lots of co-writing sessions!
Analog or digital and why?
What do you like most about your job?
The opportunity to meet new people, be entrusted with their creativity and bring something fresh to the table.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What do want to do with your recordings? And what does your schedule and budget realistically look like?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be well-rehearsed or open to writing parts on the fly!
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
UA Apollo Twin, Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 6, Neumann U87 (preferably original), a MacBook Pro and my UE7 custom in-ears.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been playing music as long as I can remember, and freelancing as a producer/engineer for 3 years.
Can you share one music production tip?
Try to fit something unconventional into your song.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Mostly indie pop with a blend of live and electronic elements.
What's your strongest skill?
Hearing musical parts to add to a song.
What do you bring to a song?
Ideally something fresh and some light and shade.
Tell us about your studio setup.
My main recording space is a mid-sized project studio with an isolated (and great sounding) control room and two live rooms. One is small and tight sounding which is great for tight drums, vocals and VO and the other has a huge natural reverb that's great for drums, guitar amps and strings.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Rik Simpson, Greg Wells, Paul Epworth, and Jaycen Joshua.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Producing, co-writing and engineering.