Hybrid mixing, punchy, fat and large mixing for an affordable pricing! The best of digital domain paired with the analog & tube spicy! Let's rise together!
Hey there! I'm Caio Andrade, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
On last 15 years I'm used to be a guitar player, session musician, and, on last decade a mixing engineer.
I love japanese mixing vintage consoles and will be a honor cooking your music onto my entire setup! I'm here to give you, indie musician/band, singer/songwriter a professional mixing with a honest cost. Don't need to bust a bank!
I've been working with several clients worldwide and I can guarantee your satisfaction!
If your jam is hard rock, pop rock, metal, math rock, jrock/visual kei, singer songwriter, instrumental music, it's my jam too!
Plese, don't forget to send me your rough mix, and to get your vocals on tune and your musical parts edited!
Hit the contact button and let's have a conversation and tell me how can I help ya!
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Interview with Caio Andrade
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes! Daniel Duskin and Yoad Nevo, for sure!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, but analog due the feel and the way it warm and clear the sound.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is always do my better on a work, take care of the customer's musica as if it mine.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Every musician loves to sound your music sounding rich, large and fat. When I send a mix to a costumer and really go crazy with him/her when he/she listening to the final job for the first time.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Is there a rough mix? Reference? Your vocals are on tune and musical parts edited?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give him your rough mix, tell him/her what you really need and looking for, and obviously, send the vocals on tune and the musical parts edited, it's very very important to the mix engineer work properly!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A SSL-like channel strip, an interface with a computer my ns10s and it poweramps of course lol
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Agressive with balance, I spend all my efforts to make your music sounds properly.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Muse, I think all mixing engineers wanna work with, because this band is just magic!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Do just what your ears ask to.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Heavy Rock, math rock, pop rock, heavy metal, some J-rock/Visual kei stuff
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I'm an easy going person, focused on the details, I take care of your song as if it's mine.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Width, punch, balance and shine
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I listen to the rough mix two times. first to know the music and take some notes, second time to point some effects/automations I wanna do and check the clip gain of each track. Then I move my faders down, and start to bring the mix by the drums, bass till the end.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I'm running with hybrid setup with Pro Tools 12, classic Yamaha NS10's, a bunch of Ik Multimedia Plugins and a rack with my favorites tube equalizer and several types of compressors. Tube, VCA, Otpo etc...
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Cris & Tom Lord-Alge, Andy Wallace, Yvette Young, Matthew Bellamy, and many others.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I usually mix singles and EPs, and not too often but albums too. Eventually I do the mastering job too.