I have been a mix & mastering engineer for more the 8 years, working on recording studios and several online mixing and mastering services. I have a lot of experience with styles like pop, rock, hip hop, EDM, reggaeton and many many more. combining classic techniques and modern ones to create a unique final result
I will Mix, Master and pitch correct your track, helping you to take your song to the next level, just focus on the creative side and let us think about the technical aspect, applying EQ, Compressors, exciters, deessers effects like Riverb, Delay chorus and more
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Interview with Diego Fernandes
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Im currently working on a project call Santa Monica wich im the producer and mix engineer which is pretty cool, they experiment a lot with pop, Rnb, rock and many more I love their sound
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: mixing and mastering engineer on a studio in rome and on a couple of online services (mixing and mastering services)
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: major mixing, and yes for sure. I have recommended to a few colleagues at work
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: both, that's the way to achieve the modern sound that we like this days
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: they will always be happy with the final result, always
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: just working with music, listen to new projects all the time
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: what's the turn around time? 3-4 days
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: that Is not an actual real job, like a doctor or a lawyer
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: to talk a little bit about the project, the story behind the song, what are they looking for to achieve with the mix
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: let keep the best possible communication to achieve the best possible result together
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: computer, speakers, audio interface, condenser mic, guitar
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: into music 10 years, as mix engineer 8. I started as guitar player wich I still am, then I studied sound engineering as degree and I started working either on studios and on online mixing and mastering services
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: fresh, modern
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: bring me the horizon, I think they're always experimenting and changing the modern rock scene. It would be amazing to collaborate with them
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: focusing a lot on creating a killer melody, that's the key to a great song
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: rock, pop, hip hop and latin
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: vocal mixing
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: a modern tone combine with the classical old techniques, bringing a great but modern touch to my mixes
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I get the multitracks and then I organize the session, make a rough mix (just volume and automations) and the start improving with effects, eq, compressors, based on the needs of the song
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work with either protools and Ableton Live 11, I work with a Mac computer, as analog gear I have the distressor and the smart research c2 compressor, Yamaha sh8 , krk rockit 6, as mic I have the rodes nt1, and as plugins I have the waves gold bundle , izotope ozone 9, neutron 3, nectar 3
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: chris lord alge, Andrew Scheps
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: mixing and mastering