WHY HIRE ME? I religiously believe in the accurate craft of any track I tailor to my clients' songs. Contrarily to most session musicians who base their commitment on an industrial working approach, I invest all the time that a project really REQUIRES to be winning, regardless of the budget involved
• All my offers include: Unlimited Revisions & Fast Turnaround
My name is Gianluca Magalotti and I am the low-end at the service of your art. I will provide you with groove-loaded bass and synth-bass tracks, according to the current highest music industry standards
Class '18 Berklee College of Music honors graduate. Recorded in Nashville for international artists and toured in USA, EU and Asia
Pop, Rock, Neo-soul, EDM, Funk, Folk, Jazz, Reggae & more
• Rickenbacker 4003FL, Fender P '55, Fender P Deluxe, Fender J Fretless
• Pro Tools, Logic Pro, RME Babyface Pro, Eden amps, Sennheiser e902
• Synth pedals (see Q&A below)
Please reach out and let's talk about your project before you place any order!
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Interview with Gianluca Magalotti
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog all the way long, because it's REAL and sounds REAL.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Through unlimited revisions, I'll make sure you receive the best product you can ever ask for, cause my clients' satisfaction always comes first.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Q: What music genres can you play? A: Pop, Rock, Neo-soul, EDM, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & more.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I"ll ask my clients some technical questions first, such as info about sample rate, bit depth and BPM of the song I need to work. Then, I"ll also ask questions about any artistic and performing details that I'm expected to follow. Finally, I"ll ask questions about the vision and the emotional message of the designated song, in order for me and the artist to be on the same page.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Feel free to reach out to me for ANY questions. Do not be afraid. If I think I can't give you what you need I'll humbly tell you. My interest is to give value to your music, not to sell you a defective product or steal your money.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: With over 15 years of music studies, I've been recording and performing internationally in the US, Europe and Asia. I have graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, in 2018. Today, my main purpose in music is to serve artists all around the globe, helping them contribute to a better world by giving them exactly what they need through my professional experience and deep artistic insights.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is adaptive and supportive to the song. My job is to serve the music, not to steal the show.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I love to work with all those artists who understand and respect the complexity of my job and give the right value to it.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: The ability to deeply grasp the vision and the emotional message of a song.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring dynamism to a song, through my own 15+ years experience and my creative uniqueness.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: You'll simply need to send me your song, possibly in the .wav audio file format. I will also need to know any particular artistic and performing details you expect me to take into consideration, such as specific performing styles or references to any existing bass lines.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Currently, I'm recording remotely for artists from all over the world.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio setup is comprised of the following hi-end recording equipment: • Rickenbacker 4003, Fender P '55, Fender P Deluxe, Fender J Fretless • Pro Tools, Logic Pro, RME Babyface pro, Eden amps, Sennheiser e902 • Synth pedals: Moog MF-101, Moog MF-102, Moog MF-107, Moog MF-108M, Moog CP-251, Boss OC-2 MIJ, DOD Meatbox, Zvex Woolly Mammoth, Origin FX Cali76CB
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Pino Palladino is absolutely my main inspiration on bass.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: As a full-time recording bass player, I'm completely dedicated onto serving artists' music from all over the world, by recording remotely at the highest music industry standards, always providing my clients with the most satisfying bass track they can ever get for their songs.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: My favorite part of working with music is that I believe music has an incredibly healing power in this world, and I intend to be part of it and contribute to a better world.