asterikz

asterikz

Relaxing on Logic Pro
  • From : Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Joined : Sat 5th Sep 2009, 10 years ago

About Me

Hey everyone, My Looperman name is Asterikz but my producing name is Soulraq. I also produce under my real name Carlos, too.
I am a 23 year old producer from Bristol
I produce a majority of the sub-genres in UK 'Dance/Electronica' category, mostly Grime and Garage under the name Carlos, and produce more Soul, Jazz and Funk-inspired music under the pseudonym 'Soulraq'
If you wanna hear some music of mine, check me out on http://www.soundcloud.com/soulraq !
Thanks

Instruments I play

Keyboard/Piano, I also sing.

Software I Use

Logic Pro X, learning Ableton at the moment and hopefully Pro Tools in the future.

Hardware I Use

Genelec 8030B monitors, a small Focusrite interface, Novation Ultranova, Korg Microkorg with a Mac Pro powering it all.

Listening To Right Now

A lot of Electronic sounds that I find on SoundCloud through platforms such as Soulection, Nest HQ and Too Lush.

10 Favourite Albums

Drake - Take Care
Maniac - New Age Grime
Merky ACE - Blue Battlefield
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra

My Influences / Fav Artists

Wiley,
Swindle,
Oscar Peterson,
Duke Ellington.

My Music Sounds Like

Very melodic. I like to make melodic music, however un-melodic the genre is. I favour swung drums and melodies, keeping in line with my Latin roots. This is also very much inspired by my Jazz and Soul upbringing.

In My Other Life I ...

I just work most days.