Vitor’s work speaks for itself, a well rounded, super versatile and becoming one of the most sought after producers and engineers in Portugal's music scene that dwells in the indie, rock and pop genres,with countless songs playing on the radio.
Vitor offers Remote Mixing and Mastering services, as well Music Production and arregement that will get your tracks into another level.
He’s creativity and hands-on mentality make him a perfect fit to create some unique songs and art, always with the artist’s vision in mind.
He's now one of the most sought after producers and engineers in our music scene that dwells in the indie, rock and pop genres, with countless songs playing on the radio and collaborations with artists and bands that play in some of our major festivals and venues.
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Interview with Vitor Carraca Teixeira
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Places Around the Sun - Self Titled Produced, Engineered, Mixed and Mastered. I'm very proud of what we acheived soundwise and i'm very happy to see that for the first time and after 2 LPs without me the band it's finally getting it's name out there internationally.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: 1 Doom Metal album and 2 Indie Rock albums
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Mostly digital, I use analog gear too, but i can do everything i want itb too. Everything that slows me down and ruins my flow i don't want it.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I'll get it done and it will sound awesome.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Getting different things and sounds to work on everyday.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How did you mixed this so fast? A: many years of trial and error.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Some people think that i just move faders up and down and that's it. Well, that's maybe 80% of the job, but there's much more to it.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's their vision? Where do they want to be in 2 years? What artists influenced them?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Trust your gut and your ears!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Audient, my Adams, my desk, my computer and my condenser microphone. I wouldn't need anything else.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been in the music industry for 17 years, started playing with bands and touring, then got into production and engineering, took a sound degree, turned into a studio assistant and after a few years I took the leap and went solo, best decision i've made in my life. Been solo producing, recording, mixing and mastering for 5 years now.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Clean with the right amount of grit.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Queens of the Stone Age are one of the most out of the box bands i've ever heard.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always trust your gut.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Alt Rock, Indie, Pop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Creativity and making new sounds.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Energy and emotion.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Clinical and fast.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Pretty simple studio setup, with Pro Tools, ITB process and outboard 2bus chain.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Eric Valentine, TLA, CLA, Stuart White
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and Mastering, Production and arregement