Andrei Sora

Producer & engineer

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I'm a producer, audio engineer, and multi-instrumentalist based in London, UK. I specialize in pop, indie, and alternative genres.

I'm a one-stop shop solution for all of those voice notes on your phone that are just begging to be made into full songs!

► Production - If those voice notes lead to a song that needs a full production, I can take that song idea and make it into a radio-ready track! (Mixing and mastering are included in all my productions, but I can, of course, provide the stems so you can do these processes externally, should you want to!)

► Mixing - If those voice notes have already led to a production that's just not hitting hard enough and isn't polished enough, I can take the stems and provide a clean, deep, and wide mix.

► Mastering - If all of the above processes are done but you just need that extra power, polish, and volume, then I can take your mix and master it so it competes on the market.

Would love to have a chat and discuss your project in more detail. Please drop a line using the contact button and let's start making music!

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

60 Reviews - 12 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Ellie W.
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    Andrei has been an absolute pleasure to work with and the results exceeded my expectations. I am so pleased with what he did for the song and can't wait for it to be released. He approached everything with great musicality and attention to detail and brought out the emotion and drama of the song beautifully. I highly recommend him! (and that is coming from someone who has worked with a LOT of producers and has very high standards)

  2. Review by ALEJ
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    Once again, me and Andrei outdid ourselves with another amazing track! He took my vision and completely had his own spin on it that made both of our creative ideas work on this one! I cannot stress enough to NOT HESITATE TO WORK WITH HIM!

  3. Review by INTENSIA
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    Andrei is a very kind, high professional, dedicated, creative expert putting all his talent, heart and efforts in the songs he contributes to. A pleasure to work with. I'm so glad to have met him!

  4. Review by Ashley W.
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    Andrei continues to provide outstanding content and production on the tracks I give him. Professional, beyond excellent production quality and service. Would always highly recommend.

  5. Review by robd42
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    I just finished another song with Andrei. Very pleased with the results and will be releasing it soon. I can once again confirm that Andrei is a pleasure to work with, very creative, collaborative, hard working and obviously very gifted musically and able to turn my rough demo into a fully fledged song. As the words of one of his own songs goes, Andrei is "Better Than Advertised" and I look forward to continuing to work with him in the future.

  6. Review by ALEJ
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    Once again, working with Andrei was an absolute blast! This was definitely my favorite track we’ve worked on so far! If you’re looking for someone to work with on pop perfection, don’t hesitate to select Andrei!!!

  7. Review by ally c.
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    This is my second time working with Andrei, and he consistently delivers quality production. He brought life to my track and is a great collaborator who knows how to steer an idea in the right direction. 100% recommend!

  8. Review by Ashley W.
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    Andrei is always a pleasure to work with. He is incredibly professional, talented, and communicates and delivers a well above average project consistently. He has an incredible ear for musicality and will breathe life into your project. Highly recommend.

  9. Review by robd42
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    I have used Andrei multiple times to produce and mix my songs and plan to continue doing so.

    Andrei is a wonderful producer who helped me get the maximum potential out of this particular song. Then through great collaboration, professional attitude and hard work we raised it's standard even higher. On this occasion Andrei´s brilliant guitar skills were crucial in achieving perfect acoustic guitar tracks.

  10. Review by Alejandro X.
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    Once again, me and Andrei had another successful collaboration!! He was able to get my vision down to a tea! If you’re ever looking for a top notch producer who knows how to make your songs into pop perfection, I highly recommend Andrei!!

  11. Review by Ashley W.
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    I’m incredibly impressed with Andrei's work ethic and his talent. This being the second time I have worked with him, he has consistently exceeded my expectations, and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing their project done from start to finish.

  12. Review by Alejandro X.
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    Andrei was an absolute pleasure to work with! Our process together was effortless and very enjoyable! He was able to capture exactly what I envisioned for my song! He even added elements I never even thought of and made it even better! I will definitely have him work with me and my music going forward!

  13. Review by Frannie B
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    Andrei really understood the sound I was going for and executed it very quickly and professionally. He provided a very high standard finished product and I would definitely work with him again in the future!

  14. Review by Ashley W.
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    Andrei is amazing to work with. He is quick, efficient and extremely talented. I would definitely recommend his skill and expertise to anyone needing help getting their music off the ground!

  15. Review by ally c.
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    Andrei was amazing to work with! He delivered the exact sound and feel I envisioned for my project, worked quickly, and made sure I was involved in every step. Super talented, responsive, and professional - would highly recommend.

  16. Review by Carina Torres
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    Andrei was incredibly patient, professional and responsive the whole way through. He really understood and cared about my vision for this project and I could not be happier with the results! He is a truly talented producer and sound engineer and I would definitely love to work with him again.

  17. Review by Nina He
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    Andrei is an efficient, talented, and responsive producer who is always very kind and responsible throughout the process. He reliably listened to my ideas, kept revising, and never made a single complaint.

  18. Review by Sarah P.
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    If you have any doubts about working on Soundbetter choose Andrei because he won't let down. He's motivating, super easy to work with and happy to implement ideas while also being good at working with instruction. Thoroughly enjoyed working with Andrei. This this was the first project with Soundbetter and his reassuring personality made the whole process very comfortable from start to finish.

  19. Review by Ana G.
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    Andrei works tirelessly to get the best result for his clients. Highly recommend him

  20. Review by robd42
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    Awesome work from Andrei again! Andrei is very creative and gifted and was able to produce music of very high standard out of my poor quality, half formed songs. Very impressive. Thanks again!

  21. Review by Ana G.
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    Andrei Is simply fantastic to work with and does whatever he can to fulfil the artist’s vision. Highly recommend him as a producer.

  22. Review by Dustin McKamie
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    Andrei is a pleasure to work with. Super fast and hella good! He whipped my track into shape in no time. It has that smooth modern sound and is topped with magical ear candy that only a seasoned producer could dial in. I couldn’t be happier and I’ll be back!

  23. Review by robd42
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    Worked with Andrei on my song for which I sent a rough mix. Andrei then rerecorded the instrument tracks, produced, mixed and mastered it. Andrei did a brilliant job making a professional sounding radio ready song. It was easy working and collaborating with Andrei and he delivered on time. I would definitely work with Andrei again and recommend him to others.

  24. Review by Ana G.
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    Andrei is a very talented producer and very easy to work with. You can tell he has lots of experience working with singers and songwriters. He is super responsive and takes a very mature approach to his work. I shall be working with him again for sure.

  25. Review by Mike
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    Always a pleasure to work with Andrei - I love how the song turned out. Would highly recommend +

  26. Review by Pablo I.
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    This project with Andrei is yet another dream come true: a dark rock track ballad. Amazing instrumentation, mixing and mastering! Thank you so much!

  27. Review by Lukas R
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    As a repeating customer I love his attitude, quality and responsivness!

  28. Review by TOO
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    Andrei is a great personality musician.
    He has a lot of patience, works consistently without getting confused, and has a great attitude to the client. Great communication is a high advantage.
    thank you for everything.

  29. Review by Mike
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    Andrei is a great producer. He understood exactly what I wanted from the production and was very good at communicating and turning around the project. Nothing was too much trouble. He understands music and what will work to make your song shine. I cannot recommend him enough!!

  30. Review by Randa Omar
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    Another smooth sail of a project with Andrei...
    Great attitude as always, impeccable ear for mixing!
    Thank you once more Andrei

  31. Review by Randa Omar
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    Andrei is always such a pleasure to work with.
    Amazing music practitioner and professional.
    Looking forward to more :)
    Thank you Andrei!

  32. Review by Zoe Wakelam
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    Always a pleasure to have Andrei produce my music. He does such a thorough job and brings so many ideas to the table. Always nails the vision for the song. 100% would recommend working with Andrei, and I already have to some other musicians, so you should book Andrei in quick!

  33. Review by Pablo I.
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    I love what Andrei did with our current song. A bit shorter, a bit crazier than usual. I am happy that we're reaching a very easy work environment . As always, I definitely recommend Andrei for your project!

  34. Review by Randa Omar
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    I truly enjoyed working with Andrei. He is professional, open minded, and genuinely invested in understanding and delivering the artist's vision. With his skillsets, talent, great working attitude, and musical energy, I look forward to working on more projects together in the future, thank you Andrei :)

  35. Review by Pablo I.
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    The insecurities I have about certain songs of mine get all diminished to zero when I have the pleasure to work with Andrei. I keep finding myself thinking "How would I mix this properly?" and Andrei knocks it out of the park quickly and the result is epic. Just goes to show what a talent Andrei is and what great ears and artistic direction he has.Revisions aren't even necessary. Thank you for being patient on my slow work progress this time around and thank you so much for the help!

  36. Review by Katerina
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    Andrei is amazing! He has been very easy to work with and so so patient, especially for someone who was working with a producer for the first time ever. Andrei made the process very smooth and pleasant, nailed every idea/thought I had about the sound, as if he could read my mind!

  37. Review by Pablo I.
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    Andrei works hard and his mixing and producing skills are up there with the best of them. I feel like I can completely open up to Andrei which is very valuable when you are creating something that is coming from the heart. It seems like we’re well synchronized in our vision for each project. Great to work, obviously will recommend Andrei again and again 🙏

  38. Review by Zoe Wakelam
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    Another great experience working with Andrei! Always brings wonderful idead to the table, and makes my songs come to life brilliantly! A great collaborator and I will definitely be working with him in the furture.

  39. Review by Pablo I.
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    Andrei is a creative mind that can absolutely help you with your vision. When I recorded the vocals for this last song, my initial thoughts about them were "I bet it's hard to mix." and Andrei came back to me after a day with a mix that blew me away! I love creating these colourful, fun songs with you!

  40. Review by Pablo I.
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    Thank you Andrei for the work you put into the tracks and your insights. Love the results. Gladly would work with you again.

  41. Review by Pablo I.
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    Fast working, dedicated, friendly, and welcome, Andrei is your perfect contact or electronic/pop elements even if you want those elements added to a rock track. I love his style and he generally understands what I want the song to sound like with my given descriotion. Thank you so much, I look very much forward to working with you again.

  42. Review by Maia M.
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    Andrei is a very talented producer! He took my acapella demo and created a professional and unique song that was above and beyond what I expected. He was very flexible and implemented every note I had throughout the process.

  43. Review by Zoe Wakelam
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    Andrei is a very talented producer and was a joy to work with. He delivered exactly what I was looking for and was a great person to collaborate with. Time efficient, enthusiastic and dedicated to giving the best result possible. I'm looking forward to working on more projects with Andrei!

  44. Review by Pablo I.
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    Wonderful easy communication, great, spot-on work, fast and very reliable. 5+ Stars for sure! Would love to work with Andrei again.

  45. Review by Daanish A.
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    4th collaboration with Andrei, he’s been an integral part of getting the album ready for release in April - highly recommend anyone getting in touch with him as well to bring their ideas to life

  46. Review by Daanish A.
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    Once again was a pleasure to collaborate with Andrei - he really takes the song you have in your head and makes it a reality! Highly recommend anyone working with him - we re already collaborating on more tracks as we speak!

  47. Review by Rufus Wilkinson
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    Andrei is extremely helpful + really easy to work with! He works fast, communicates well and I was very happy with the result. He brought great ideas to the table as well as having the skill to execute some of my own ideas. Thanks for all you help Andrei!

  48. Review by Daanish A.
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    Andrei is the perfect producer to collaborate with - brings loads of his own ideas to the mix while also keeping true to your original vision. He’s willing to work with you until you’re happy with the final product, instead of just giving you a set amount of iterations, which proves that he’s a real collaborator on your work, not just someone coming in and out! Looking forward to working on more tracks immediately, highly recommended

  49. Review by Daanish A.
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    Was a pleasure to work with Andrei - super patient in explaining anything from basic to advanced concepts, despite clearly being a musical genius! Not only does he have a firm grasp of the essentials of production, but is also a very creative collaborator - very much looking forward to working with him on projects in the future.

  50. Review by Nuno Freitas
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    Andrei is probably one of the most patient people I have worked with. Very professional, approachable, and always willing to take feedback on board to ensure I was happy with the final mix. I highly recommend Andrei to anyone in need of a producer/engineer.

  51. Review by Greta
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    Andrei was very easy to work with as he has a great attention to detail as a mix engineer. He helped my track shine and was very clear when communicating back and forth. Would definitely recommend, I look forward to hopefully working with him again in the future.

  52. Review by Andrei Lucas
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    As it's my very first time collaborating with Andrei and commissioning him with a project that will reflect my vocal and musical abilities also, I can definitely say that his input, dedication, talent and level of professionalism have exceeded my expectations. It wasn't hard to challenge him to deliver an even better sound that I wanted and he has the knowledge to deliver top quality content. I look forward to collaborating with him on a long term basis for my album, not just a single.

  53. Review by Anna Øgust
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    Andrei is a great professional! He pays a lot of attention to the author's comments and suggestions. As for me, it's very important to have a connection between you and the producer.
    The result exceeded my expectations.
    It was easy and comfortable to work together.
    Andrei created for me an arrangement, mastering, and vocal tuning.
    It was great! I am happy about the song and will continue to work with him in the future for sure.
    Truly can recommend him to everyone!

  54. Review by James Rozzi
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    Having collaborated with Andrei many, many times, every track he's involved with sounds immaculate. His mixing and mastering skills are to die for and I love his songwriting/production skills. Andrei has a real talent for understanding where different sounds go and how they want to feel in a multitude of genres. His creativity knows no bounds. I look forward to working with him a lot more in the future!

  55. Review by Mikhel
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    I've worked with Andrei on a variety of projects over the last 4 years, and each occasion to work together has been great. He is a very talented producer and guitarist with great musical knowledge and intuition. He possesses the perfect combination of creative ability as well as technical knowledge. He is also a great person to work with, skilled at taking ideas and developing them further. I would very highly recommend Andrei!

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    Most producers have a niche or specialty, but Andrei is able to make and understand music for any genre, so as an artist, I don't feel like I'm being put in a box or limited to a certain type of music. Andrei doesn't like to tell people, but he has a PhD in music from Oxford, so I think you're in pretty good hands!!

    5 stars is too little, Andrei is a musical genius and the music scene's best kept secret. I hope you don't all book him at once, as I don't know if I'm ready to share the best producer out there with you all!

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    Andrei is also great to work with as a person, I find our studio sessions positive and incredibly motivating. He also organises me and manages our time so we're not going over, he's efficient and wants what's best for you and the song. Other producers tend to want to stretch their time with you and exhaust studio time for their monetary gain - but certainly not Andrei, he puts other producers I've worked with to shame.
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    I trust Andrei with my ideas and he gets me as an artist and the direction I want to go with all my music. Andrei takes a lot of time to understand who he is working with, I feel like we are always on the same page and making incredible music due to his amazing skill to understand his subjects and the brief. This sounds simple, but trust me, as a singer in the industry for 20 years, it can be incredibly hard to find a producer that you can work with so fluidly and in sync.
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    I am not classically trained so to have someone who is, guiding you to tell you if you've hit a bum not or you're singing out of time, is so handy.

    Andrei lives and breathes music, I've been in the industry for 20 years and Andrei is my main go to producer who I trust to deliver my songs and elevate them beyond what I thought was imaginable. It feels like we make hit after hit every time. Andrei is always researching and listening to the latest music so he is up to date and trend forecasting, so your music always sounds fresh and on point.
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    I've worked with Andrei for many years, he's not only a producer, but also an incredible musician, he's the perfect mix of creative and technical ability, which is very difficult to find.
    We make music from beginning to end without any other help. Obviously this is excellent value, but it's also a dream to have someone who is so musically knowledgable, the support and guidance I get during the recording process is invaluable.
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Interview with Andrei Sora

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

  2. A: James Rozzi (https://soundbetter.com/profiles/333645-james-rozzi), Mikhel (https://soundbetter.com/profiles/201898-mikhel) - fantastic singers!

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Digital. Perfect recall every time, portability of equipment, ability to work remotely, and travel. The pandemic also made it practically a necessity!

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: That I'll go all in, regardless of scope, and make music that both the artist and myself can be proud of.

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

  8. A: Listen to their reel, have a long chat before committing to a project, and make sure they're the right fit for your creative vision.

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

  10. A: Laptop, mouse, Reaper, FabFilter Total Bundle, & a bicycle generator to power everything :)

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

  12. A: My 20 year journey hasn't been the most straightforward, constantly bouncing between being a musician and an academic. I hold a BA from UNMB, a master's degree from the University of Oxford, and a PhD from the University of Surrey, all in music. However, the process reinforced my view that 'writing about music is like dancing about architecture', and with this realization came the freedom to DO music rather than philosophize about it.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Emotional, alternating between vulnerable sparseness and intense wall-of-sound sections.

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

  16. A: Parallel vocal effect trick: take a vocal line, lower the formant value (us something like Soundtoys' Little AlterBoy), add a 'side-chain' effect (something like Cableguys' VolumeShaper), and add a long-decaying reverb to it (something like Valhalla's VintageVerb). Instant lushness!

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

  18. A: I bring my expertise as a producer, engineer, and instrumentalist. I've been making music for almost 20 years and have explored a slew of styles, from candy pop to heavy metal. In addition, I also hold multiple degrees in Music (PhD, Mst, BA), which also gives me an edge.

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

  20. A: If it's a production, I take the vocal melodies and come up with a chord progression that complements both it and the narrative presented in the lyrics. I then start shaping the drums until the kick and snare hit just right, after which I switch to bass and textural elements. When the instrumental production is 90% there, I go back to the vocals and polish them, adding effects and automation to help them sit in the mix and project the emotion of the lyrics.

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

  22. A: Ian Kirkpatrick, FINNEAS, Jaycen Joshua, or Serban Ghenea are pop producers and engineers I admire, but I also find inspiration in the work of legends such as Chris Lord-Alge, Andy Wallace, and Andrew Scheps.

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

  24. A: Electric Tuxedo. I was just starting to feel comfortable as a producer, and the experience of working on radio-friendly pop productions pushed my skills to new heights. I'm especially proud of a track called 'Better Than Advertised' (feat. J Rozzi), as I also wrote and played guitar on it.

  25. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  26. A: That it's an easy job. Fun & fulfilling? 100%. But it's no walk in the park!

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

  28. A: Bruno Mars, as I'd learn a lot from his way of writing and producing songs. Billie Eilish because her voice and attitude speak to me in a way other artists in her niche don't. Twenty One Pilots because they're my favorite act at the moment and would love to be part of any of their future projects.

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

  30. A: Pop, synth pop, electro pop, alternative pop, and, occasionally, alternative rock.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Knowing how everything fits musically and using that knowledge to enhance the emotional narrative presented by the lyrics. And patience :)

  33. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  34. A: Can you record guitars? My answer is always yes, as that's where my expertise as an instrumentalist is.

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

  36. A: An exciting project called Rocco And Rei. But hush hush for now!

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

  38. A: How does the song fit into your catalogue, what's its role in your larger body of work?

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

  40. A: The fact that it makes every morning exciting.

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

  42. A: Production, mixing, and mastering, more often than not as a package.

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