take your music to the next level with deliver timely results.
100% confident that I can add uniqueness to your tracks. I’ve devoted more than half of my life studying music and performing live.
I am a professional bass player who decided to leave the live stage and focus in music production. I’m currently taking a certificate “Music production using pro tools advanced professional” so I can consolidate my knowledge and be updated. Music has been my life for the past 20 years and I’ve produce many songs, so if you want me to mix, master or produce for you, I know exactly how every element of a song needs to be in order to achieve a killer song. I will adapt to your requests and I am ready to work for you and make your music stand out.
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Interview with Luís Pereira
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Chris Lord Alge, Nolly, Kris Crummett, Kurt Ballou, Andrew Wade, Taylor Larson.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, MacBook Pro and use a combination of plugins and outboard gear to accomplish the better sound.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working on a Mix, Producing a Pop song for a female artist, as well as my own original songs.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Rob Murray is a great provider on SoundBetter. Impressive curriculum, check him out!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I normally ask my clients to explain what expectations/vision they have for the Song/Album so I can support them achieve those goals.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on Metal, Rock, Pop, Funk, Reggae, and Neo-Soul.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both have their places. I work 95% of the time with digital but I have to say, being analog or digital will not make a song sound good or bad, the person controlling the tools is the one that makes it work or not.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always be recording! I've lost count how many times I´ve capture warm up takes and ending up being the best ones!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to work with you to find your own sound and bring forward the best in all songs.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love that I get to work with gifted artists and meet new people from different parts of the world.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I typically start with a ruff mix from the artist and take notes to identify the strong and weak elements. Then ill prep the session with all the names, color coding, and start the fun part of mixing.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to work with Jordan Rakei. He is an amazing songwriter with serious production skills!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I do mixing, master and music production.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: MacBook Pro, Avid Pro Tools MTRX Studio, UAD interface, Cooling pad, Headphones. With this killer combination im not sure what else could I need to survive the apocalypse.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is organic. My goal is to make the tracks sound original and faithful to the artist.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been playing music for the past 20 years and performing live as a bass player in two successful bands in Portugal. I've also produced an extensive range of music styles. Last year I decided to shift my knowledge, experience and love from music into mixing, mastering and production.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Knowing exactly what makes a hit song sound fresh and compete with todays biggest artists.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Make sure the provider has the same taste/work you would like to have on your own material.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I will bring the experience and understanding of the five major steps to make a killer song: Musical idea, Recording, Editing, Mixing and Mastering.