This is the place for your Bedroom Pop, Indie, Dream Pop, Lofi songs.
A very sensitive mixer. I add textures carefully and balance things to enhance the listener's experience and better evoke the feeling the artist is aiming. 12+ years of experience.
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Interview with Bernardo Martins
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Interacting with incredible human beings, artists and their emotions
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Gab Ferreira. (Songwriting, recording, producing, mixing, mastering)
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Bruno Silveira (Drummer)
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Some analog artifacts makes me happy.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Do you send me a file ready for releasing on digital platforms? Answer: Yes! (Mixed and mastered ready for streaming)
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I can make poorly written songs into better written songs. Vocals that are poorly recorded into something extremely well captured.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: References. Should I get crazy on it or stick to the plan?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Your song must feel good. with a great songwriting and a basic recording. Then we are good to go.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A laptop, a charger, an power generator (infinity power), Ns10 monitoring and my Apogee converters
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 12+ years producing and mixing. Much more as a musician.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always be a little more creative than technical.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Indie, alternative, bedroom pop, dream pop, lofi, R&B
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Make it sound powerful and being creative with fx.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Clarity, texture, bass response management, lofi characteristics, special vocal treatment.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Receive the tracks, analyze it and let the music talk to me. Let the hands go.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Hybrid approach. I use some analog effects to give my projects a vintage or degradation vibe.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Original people
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing & Mastering