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Interview with Edoardo Giovanelli
What are you working on at the moment?
I finished to record a Blues/Folk rock album for an Italian singer-songwriter. I'm working on my own music right now, I'm try to improve as bass player, music producer and beat maker.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started my recording experience in 2008, but I play bass from 2000
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
"Hello World" album by Paolo Apollo Negri. I'm the bass player present on all the record, I helped togheter with other band members to compose and arrange the entire record.
How would you describe your style?
Versatile and Eclectic : from the groovy laidback hip hop to an aggressive hard rock bass.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Robert Glasper, one of the best musician and composer I ever seen in the last 10 years.
Can you share one music production tip?
For Hip Hop and R'n'B production it's interesting dubbing the electric bass with a bass sine synth wave to make bigger and bassier sounds.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Funk, rock, fusion
What's your strongest skill?
Groove, Arrangement and Fantasy
What do you bring to a song?
I try to bring not only groove and movement, but also a bass line with a soul.I try to insert myself in the mood of the song.
What's your typical work process?
I listen the song first and try to feel the groove and the type of bass playing the track needs. Then I start recording the bass, if there's any istructions or music sheets I'll follow them; sometimes it's asked to me to be free and create the complete bass line.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Bass : Fender Jazz Bass American standard 4 strings, Carvin LB04 (Active) , Rickenbacker 4003, ESP Custom 5 strings. Amp : Mark Bass 151 Cmd and a 151 Mark Bass Cabinet Sadowsky Bass preamp/D.I. Soundcard : DIGIDESIGN Mbox2 Pro Monitor : Adam F7 Effects : Soundblox Pro Bass envelope filter, Electro Harmonix Modified Big Muff, Zoom B3, Deve smith instruments Evolver(delays and filters) Synths : Deve smith instruments Evolver, Novation A-station,
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Pino Palladino, Marcus Miller, J Dilla, Dave Grohl
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Recording and/or composing a bass line for client's songs