Edu Martínez

Vintage Synth and Keyboards

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Edu Martínez on SoundBetter

I am a full time musician working as a producer and keyboard player as well as a side man on many of the most well-known Spanish bands. This is the authentic sound of Synths and Keyboards.

I’m a passionate about vintage synthesizers and space-age cocktail music.

I specialize in producing Electronic Music and Pop/Rock music. I have been producing music for over 10 years, working side by side with most of the most well-known bands of Spain.

I work for the advertising industry producing tailor made music.
Among my clients there are brands such as Ford, BMW, Pans&Company, Storytel, eCooltra and Seat, which have worked with the best Advertising Agencies like Drop&Vase, Vice, BeAgency, Monduke,…

I have a nice collection of vintage and new gear ready to be in your song. Among my synths and keyboards, I have a fully serviced Minimoog Model D from 1975 and Sequential Prophet 5 rev4.

Among my services, I can offer you to print your MIDI files through my analogue synths. Send me your MIDI and I'll give you back different proposals of sound for your track, right with your exact bass o lead line.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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13 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Avrom G.
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    Edu was great to work with. He is extremely creative and will definitely add something special to your track. Highly recommended!

  2. Review by Kiara N.
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    Edu does amazing work with synths - really helped bring my track to life!

  3. Review by Jaguar S.
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    Edu was perfect for the job - went above and beyond - and gave me so much material to work with - PERFECT!

  4. Review by Kiara N.
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    Edu provided exactly what my song needed and really took it to the next level. The vintage synths he used sounded amazing and he was a pleasure to work with!

  5. Review by TC D.
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    While experimenting with various analog synth string sounds, Edu didn't hesitate to provide me with a wealth of options to choose from in order to achieve the final result. He's passionate about his gear and is equally patience with his clients!

  6. Review by Charlie F.
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    Edu absolutely nailed it. Beautiful sounds and tasteful playing. Very happy.

  7. Review by Rubén Alcázar
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    Edu has thousand of resources to work in the field of synthesis and electronic production. He plays any type of synth/keyboard with full technical knowledge. He also has a very good taste as performer so he would record the most suitable track into your song.

  8. Review by Alvaro Aragüés Millán
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    by Alvaro Aragüés Millán

    Incredibly talented musician. Edu has a great musical taste, with balance between vintage and modern sounds. His ideas will push your production further. Very professional, punctual and a really nice person to work with!

  9. Review by DEKER
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    by DEKER

    Incredible good taste for keyboard / piano arrangements. Also, an enormus knowledge of synthesis and pop-rock music production. Responsable, professional and a very kind human being.

  10. Review by Ismael Salces
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    Edu is one of the best musicians and keyboard players with who I have had the pleasure to work with. His ideas are always incredible and he has an exquisite taste for the sounds selection which will take any production to the next level.

    Don't hesitate to work with him!

  11. Review by Ruben Campo Moya
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    by Ruben Campo Moya

    Edu is a phenomenal musician!! He has the perfect combination of a vintage sound and a modern vibe. He is a very complete producer who will boost the potential of your music. He will enrich your melodies with a unique taste for sound and you will benefit from his experience accomplished working with top musicians for the past years!! Edu is always a great choice!!!

  12. Review by josete Villanueva
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    by josete Villanueva

    Great musician and a top as a producer. Edu loves music and he always does the best in every stage or studio. He will be always in my team. It is increíble the way he is able to see a song and give it a cool transformation

  13. Review by Ignacio De Paz
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    by Ignacio De Paz

    Brilliant musician with an exquisite taste for melodies. I worked with him as my producer and I can't be happier with his work. His inputs and ideas made a big difference.
    Edu is also a very prolific musician that composes original music and supports other musicians in any way. 120% recommendable!!!

Interview with Edu Martínez

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

  2. A: The project I'm specially proud is the recording of my band's second Album "The Ruins" where I've co-produced and recorded all the synth/keyboard parts.

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

  4. A: I'm producing an EP for a young artist.

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

  6. A: No

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. I use the best of both words.

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

  10. A: The deadline to provide the tracks.

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

  12. A: Listening to the results.

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

  14. A: The deadline. My answer is as soon as I can ;-)

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

  16. A: Sounds can be change after recording them. I can manage similar results, but as my synths usually have no presets, I can't recall the sounds.

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

  18. A: I usually ask for references.

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

  20. A: If you are looking for that sound you've heard on the tracks you've heard, I have it!

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

  22. A: Moog Minimoog, Roland SH101, OTO Bam, UAD Apollo Twin and Beyerdynamic dt 990 pro.

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

  24. A: I've study classical piano and Acoustics Engineering. I've been working on the music industry for about 15 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Electronic Vintage Synth Music

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

  28. A: Nigel Goldrich because I love his work with AIR and Radiohead.

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

  30. A: Always work on the right sound, don't wait to edit it on the final stage of the mixing process.

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

  32. A: Electronic Music and Pop/Rock Music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Vintage Synths sound design and programming.

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

  36. A: Analogue Synth arrangements, electronic drums programming and Sound design (SFX).

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

  38. A: I receive the track and the specs for the recording session (tempo, bitrate and sample rate). I usually ask for references and the exact needs for the song. Then I start working programming the synth parts and sound. I provide the synth parts requested and some more tracks I feel that'll fit the song. If the song calls for it I also do some Sound Desing work.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My studio setup is based on my hardware synths collection: Moog Minimoog Model D, SCI Prophet 5 Rev 4, Roland SH101, Rhodes Mark I, Custom Modular Synth,... I have some external FX to record the synths direct on track, as the Roland Space Echo RE-201, EHX Memory Man, Moogerfooger 12 Stage Phaser, OTO Bam and Ensoniq, DP/2. All my tracks are recorded through the UAD Apollo and Audient preamps. I also use some VSTs when needed.

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

  42. A: AIR, Mac de Marco, Tame Impala, Daft Punk,...

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

  44. A: I work on the synth arrangement for your tracks, first by recording your needs and the providing some alternative synth sounds and arrangements.

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Terms Of Service

- One time fee, you keep 100% of the royalties
- 2 revisions included, that will be more than enough.
- Turn-around time average is 1/2 days per song
- References of sound/songs will be needed.

GenresSounds Like
  • Tame Impala
  • Mac DeMarco
  • Beach House
Gear Highlights
  • UAD Apollo
  • Moog Minimoog Model D
  • Prophet 5 Rev4
  • Roland SH101
  • Rhodes MkI
  • Korg MS20
  • Roland Space Echo RE-201
  • OTO BAM Reverb
  • Modular Synth
  • Korg MS20
  • Roland TR606
  • Yamaha DX7 FDII
  • Teisco 100F
  • Ensoniq DP2
  • Vox Jaguar
  • Logan String Melody
  • ...
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