I work with many signed artists, if you need a guitar on your track, mix, master, top line, vocal tuning, production, songwriting.
Over 20 years in the business.
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Interview with Santiago Ferreira
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Yvonne Sanchez my garden, we got a gold album and the best album of the year in the andel grammy.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Many projects, Producing, songwriting, mixing, and mastering. Quite Busy.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I don't know anyone personally but I'm sure you can find great professionals here.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Analog brings the cool vibe and digital the practicality.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To delivery what they expect and always some extra.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making things sound good and big to reach people's hearts.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Mostly about the costs. I always try to find a result ad a budget that will satisfy both sides.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Is to think that we can make a bad musician become a beast.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's the project for, what they wanna reach with it.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: communicate clear and first set your goals, then you will know exactly what you need.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: my Macbook pro, Uad apollo, Neumann u87, guitar, and my HD600.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I Studied music and audio in Brazil at the University Tom Jobim, then moved to L.A and studied at UCLA. I play guitar since I was 6 and work with music for about 22 years since my time at the conservatory.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Modern and cooperative.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Steve Wonder, would love to record him singing.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Be original, put your heart in your project and you will succeed.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: In the studio, I work with all styles of music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Producer, Mix, Mastering, and anything around the necessity of the song.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Bring the song to life, replace bad sounds and enhance what's necessary at no extra costs.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Focused and Creative. My goal is to enhance the track and make the client feel that goosebumps when listening t his track.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I mostly use Uad plugins, Melodyne, AutoTune, Izotope, Neumann u87, preamps Neve 1073, Focal Sm6 monitors, Sennheiser HD 600, Uad apollo x series converters, Fender and Taylor guitars.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: David Foster, George Benson, so many great musicians out there!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: mix, master, production, vocal tuning and timing, guitar, songwriting, and top line.