Chris Marinaccio

Audio Engineer

Chris Marinaccio on SoundBetter

I am a professional audio engineer with 10 years of experience in studio, live, and theatre mixing. I have worked on well over two hundred albums (ie Agnostic Front, Streetlight Manifesto, Thursday) I have mixed live sound for many acts (Blood Orange, Bob Moses) to crowds of well over 25000. I’m extremely organized and diligent.

I offer a full range of services from:

-Mastering
-Mixing
-Editing
-Recording
-Live Sound
-Event Production

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Chris Marinaccio

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

  2. A: I get paid to work with musicians.

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

  4. A: That it's simple.

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

  6. A: What do you want out of this project? How are we going to make the best possible product?

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

  8. A: Anyone who's making great music and loves what they do.

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

  10. A: Attention to detail and the ability to see the big picture

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

  12. A: All my friends making their living with music. It's incredible.

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

  14. A: I am mainly a live sound engineer working for Blood Orange, Bob Moses, Shallou, and Mansionair. I am also a studio engineer working with bands such as Streetlight Manifesto and Agnostic Front.

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: My setup is dependent on what your job requires. I can use anything from a laptop to a full on studio with console and tape machine.

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

  18. A: I am very flexible. It all depends on the needs of the client.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: My attention to detail, ability to remain calm under high pressure, my high intelligence, and my problem solving skills

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

  22. A: Anything. I hate to get stuck working on the same genre repeatedly.

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

  24. A: No. That's why you pay me.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Sarcastically nice. I love to joke around and have a good time. Bust chops, but get work done.

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

  28. A: 16 years. Longer if you count the when I started fixing and building radios and amplifiers.

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

  30. A: A boat and enough gas to leave.

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

  32. A: Be prepared.

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

  34. A: I promise that I will be the best in your budget range.

  35. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  36. A: Analog. Digital is still a long way away from being able to capture the full nuances of sound.

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

  38. A: Rachel Gavaletz

Terms Of Service

This is all dependent on your needs and will be discussed at the time of the job.

GenresSounds Like
  • Blood Orange
  • Bob Moses
  • Shallou
Gear Highlights
  • Alan Smart C1
  • Emperical Labs Fatso
  • Emprical Labs Mike-e
  • Empress ECM-519
  • IGS LA500
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