I am a craftsman of sound for your music.
I love what I play and I play what I love.
I am available to record guitars in your projects.
I've been playing since I was 11 years old. Professionally since the age of 19.
My instrument is the guitar but I can play some others like bass, percussion, etc ...
The styles: Pop, Rock, Country, Soul, Blues, R&B...
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
Interview with Alberto Martinez Del Rio
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Supercrepus II by Joe Crepúsculo. Guitars. I thinks they are very transgressive and i like that
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Do you think that some guitars taken from a VST will work? If you value your song, i do not think so...
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Country record of Duets
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Right now i don't know
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. I personally love analog but I don't think you have to give up two wonderful options that we are fortunate to use today
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Passion and commitment
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Work without feeling like you are working
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Don't put your soul in it
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you need help with some guitars? :-)
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Believe in your music
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Taylor guitar, 3 sets of strings and a tuner.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started playing when I was 11 years old. In bands since I was 13, and professionally since I was 19
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I like to think that my style is to contribute something that builds without standing out too much but that when you remove it, you can see that emptiness
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I like working with artists who are committed to their work and with passionate people because that is what I look for in the music that I love.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen carefully
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Country, Rock, Funkm R&B, Latin
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I like to bring emotion
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: My work process is to listen, listen and listen to the song until I am clear about what I can contribute to the composition.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work with Logic Pro X mainly. I have an Apollo Twin Duo (Universal Audio). I have a collection of instruments including a John Mayer Stratocaster, '53 Relic Telecaster, Tokai Silverstar '79, Dos Duesenberg, a jazz bass, an Ibanez af75, a Selmer type guitar from Gypsy Jazz ...
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I am inspired by all kinds of musicians or musicians. For example: John Mayer, Michael Landau, Steve Lukather, Vince Gill, Eric Clapton, The Beatles, Prince ...
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mainly record both acoustic and electric guitars for my clients.