Production studio and management agency based in Turin and Savona in Italy, home of many talented producers and experienced managers, which offers 360° top quality music services, from music production to social media management to A&R consulting.
We're are a production studio and management agency based in Turin and Savona in Italy, hope of many talented producers and experienced managers, which offers 360° top quality music services, from music production to social media management to A&R consulting. Our producers released music on all the top labels on the market, starting from EDM to pop and hip hop music, such as Sony Music, Universal, Spinnin' Records, Axtone, mau5trap, Protocol, Revealed, Toolroom and many others.
We offer a top quality mixing and mastering service at competitive prices, working for many international acts and labels as previously mentioned, we have produced music also for important Italian act for popular Tv programs such as Amici and X-Factor and worked with important artists in the Italian Rap scene.
We are also specialized in marketing assistance and social media management thanks to our PR team, collaborating with big agencies in the scene such as Promo Push.
Last but not least, our management team offeres a variety of mgmt services, including legal assistance and A&R consulting.
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Interview with X-Studios
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: We released music on Axwell's label, Axtone, and one of our producers produced it :)
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: All our artists personal project, we work with many costumers, including dance labels and Majors, we work on developing young upcoming project also for Italian Tv programs such as Amici or X-Factor, we collaborate with many singers.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Unfortunately not.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both in different ways. Digital for music production, analog for mixing.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Quality, experience and professionalism.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The musical aspect of it.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They normally ask if the need to pay in advance. No, except for music productions where we ask for a 30-50% advance.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it's not a real job, trust me, it is.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: We are always honest on the amount of work that it's needed and on the actual quality and what they sent us to work on, so I would focus more on that.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you want quality, experience and professionalism, contact us.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Macbook, headphones, UAD Apollo Twin Duo MKII, Ableton, midi controller (any).
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: We started the studio in June 2018, and in a bit more than a year we have built a second studio in another town and started to work for many big labels and artists both in the dance scene and major (Sony Music for example).
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Skrillex, because of his immense creativity. Pretolesi, because of his quality. Max Martin, becaus it would be a hit. Axwell, because he's class.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Boost your low frequencies using analog EQs in stead of digital ones.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Mostly dance, from commercial to house, a lot of pop (almost every sub-genre), hip-hop and trap, latin.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Quality, experience, professionalism.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Maximum quality, creativity and professionalism.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: We discuss with the client about the type of service he/she needs, we offer a quote and if he accepts it we work until reasonable satisfaction, payment at delivery. For high budget productions, we request ad advance (from 35% to 50%).
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: We have two professionaly treated studios in Turin and Savona (Italy), both with Mac Pro, Genelec 8040, Adam A7X, UAD Apollo Twin Duo MKII.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Wired Masters, Takagi & Ketra, Hans Zimmer, Max Martin, Axwell, Chris Lake, Dr.Dre, Kanye West, Timbaland, Pretolesi, Skrillex, Diplo, Tainy.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Everything that concern music, from mixing and mastering (both stereo and stems) to music productions and beat productions. We produce every kind of genre, from EDM to house to hip hop and pop, and we work until client's satisfaction. Our goal is to offer the best quality in every work we do.