Gustavo Navarre - CANTUS
This is a recording studio, we work on a wide kind of music with an special view on baroque, classical and contemporary music, but we also do latin and folk music.
We offer work on Recording, mixing and mastering music.
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Interview with Gustavo Navarre - CANTUS
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: 20 Years recording, mixing and mastering the "Festival de música barroca Misiones de Chiquitos"
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. I begun working on analog multitrack recorders and now my life is so much easy!!!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will get the best of my work and skills always!!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: To get a clear and pristine sound of a song
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I´m recording music or I´m a music producer.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: See how the provider can understand your music.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A Neumann Mic, A Neve pre, Pro Tools interface and software, A Mac computer and a pair on NS-10M
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I´m in this work for 30 years!!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Rigor in the work...
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Too many in the world, in my country I worked with almost all the best...
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Take a very care attention on the tracking and do not let nothing for the mix...
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Choral, Classical, Latin, Jazz...
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Patience!!! and a good pair of ears...
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Generally that "My version of the mix" is well accepted and that is the basis of a clear, natural and bright song...
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I always perform a check list before begin a new project, which helps a lot on planning and get better results on the tracking proses, then I work on editing and I give my client all the takes to choose the best part of all of them. After this I prepare a: ¨My version of the Mix¨ which I give to my client as an start point. Then the client gives me all he/she´s observations which I include in the next version of the mix, and so on...
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: It is a mid range studio with a special care on the internal acoustic and isolation on the control room and in the studio.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I normally do every step to a release. Pre production, tracking, editing, mixing and mastering.