Experienced, professional, and versatile. Recording, Mixing and Mastering Studio. Super solid electric and upright bass lines. Lets make history together, and have fun with this beautiful way to live. Let the music, and your music run free.
Federico Palmolella, electric & upright bass player, composer and Producer, owner of The Bitus Studio since 2008, professional musician since 1996, music director, and songwriter.
Recording, Mixing and Mastering with more than 60 edited albums where you can hear the versatility on his recordings and live performance, accompanying or opening band with renowned County Artists as well as various Internationally known Tango, Jazz, Pop, R&B, and Rock&Roll Artists, including:
(Local) Silvina Moreno, Pablo Oliva, Jorge Araujo, Pablo Estigarribia, Angel Sucheras, Manuel Fraga, Quintino Cinalli, Gustavo Camara, Juanjo Hermida, Oscar Guinta, Walter Malosetti, Gerardo Gardelin, Pablo Elorza, others.
(International) Harry Waters Band, McNally Waters (opening) Earth Wind & Fire, Nile Rodgers, Alicia Keys, Molotov, Aerosmith, others.
He is currently working with Harry Waters and John Larry McNally (McNally-Waters) accompanying them together with Jorge Araujo.
John Larry McNally trio working on his next album.
He recorded all the albums from Silvina Moreno (SONY), Mañana, Real, on her third album, produced by Eduardo Cabra - Visitante - (Winner of the Latin Grammy Producer of the year), and Co-Producer on her last album - Herminia - Sony.
With Jorge Araujo, actually presenting his second solo album, Cuerpocomoderno.
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- McNally Waters
- Silvina Moreno
- Jorge Araujo
- Valeria Gastaldi
- Rafael Defelice
- Rochi Igarzabal
- Lizza Vera (Bandana)
- Lourdez (Bandana)
- Quintino Cinalli
- Harry Waters Band
- Marina Quiroga
- Paul Vargas
- Larry John McNally
- Triangle Space
- Piru Saez
- Emanuel Cauvet
- Santiago Manrique
- OT Cerda Negra
- Los Nadies
- Marky Lennon
- Kipp Lennon
- Pablo Oliva
87 Reviews - 10 Repeat ClientsEndorse Federico Martin Palmolella
He always delivers the best work!
Amazing touch and spot on timing and rhythm.
Second time I work with Federico and like last time I am very satisfied with his delivery. He is easy to work with, understands directly what I am looking for and for sure knows how to play the bass, great guy!
Consistent high quality and great communication!
Very, very talented. But more than that, he cares about your songs. And the vibe and positivity he has makes it really easy to work with him. Thank you!
¡Fede es increíble! Trabajó super rápido, con una calidad y talento impecables.
He is the best. Period.
Such a talented bassist and some who is most prompt about getting back to you in a timely manner. Exceptional musician and guy! Thanks Federico!
Great sound and performance, Thank you Federico!
Yet again, Federico delivers on 2 of my songs.
He play the style I come up with, and then he makes a suggestion....and I end up with the suggestion...every time.
Thanks Fede, you truly add depth and life into my music.
Federico is such a skilled musician and each time he’s needed I know I can rely on him and his craft! Thanks again Federico!
Not only an incredible bass player but also an incredible mix engineer!
Federico is a pro! Very fast and very accurate!
One the best bass players on sound better. Huge bang for buck if you didn't know! Super quick expediting of files... extremely friendly and awesome to work with every time! Lots of flavor!
One of just a few of my go to bass players! Incredible tone and he gives plenty options/styles. Truly a pleasure to deal with and very prompt in relation to time and getting back to you. Don't hesitate to work with this incredible bass player!
Federico was an absolute pleasure to work with. Incredible skill set, incredibly smooth tone, even giving me multiple options of takes via multiple pre amps! True professional. Thank you Federico.
Wonderful experience with Federico. I was happy how extremely fast he delivered but most of all, I can't imagine someone doing the job better. Highly recommended!
Always reliable, quick, technically gifted, creative and supportive of your work. You will get options to play with, in addition to your request, and that's an incredibly valuable gift you get from Federico. Go for it, don't hesitate to try!
Super talented and fun to work with. Looking forward to more projects in the future.
Great bassist! Really kind and efficient
Always a pleasure to have Federico on the bass. It's already the third track i did with him and i'll definitely work with Fede again. Highly recommended!!
Once again, I needed a new bass-line.
Just wow, excellent work..again!!
Federico have once again delivered way beyond what I hoped for.
If you are looking for a bass player, look no further...you have found him :)
I'll be back!!
Federico is a real pro!! I sent over a score and it came back the same day played note for note with a lovely feel and also a take of his own brilliant ideas for extra! Highly recommend. Look forward to working with Federico again
Federico did an amazing job at adding the bass to my song. High quality, quick turnaround, and great communication.
He supplied 2 versions to choose from.
But be Warned!!!
If you end up with the same as me, you will have a hard time choosing..
Did i mention that he provided 2 x 2 versions? Yeah he did. with different amps..even more options.. :)
I really felt he cared about the song, and it showed in the result.
This guy is my new "go to guy" for bass..
Thank you, Federico.
It's a pure pleasure to work with Fede. He's delivering some serious grooves, on top to my vision he presented this own upright bass lines, which turned out to work even better than the groove i wanted him to do. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, already the third project i did with Fede. And the fourth will come for sure!!!
Absolutely amazing. Great time & pleasure to work with. 🎸🔥
Federico worked on a bass foundation for a track of mine and MY OH MY, I am beyond impressed and excited. He boosted the song with his incredible creativity and professionalism! If you're looking for a bassist, I HIGHLY recommend Federico! Amazing amazing amazing work!... 100 STARS! Cheers!
Federico nailed the bass for my last two songs as well. I really hope I can work with him again. Thanks a lot!
Federico once again did a great job! Even though my songs have had different styles he has adapted his way of playing in an impressive way, really cool!
Thank you Fede ,you are one of the most amazing and more professional musicians ever , thank you so much for your interest and for being incredibly awesome and talented.
Fede is the person you need in your project !
Federico helped out with a bass line for one of my song and he really took the song to a higher level, amazing job! Easy communication and fast delivery, would definitely recommend other people to work with him.
Great Job, Super quick, loads of different options given and I'm very happy with Federicos professionalism
Federico did a fantastic job with his funky upright bass abilities. Gave me what i was looking for and more!! Highly recommended!!!
Increible como siempre!
Federico was an absolute pleasure to work with. He had my tracks ready in no time and recorded and played to an extremely professional level. A really wonderful guy to communicate with and I wouldn't hesitate to return to him for my next project. I simply cannot recommend this guy enough!
Federico is a true gem here on soundbetter. Super quick delivery with choices between different amps and creative decisions within the Basslines i asked for. Not to forget, his sound quality is very good and clean. Highly recommend him!!!
This was my first time working with Federico and it was a great experience. Fast communication, great suggestions, awesome sound and playing. A true professional. Don't hesitate to hire him for your next project.
Great to work with Federico! He had countless of variations which was really helpful and inspiring to the project. Also good communication and a quick turnaround + good quality recordings. I'm definitely happy!
Awesome bassist! Quick response. And fast turnaround! Great working with fede and exactly what you need for some live authenticate bass work.
Federico is a dream to work with. Super creative and quick. He nailed the perfect bass for my track. Makes me super happy))
Federico is a great bass and guitar player. He was very patient and helped me to 100% with my needs. I can highly recommand him.
Federico was really -I mean really!- quick in responding and sending ideas to improve the original request. In a matter of hours I had a fully fledged, high quality bass line, with two different sound options to choose from. Don't hesitate to work with Federico!
Really fast turnaround, great communication and most importantly a superb musician!
He is the man!! Laid down some funky bass on my song and added some incredible additions. Second time working with Federico and for sure won't be the last! Always super quick with communication and deliveries as well :)
Excellent musician, and super fast turn around time. Couldn't be more happy with the final result and will definitely will be back. Was a pleasure work work with. Thanks again!
Federico is an incredible musician. He added so much soul to my song and completely brought it to life! Need to work with him again
La pieza que necesita tu proyecto es Fede! un animal y genio total
Increíble & Profesional como siempre
The best there is! great recordings and probably the quickest one to deliver, just a day! His bass lines literally sing! He will work and work till you're satisfied and has absolutely no problem with any changes you request.
Thank you so much Federico!! Lot's more songs to make!
Federico esta cambiando el mundo con su forma de trabajo y profesionalismo!
Federico did a professional job. He was really open and attentive to my requirements and my ideas.
Federico did a great job with my track and delivered really fast. Great professional!
Como siempre un placer trabajar con Fede , un genio total en cualquier ámbito musical y siempre dispuesto a ayudar, Fede es la persona indicada para tu proyecto.
Mas que encantando de seguir trabajando con Fede la verdad que no me puedo imaginar como hubiera sido mi proyecto sin la ayuda de este gran ser humano , siempre al pendiente para ayudarte y hacer que todo suene perfecto.
Genio total como siempre... trabajar con fede siempre es una alegría.
mucho talento , dedicación y responsabilidad. es mi tercera vez trabajando con el y de seguro no sera la ultima.
Such a pleasure working with Federico! You can tell he's passionate about his his and it's just not a job for him.
Quick communication in spite of our time difference. He sent me enough variations in the beginning that helped me finalise the parts. The Upright sounds amazing and the recording quality is top notch!
Super quick turn around!
Thank you Federico!
Fede es la persona que necesitas para tu proyecto ! una persona muy profesional y muy dedicada! Lo recomiendo al 100 ! Es un musico muy talentoso y muy creativo, es la segunda vez que trabajo con el y como siempre fue una alegria y placer,
Las palabras no pueden empezar a describir lo increible que fue trabajar con Fede !.. un excelente y talentoso músico con muchas capacidades que sin duda pueden aportar mucho a la creación y/o ejecución de un proyecto musical, y sobre todo mas importante , una increíble persona y ser humano dispuesto siempre ayudar y a ensenar ! No duden en contratar a Fede para sus proyectos !!! Es increíble.
Federico provided some solid bass tracks for my instrumental guitar-based song. The turnaround time was extremely quick and he was flexible enough to accommodate potential needs. I recommend him highly!
I had the pleasure to work with Federico and it was amazing, so creative and reliable. We worked in a project together and his sound, experience and love to the song was great. I recommend him so much
I have been working with Federico for almost 20 years, His a great and very versatyl musician. Professionalism %100, in addition to being an incredible producer and mixing ingenering at his own Studio "The Bitus Studio". The multitasking solution for any music issues is here.
Fede's groove isn't something you get to listen everyday. He's super talented, creative and really patient.
Fede's grooving isn't something you'll listen everyday. He's super talented, but most important, he really listens to the client to achieve his/her goal.
Federico is a great musician and human being! Working with him is allways a pleasure, very fast and allways open to the customer needs. Definitely recommended!
Federico is a great session player and musician, also producer of many successful artists. I highly recommend his job, very pro and on time. Five stars for him.
Federico is reaaally great!! Incredible musician with super talent!! I have known him for so many years and he is allways professional and great person at the same time!! I hardly recommend him!! 5 starsss!!!
Federico has been working with me since 2011. He is one of the most talented, versatile, creative, wonderful musicians I've ever worked with. He is professional, always on time and very pleasant to work with. He is open-minded and very well taught, a true hard worker. He has been selected by Harry Waters and John McNally to play on their tours, and has played with me live for the last nine years in many different cities and countries. I highly recommend Federico for any musical need you may have, but most importantly because he's an amazing human being.
Federico is an excellent musician and human being, very professional and totally reliable. He always brings what you need to improve a song. He's got groove!
He's one of the best musicians from Buenos Aires, so musical and sensible to what the music needs! Its a pleasure to work with Federico.
4 projects in, and Federico is the most solid and reliable bass player I've ever had the pleasure of working with. His ability to learn new material and quickly adapt to changes is almost enviable. Easy going and great tone!
Federico es un gran artista, profesional, talentoso, con ideas brillantes y una actitud positiva que contagia!
También es una gran persona, con muy buen humor y gran pasión por la música que genera mucha admiración!
Un gran músico y compositor que me ha emocionado y con quien definitivamente volvería a trabajar!
Fede brings the gifts of technical expertise AND emotion to his playing. Plus, he’s an incredible person, thoughtful, warm, good natured, and genuinely cares about giving you what you need, both onstage and in the studio. Equally adept at electric and acoustic bass. He brings 200% to every situation.
Federico is a great musician and an Excelent person, highly recomended. Great sound in record time.
I am looking forward to work with him in the near future.
I've had the opportunity to work with Fede on several occasions and each time he demonstrates what an exceptional musician he is. Not only is he a phenomenal bass player, he is also an amazing human being who will make any recording session or gig feel like the best time of your life. Fede is always one of my go to bassist whenever I am asked for a recommendation.
Fede is an incredible bassist and human, truly one of those people who ticks both boxes. Incredibly musically diverse and with a very warm personality, there really is no reason to NOT have Fede on a project.
Federico is a Pro, i work with he since 3 years ago and always delivers great bass and double bass lines, great comunicattion, sound and all is done on time
I recomend Federico for your songs, you will alwaysn want to hired him!!
Fede es simplemente, uno de los músicos más grosos con los que compartí escenario, un músico versátil, con un groove y swing increíble, le pongas la parte que le pongas, no solo la va a tocar excelente, sino que lo va a hacer con la mejor actitud. Y para colmo, un tipazo! uno de esos en los que podes confiar ciegamente!.
One of the best person/bassist I ever meet, and hade the pleasure to play with.
The first time I meet Federico we play opening to Earth Wind and Fire, and he make clear an amazing bassist is.
About working is a solid player and very quick turnaround. He provides a high quality tracks.
Federico is a great Argentinian bassist, that combines kindness and friendship with a high level of profesionalism. Always gigging and recording with national & international artist, its a solid musician you´ll be pleased working with.
Working with Federico is always a pleasure! Great musician, super creative and amazing sound! I really hope we keep collaborating together in the future!
Federico is a great musician and an Excelent person, highly recomended. Great sound in record time.
I am looking forward to work with him in the near future.
Fede is a true professional on every level, super skilled and versatile musician. The way he hears and feels music is special and his performances are unique . Highly recommended!
Here we have a musician with a reputation that speaks for itself. Fede is an incredible professional and fully trustworthy with ones music.
I am professional session drummer andI have performed live and on record with him; and cannot endorse him enough.
Fede plays music like he is. Excellent. He understand the music, with colors. I feel that what he see is really the soul of the music. Hearing and seeing him playing, i understand that in that moment, something unique is borning. I love Fede music. Y love his soul and his life mood.
Federico is an amazing musician all around, full of skills for playing bass, upright bass, producing, arranging and a delight to work with. Great personality too!
Thanks Fede for such a wonderful work ! Since the beginning till the end of the recording everything was super clear and professional.
Federico is hands down one of the most professional and proficient bass players i´ve had to work with. He´s who I recommend whenever I get asked for a good upright/electric bass player.
Interview with Federico Martin Palmolella
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: RME Fireface UFX II DS Audio V2 Valve Preamp (stereo) DS Audio 274 Preamp (stereo) U87 Condenser Shure Sm7b SSL SixCh NEVE 511 preamp Black Lion MKII preamp AKG C414 XLS Silver RE20 Electro voice Aguilar Tone Hammer (Endorser) Fender Jazz Bass American Deluxe V Musicman (Limited series) Fretless Upright Bass late 1800´s Electric Upright (Silent Bass)
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: There are 2 projects which I am very happy and proud, Rafael Defelice and his solo album UE, and the first solo album of the band McNally Waters. in the first one I co-produced the entire album and in the second, the decisions in the recording of the upright and electric basses that I made, made me feel so much happiness, that even today they make me smile
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am currently producing 3 different artists, a Soul singer, another Pop and finally a funk / rock female guitarist
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Emmanuel Calle. Best drummer ever
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog, because once you have the best audio you can have, the hardware or software you use, it will simply be the color you want to add.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Ill give you all my heart and love for you and your music!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love the music, she gave me everything i have, my family, my house, my life.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What do you need to start? the only thing is a simple audio track with your idea. And if you want to tell me more about your personal taste
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I am very demanding with my work
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Tell me more about your idea
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I would quickly understand what need you have
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: ill take my upright bass, acoustic guitar, drums, many pentagram notebooks, and a tenor sax
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Id started at 9 years old, and id made 4 different musical schools, Contemporary, Jazz, Folk and Classical Institutes, and with many master classes around the world
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to work with Maceo Parker, or Jamiroquai, they were and are currently my greatest influences
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Funk. Soul.Jazz.R&B.Pop.Rock
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is the possibility of combining different styles without any inconvenience, and also with the change of acoustic or electric instruments
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Ill bring all my experience and good vibes for you to try to get the Number one HIt!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: The only requirement is a stereo track track, and a click or tempo of the song.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Upright bass, electric bass recordings with a HD quality and sound, and mix and mastering studio available
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: No names, only music