Gene Rowan

Session Guitarist, Songwriter.

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Professional guitarist/song-writer, with numerous television credits, and international releases. Able to compose and perform in various genres, including Rock, Pop, Blues, Funk, Hard Rock.

Services offered:
- Composition of guitar arrangements.
- Professional electric guitar recording.
- Professional acoustic guitar recording.

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  1. Review by Dan G.
    by Dan G.

    Gene is highly talented and professional musician! Our collaboration was excellent! His guitars brought vibes, life and energy to my track!
    We're definitely gonna work again!

    Thank you, Gene!

Interview with Gene Rowan

  1. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  2. A: Professional vocalist and songwriter, Jessie Wagner. She will surely take your work to the next level.

  3. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  4. A: Melody, energy, groove, and vibe.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I work in Pro Tools, with an Apollo 16 converter. Pre-amps include UA LA610 tube pre's and Midas XL48's. I monitor through Genelec 8030's. Some of my outboard includes an amazing Klark-Teknik DN410 eq, a Yamaha SPX 990, which I love! and an Alesis Midiverb4 which is also full of really great sounds.

  7. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  8. A: People often assume that this does not require hard work.

  9. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  10. A: What are you looking to get out of this and what is your final goal.

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: Rock, or music with a lot of groove, melody, and energy.

  13. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  14. A: Proud of them all. Iv contributed as everything from just a guitar player to writing, performing producing and engineering full works.

  15. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  16. A: Music for a television show.

  17. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  18. A: Both, they each bring value to music creation. Analog contributes vibe, and with digital you have flexibility and efficiency.

  19. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  20. A: I promise an enjoyable venture with transparency, positivity, and productivity.

  21. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  22. A: Creating, self expression, collaboration.

  23. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  24. A: Lets make sure we're a good fit, and be ready to communicate freely.

  25. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  26. A: My Gibson Les Paul, a laptop with Pro Tools, and my JH Audio Pro 16 ear buds.

  27. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  28. A: I started out as a touring guitar player, and when I wasn't doing that I got into touring as an audio engineer. At some point scoring fell into my lap and I became a studio rat. Iv been doing music for professionally for 17 years.

  29. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  30. A: Lady Gaga. I think she needs to do a proper rock n roll record, and I admire her constant outside of the box approach.

  31. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  32. A: If it makes you feel something, keep it.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Collaboration first and foremost. Aside from that, Iv put a lot of time into my guitar playing and writing, all that comes in handy quite often.

  35. Q: What's your typical work process?

  36. A: Depends on what Im doing, but I like to have a clear vision of the final product before I start. That means I can work focused and efficient, while allowing plenty of creative space for spontaneity.

  37. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  38. A: Greg Wells, Eric Valentine, Slash, Josh Homme, Chris Lord Algae, Ed Stasium

  39. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  40. A: Session guitarist, mixing engineer, producer.

Footsteps by Gene Rowan

I was the Writer, guitarist, producer, engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

Rates include two revisions. Additional revision prices negotiated at project start. Turnarounds:
Guitar: 1 to 3 days per track

GenresSounds Like
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Queen
Gear Highlights
  • UAD Apollo 16
  • UA LA610 pre-amps
  • Midas XL48
  • Protools
  • Genelecs
  • Shure KSM32
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