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Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How I get my distorted guitar tones to sound so clear. And the answer is to use less gain.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What their time-frame and budget is for the project.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Paul Antonio Ortiz of Chimp Spanner. He has a very unique style.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Buy a decent set of monitor speakers.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ability to implement a particular vibe or feeling into my music.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I wrote, recorded, mixed and mastered my first 'untitled' EP a couple of years ago.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am starting a new project with another guitarist. We have a new song we're writing right now.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. It's the future.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Quality over quantity.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Being my own boss.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Master tracks. I don't do mastering.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be very specific with the end result that you want.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My guitar, laptop, interface, studio monitors, and guitar effects processor.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Two years ago I studied Sound and Music Recording at Recording Arts Canada in Montreal, QC. I now work as a free-lance audio engineer.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Instrumental, progressive metal.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Progressive metal, and soundtracks.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I correspond with my clients over the web. They usually send me the stem tracks of a song they would like me to mix, or I compose original material under their request.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a fairly sleek and intricate studio setup. My studio is located in my basement, in a very large, acoustically-treated room.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I am inspired by such acts as; Chimp Spanner, Tesseract, and Wide Eyes.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I compose, mix, and engineer music for my clients.