Facu Cárdenas

Music producer, Mix & Rec

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Music passionate, always moving forward. I’ produce, record & mix on my own studio.

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Interview with Facu Cárdenas

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Musical production, recording & mixing. Sometimes artist production and development

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: No priority order: Serban Ghenea Mike Guzauski Gustavo Santaolalla Mercedes Sosa Nile Rodgers The Beatles Freddy Mercury David Bowie Daft Punk The Killers Lady Gaga

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I have many instruments and equipment in my studio. This is located in a quiet farm, ideal for creating music. Universal Audio, API, Audio Technica, Protools, Logix Pro, vintage instruments

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: First listening, it is essential when starting a new project. Understand the artist, his proposal, his emotion, to help him develop his music. Listening is the only thing that does not change place, always first. Then the process can change focused on the objective we seek.

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Listening, flexibility and passion for music. I really enjoy creating and collaborating with other artists.

  11. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  12. A: experience, be flexible, trust your instinct without fear of being wrong; Art is a creative process where you must flow ... and sometimes... use a little eq & compression :)

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Flexible and passionate. Always looking to bring the best to the song.

  15. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  16. A: I started as a musician and composer twenty years ago, until I entered a recording studio and everything changed for me, I started producing and collaborating with artists until finally setting up my own studio, from where I am currently doing many productions.

  17. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  18. A: Some hand tools to make my own instruments ... you don't need more than your creativity, the music is there ... also some water.

  19. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  20. A: both of them, each one can give you something new to your production

Gear Highlights
  • Universal Audio Apollo
  • U 4-710
  • API
  • Audient
  • Adam Audio
  • vintage guitars
  • multi drums kit’s & cymbals
  • Nord’s Keyboards
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