Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I was produce the score of a film with a Symphonic orchestra, and the movie was in Cannes festival and 1st place in a netflix awards, I was on charge of every aspect of the production, tracking, edit, mixing and mastering.The name of the movie is 12 segundos.
Analog or digital and why?
It depends of the Project, because not all the projects are looking for the same sound. I think that could be complementary.
What do you like most about your job?
The satisfaction with the results, The face of a happy client, development of new skills and meet more professionals.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
It depends of the project.But is usually to hear "How does it cost?", And My answer is "X$, but dont worry, give me the chance to demostrate you the value of every cent".
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Some clients believe that this is a relaxed task.I enjoy it but there is a lot of compromise and responsability.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Please tell us everything about the propouse of your production. What kind of musical results do you expect?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Mic Neumann U89, Preamp Neve Portico, Mac computer with software, My Monitors and Keyboard with cables.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have 18 years doing this, I was working for a lot local studios, and Now I have 10 years with my own recording studio.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Berlin Philarmonik, Dave Weckl, the professional level of this musicians are so high and I could learn a lot of them sounds, experience and point of "hearing".
What are you working on at the moment?
I have 2 Productions, 1 for a Ballad Singer in Los Angeles and another of Mexican Mariachi in Guadalajara For a Tour in Spain.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
100% Satisfaction guarantee
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Listen our job, and we can offer to you a solution for your needs.
How would you describe your style?
Very Natural, organic sound.
Can you share one music production tip?
Of Course!, for me, the key is to Listen, Listen all the details, Listen a lot of music with critical ear, emotional ear, and then absorb the concept in order to use your tools and obtain your own results, because the "story" could be telling in the best emotional way in order to "touch" the audience.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, Pop, Jazz, Orchestra and Mexican Mariachi.
What's your strongest skill?
The Production, and Mixing.
What do you bring to a song?
Character, feeling, and I try to obtain warm to the sound. Natural sound to create the illusion of a band playing naturally for you.
What's your typical work process?
I am old school, I like to do Pre Production at first, and looking for the sound at the beggining, and after that go ahead with the production and post.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Is an acoustical treatment space on the rooms, the rooms are small but very functional, we have digital equipment and analog too. Tube preamps, 1/4 Reel to reel Tape machine and solid state too. Neumann, Akg, Shure among others microphones.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Humberto Gatica, David Foster, Rick Rubin, Bob Rock, Quincy Jones
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Music Production, Recording, Edit, Mixing and Mastering