Manuel Garay

Record Producer / Composer

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Composer/Producer / Beatmaker / Mixing on a professional standard

I can offer composing, arranging and mixing your song to perfection. My expertise is R'n'B, Rap, electronic and Soul. I alternatively also can write an instrumental with chorus, bridge and verse to your liking.
I'm happy to take your song to the next level.

See below my biography:
Originally from Munich, Manuel Garay is a progressive music producer that has had a steady presence in the German electronic music scene since the age of 18, he toured internationally with his previous act β€š 'Cocolores' in which he was signed to berlin based label Exploited Records. In his most recent work a new freedom is evident in his sound as he works to incorporate influences from an international sphere.

See below my spotify for previous releases:
https://open.spotify.com/artist/5AoIUwqtUeF3aGpzcmczPD?si=RQGIU1uGRoWUAdb1YDfs-Q&dl_branch=1

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7 Reviews

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  1. Review by REVEAL
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    Loved working with Manuel. One of my favourite attributes of about him was his openness with communication and new ideas. His positive attitude made it easy for me to communicate, as well as get the job done effectively. Also an amazing & versatile producer, great to work with :)

  2. Review by TWO32
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    Manuel was a pleasure to work with. Extremely communicative, willing to make any adjustments, talented and pays on time which I respect. I would work with him again and encourage others to do so as well!!

  3. Review by CALIXTE
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    It’s always great working with Garay we have made 2 bangers!!!!!!!

  4. Review by PG Brown
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    Manuel is a great person to work with. Response super fast! Great beat! And a knows what he wants! It was surely a pleasure working with him. Can't wait for our next hit!

  5. Review by GESS
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    It was a pleasure to work with Manuel! I see a bright future for him and I cant wait to see what he does with the release of the song we worked on together. :)

  6. Review by CALIXTE
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    Garay is amazing to work with we made a banger his production is great and I would absolutely work with him again we did an amazing collaboration.

  7. Review by Mariami
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    Manuel was an absolute delight to collaborate with. His keen sense of artistic direction, input and support throughout the writing process led to a stellar record!

Interview with Manuel Garay

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

  2. A: Experience: 6-7 years Originally from Munich, Manuel Garay is a progressive music producer that has had a steady presence in the German electronic music scene since the age of 18, he toured internationally with his previous act β€š 'Cocolores' in which he was signed to berlin based label Exploited Records. In his most recent work a new freedom is evident in his sound as he works to incorporate influences from an international sphere.

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

  4. A: I am especially proud of my latest single w/ Mariami. I was the overall executive producer, did the arrangement and the mixing. I also used the release for my producer/DJ project called 'Manuel Garay'. So far the song has been very well received on spotify.

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

  6. A: I'm working on a new single for beginning of 2020.

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

  8. A: I would recommend Mariami as a singer/ lyricist and vocalist.

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: digital - because that's what I know best at the moment.

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

  12. A: I want to deliver the best service I possibly can.

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

  14. A: creativeness

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

  16. A: How much are you charging for a mixdown? It all depends on how it already sounds and how many stems you're using.

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

  18. A: That it's easy to produce a great song. :)

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

  20. A: In what direction should the song go? What overall feel are you going for? Are there any reference songs?

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

  22. A: Be decisive in what you want from the provider. Make your research and listen to the material of your selected provider before briefing him.

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

  24. A: Exactly the ones I already use :)

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Indie Pop, Trap, Pop and RnB/ Soul

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

  28. A: I would like to work with Sampha. I think he's one of the most progressive singers for alternative RnB and he constantly brings something fresh to the table.

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

  30. A: I think you should have breaks and patience in the process of writing and mixing.

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

  32. A: RnB & Soul, Pop and Hip-Hop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Executive music production

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

  36. A: I bring the song structure, the detailed production, overall mixing, vocal arrangement, editing and mixing.

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

  38. A: I first listen to what is already there. I try to then enhance the content until I think there's enough content to make a song with transitions etc. After the writing process, I mix the song to perfection.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I'm mainly working in-box with cubase 10.5. complete version, razer blade 15 2019 (Windows), Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen Interface & aiaiai tma-2 headphones

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

  42. A: Jaycen Joshua, Mike Will Made It, Murda Beatz, James Blake, Sampha, Frank Ocean, Calvin Harris

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

  44. A: Executive producing, arranging and mixing.

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Manuel Garay & Calixte - Sweet Temptation

I was the Composer, Arranger & Mixing Engineer in this production

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  • Murda Beatz
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