Marius Onetiu

Finding diamonds in the dirt

Marius Onetiu on SoundBetter

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Know in local area as 'BenzyMan' , 15 years of experience in music industry field in Romania.
Music Producer and great sound engineer for more than a decade .
Used to work as a Director of Producing department for a radio station named altRadio .

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Interview with Marius Onetiu

  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 name is Eli - Anotimp. It is a semi-acoustical HipHop album we have been working for like 4 years . I was the Recording engineer and the main producer on the album . Even the project was not well received by the public due to low marketing the label did for it , it is for sure the most loved project i had the opportunity to work on . i really think we gave a fresh , new perspective on sound for this project .

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

  4. A: Just putting the foundation on a personal Label named "LATE Music" so lots and lots of projects to work on .

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

  6. A: Not yet cause I am relatively new here but I am sure this place is filled with most talented people

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital only , totally recall-able , fast , reliable

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

  10. A: Promise to deliver the best I can , even on production / mix or master .

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

  12. A: The fact that all the responsibility is on my shoulders . Every time trying to get the most out of it . When the client is smiling about the final product .

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

  14. A: Can you make me sound like Tory Lanez ? - Can you sing like tory Lanez ?

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

  16. A: When people are sending mud and expecting pure diamond to get as a result

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

  18. A: In general asking for reference tracks , will extract al details from there

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

  20. A: To ask for previous work proof before actually hiring.

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

  22. A: A laptop , audio interface , my Beyerdynamics DT770 PRO 250 OHMs, Microphone and Preamp . Really hope to find electricity there :)))

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

  24. A: It all started with rapping on beats 15 years ago . Found the need to produce for myself and the crew I was in . At the end , like 10 years ago , felt in pure love with mixing and mastering .

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Dedicated , Self driven , Proactive

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

  28. A: Honestly , the only 2 artists I am dreaming to work with are Dre and Eminem . Wishing for this since I was a small child .

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

  30. A: Pay attention to every detail , also please leave enough room for the mixing guy to make it better . He will approach it with a different and much analytical perspective .

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

  32. A: Trap , EDM , HipHop , R&B , Rap I may be more versatile then that :D

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: I am doing it from the bottom of my heart so I think this is the skill that brings the difference .

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

  36. A: I do bring out the soul from inside the song . Emphasizing the feel of it.

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

  38. A: It depends , It is not like a work process . Every time may be different . No track is like the other so each one need a different approach and work process.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I am doing all the work inside the box . Many years of experience teached me that working only in digital world can be faster and more reliable .

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

  42. A: Purely inspired as mix engineer by the one and only : Serban Ghenea . Also by : Dave Pensado / Luca Protalesi / Tony Maserati .

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

  44. A: The most common type of work I am doing for clients is Mixing and mastering but , music producing a lot for different artists

Terms Of Service

Usually , 3-5 recalls on each project but this depends on the previous number of project on which we had work on , and also future ones

GenresSounds Like
  • Kygo
  • Roddy Ricch
  • INNA
Gear Highlights
  • Completely in the box mixing and mastering
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