What up y'all? I go by B*star. I'm an engineer, songwriter, producer and vocalist from The Bronx, New York specializing in sound design. Currently working at Mansion Studios in Brooklyn, New York. Looking forward to collaborating on projects.
Engineer, songwriter, producer and vocalist from The Bronx, New York. Currently working at Mansion Studios in Brooklyn, New York.
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Interview with B*star
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My latest release as an artist, "Flowers for the Colorblind". It was an album I was heavily involved in production-wise for the first time in my career and I served as recording engineer for 70% of the project.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working 3 personal projects simultaneously, and building podcasting room in the studio.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Dom Martin, Alex "Disco" Banoub, Edwin Arzu, and Nacor Zuluaga.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital only because it's all I know. However, I have experience with analog having been trained in it in school and studio internships. (Preamps, Tube compressors & mixing boards)
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is that I'll help create an atmosphere for the listener to inhabit when listening to the record.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The limitless capabilities of audio.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "Why do you love this the most?" To which my response is: "I just do."
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I would say that it's easy.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Understand that we are humans and love music first. Compassion and understanding via conversation makes collaborating a pleasant experience.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: NEUMANN U-87 NEVE 1073 AVALON 737 APOLLO 6P AUDIO INTERFACE PMC RESULT6 ACTIVE STUDIO MONITORS PMC TWOTWO.SUB2 10 INCH ACTIVE STUDIO SUBWOOFER
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: There's a lot, but to list a few: Kanye West, Prince, Michael Jackson & Kurt Cobain.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I do a lot of writing, production, and arrangement.