Grandmastatek

Afrobeats Afropop producer

Grandmastatek on SoundBetter

Music producer specialised in Afro and Carribbean Music such as Afrobeats, kizomba, zouk, afrohouse, amapiano, zouk, kompa, Reggae and Dancehall. Worked with Top E.african acts eg. Victoria Kimani, redsan, Kelechi Africana and other chart toping acts.

With over 8 years experience in music production and sound engineering and access to industry standard audio equipment, you are guaranteed the quality and sound that will rival afrobeats top acts like WizKid and Burna Boy.

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Languages

  • English
  • Swahili

Interview with Grandmastatek

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

  2. A: Tha Heaven

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

  4. A: I bring industry standard. I bring Africa to a track

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

  6. A: I mostly start with the melodies and chord progressions before adding anything else.

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

  8. A: Ring by Kelechi Africana. That is my work with the most YouTube views, heading to 10m views. I produced, composed, mixed and mastered it.

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

  10. A: I'm working on a reggae album with an artiste called Iddi Singer

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: I will go with digital because it is more cost efficient.

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

  14. A: I cant let you down..

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

  16. A: It is all I ever wanted to do.

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

  18. A: Do I get exclusive rights to the work? Depends with the budget. I do ghost production at a different fee.

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

  20. A: That production is easy and anyone can do it.

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

  22. A: Do you need to take your music to the next level?

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

  24. A: You will not regret it..

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

  26. A: My Interface, Laptop, headphones, midi keyboard and a mic.

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

  28. A: I have been producing professionally since 2013

  29. Q: How would you describe your style?

  30. A: My style is a combination of futuristic elements mixed with the classic organic sounds.

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

  32. A: Chris Brown would be my choice, because he is an international RnB act but can also do good on afro sounds..

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

  34. A: Balance is everything when mixing. The better the balance, the best the output.

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

  36. A: Almost all African pop styles from, West African Afrobeats, to S.African house and everything in between.

  37. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  38. A: My strongest skill is my sound selection abilities. I have a great ear for the right sounds.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I currently work at Kubwa Studios as the in house producer. It is located in Mombasa Kenya and Its one of the best studios in the country in terms of quality equipment and output.

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

  42. A: Pharrell Williams, Kevin McCall, Timberland, Kel P vibes, Killer tune, Shizzi, DJ Maphorisa

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

  44. A: I mostly make custom beats, remake music, finish unfinished tracks and create full songs from start to finish.

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Terms Of Service

I deliver work within 48 hrs, and offer upto 3 revisions.

GenresSounds Like
  • WizKid
  • DaVido
  • Burna Boy
Gear Highlights
  • Apollo Duet
  • Yamaha HS8
  • Ableton
  • FL studio
  • NI machine mk3
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