I love music and everything connected with it. I work more than 9 years. I work with few styles of music: rock, pop, blues, folk music. Also I program drums. Ready to help with any ideas and desires!
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6 ReviewsEndorse Igor Kovalenko
Igor helped me on some drums arrangement and he is nothing but quality! Efficient and adhere to deadlines!
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I had the pleasure of working with Igor on the drums for my 3 songs. In a short time he did a wonderful job.
Highly recommended, I'll work with him for the next projects. Thanks again Igor :)
Igor is a professional sound engineer. We worked together many times and the result was awesome.
Igor have mixed several our tracks. The result is perfect. Professional approach and a good experience. Drumset, vocal, guitrar - anything will sound like recoreded in a famous studio. I strongly recommend.
A great musician and arranger! Recommend!
Interview with Igor Kovalenko
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Awensome indie-rock project from Russia
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will work with your song as if it were mine.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: music and client satisfaction
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Anyone can do it
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Phylosophy and neat
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: First I imports the files into my DAW (REAPER), cleans up the edits, tunes the vocals, quantizes and replaces/adds drum samples where necessary. When the song is all in time and in tune. In a band mixing - I will start with the drums. The drums need to sound amazing. Then I mix in the bass, followed by guitars. I have a good library of samples and loops (Cinesamples, Spitfire, East West etc.), and I can add to my taste. In the end I go to vocal, background vocals and ambients.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "How quickly do the job?" - Depending on the complexity of the composition. Usually 3-5 days. If you want to quickly do my best! "How to transfer files to you?" - Through dropbox etc. "During operation, you can make changes? Add or remove a track, for example?" - Oh sure! "When the work is finished, you can make changes?" - Yes, but not globally.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How song was recording. Send a demo track. How fast it is necessary to do the job. Which actor is closer to the style of music.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I worked in ITB (in the box). No outboard. Good Lynx converter, and quality set plugins. And ears.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: rock,hard rock, pop, folk, blues
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I listen to a lot of different music. But the work itself is inspiring. Music 60th - 70th years. "Sound on sound" professional magazine. Occasionally I looking Pencado's Place. Very inspiring too.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I am pleased to have worked with rockers 60 - 70 years. I grew up on this music and it would be fantastic to do a mix of Ian Gillan, for example.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Do not spoil what is, and to improve.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing, recording and tuning vocal. Mastering.