Gelby on SoundBetter

Starting as a guitar player and continuing as an engineer, I have been in the music business for the entirety of my career. I have produced, engineered, mixed music from different genres, ranging from acoustic and classical to my clientele of EDM and global bass acts.

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Interview with Gelby

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

  2. A: I am working on a Global Bass EP for Carthnage, has a mix of North African Grooves with Middle Eastern Vocals.

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

  4. A: Tchad Blake

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both, because both have different uses.

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

  8. A: Your music will sound and feel great after the final mix.

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

  10. A: The creative process and listening to the final mix vs the rough mix.

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

  12. A: Q: What is your turn around time? A: Every project is different?

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

  14. A: That I do the same as a Dj.

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

  16. A: Where I can listen to their music? Their top 3 artists that inspire them and their music? Their Project deadline? Their Project budget?

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

  18. A: Listen to previous work of your potential providers and pick whoever you feel happy working with personally and professionally as well.

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

  20. A: Laptop UA-Interface Neumann U87 Focal/Sennheiser Headphones Guitar Amp

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

  22. A: I started as a guitar player when I was a kid and start mixing 8 years ago and been doing that ever since.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Club-Like

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

  26. A: I would like to work with inspiring artists who are eager to develop and build a long-lasting career in the music industry

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

  28. A: I wrote an article recently on a number of strategies for release. I think it's quite useful with actionable points. https://www.overdub.co.uk/blog/release

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

  30. A: Global Bass - EDM- Hip Hop

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Being able to interpret creative input and apply it.

  33. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  34. A: Damn good mix.

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

  36. A: #1: Discuss project needs, delivery time, budget...etc. #2: Send out a detailed proposal the client explaining the process with every single detail outlined. #3: Secure dates and start mixing #4: Revisions untill clients are satisfied #5: Delivery

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: I work in different studios to support different artist levels and budgets.

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

  40. A: Difficult to type down a long list. I would say : Tchad Blake - Diplo - Quincy Jones

Terms Of Service

Up to 3 revisions included for each mixing/mastering project. additional revisions available at the cost of +20$/revision. Typical turn-around time is 2-5 days.

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