What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
First i listen to your ideas, your previous work, rehearsals and even live shows. Then you submit music you like so I can achieve the project of your desires. Reference tracks are essential.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Ive studied at both South Thames College and University of West London, England. But the years recording, mixing and mastering surpasses all eduction.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
Mixing - 150 per track
Mastering - 100 per track
Full production - 650 (includes mixing and mastering) per track
Negotiable prices on EPs and Albums.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I was a Dj for 12 years, i studied Music production for 5 years in London and I started freelancing since 2007. I now freelance, own ToneCrafters Productions and run a professional recording studio.
What types of customers have you worked with?
small and medium labels
local and international musician and production labels.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I mixed and mastered Sherwin Gardner's hit album "Greater" which reached the #4 on Billboard's Gospel Chart.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Its good to talk, its really is. Go with the guy/gal who makes you feel comfortable, that is passionate with your music and the direction you are going...and most importantly...that they are a fan!
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Who is in your production team?