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Mixing can be complex and time-consuming for some why not leave that to a pro while your writing your next track I will be gluing and balancing the track you sent me, helping your track become a modern hit. mastering is also a major and misunderstood element that will put your track from an 8 to a 10 giving you the best sound in today's music.
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Interview with YaBoyDon
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: my own ep solid gold which I produced myself
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: im new I'll be looking around and networking ill let you know soon
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital I personally feel with the technology and sound of music today analog gear will eventually be a thing of the past but there is some analog gear that is just amazing and no plugin can imitate them
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: quality mix and mastered track
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I hear music that is great and I can be apart of that
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: can i hear some of your work how long does it take you to mix can you make this sound vintage and warm do also master first here is a Spotify playlist with music ive mixed https://open.spotify.com/playlist/54xKip6CgMr7D8s7zgyh01?si=s2LmS0ysRy-gOf4Kn4wq4g depending on the track a week yes &.... Yes
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: its easy fast and anybody can get a professional mix
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: is your rough mix tracked out properly and is it good enough to mix sometimes you cant turn garbage into gold. a good recording can make a mix sound great
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: looking for fast quality mixes I can provide that you just focus on composing your next track
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: microphone interface eq compressor reverb
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been mixing since 2016 I got good and getting recognition in early 2018 and been getting better every day I now own my own studio here in buffalo ny
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Modern & New
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Bruno Mars he's just talented
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Stay organized with your session
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: hip hop trap and rnb
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: understanding the sound you as an artist is aiming for and helping you get that sound
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: my own style just like any other mixer it something we like about there mixes how an engineer can grab the highs out and the sound is smooth and crisp not loud and harsh my style is very clean crisp and modern
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: as soon as I hear a track I'm mixing I like to think or reference a track as soon as I hear the track so I know what to generally aim for
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I working with JBL Monitors connected to Apollo Twin interface and my main microphone for vocals is Slate Digital very own Ml-1 I track all my recording in pro tools and my plugin selection varies from UAD, Slate Digital Waves, and more
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Noah 40 Shebib, Timbaland, Bruno Mars, Diddy, Dr Dre, Rodney Jenkins, Max Martin
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: My most common work is Hip hop and trap music but that doesn't limit me from other styles of work with my rnb background and working closely with pop artist my mixing and producing skills are more advanced