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Originally an EDM dj/producer with over 150,00 plays, Joel blends sounds from a plethora of styles to create a unique sound. Joel offers anything from top 40, to trap/hip hop, all the way to experimental and niche styles from around the world. Joel is also available for remixes of any EDM genre, as well as remote mixing.
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Interview with Joel the Unicorn
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Tony Tzar. He is a genius.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both are necessary. There is no or.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Satisfaction guaranteed.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The freedom to blend sounds from all over the world.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They normally don't ask too questions..
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That beat making is easy, because of how quickly I work. People don't realize the amount of time that went into being able to work that quickly.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are some of your influences? What genres do you enjoy, even if you don't make them? What setting would you like to create in the track?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Yes, I can create something like what you hear on the radio, BUT let's go a little left and try some things those people aren't so we can make a unique sound just for you.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My laptop, my hard drive, an Apollo twin duo, some HS7s, and a U87
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My career path has always been in music and performing. I've been producing for 6 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Any artist willing to push outside of their comfort zone
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Nice try ;)
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip hop/Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Drum sampling/arrangement
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I fuse popular genres with smaller sub genres from around the world to create a unique sound per every track.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Find out what my client would like, then create a track around the idea given.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo, Neumann Tlm 103, Jbl LSR308s, iMac
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Too many to name
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Beat Making, Vocal Recording, Mixing