EDM Producer & Sound Engineer from Spain.
More than 15 years making electronic music of all kind of Styles.
I can produce, co-produce, mix and master your track.
I work with low rates and I won't stop until I get the result you wish.
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Interview with Vicente Roca
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Producing an Spanish band. Pop music. Was something different and I learn a lot of new things an ideas for my music.
What are you working on at the moment?
I'm mastering an album for an artist in Austria and co-producing a track with an Spanish Dj.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
At the moment I don't know anybody but I heard very interesting things on soundbetter.
Analog or digital and why?
A mix between them. But nowadays digital is enough for making hits, thinking that analog is going to give something different that the audience can feel is a mistake. Digital can make everything. Maybe someone would say just the oposite but at the end is a matter of habits or comfort and explorarion of posibilites for the producer.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
What do you like most about your job?
Some parts of the production are just amazing. Like creating melodies or original rise ups or drops. I also love audio, sounds, waves... Everything around music. Also see how everyday I'm a better producer.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Well it's not a question but is a demand of making a track like this artist or the other. I always say that We have to find a sound for them. Something original that goes with the personality of the Dj or Band.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Buying more plugins or Hardware are going to make you do better songs.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What kind of track do you want? What's the sound you want me to achieve? Duration of the track and structure What you want to get with the track I make a lot of question in order to have everything clear.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
The provider has to give you security that he or she is going to find the result you want. Also clearness in the process.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Definitely nothing with batery :) Always instruments that can sound by itself playing it. Guitar, drums and books.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I'm doing this for 14 years now. I want to work as much persons and artists is possible.
How would you describe your style?
Dance and pop music.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
So many but Chris Martin in terms of melodies, Justin Vernon for their originality and real music and Skrillex for his creativity.
Can you share one music production tip?
Always trust in yours ears in terms of music engineering and always trust in your heart in terms of producing.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I work all kinds of Electronic Dance Music.
What's your strongest skill?
This would be again quality and top tracks in terms of producing and melody.
What do you bring to a song?
I always bring quality and a sentimental thing. I don't like tracks that does not touch people hearts.
What's your typical work process?
When It comes to producing I always start with the melody and then Instart playing around trying different beats. Then comes the hardest part which is producing. When I mix and master a track I always start for the kick If is an electronic dance track and then I start equalizing and compriming tracks until I get the best mix for the song. After that is the time to find the right place for every instrument and then mastering with basically is just compriming and limiting with a few more adjusts. With the client I like persons with everything clear for their tracks so It helps a lot in order to reach a satisfiying result for both but there's no problem If they let me be creative. ;)
Tell us about your studio setup.
I work with Logic, Ableton Live and Several plugins of Native Instruments. Also I love my Virus Ti and Maschine for making drums. That's basically all I need to make a masterpiece.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Calvin Harris, Deadmau5, Skrillex, Diplo, Oliver Heldens, Red One, Coldplay, Bon Iver,Hardwell, Madeon and many more.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I do production, co production, mixing and mastering.