Alex Picciafuochi Mastering

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Drumcode, Suara, Luca Agnelli - Caneschi, Revealed - Satoshi Tomiie - Robert Miles - Claudio Coccoluto - Pakkio Sans, Nervous Rec - JAM Rec - Sony, Universal, Warner, Kontor, Alex Neri (Planet Funk), Etruria, TheDub, Feiyr. Price List: Stereo Master $30 / Stems Master $60 / Mixing $150 https://www.masteringcredits.com/profile/Alex%20Picciafuochi

Drumcode Rec, Suara Music, Moby Official Remix by Luca Agnelli, Etruria Beat. Caneschi (Revealed). Satoshi Tomiie. Pakkio Sans, Nervous Records. Robert Miles: "Dreamland" and "The Best Of Robert Miles" Remastered for CD, Digital and Vinyl. Kontor Rec., Warner Music, Sony Music, Universal Music. Claudio Coccoluto, The Dub. Alex Neri. Francesco Farfa. Feiyr.com / DANCE ALL DAY.
Composer Lounge, Chill Out. Soundtracks, Game Audio. Producer and Remixer of Electronic Dance Music: as Rainbox / Canesk & Rainbox.

Price List:
Stereo Mastering (1 / 2 Stems) $ 30
Stem Mastering (Up to 8/10 Stems) $ 60
Mixing $ 150
Mixing and Mastering $ 180
Processed stems in return require an additional $3 for each stem
Discounts for regular customers and quantities
My DAW's Sessions Mixed will not sent to the customers

Mixing and Mastering Engineer since 1984

PrismSound Orpheus, Genelec 8040, Yamaha NS-10M Pro, Yamaha NS-40M Studio, Yamaha MSP 7, Focal CMS 50, Kef LS50, Beyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro, UAD 2 Octo, Pro Tools 2024, Ableton Live Suite 12, Logic Pro X, Cubase 13 Pro, WaveLab Pro 12, PreSonus StudioOne Pro 6.5, iZotope RX10 Adv, Acustica-Audio, DMGAudio, Massenburg, Softube Weiss DS1MK3, EQ-1, TC Electronic MD4 HD, Leapwing DynOne v3, Sontec, Maselec, FabFilter, Flux Audio, NuGenAudio, UAD, Plugin-Alliance, Sonnox

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521 Reviews - 101 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Harald L.
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    My Job is not Finish, i pay it but its not Complete

  2. Review by Sam J.
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    My experience with Alex was great. His professional manor and work ethic made the mastering process very pleasant despite all of the finicky adjustments I asked him to make. He knows his craft and he cares.

  3. Review by Christian S.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Alex, top notch mixing and mastering engineer + very professional and kind!

  4. Review by Carl Bauer
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    Thanks Alex. ๐Ÿท

  5. Review by Harry V.
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    Another one collaboration with Alex that left me so super satisfied . This guy is gold.

  6. Review by Nils B.
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    Alex provides wonderful work! Collaborating with him is a pleasure!

  7. Review by Frederick K.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Alex, never disappointed! :)

  8. Review by Erik G.
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    Super result and fast! I will definitely come back to Alex.

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    Contento del mastering. Serio e professionnale

  10. Review by Giovanni Traverso
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    When it comes to mastering, the job is very simple: I open my FX mastering chain and put Mr. Picciafuochi as only โ€œplug-inโ€. 10/10, really.

  11. Review by Ahetesham
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    Fast and clear communication, but above all a fantastic mastering engineer, so happy with the result! Brought my track to life. Thanks again Alex Picciafuochi will be back again soon!

  12. Review by Spencer B.
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    We have used Alex multiple times now and he is a real pro. He really cares about helping you make great music. Alex is our go to. We love working with him.

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    Alex is hard working, easy going, and talented at his craft. I've had mastering done on quite a few songs by him at this point, and some of those songs have been signed to labels. He's a great option to put that final polish on your music. I trust him with any of my music.

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    Alex is an incredible mixing and mastering engineer! His attention to detail and passion for music shine through in every project. Highly recommended!

  15. Review by Spencer B.
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    Alex did a great Job Mastering our new 9 Track Album. He is super responsive, friendly and a pro!

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    Really good master engineer. Friendly and fast responding!

  17. Review by Adam B.
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    I've used Alex's services a few times now, and this last one was the most excited I've been about receiving a master. He offered two versions both with different characteristics, and we worked together to find the perfect balance of the two. Extremely satisfied.

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    Uncomplicated, fast and very high quality mastering!

  19. Review by Frederick K.
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    Alex is the best! Always does a great job that perfectly fit my expectations! :)

  20. Review by Adam B.
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    You cannot beat the quality for the price. Alex is beyond pleasant to work with, super helpful, and always willing to provide any ask. I've worked with him on 3 songs so far, and I've never walked away with a bad experience.

Interview with Alex Picciafuochi Mastering

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

  2. A: I am honoured to have been chosen by artists such as Luca Agnelli (Drumcode) and Claudio Coccoluto and to have been able to remaster the album Dreamland and a collection of the best hits by the late Robert Miles.

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

  4. A: I optimize the mixing of Luca Agnelli for his releases on Drumcode, Suara, Etruria, etc.. I'm the sound manager of many record labels. I'm checking all the new Caneschi's releases. Some Singer Albums and some Jazz album stem mastering

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

  6. A: Leave some empty space both at the beginning (to preserve the initial transients) and at the end (to let the long reverb tail decays naturally) of your track. I work in my studio from Saturday to Tuesday, so if you send me the tracks on Saturday or Sunday you will have them probably by Tuesday. In some urgent cases I can also do them for the next day. I can make discounts for more than 4 tracks or for continuous work or if you become a repeat customer. I also grant a discount in case of subscription with advance payment. If you can export 32bit tracks I don't care about the headroom, this is because, thanks to that format. the dynamic range is almost unlimited. I am concerned that they are not already over-compressed, I need an RMS at least of -8dB, better if -10dB. On the Master Channel you can leave the EQs and Compressors that characterise, in the way you like, the track. You will have back Wav file at 16bit suitable for the digital distribution but, if you request it, also a 24 bit and / or MP3. Certainly if there are aspects of my mastering that do not satisfy you, you will report what you don't like and we will find a way to solve together. Furthermore if you have reference tracks to which your tracks must look like, please give them to me.

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

  8. A: Conor Dalton, from Glowcast Audio Mastering, mastered 2 of my mixes in a really good way!

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Mine is a powerful sound, with low clean and steady frequencies, high crystalline but not annoying frequencies, a dynamic, transparent and balanced result in the whole spectrum.

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

  12. A: Peter Gabriel for the sound research, Daft Punk for the groove, Lady Gaga for the Voice.

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

  14. A: I love excellent recordings, regardless of the musical genre. I've been playing keyboards since I was 5 years old, I grew up listening to all kinds of music, at 13 I was already passionate about Hi-Fi, I always listened to recordings in high definition for audiophiles. My references as Sound Engineers was Bob Katz, Alan Parsons, Trevor Horn. My references as Records was from Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon, Grace Jones Slave to the Rhythm, Alan Parsons Project, Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, Daft Punk, Peter Gabriel, Sheffield Lab Recordings, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab Original Master Recordings, etc.

  15. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  16. A: Some musical genres need analog or analog-simulated treatments, others digital, because they are born from the peculiarities of numerical technologies.

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

  18. A: I will always give my best but I can not do the impossible.

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

  20. A: I like challenges, make something sound like the required reference.

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

  22. A: Q: In which format do you need the song and how will it be completed? A: I need the files in WAV, AIF or BWF at the same sampling frequency used in your working session, for example 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz etc., and with a resolution of at least 24 bit thanks.

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

  24. A: We fix it the mix :)

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

  26. A: Do you need a tuning of the sound of your track or do you need a more creative intervention that improves the sounds for the chosen musical genre?

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

  28. A: 1) Solar cell panel. 2) Satellite internet connection. 3) MacBook Pro with my audio softwares. 4) Good USB digital studio monitors. 5) USB Master keyboard.

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

  30. A: I started playing keyboards at the age of 5, at 12 I became an audiophile, at 19 I bought my first synthesizer, I studied a lot and experimented even more.

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

  32. A: First of all, it should not leave you indifferent, it must leave you speechless, and give you what the musical genre wants to communicate

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

  34. A: As an Engineer: Mixing, Mastering, Stem Mastering, General Optimising, Sound Designing. As a Producer: adding productions if needed, composing, songwriting, arranging and producing many genres of music, from House, Electro, EDM, Future House, Progressive House, Techno, Tech House to Lounge, Chill-Out, Games Music and so on.

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

  36. A: Mainly electronic music genres.

  37. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  38. A: Being both a musician and a composer, a producer, an audiophile and an audio engineer, It makes everything clearer to me

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: The core of my studio is the Prism Sound Orpheus mastering grade audio card. I use both Apple Mac OSX and PC Windows platforms with the best and most popular DAW and Audio Editors like: Pro Tools, Ableton, Logic Pro, Studio One Pro, WaveLab, Cubase, Samplitude, Reason, FL Studio, etc. powered by a incredible huge collection of the best and/or common plugins as: Accusonus, Acon Digital, Acustica-Audio, Antares, Blue Cat Audio, Brainworx, Elysia, Cableguys, D16 Group, DADA Life, DMGAudio, Eventide, Fab-Filter, Flux, HOFA, iZotope, Kazrog, Lexicon, LiquidSonics, MAAT, Melda Production, Native Instruments, Nu-Gen Audio, Plugin-Alliance, Slate Digital, Softube, Sonalksis, Sonarworks, Sonnox, SoundToys, TC Electronic, U-He, UAD, UVI, Vengeance, Voxengo, Waves, XLN, XFER Records and many more. Monitoring are from: Focal, Genelec, Yamaha, Kef, AKG studio and headphones monitors.

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

  42. A: Our ears become accustomed to the faulty sounds, do not forget to reset them frequently.

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

  44. A: Inspiration is floating in the air, it's just a matter of listen to it, shape it creating the best sound.

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I was the Mixing and Mastering Eng in this production

Terms Of Service

8 Revisions allowed - Processed stems in return require an additional $3 for each stem

GenresSounds Like
  • Drumcode
  • Luca Agnelli
  • Revealed Recordings
Gear Highlights
  • Prism Orpheus
  • Genelec
  • Yamaha NS10M
  • Focal
  • Kef LS50
  • Beyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro
  • UAD 2 OCTO
  • Pro Tools
  • Ableton Live
  • Logic Pro X
  • WaveLab Pro
  • StudioOne Pro
  • iZotope RX10 Adv
  • Acustica Audio
  • Softube Weiss
  • TC Electronic
  • FabFilter
  • Flux
  • NuGen
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    From 21st October 2015 I'm joining the Feiyr.com team as mastering engineer

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    Canesk & Rainbox are an Italian electronic dance music duo, formed in February 2015, and composed by Marco Caneschi (a.k.a. Canesk), born in Arezzo in 1995, and Alessandro (Alex) Picciafuochi (a.k.a. Rainbox), born in Siena in 1964, their collaborations includes Luca Guerrieri, Francesco Farfa, Joy Kitikonti, Claudio Coccoluto, Dino Lenny, Francesco Zappala and many more.

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