What are you working on at the moment?
Jack Savoretti, Anthony Moon, The Berries,Paradise Underground, Amy Lawton
Analog or digital and why?
Hybrid is the answer mixing mostly in the box but always with UAD plugs in and recording almost evrything thru SSL or Neve consoles.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise and always do 'beyond' my best to get their songs sounding simply AWESOME
What do you like most about your job?
I love mixing and produce vocals with talented musician, as well as recording drums and beat making.
I do love spend my live in studio ! It's my life.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
It's literally everything, from demos to Whole albums production, going thru beat making and songwriting.
And the answer always is Yes I can
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
I'd like to know what's the vibe they want me to bring to life and which songs they consider as reference sound.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Just let me know your needs, I love to listen to any type of production from scratches to very defined productions.
And... Yeah nothing it's too much. Just let me know what you want and I'll do it for you.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
1176, Neumann U47, Empirical Labs Distressor, Bricasti Reverb, EMT Plate
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've studied at SAE college in Milan and London between 1997-1998
Then I've started working all around the world with artists such as:
- Matt Laug (Alanis Morissette, Carol King, Alice Cooper, Slash)
- Joey Huffman (Matchbox Twenty, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Soul Asylum
and Hank Williams Jr)
- Brian Tichy (Whitesnake), Billy Idol, Slash, Queensrÿche,
- Teddy Andreadis (Guns'n'Roses), Carol King, Alice Cooper, Beth Hart, Billy
Bob Thornton, Bruce Willis, Peter Stormare,
- Johnny Griparic (Slash' Snakepit)
Since starting up at the Mix Room - Studio45 in London I've been working on
projects and working with:
- Jack Savoretti/ Back Where I Belong (from the Certified Gold Record Written in Scars)
- George The Poet / Search Party
- Island Records
- Universal Music
- Neon Gold
- Universal Sweden
- Sw Records
- P*NUT (Dido's producer, Amy Winehouse co-writer)
- Pauline Taylor (Faithless backing Singer, Dido co-writer)
- Matty Benbrook (Paolo Nutini's producer/co-writer, Faithless and Dido's producer)
- Sarah Leo
- Little Drum
How would you describe your style?
True and emotional
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Jack Savoretti with producer Matty Benbrook.
Super talented singer songwriter with an incredible voice and songs perfectly written and produced.
Can you share one music production tip?
Less is more !
Love to take my clients song to a next level exactly from where they are when I received.
Complicated session are welcome, but I like to bnce several track to get my mix in 24 tracks, working on the feelings and the intuition at first glance.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, Indie Pop, Singer Songwriter, EDM, Dance, Hip Hop, Trap
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
Energy, Feel and Character workingon the Brightness, Warmth, compression and eq
Tell us about your studio setup.
Pro Tools HD3 10 Equipped with LA 610, Avalon 2020, APi 512, Neve 1073, TL Audio 5051
Logic Pro, Logic X, Ableton Live, Focal CMS 65, Yamaha NS10s monitoring
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Rick Rubin, Andy Wallace, Chris Lord Aldge, Tom Elmhirst
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Editing, Vocal Tuning, Beat Making, Music Production