Stoney Willis

Music Producer, Beat Maker,

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Unique producer looking to make something amazing happen.

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Interview with Stoney Willis

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

  2. A: I recently produced engineered mixed and mastered a album for a good friend of mine and it came out very unique sounding.

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

  4. A: Musically, improving my craft, as a producer and an engineer.

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

  6. A: None to my knowing yet.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Depends on the budget and the direction the artist wants to go, but my personal preference is Digital because you can get a lot done without a lot of equipment, but analog gives it a warm saturated sound. Id choose Digital.

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

  10. A: My promise is to better the overall sound of the project, song, movie, etc to the best of my ability.

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

  12. A: I love meeting new people and discovering new types of music and sounds i never heard before.

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

  14. A: How much do you charge, and how long I've been making music. I answer according to the artist and there situation.

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

  16. A: That music can't be fun to create.

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

  18. A: What are you trying to accomplish? What are some of your favorite songs? What can i do to better your sound?

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

  20. A: Learning to listen before any actions are the key.

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

  22. A: Avalon, Apollo Twin, macbook, Yamaha Ns10's, and a Neuman U67.

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

  24. A: My career path has aways been producing music and just being a part of the creation of it, and I've been doing it for 10 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style is unique, its like a mixing pot of all of my favorite artist and inspirations.

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

  28. A: Madlib.

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

  30. A: Listen!

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

  32. A: I am open to all types of music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Music, and listening.

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

  36. A: I bring originality positivity and honesty to any song or project i work on.

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

  38. A: First i build a relationship with the artist, and make sure they are comfortable then we work from there.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Home set up, with a whisper room, monitors, keyboard. Simple and to the point.

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

  42. A: Herbie Hancock, Issac Hayes, Roy Ayers,

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

  44. A: Audio Engineering, Producing, Beat making.

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