Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Mastering the Asase Yaa album for Oshun. Was very challenging to master a whole album.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Yes Me !!!! :-)
Analog or digital and why?
Both. Digital for the advantages you get for mixing and editing, and Analog for the analog sound that just cant be beat. (Starting to really dislike the sound of mp3's lately
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
That it will get done and get done the way they want it.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That its easy and not worth paying very much for.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
When do you need the project done by?
Is there a song or artist that you think I should listen to that would help guide me in the project?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Try not to be too demanding let whom ever it is you hire do they're thing (according to what you want of course).
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Computer, pair of monitors, Solar powered generator, weighted midi keyboard, and a flare gun.
How would you describe your style?
Dynamic, versatile, creative, always evolving.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Pharrell cause he's just a serious producer.
Can you share one music production tip?
Make sure the production sounds big on any system.
From a small speaker you use to plug in an iPod to your car to your home theatre system etc etc etc
What type of music do you usually work on?
Usually I work on all things Pop or Urban/Dance.
What's your strongest skill?
Honestly I would have to say mixing and doing remixes.
What do you bring to a song?
Ear Candy Final mix type of sound. the kind of vibe that puts a smile on your face as your listening to the final mix.
What's your typical work process?
Well listen to a ruff mix of the track(s) (if any) talk with the client to see exactly what they want/need, bring up the mix and just start tweaking what my ears tell me to tweak first.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Mainly use Pro Tools and occasionally Logic in the box or with outside gear depending on what the project needs
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Too many artists, musicians, engineers inspire me to name them all here.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most common type of work I do is the final mix, and remixes for clients.