Igor Kovalenko

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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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  1. Review by Karma
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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 :)

  2. Review by Yuriy
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    Igor is a professional sound engineer. We worked together many times and the result was awesome.

  3. Review by Stanislav Z.
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    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.

  4. Review by Danila
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    A great musician and arranger! Recommend!

  5. Review by Sam
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    Cool mix!

Interview with Igor Kovalenko

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Awensome indie-rock project from Russia

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: I will work with your song as if it were mine.

  5. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  6. A: music and client satisfaction

  7. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  8. A: Anyone can do it

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Phylosophy and neat

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

  12. 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.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. 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.

  15. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  16. 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.

  17. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  18. A: rock,hard rock, pop, folk, blues

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. A: I worked in ITB (in the box). No outboard. Good Lynx converter, and quality set plugins. And ears.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. 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.

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: understanding

  25. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  26. A: Do not spoil what is, and to improve.

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

  28. 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.

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

  30. A: Mixing, recording and tuning vocal. Mastering.

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