Colombian. Session Guitarist, and Session Bassist. Filmscorer. Soundtracks maker.
I'm a Session musician.
I have my home studio based in Barranquilla - Colombia where I've recorded and participated for some artist, that is the case of Luis Fabian Peña, Chago, David Bastidas, Benji Rosales, and so on.
Hello everyone, I'm Fabian Arenas De La Hoz, I'm 25 years old, and I from Barranquilla - Colombia. I studied Jazz and Popular Music guitar at Universidad del Norte, and I have been working in the industry almost 3 years now.
Recording is my passion, cause I feel I CAN MAKE SOUND BETTER THE SONG, that's why I ALWAYS SPILL DOWN ALL MY CREATIVITY AS MUCH AS I CAN. That's why I guarantee the same PASSION IN YOUR RECORDINGS. I've recorded for Luis Fabian Peña, Chago, and some other local artists.
- Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
- Strymon Timeline
- Xotic Ep Booster
- Xotic Sp Compressor
- JHS Morning Glory
- Eventide H9
- Vertex T-Drive
- Jackson Audio Prism
- Logic Pro X
- Sonny ECM 670 (Electret)
- Sennheisser e815s
- Lsl Custom Saticoy (Stratocaster)
- Fender American Deluxe (Stratocaster)
- Cuban Tres
Acoustic Guitar - $50
Electric Guitar - $45
Bass - $60
NOTE: If the tracks doesn´t need too many tracks, we can re-negotiate the price
for more instruments, ask me please.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Interview with Fabian Arenas
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Recording with the artist I perform; Luis Fabián Peña, cause I enjoy his music.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mics: Sonny ECM670, Sennheisser e815s Guitars: Lsl Custom Saticoy, Fender American Deluxe. Pedals: Strymon Timeline, JHS Morning Glory, Vertex T-Drive, Xotic Ep Booster, Xotic Sp Compressor, Jackson Audio Prism, Eventide H9, Maxon ST9, Bearfoot Sparkling Yellow II Amp: Vox AC15 with Celestion G12M
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I provide 5 recalls for corrections, I guarantee fast recording, fast turn-arround. The price includes no limits of tracks recorded.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Pharrell Williams, Kiko Cibrian, John Mayer, Daft Punk, Guthrie Govan, Kim Burrell.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: After I receive the tracks, I start a Skype conversation in order to leave clear everything the customer wants. Aftar that I record and send a mp3 bounce as a preview. If the customer approve the bounce I send three takes of the song with a little mix, and other three takes without any mixing.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring the guitar parts that the song needs.I bring a professional sound with a good ideas cause a wide music library I listen.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Sensitivity, Fresh sound, Versatility.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Worship Music, Funk, EDM, Pop, and Latin music (Vallenato, Merengue, Salsa, etc)
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: - Yes, Listen all music that you could. - Put first the singer and be focused on comping not on soloing.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Sebastian Yatra, Manuel Turizo, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Carlos Vives, Shakira, Juanes. Cause they have an amazing performance, their shows are big, and that is an amazing opportunity to make relationships which make me higher more and more.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I don't have a standard style, I think I'm able to play several rhythms and genres.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been playing since 13 years old, and the part that I mostly enjoy is recording. My career path, as I dream, is performing with a great artist on the best platforms (Grammys, Oscars, Stadiums, Theatre, Coliseums, and so on), and recording for the best artists, from all the countries I could.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: 1. My Macbook Pro 2. My electric guitar 3. My interface 4. My cable 5. An electrical outlet
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Take advantage of my promotions.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How do you imagine this song been played live? What would be the audience you would like to reach?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I don't know jajaja
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Qst: Do you know the style? Ans: Show me and let me make the rest jajjaa
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I enjoy it!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will always have respect for them preferences.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Depends on the case, the situation, the place. If I'm not in my house (home studio), Digital, cause it can solve the situation very well.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes, Daniel Uribe Coronado!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Performing with a Gospel Artist, and recording for people in my city and nearby cities.