Hello I’m a conservatory trained Guitarist with a diverse music taste. I want to provide you with the most tasteful and distinct music you desire.
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Interview with DAVID HICKS
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I been working on mostly jam tracks to improve my musicianship.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am working on jam track of both major scale tone chords and melodic minor scale tone chords
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I don’t know anybody on Soundbetter.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Grew up with analog, but digital is the future so embrace it.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I enjoy creating music from a blank piece of sheet music.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I’m an minimalist guitarist.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Hire me what are you waiting for?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Contact me you won’t be dissapointed.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Acoustic guitar my voice and 30,000 song library.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I live to study, to write, to teach, and perform music .
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is quite diverse, something that was drilled during my conservatory studies.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Quincy Jones I would enjoy to work with. Why because he is Quincy Jones :)
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Gain stage
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I am pretty adept at different styles of music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strong skill is most definitely guitar playing, followed up by bass. Arrangements are next.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a unique and distinct style to my arrangements .
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Typically I start with a basic chord progression, then I add a drum part, then add guitar and bass. Keyboards I put on last.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Basically I have an iMac, currently using reason software. I have a wide array of stomp pedals and rack effects, I use a 800 watt Beringer P A.