Founder / Director of Operations
Former DJ and Engineer, he has been an Award-Winning Music Producer for over two decades, Mr. Beaver is an industry leader in both the corporate broadcast world, and as a technology entrepreneur. On the corporate side, he has worked for XM Satellite Radio as Production Director, NPR as a Syndicated Producer, Virgin Records as an A&R and for Warwick, Baker, O’neill (ad agency) as a Video Editor.
He is best known for his classic DJ break record series “Bare Bones” and “Boomski and Clutch” which have sold over 300,000 copies worldwide, and has also toured the world with numerous bands such as The District Allstars (Billboard Awards, IMWS, Independent Band of the Year). As a long-time Music Producer, his credits include: KRS-ONE, Jay-Z, Wynton Marsalis, Mobb Deep, Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Redman, Doug E. Fresh, Freeway, Ghostface, DMC, Raekwon, Sean Paul, Barrington Levy, Eek-a-Mouse, Mr. Cheeks, Beastie Boys and many others.
Sherman A. Moss
Sherman A. Moss is a Virginia raised eclectic personality recently added to the Listen Vision Team. Born in Washington, DC but raised in Virginia, Sherman has always had a passion for music. Recording music and collaborating with Artist from the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Regions of the US since the Age of 15. He has been featured on various Local Virginia Mixtapes and blogs. At the age of 19, he Executive Produced a Music Project that was featured on a Magic Bullet Skateboard Video that featured Professional Skateboarders.
Soon after he attended Bowie State University and eventually graduated with a BFA in Music Technology under the tutelage of Dr. Clarence Knight & Dr. Gilbert E. Pryor Jr. While at Bowie, he made such an impression he was granted a Music Technology Scholarship and made a Lab Moniter and Music Librarian. Live Sound and Theatre Production were fields that he assisted in during his time there as well. Sherman is the ultimate young jack of all trades due to his time gigging around the city as a Guitarist/Songwriter for Progressive Jazz Band “Just Us Just Listen”.
Sherman is not only connected deeply to music but he is connected deeply to Listen Vision Studios. While attending Bowie he had a semester long Internship at the Studio where he garnared a solid knowledge of the industry. He also hosted his own Radio Show on WLVS as an Intern that brought out the likes of Local Artists such as Nooney, Young Moe, and Solo D. Now as an Employee he brings back that dedication and vast knowledge of music and culture to the forefront of the company.
Rahel Araia is an experienced multimedia reporter and communications specialist. Hailing from Rockville, MD she went on to Virginia State University receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and graduated Cum Laude in 2013. Rahel then went to the Academy of Art University in 2014 and completed her MA in Multimedia Communications where she learned, perfected, and executed her reporting and digital audio/visual skills as an entertainment reporter. Rahel brings over 10 years of entertainment industry experience to Listen Vision as she is excited to be apart of the music community here in the DMV.
Recording Engineer / Producer
Danny “DanK” landed on this planet in 1980 and has been making music since he was 13 earthling years old. Using an ancient machine called a “tape recorder” and an original Roger Lynn MPC 60, DanK began making noise, influenced heavily by DJ Uneek, Timbaland, Dr. Dre & 90’s R&B. With over 20 years studio experience, Danny DanK has worked with underground legends Copywrite, Weathermen, Jakki da Motamouth to hip hop royalty such as the Wu-Tang Clan, as well as artists all over the country and Planet Earth. He also has done extensive music production on Mars. You can find Danny on the Internet if you look. DanK is the definition of a producer: songwriter/catchy hookmaker, musician/beatmaker, and the best mixing engineer in the business. Once you go DanK, the rest walk the plank. Get some Danny DanK in your life…YOUR MUSIC WILL THANK YOU.
Recording Engineer / Producer
Jean Louis is a trilingual and multicultural music producer and audio engineer from Venezuela and France.
He studied audio engineering at one of the most prestigious schools, SAE Institute in Paris, France.
He has recorded and peoduced artists from every background and genres such as Reggae, dancehall, hip hop, house, dub, bossa nova, Salsa, merengue, cumbia, Reggaeton just to name some.
Recording Engineer / Producer
Max Powers is a Boston, by way of LA, transplant who brings over 15 years of experience producing and recording to Listen Vision. He has produced songs featuring legacy artists including MC Eiht, Sean Price (R.I.P.), Chubb Rock, Edo G., Big Noyd (Mobb Deep), Big Shug (Gang Starr) and many more.
Max also has a strong background in the music industry, having worked extensively behind the scenes with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Ty Dolla $ign, and Macy Gray. He also starred in independent film Indiana Pill Runner, co-starring Snoop & Daz Dillinger.
Max loves to record & produce music, and he brings positive energy and a can-do attitude to every session.
Chris “Chef” Belin
Chris “Chef” Belin is truly a one-of-a-kind music producer, born and raised in Maryland. A graduate of The Omega Recording School, he possesses a unique skill set involving a razor sharp precise ear and the ability to adjust to nearly any genre and maximize a song to its fullest potential. A session with the Chef is always a unique experience. Even his beats display a wide array of talent and musical knowledge so come by and check them out on The Beat Bar. Once you see The way he whips up a track in seconds, you will realize why he’s called “Chef.”. So make sure you stop by the “kitchen” over at Listen Vision Studios and see what he’s cookin!!!
Digital Content Manager
Jacob Moss graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Human Geography and French, where he was a DJ for his college radio for four years, going by the name DJ Toast. His interest in Video Journalism led him to briefly work for VICE News in Brooklyn. He is an activist, traveler, photographer, writer, guitarist, and drummer. Born in Westchester, NY, he is from Brooksville, ME, and now lives on Queen St. in Northeast DC.
Jay Vega is a Director, Cinematographer, and Editor who specialize in creative,compelling visual story telling through filmmaking. His work covers music videos, live music events, promotionals, weddings, hi-end fashion events and many other forms of Video Production. With over 10 years of experience in video production and editing, it is his goal to ensure that you receive the highest quality of video production using the latest methods and innovative techniques to create visually stimulating and dynamic video imagery. And now as head of the Video Department for Listen Vision he is committed to their goal of providing superior quality video productions at the highest standard.
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