Hassaan Arif

Remote Mixing & Mastering

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A budget friendly Online Production house offering: Full Song tracking: Our house band consists the best musicians Pakistan has to offer Mixing & Mastering Sound Design for films Foley

Base Rock Cafe & Studios is located in the heart of Karachi , Pakistan. Apart from being an event venue Base Rock operates as a Audio/Visual Production house.

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Interview with Hassaan Arif

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Mixing & Mastering

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

  4. A: Bob Clearmountain Chris Lord Algee Hans Zimmer Rohail Hayat

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: The studio is designed to cater all your audio production requirement. Studio A is for Tracking and foley whereas Studio B is designed for Mix & Masters

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

  8. A: We work on a scratch track and let the band build the song from there. Normally a band comes in and we record the whole band live if required we do punch a few takes.

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

  10. A: A) It should be at par with current commercial standards globally. B) The essence of the band should shine through

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Classical Eastern music

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

  14. A: Sound design for films Albums Foleys

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

  16. A: Garbage in is Garbage out should be the motto of every artist/Producers.

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

  18. A: Though it's a dream project but my all time favourite artist is Steven Taylor from Aerosmith.

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

  20. A: 2008 and still counting.

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

  22. A: Neumann u87 Avid Eleven An electric guitar Bass guitar A pair of headphones

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

  24. A: Be open regarding any information or portfolio required.

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

  26. A: Although we try to be budget friendly but that's the number one question.

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

  28. A: Creativity Meeting new like minded people almost every day.

  29. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  30. A: We are a hybrid studio. It all comes down on how to serve a song/production.

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

  32. A: New on this forum will definitely update this.

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

  34. A: Foleys for an upcoming Pakistani feature film.

  35. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  36. A: Dastan e Sufi. Producing a pure eastern classical album for Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad as they are the only family maintaining there legacy of over 600 years of classical music.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Fareeduddin Ayaz Qawal
  • Foo Fighters
Gear Highlights
  • Midas M32
  • Avid Eleven Rack
  • Neumann u87
  • Neumann TLM103
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