My Name is Franklin Socorro, I am a Multi-Grammy nominated Multi-Platinum Engineer / Producer
With 20 years of industry experience I'm sure I'm the person you need to take your music that final step.
I have worked with some of music's finest artists and producers and now I am offering that same level of service to you.
I specialize in Hip Hop and R&B because of my love for those genres but as you can see in my discography I have never limited myself to one style. From Diddy to Julio Iglesias and Amy Winehouse to Nas my discography is extensive and full of amazing music.
I currently my run my own mixing studio in partnership with Vanquish Studios. Vanquish is one of South Floridas premiere recording facilities, providing the highest quality recording and mixing available.
Some of the services I can provide:
- Music Production
- Vocal Recording
- Live Instrument Recording
- Vocal production
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Alphabeat Music
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Bossa Nova album
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, because awesome
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will make sure it sounds just like you want it to
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Hearing creative people express themselves
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can we watch you mix? Yes
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That its magic
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your goal with your music?
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: What am I recording?
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Intern to assistant to engineer. 15 years
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Amy Winehouse Back to Black because I was able to get great tones using limited equipment. Recording engineeer
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Music Centric
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Quincy Jones because big band bossa nova is the record I use to reference any studio I work at.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: I use short delays to create ambience instead of using reverb
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Thats a very broad question
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Understanding where the artists/producers want their music to go
Q: What do you bring to a song?
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I use a hybrid setup half in the box half out.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have 2 setups I use. Setup 1 is an SSL Duality, Apogee converters, Genelec and Adam Monitors. Setup 2 is a Neve 8816, Lynx converter,500 Series processors, Yamaha monitors
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Rick Rubin
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.