James Morris (OTJ)

Audio Engineer

James Morris (OTJ) on SoundBetter

Recording $40 hr, and Mixing $100Flat Rate

Recording/Mixing Engineer/Mastering Engineer

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Interview with James Morris (OTJ)

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

  2. A: I had the privilege of mixing one of Mannie Fresh Tracks for my mentor's Dilan Rajan @mixrealdeal.

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

  4. A: I am currently producing and engineer for an upcoming mix tapes for several artist.

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

  6. A: Sorry don't know anybody

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both because digital allow you used hardware plugins that can travel to studio to studio. Analog has a sound timbre that is not match by digital.

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

  10. A: I promise to treat the project as professional as possible no matter what.

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

  12. A: I like helping artist turn the vision into reality.

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

  14. A: How many times they should double the vocals and what is mastering. My answer mastering is the last step toward finishing an album and maintains a constant volume threw out the album so that fans don't need to adjust the volume for each song. Double vocals depends on the type of tone of the vocals rap/hip hop i would double the chorus but not the lead and Rnb I would double for harmonies Lead, 2 doubles, 1 high double, and 1 low double.

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

  16. A: That mixing is a one fix all problem.

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

  18. A: What are their basic work flow, and song structure.

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

  20. A: Be Professional and Come ready to work

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

  22. A: Head Phones, Mac, A interface, Power Supply, and a Monitor.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: A Mix of Dirty South, West Coast, East Coast, and Mid West

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

  26. A: Kendrick Lamar one of the greatest rappers of my generations.

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

  28. A: Rap/Hip Hop, and RnB

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

  30. A: I Been engineering for 3 years in the Industry.

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

  32. A: Always use grid mode. Stay in Yellow.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Drum and Beat Mixing.

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

  36. A: What I bring to a song is Industry sound at a great price.

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

  38. A: I like to stack my hooks and lead vocals depend on you the artist or song.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Protools 11 Waves Mercury Bundle 27-inch: 3.5GHz with Retina 5K display Lynx Aurora 8 UAD Apollo Twin Yamaha HS80 Neumann TLM 102 AKAI MPK 49

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

  42. A: HardHead, Mixrealdeal, Mannie Fresh, Dj Bruce Wayne23.

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

  44. A: Recording Rap and Rnb Vocals and Mixing Full Tracks.


Terms Of Service

I allow 4 revisions on all work, 24 hour turn around time, $25 for every revision after the fourth and last revision.

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