Francesco Margherita

Drummer, Music producer

Francesco Margherita on SoundBetter

Fusion, funk, electro Psychotic drummer... in a mind full of stars.

Recording drums in home recording, Editing instruments with Ableton Live

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Interview with Francesco Margherita

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

  2. A: I'm a remote drummer and studio editor.

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

  4. A: Roni size, Skrillex, Sting, Toto, Linkin Park, Telefon tel Aviv, Squarepusher

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Computer based, ableton live with soundcraft mixer (signature 2 multitrack USB). Lots of synths and a big big drum in my home studio

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

  8. A: Listen, play, edit, check, make everything sound better. :-)

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

  10. A: I try to bring my sky full of stars in quite everything i do.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: the repetition i think. I'm not so strong as a musician... but i repeat everything until the result is truly fun.

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

  14. A: Pop and progressive. I don't like to hit loud my drums.

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

  16. A: Use your ears.

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

  18. A: "Elio e le storie tese", because they're crazy

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Fluid but psychotic at the same time

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

  22. A: I play drums since 1995, but just for fun.

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

  24. A: My snare drum, a 18" bass drum, my bass guitar, my laptop and my Nordlead 4

  25. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  26. A: Listen to the tracks.

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

  28. A: Are you fool enough?

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

  30. A: really don't know.

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

  32. A: I never had customers before.

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

  34. A: I really enjoy to play drums. Is it enough?

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

  36. A: I take care of your song. For real.

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Both of them. Why to choose?

  39. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  40. A: Probably every musician on this platform is better than me. I just love to play drums.

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

  42. A: A progressive band called Notturno Concertante https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notturno_Concertante

  43. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  44. A: This last one, about Notturno Concertante.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Manu KatchĂ©
  • Jojo Mayer & Nerve
Gear Highlights
  • Pearl MMX
  • Zildjian cymbals
  • Fender Jazz bass
  • Nordlead 4
  • Moog Subsequent 37
  • Virus TI snow
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