I provide top quality music production services including, writing, beat production, mixing, & song writing. I’ve worked with big clients such as Malik Yusef (G.O.O.D Music) and BezzBelieve, as well as many other talented musicians. If you are looking for that modern sound to give you an edge, look no further.
I’m a Record Producer/ Recording Artist that specializes in hip hop/ R&B Productions and Mixing. I also provide Mastering and help with writing songs as well. I have been using Protools for over 9 Years now. If you’re looking for Elite quality production at a Decent price, contact me.
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Super friendly guy with a crazy ear for music! Makes every artist sound excellent! I recommend him for any and every mix you need!
Dope producer. Has a crazy good ear. NO CAP.
I enjoy working with Haywood! I’ve done a few projects with him before he joined this site. Would recommend to Anyone looking to step up their music quality
EXCELLENT SERVICE!!! The mixes sounded great! He was also just a Good person to work with. Very pleased!
Interview with Haywood
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: For Malik Yusef, I reproduced the College Dropout and finished in less than Two months. Recorded, Produced, mixed, and mastered.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: 1 single for BezzBelieve & 2 EPS for local acts.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. You need the best of both worlds. Use technology to its maximum potential.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: QUALITY WORK
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: It’s what I enjoy to do.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How long I’ve been doing this or how did I start.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it’s black and white. There are many decisions to make and with that, many outcomes.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are your goals? Who are your influences? How many records do you plan on creating mg? Do you want to work in the music industry?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I would advice the costumer to make sure they know exactly what type of sound they want to achieve. If they are willing to push the boundaries, contact someone like me.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Apollo Quad, Avalon, Nueman U87ai or Sony C800, puigtec pro, Akai MPC X.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been doing music over 17 years and have been recording over 13 years. I began as a rapper, then I learned these other skills along the way. I currently run my own recording studio and plan to open one up back in Los Angeles (where I moved from)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Very laid back with an abstract bounce
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Kanye West. He is a great mind.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don’t over complicate it.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip-Hop and R&B
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Beat production and mixing.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring clearity, presence, creativity, and understanding to the music.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually set my levels and then begins audio processing.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a minimalist set up with high powered quality peices. I come from a digital background and over the years, I have evolved my set up to become a hybrid set up of both digital and just a touch of analog.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Kanye West, 40, J Dilla, 9th Wonder, Metro Boomin’, Southside, Mixed By Ali, Mike Dean, Travis Scott.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing & Mastering, Beat production, Artist consultancy