Daniele Tiddia

Guitarist, Producer, Mixer

26 Reviews (18 Verified)
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Electric and Acoustic Guitar Recordings! Vocal Editing and Mixing!

My name is Daniele and I'm a musician, music teacher and producer based in Milan (Italy).

You can hire me to record some guitars for your song or to mix your recordings to take them to the next level. I can also do pitch correction to your vocals or any other type of audio editing.

I graduated from CPM Music Institute with a diploma in contemporary guitar.
I currently teach music both privately and for Ricordi Music School.

As a musician I'm the guitarist, main songwriter and lyricist for pop/rock band Allis On Air.
Since 2014 we've recorded a full length album and a handful of Eps and singles.
Among the many concerts we've played we were one of the upcoming acts at iDays2017 (headlined by Linkin Park, Sum41, Blink182 and Nothing But Thieves).
Proficient in both electric and acoustic guitar, I have a lot of experience both live and in the recording studio (you can find my work with Allis On Air on Spotify).

Around June 2019 I started getting heavily into production and mixing. I took a course with Italian renown session player Massimo Varini that I passed with the highest score and took parts in lessons and workshops with mixers like Marco Borsatti and Matteo Cantaluppi.
Over the years I've worked with a number of local artists including producing a full length album for Turin based singer-songwriter Jonnie.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

26 Reviews - 4 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Anne D.

    Another great job from Daniele.
I needed an instrumental acoustic guitar part to accompany a video and the final product he delivered was high quality and original. 

  2. Review by Anne D.

    Daniele was quick with his delivery and followed the guidelines I provided.
    Good sound quality.
    I’d definitely hire him for future projects.

  3. Review by mark w.

    thank you!

  4. Review by jonniesongwriter@gmail.com

    Suuuuuuper perfect!!!

  5. Review by Mark
    by Mark

    Thank you!

  6. Review by Sean E.

    Daniele was great to work with. Open, fast communication, and an excellent guitar player. He was extremely creative and gave me options to work with which was so nice.

  7. Review by Luigi B.

    Conoscevo già Daniele perché mi aveva fatto altri lavori in passato. Riesce sempre ad accontentarmi ed è bravissimo in quello che fa. Ci lavorerò sicuramente ancora in futuro.

  8. Review by Colin M.

    Another great sounding mix from Daniele. He's always fast and easy to work with.

  9. Review by Brad M.

    Daniele recorded acoustic guitar for my song.
    He was fast and his playing sounded great! I'll work with him again.

  10. Review by Martin B.

    Daniele was great (again!), turned around some great parts super quickly on request. Great musicianship and tone.

  11. Review by Colin M.

    It was the second song Daniele mixed for me and everything went smoothly. The song sounds great. I highly recommend working with him.

  12. Review by Martin B.

    Another great project w/ Daniele. He took a vague brief with a quirky song and was willing to work with me to deliver something truly great and musical.

  13. Review by Martin B.

    What a great player, and great tone! 2nd project w/ Daniele and - with minimal direction - he sent me a number of amazing 80s style tracks that elevated the song and took it someplace I hadn't even imagined. Already discussing our next project.

  14. Review by Martin B.

    Daniele was fantastic. He took very open and non-specific direction and came up with a wealth of ideas for my indie pop / synthwave track -- exactly what I asked for. He was super flexible and was a great communicator, and above all a great player with great tone. I'll definitely work with him again in the future.

  15. Review by Anne D.

    Daniele did a great job.
    Fast and precise in his delivery.
    I definitely recommend him.

  16. Review by Anne D.

    I needed a voiceover mixed and Daniele did an outstanding job.
    I highly recommend his services.

  17. Review by Colin M.

    Daniele mixed a song for me. It sounded good and he was easy to work with. Highly recommended.

  18. Review by Alex K.

    Working with Daniele was really great. A great professional, everything is done very quickly and of the highest quality. I look forward to further cooperation.

  19. Review by Jonnie
    by Jonnie

    Great job! He perfectly performed the task without missing a bit of creativity! Accurate and tasteful. Super fast! Super Pro!

  20. Review by Luca
    by Luca

    I met Daniele and work with him a few months ago, and I was very pleasantly impressed and satisfied with the work he did! Professional, available, capable, patient and punctual.
    Absolutely recommended!

Interview with Daniele Tiddia

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

  2. A: Musicality. Being not only a guitarist and a mixer but a songwriter and a bit of a multi-instrumentalist as well, I understand the space that every element is supposed to occupy in the composition. I always work toward complimenting the song.

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

  4. A: For session work, after receiving the request, I usually have a chat with the client and listen to their demo. Sometimes clients have a clear idea of what they want, and sometimes they just ask me to add whatever I think the song needs. After recording my parts, I send a preview to receive feedback from the client, who will either ask me to make some changes or proceed with delivery. For mixing the process is pretty much the same.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: SESSION GUITAR WORK: I have a Fender Telecaster, a couple of Fender Strats, an Epiphone Les Paul, and a Martin Gpcpa4 acoustic. I have a boutique custom-made tube amp, and I like recording my electric guitars by either miking the amp with an SM57 or using a Palmer PDI-03 speaker simulator. The pedals are too many to list, but I have a decent-sized pedalboard. I also own a Neural DSP Quad Cortex, which is an amazing unit, and several amp modeling software by Universal Audio, Brainworx, Waves, etc. I like recording my acoustic guitar with a pair of Lauten Audio LA-120 or my Avantone CV-12. For songwriting and producing purposes, I also have a Sire V7 5-strings bass, Yamaha P45 and Novation Impulse keyboards, a Korg Minilogue analog synth, and a fully triggered drum kit (gifted to me by the amazing Greg Wells). MIXING: Apollo Twin interface, KRK Studio Monitors, Adam A7X monitors and Ollo Audio S4X Reference Headphones, Plugins by Universal Audio, Soundtoys, Plugin Alliance, Waves, Fabfilter, and more.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Whatever is needed at the moment. When the budget allows it I love to work in a nice studio and certain pieces of analog gear are magical, but I don't think anybody these days is removing ringing frequencies from a track with an analog eq.

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

  10. A: I always give 100%.

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

  12. A: Although certain aspects of music making are ripetitive, there's always something unique about a song or a songwriter. Every piece of music I get to work on feels new and inspiring.

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

  14. A: A Martin acoustic guitar, a Fender Stratocaster, a decent condenser mic, a Macbook Pro and an Apollo interface.

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

  16. A: Pop, pop-rock, rock, alternative, occasionally EDM.

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

  18. A: Too many musicians to list. A couple of producers that come to mind are Greg Wells and Jacquire King.

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

  20. A: Production and beat-making are not the same thing. Some people do both and the two can overlap, but producing a track doesn't always mean making a beat for it.

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

  22. A: Write the melody before the lyrics.

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

  24. A: I first picked up the guitar around age 13. After being self taught for a few years I Moved to St. Louis (MO) at age 17 where I first got in contact with jazz studies and music theory. There I studied with jazz and hip hop trombonist Lamar Harris. After coming back to Sardinia I started taking guitar lessons and then I enrolled into a music academy called NAMM where I studied with guitarist Francesco Congia. After that I moved to Milan to study at CPM Music Institute where I graduated with a diploma in contemporary guitar in 2013. While in music college I founded pop/rock band Allis On Air with some other students. Since 2014 we've recorded a full length album and a handful of Eps and singles. Among the many concerts we've played we were one of the upcoming acts at IDays2017 (headlined by Linkin Park, Sum41, Blink182 and Nothing But Thieves). We also did a few acoustic gigs in Ireland and once played a show with Welsh band Himalayas. I'm proficient in both electric and acoustic guitar, I have a lot of experience both live and in the recording studio (you can find my work with Allis On Air on Spotify). While working on my band's music I was also developing an interest in arrangement, production and recording. I handled most of the songwriting, all the lyrics and also recorded and mixed our pre-production before going to the studio. From there I started taking it more seriously and the last couple of year or so I've been producing and mixing for some local artists. The jobs may vary from mixing finished tracks to singer-songwriters who can't play an instrument but have melodies and lyrics down so they come to me to develop their songs with them.

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

  26. A: My work varies between recording guitar tracks, producing, mixing and mastering. If I'm hired as producer I might have to do both the playing and the mixing depending on the budget. But I also get hired just for session work as the guitarist or just to mix and master a track.

work medley

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GenresSounds Like
  • U2
  • Coldplay
  • Mumford & Sons
Gear Highlights
  • Fender and Martin guitars; Neural DSP Quad Cortex; WA 273 Neve-style preamp; microphones by AKG
  • Avantone
  • Lauten
  • Shure; UA Apollo Twin interface; Plugins by UAD
  • Soundtoys
  • Plugin Alliance
  • Waves etc.
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