Professional bass player with artists such as Joe Lynn Turner, Rata Blanca, Raul Porchetto, Adrian Barilari and many others. Composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles. I have my own recording studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
I have many basses from Modulus Graphite, Sire Marcus Miller, Spector and ESP. I use Aguilar amps, preamps and effects, Moog, EHX, MXR, Boss and Source Audio effects.
I record in Protools through UAD Apollo interface using UA, SSL, API, Neve, Manley, Shadow Hills and other preamps and processors. I use Genelec near field monitors.
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Interview with Motyx (Pablo Motyczak)
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I record in ProTools through UAD Apollo interface. I use UAD preamps and processor plugins from SSL, API, Neve, UA, Manley, Shadow Hills and others. I also have some external preamps from Focusrite. For bass I also use Aguilar gear, amps, preamps and effects and stomp boxes from EHX, MXR, Boss, Radial and Source Audio.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I'll do my best to give them what they want.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making music of course.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: I'm new here, we'll see.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I play in a famous hard rock / heavy metal band, so many people think I'm just a heavy metal bass player but I like and played all kinds of music all my life.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Bass, DAW, keyboard controller, microphone, audio monitors.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I played bass for more than 30 years involved in many music styles. I worked in music production for radio and tv commercials. I currently work producing artists and bands in my own studio. I'm the bass player in Rata Blanca, probably the most famous hard rock band in Latin America.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen and try to make the best for the artist, band or production.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, pop, funk, soul, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, argentine folclore and tango.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Rock solid and clear bass lines. Help my clients get what they're looking for.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: My goal is to make a song sound better, playing what the song needs.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I generally start with a section of the song that inspires me a main idea for the bass line and then spread it to the rest of the song.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I like all kinds of music and productions. I'm inspired by too many musicians, there's always something to learn.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I´m a session musician, I do live and studio work as a bass player. I also do a lot of music production for solo artists and bands in my own studio.