Javier Mellior

Guitar and Bass Guitar Player

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I can play and compuse any genre !

I've been playing Guitar and Bass for more than 10 years now, learning every day something new, but most important, learning any genre that I found and apply that to my own songs, I do the complete production of my songs, writing the drums, guitar parts, riff, rythms, bass line, bass lead, arrangements, the only thing that I don't do its sing or write lyrics lol. check my projects !

My influences are really heavy but my music not that much heavy lol ! Erra, Novelists FR, I Prevail, Periphery, Polaris AU, those are the one's that I been learning the last months

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Interview with Javier Mellior

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

  2. A: The most special project is the one that I am right now, I've become the bass player of a Post Grunge band here in Costa Rica, was really challenging because the bass lines were not lineal, the compositions are not too basics in general, I saw them perform live a couple times before joining them, and I'm proud of being part of this group now, there's a really good synergy

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

  4. A: I'm looking to start living of my music and work as a musician, producer, etc

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: High Level Digital, is easier to work with, but I would never repleace a good re-dial through an Marshall JCM 800

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

  8. A: Quality Product and unique

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

  10. A: That I can do it from my home, and I love music, there's any other answear?

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

  12. A: People think that we can compuse and record in 5 minutes or that we perform for alcohol

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

  14. A: What genre or type of work you are looking, expectations and what approach you want me to take

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

  16. A: Listen their work and think outside the box, maybe you are listening the new Zakk Wylde and you need a John Mayer type or guitar player, but...what If that Zakk Wylde style guitar player can do it better than the John Mayer type?

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

  18. A: A laptop, sound interface, a good set of in-ears or headphones, a bass and a guitar

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

  20. A: As a lot of people of the new age of production and recording, I've started doing covers recording on Waves LOL, then I begging learning a lot, buying equipment, playing in bands, going to Studios, learning from grammy producers and ingeniers

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: Aggresive and Dynamic

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

  24. A: With Erra or Periphery, their musical approach its something different that what we are use to

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

  26. A: Just love what u do

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

  28. A: I work in any type of music, recently I've been recording electric guitars for a reggaeton singer

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: The production and a none lineal bass lol

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

  32. A: I bring creativity and unique features to it

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

  34. A: If I'm doing a guitar or bass track, I heard the song, over and over, then I learn the notes or chords, and from there I start recording over and over again until I'm satisfied with the result, i do a little tweeks here and there to the sounds, EQ, compresions, distorsions, delays, reverb, I process the track like I want it to sound, and then I prepare 3 tracks, the D.I, the process track and a simple mix so you can hear what I tried to do

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: My studio its very basic but my quality its in another level

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

  38. A: Misha Mansoor its one of my biggest inspirasions in the production line, as musician, I can name more than 50 guitar and bass guitar players

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

  40. A: Most of my works are as a musician for hire, they contact me to compuse a guitar track or bass for their tracks, also doing productions of their songs

Javier Mellior

I was the whole thing in this production

Terms Of Service

If I like the project you can have as many revisions as you want until the projects or song its complete or you feel satisfied, ussually I do 3 to 5 revisions of the track.

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