My goal is to deliver to my clients the best hip-hop mixes that they've ever had. Period. If you want professional quality, I'm your man. Notable credits include Hitman Holla and Anthony Russo.
I'm an audio engineer with over 4 years of professional experience working as one of the in-house engineers at Suburban Pro Studios in St. Louis, Missouri; where I've worked with many native artists including standouts like Anthony Russo and MTV Wild'n Out's Hitman Holla. I specialize in and primarily work with Hip-Hop/Rap, but I also have clients within the R&B and Pop genres as well.
My philosophy is that mixing is an art form. Not only is it a technical art, but it's also a creative one too. A mix can make or break a song. A good mix can turn an "ok" song into a "great" song if it has potential. All it takes is a talented engineer to bring it out. And that's me.
I'm passionate about my work. And I believe that ALL artists; whether you're a major artist with a big name or somebody who's just starting out and recording songs in your bedroom, need an engineer in their corner who works hard to help give their music a sound that he or she can be proud of. It's important. And I can be THAT guy for you!
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9 ReviewsEndorse Dominique Moody
Yo Dominique is the truth! Somedays you can find him in the studio from 10am til 11pm, working! Long hours followed by great results is what you get from Dom. He mixed 12 of 13 songs on my last mixtape and all the singles I dropped on SoundCloud. Look up YC or YCNation on SoundCloud and Datliff to listen. You'll hear nothing but amazing sound quality and its all thanks to Dom!
Always great workin w Dom. He gets your music to sound the the way you want it to sound.
Very professional worker and very humble with the craft of music
Very Professional engineer. He will always mix my music . Book Him to get your music right.
When ever I'm in town and need a song mixed, I go to Dominique. He is a monster with it and literally the best in my opinion. If you ever need an engineer, he is the go to guy!
i always recorded myself and mixed my own stuff, never liked the way anyone else would do my vocals until i met dom. now i would much rather spend my money here, always a good time and dom is always happy to help you get the song just how you want.
Fire your engineer and go to TBK! Best engineer I've worked with and prices are well worth it. If you're looking for a engineer who has "the ear" he's definitely the guy
Been working with Dom for 2 years now super professional and creative.
always so professional and prompt. made sure my mix always sounded the best.
Interview with Dominique Moody
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Various songs and projects for my clients at Suburban Pro Studios.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I'll say that good, quality analog outboard gear is definitely important during the recording process. But during the mixing process, not so much. It's all about taste.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to do my best to give you the best quality work that I can.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making dope records. It's fun.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That anybody with a laptop and a cracked version of ProTools can do it lol.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I always ask my clients what their vision is for their record(s), sonically. I feel it's important for an artist and their engineer to be on the same page creatively.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started off as a producer making beats, around 2008. In 2010 I started taking production seriously and started selling my beats on Soundclick. In order to sell more beats, I realized that I needed to learn how to mix my beats so that they would sound cleaner and more professional. That's how I got into engineering. Eventually I realized I liked engineering more than making beats, so in 2012 I started to focus more on being an engineer. Through an internship at my local community college I landed a gig at Suburban Pro Studios in St. Louis, MO in 2013. And I've been here ever since.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I'd say 85% of my clients are rappers.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ability to listen.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I do my best to bring my clients ideas that sonically take songs to the next level. Mixing is a creative function as well as a technical one. Mixing is an ART.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When I've been given a mix to do, the first thing that I do is make edits or do any "clean up" work to organize the files in the ProTools session. I do this is to make the mixing process faster and more efficient. Secondly if time allows, I like to do a rough balancing of the levels before I start the actual mix. This is in order for me to draw a mental "road map" of where I want to take the mix. And then after that, I start on the mix itself.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: At the studio I work at, we have two ProTools 12 HD rooms with various mics and pieces of outboard gear. LOTS of plugins!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: As a full-time audio engineer, my day to day work mainly consists of recording and mixing records.