João Corceiro

Session Guitarist (Rock/Metal)

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Powerful, precise and expressive guitar tracks for your song!

Hey there!

If you want your guitar tracks to have the expression, precision and tone of a professional guitarist then I am the guy you need. I will make YOUR music sound professional and powerful.

All tracks are fully edited and quantized if needed.
You'll be getting a D.I. version of every track.
I will also build a guitar tone according to your needs.

I record everything at my home studio so I can get the job done right away.
I am also willing to play almost every genre besides rock and metal.

https://www.youtube.com/user/JoaoCorceiro

Send me a note through the contact button above.

28 Reviews - 4 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Julian C.
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    Absolutely Amazing! If I lived close to Joao I would be taking him out for a celebration drink!! ;) 5 starts all around!

  2. Review by Julian C.
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    What an amazing attitude! such a pleasure to work with Joao!
    always delivers at a high level!

  3. Review by Julian C.
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    SUPERSTAR!! plane and simple!

  4. Review by Julian C.
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    Another Great Job! Fast turn around and precise! Excellent quality! very talented guitarist here!

  5. Review by Julian C.
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    This guy is at a Master level on the Guitar! He can and will deliver literally anything you need done and at a fast pace and he pays much attention to the fine details in your song!. His playing sounds completely professional due to his high level of skill and he is a pleasure to work with, communication is clear and always replies within a timely manner!
    On behalf of the band BLACK WATER CANYON, we are extremely happy and pleased with his delivery! we WILL be utilizing his services again!

  6. Review by Jeremy B.
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    Been working with João for almost 3 years now. Excellent musicianship, top tier professionalism. I definitely will be working with him again.

  7. Review by Brent O.
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    João is exceptional at what he does. With over a decade of experience, he'll go the extra mile to build the sound you want to the note. So far, I've worked with him for five tracks, and he's always delivered.

  8. Review by Mykii J.
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    João was professional, efficient, and effective. Super talented. Would love to work with him again.

  9. Review by Leander Q.
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    Good communication and playing, thanks once again!

  10. Review by Jeremy Bluteau
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    João has been a long time friend, and a long time collaborator. Ive worked with him and only him for a few years now and I can't think of anyone better who can get the job done.

  11. Review by Enoque D.
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    Unbeliaveble.
    I have no words. I was just blown away.
    That extra step to perfection is not easly found.
    I cannot thank you enough João...
    I will be requesting more from you. I hope very much we can keep in touch.

  12. Review by Mike F.
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    Wonderful job - did exactly what I asked for and made sure I got what I wanted. Great musician - easy to work with and would recommend to anyone!

  13. Review by Michiel B.
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    I love Joao’s “can do”-attitude and the guitar track he made for me!

  14. Review by Leander Q.
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    Awesome as always! Thanks!

  15. Review by Leander Q.
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    Thanks again! Great communication and job!

  16. Review by Leander
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    Awesome again! Highly recommended!

  17. Review by Leander Q.
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    Two more songs with awesome results, communication and flow! Thanks!

  18. Review by Leander Q.
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    Highly professional, good communication. Thank you!

  19. Review by Leander Q.
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    Awesome, thank you! Highly recommended!

  20. Review by Sabrina S.
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    I tasked Joao with recording some pre-written parts for two of my tracks and he delivered astonishing results as always, thank you so much for all your help(:

Interview with João Corceiro

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Recorded a few tracks through Fiverr with Blaze Bayley (ex-Iron Maiden) Okkultist - O.M.E.N. (2022) Solstice Rider - Suffer to Glory (2021)

  3. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  4. A: Emídio Alexandre if you need great drums tracks!

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both have their uses.

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: We'll get it done to your liking!

  9. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  10. A: Definitely the chance to play live shows.

  11. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  12. A: What tunings can I play with..? Everything from E standard to Drop G

  13. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  14. A: Tone and songwriting references.

  15. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  16. A: Don't be afraid to ask questions.

  17. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  18. A: Four guitars with a Floyd-Rose in four different tunings + one hi-end pedalboard should be enough to get every possible job done.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Intense and melodic playing style.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: Nightwish and Children of Bodom influenced me the most when I was starting to get into music so..

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Correctly edited tracks + a great source tone go a long way.

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: Musical knowledge allied with technical prowess.

  27. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  28. A: Great tones, mix ready tracks and lots of expression.

  29. Q: What's your typical work process?

  30. A: Getting the right tone for your song, go through the whole track and start recording!

  31. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  32. A: The guys from Periphery are a great inspiration for me production-wise.

  33. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  34. A: Recording/producing mix-ready guitars for Rock and Metal tracks.

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: Simple home studio setup with more than a dozen of guitars at my disposal, the best plug-ins in the market and even a valve amp head if needed.

  37. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  38. A: Recording guitars for bands from all over the world since the pandemic started! Recording/composing/producing for 3 bands here in Portugal

  39. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  40. A: Being a metalhead makes me the kind of musician who can't play more than one genre.

  41. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  42. A: 11 years of experience in live shows and studio recordings, 6 years of teaching guitar/music. I've played in dozens of bands from classical to heavy music. Bachelor's Degree in Classical Guitar (2017)

  43. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  44. A: Heavy music!

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Heart of the Dragon (raw recording)

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  • Schecter Hellraiser C-1 FR Guitar
  • Schecter Demon 6 FR
  • Jackson Pro Plus
  • Harley Benton Amarok 7 Strings
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