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Im James, I can mix, master, edit, track, you name it! I haven't been at this as long as others, but I'm wanting to carve my place into the music scene
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Interview with Sea of Ghosts Studios
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I tracked guitars for a numetal project working with Eric Jensen of escape the fate that was fun! I'm proud of that because of the people I was working with where some bigger names
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: An ep for my band, and an album for a metalcore project
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital because that's just how I've done things
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will leave with the best product I can give you!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Interacting with bands, and hearing all the different music they all have
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Its mostly about rates, and my answer is that it depends on the project
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I can make garbage sound good
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is the end goal for the material
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Hiring a producer is like getting another band member, you have to make sure they are a right fit
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My computer and all my guitars
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been doing this of over a year now, and I'm starting to take this all very serious now
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Ummm I'm not sure, I like to get a good source sound and not to fix it in the mix
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: That's a hard one, I cant decided between nolly get good and joey sturgis they both are amazing producers, I love the sounds they get
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Trust your ears and not the screen
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Metal mainly, but I love doing the rest
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Song writing
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A powerful mix
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I start mixing the drums first then guitar and bass then synths then vocals then just tweaking
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I run a pair of mackie studio monitors with a focusrite interface and I have an eleven rack for outboard compression when vocal tracking
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Periphery, joey sturgis
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing mostly but also tracking guitars