Mister Qtastic is a music producer, artist, songwriter, and pro-tools engineer. He has worked with numerous artists such as Warren G,Cornelius Mims,Ronnie King,Daz Dillenger,K9,Frank D Wright,Latoya Williams,and many more. He has made numerous tracks for artist such as Sayne,Ben Frank,Cirious and Deelux,Aliso Black,Kabo,Street Lotto,Big Oz,Inferred,I&I,Justic. Just to name a few. He has been making beats and recording Artists for over 10 years and a Plus being a certified pro-tools engineer. He uses top quality equipment like Avid/Digidesign’s Hd pro-tools system complete with plugins. Three different Avalon pre amps starting with the Vt 737sp, the AD 2022, And the U5. Plus a Universal Audio 6176 Class a Pre Amp. And it all sounds good on a Neumann U87 classic Tube microphone. He also makes beats with Akai’s Flagship Mpc 5000, Yamaha motif xF and all up to date 8.0 pro-tools software complete with plugins and soft-synths. Email MisterQtastic@gmail.com or call now 949-855-0211 and ask for Nathan Wright.
President - CEO - Executive Music Producer
Nathan is Owner & Chief Executive Officer of both California Sound Studios Inc. & Wright Records Inc. Nathan has been highly trained and educated in business development, management, marketing and promotions. Nathan received his education in Business Management and Marketing at JVU School of Business and went on to travel throughout the US and Canada speaking at major educational/ business training seminars on a range of leadership topics. He is honored to have had worked along side some of the nation’s leading educational speakers and music industry professionals. Nathan has produced large music events with much success throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and the Las Vegas areas. Nathan has a vast knowledge of the entertainment business and how to develop both up-and-coming and established Artist in today’s fast changing technological industry. Looking for today’s most innovative and cutting edge Artist is his main priority for his independent record label, “Wright Records” which handles Artist Development by providing Production, Distribution, Promotions, Publishing and Management.
MUSIC PRODUCER - RECORDING ENGINEER
Steve Dang is a Producer from Orange County, CA. He works in the genres of Hip Hop, Pop, Rock and Cinematic Trailer production. He produces for a variety of commercial recording artists including Baby Bash, Curtis Young (son of Dr. Dre), Layzie Bone and the Kottonmouth Kings to name a few. He also focuses heavily on TV & Film licensing and has solidified placements on shows such as Orange is the New Black, American Idol, The Real World, and the Making of Straight Outta Compton.
What most people might not know about Steve Dang is that he is a classically trained woodwind player. He began is music education in 4th grade and performed all the way through college symphony orchestra at UC Irvine. Steve Dang is not limited to any style of music and has a fresh open minded approach to new projects
MUSIC PRODUCER -RECORDING ENGINEER
Eric Sheffield is a professional audio engineer & music producer. At the age of 16, Eric purchased his first digital audio workstation & started recording his self written songs & funky guitar riffs. He fell in love with the recording process & immediately landed an internship at California Sound Studios where music & business formed an environment Eric knew he wanted to be a part of. After enrolling in the Recording Connection Audio Institute for audio engineering & music production, Eric worked professionally for 3 years where he spent the majority of his time making and recording music. He spent hours on hours everyday mastering his craft & forming awesome relationships with people in the music business. Eric now works with California Sound Studios as an audio engineer/music producer. Being a multi instrumentalist & an extremely proficient audio engineer, Eric has all the tools to build songs from the ground up & turn them into high quality professional records.
Warren Griffin III
(born November 10, 1970), better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American west coast rapper and hip hop producer. He is best known for his debut 1994 single, “Regulate“, which reached number 2 in the U.S. and charted worldwide. Warren G grew up in Long Beach, California listening to his parents’ collection of jazz, funk, and soul, nurturing a deep love for music. In 1990, he formed the group 213, named after the Long Beach area code, with his friends Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg. (The area code in Long Beach, California was later changed to 562). While practicing with 213, and working a full-time job, the young Warren used all his free time creating his own sound and aspired to make it big. The trio 213 dissolved when two of its members signed with Death Row Records. In 2009, he released his sixth studio album titled The G Files. After the death of Nate Dogg in March 2011, Warren G released the song “This Is Dedicated Too You” to honor his childhood friend and close musical collaborator. The song received positive reviews and continues to perform well. To honor Nate Dogg’s life and work, all proceeds from the sale of this song went directly to Nate Dogg’s mother, family, and charity organization. Although deeply affected by Nate Dogg’s death Warren G has carried on as a solo artist, working on multiple projects, and he has made multiple public appearances to promote various charities and musical venues. Overall, Warren G has sold eight to ten million records. From June to September 2013, Warren G accompanied Baby Bash, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, DJ Quik, E-40, Mack 10, Suga Free, Tha Dogg Pound, and others on the West Coast Fest tour. For project info, call 949-855-0211 and ask for Nathan Wright
FRANK D. WRIGHT
Creative Director - Music Producer - Musician
Frank received his Master of Arts degree under the direction of Jack Cecchini at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. He took his training and degree in Classical Guitar, keyboards, trumpet, and vocals. Frank has worked and preformed with such greats as Sonny & Cher, Chicago, American Breed and Kansas. Since achieving an audio and video engineering degree from SMI, He turned his focus towards producing and engineering, working with major record labels such as ABC Records (Brian Ingoldsby President), A&M Records, Geffen, Interscope, Cherokee Records, Filmways-Hyder, WEA (Warner/Elektra/Atlantic), Warner Bros Some of his favorite musical accomplishments have been with David Foster (St. Elmo’s Fire), George Martin (Producer EMI) Michael Frankovich Jr.(Producer of Purple Rain), Morris Diamond, Phil Spector (Music Record Producer & Songwriter), Robert John Mutt” Lange (AC/DC), Bob Pittman/Mitch Michaels (MTV / WKQX Hometown Album) Michael Crawford (Phantom of the Opera), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Dick Dale, Tom Petty, and Hootie and the Blowfish. Also, Frank has written and produced music soundtracks for motion pictures such as Death Fear, Fire Storm, Wrong Dude, Peter Principal Project!. For project info, call 949-855-0211 and ask for Nathan Wright E-mail: email@example.com
MUSIC PRODUCER - RECORDING ENGINEER
Dennis Anderson is an internationally recognized producer, engineer, musician and educator. He produced and engineered the music for the film “Bienvenido-Welcome” that won the Ariel Award in Mexico for Best Soundtrack. He appeared in Paul McCartney’s documentary concert DVD “The Space Within Us” as a featured commentator and Beatles scholar and was awarded two consecutive Fulbright scholarships in music composition to the prestigious Music Academy in Krakow, Poland where he studied composition with renowned composers Krzysztof Penderecki and Boguslaw Schaffer. He has held numerous positions as producer and audio engineer with recording studios in Nashville and Southern California that include MCA music, Sixteenth Ave. Sound Studio, Audio Projects and Church Street Studio. Dennis was Vice President of Dr. Dream Records and worked as an engineer assistant at Studio Orange with the band Berlin. He is affiliated with California Sound Studios and Wright Records as a producer and engineer. He has also been a live sound engineer in numerous venues, most notably at the Crazy Horse country music nightclub and concert hall in Santa Ana and on the Gen. Jackson Showboat in Nashville where he was chief audio engineer. As a sound engineer he has worked with internationally acclaimed artists that include, among others, Garth Brooks, Waylon Jennings, Buck Owens, Poco, Jerry Reed, Marie Osmond, Vince Gill, Ramsey Lewis, Restless Heart and dozens of others. Anderson has also had an extensive career as an educator at Orange Coast College, Golden West College, Mt. San Antonio College and Cal State University Fullerton. At these schools he has taught digital music technology, Recording engineering, Music of the Beatles, History of Rock Music, Music Appreciation, music theory and musicianship. He designed and built the recording studio at Orange Coast College and has overseen upgrades and renovations of that studio on multiple occasions and teaches recording engineering there where, in addition to typical recording projects, the classes record all of the school’s large ensemble concerts that include symphony concerts, choral concerts, wind ensemble concerts and big band jazz concerts. As a writer, Dennis Anderson’s column “As Time Goes By” was featured in the music industry magazine MusicBiz and he is a contributing author to the Ken Kerner book “Going Pro: A Musicians Guide To The Music Industry”.