Maikon Queiroz

Session drummer

Maikon Queiroz on SoundBetter

Hi, I’m Maikon Queiroz and I’m going to record acoustic drums in your music. Drummer for 18 years, I have worked in several musical styles recording and doing shows (Rock, Metal, Brazilian Music, Instrumental Jazz, R&B, Soul). I promise to give you the best of me in every song. Check out my social networks. Instagram: @maikonqueiroz

I'm going to record acoustic drums in your song and do my best on every track, record it with me and feel the whole feeling with every beat. I recorded several rhythms by artists from different parts of the world (online). I can give you all the language your style requires or I can give you something totally different, you just have to choose what you want. Let me know what you want in your song, send me a programmed drums or drum references you want. Ideal, you send a track guide with metronome. Send your song to my email and I'll send it recorded and we'll talk about the changes you want.
I look forward to having the honor of participating in your music.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Maikon Queiroz

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

  2. A: There are so many projects. All albums, which I recorded on digital platforms, are special to me. I feel that I help build dreams and goals, this for me is very rewarding.

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

  4. A: I work with corporate event band, and digital recording platforms.

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

  6. A: Do not know anyone.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, because of quality and ease.

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

  10. A: Always do my best with every beat

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

  12. A: The challenge of each song, I love new things.

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

  14. A: Are you available to record? Answer: I am always available.

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

  16. A: I don't mix musical languages, unless it's the client's wish.

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

  18. A: Can I add my style to your music? Are you ready for a new experience?

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

  20. A: Trust me, your work will be, just the way you want it.

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

  22. A: My Zildjan cymbal set, my Tama drums, my Speed ​​​​cobra dual pedal, a Dennis chambers signature snare drum, and a Takamine guitar to chill out.

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

  24. A: I've been working with music since I was 18 years old (now I'm 38 years old), I started my music career, working with metal bands. Where I had the privilege of working, in various genres of the style. After a few years, I started working with corporate event bands, where I started to play a lot of different styles. In all these years of my career, I've always prioritized drums studies, today I have the confidence to say that I'm a drums professional.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I describe my style as eclectic, unprejudiced, and a lover of well-crafted music. Always respecting the language, and attentive to the feelings and dynamics of each song.

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

  28. A: Dave Mathews, for his eclecticism.

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

  30. A: Of maximum attention, in each part of the song, recording part by part. This will bring quality from beginning to end of each song.

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

  32. A: I usually work with some styles. Soul, jazz, Brazilian music, Reggae, World music, Rock, Progressive Rock, Death metal, Black metal, Progressive Metal, Metalcore, Hardcore, among others...

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My greatest skill is to meet the customer's wishes as much as possible. Customer satisfaction is mine too.

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: My studio is 25 square meters with simple treatment where I have a very lively drums sound. Recording equipment of excellent level. Superlux and Arcano microphones. Zildjan K Custom Dark Cymbals. Drums Tama Silverstar with Evans skins. 16-channel Tascam interface, recorded with the Reaper software. For videos I have a CANON EOS 1300D camera. I edit videos with VEGAS 14.

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

  38. A: I bring to the music, all the feeling that the client seeks and all the respect that the language of the style demands. I usually do everything the customer wants.

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

  40. A: The client contacts me, talks about his project, tells me what he expects from the drums to be recorded, sends me sound references. I also receive sheet music with the drums part, I usually also receive drums programmed so that I do exactly the same or use it as a reference. Guitar guides with or without a metronome are part of the beginning of the creative process. After that, I record with the utmost commitment and send it to the client, who usually approves it as soon as he receives the first recording or returns me with a request for modifications where I do exactly what the client wants and send it to finish the job.

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

  42. A: I have a great admiration for Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Gadd, Dave weckl, Cuca Teixeira, Danny Carey, Kiko Freitas. Quincy Jones, Dave Grohl, Hermeto Pascoal, João Bosco, Elis Regina, among others.

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

  44. A: The most common type of work I do is to record authorial compositions and covers. I work with sheet music and find it easy to use different rhythms. I think of music without borders and without prejudice, always respecting the language and characteristics of each style.

Maikon Breaking walls

I was the drummer in this production

Terms Of Service

Response time of 1 hour. Entitlement to two revisions per track, additional $ 5 per revision. Additional $ 15 per video. Additional $ 10 for 10 separate drum tracks.

GenresSounds Like
  • The Cure
  • Killswitch Engage
  • mouse on the keys
Gear Highlights
  • Zildjan
  • Tama
  • pearl
  • superlux
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Recording more than 2 songs get a discount.