Bernardo Rebelo

Musician and Producer

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I am the drummer and backing vocalist for the band Crimson Bridge. My solo experimental project is Shrouded Serenity. I am comfortable with Mixing/Mastering and playing all instruments that usually compose a Metal band as well as various kinds of Screams.

I am a Sound Designer and Musician specialized in Games and all kinds of Metal music. I can write and record Vocals (Growls/Screams), Bass, Guitar and Drums, as well as mixing and mastering. My specialties include producing music for games, bass and Metal Vocals.

Check out my Soundcloud for some work in games:

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Interview with Bernardo Rebelo

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

  2. A: Crimson Bridge, I am the drummer and backing vocalist, our latest album, 'In Pitch Black' was our greatest accomplishment as a band so far. Besides that I am proud of a game called 'Nok' which I made with my college friends, I was the Sound Designer.

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

  4. A: Games and solo extreme music.

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

  6. A: João Miguel, amazing guitarist and friend!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, cheaper and more practical to work on the go or in small setups.

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

  10. A: Creating.

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

  12. A: Tell me exactly what you want, including if you're not sure of what to do, because I can help.

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

  14. A: Laptop, Interface, Microphone, Drumkit, Speakers.

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

  16. A: I was born in 2000. I have been writing my own music since 2014 and playing drums since then as well. In 2016 I joined the band Crimson Bridge as the drummer. In 2017 I released my first solo album, Shrouded Serenity - Black Nature, it is a black metal album and before I entered my experimental phase with the project. I started working on games in 2018 and creating Music and Sound Design for that purpose since then. As of 2021 I started professionally working in games and taking commissions as a session Musician and Mixing Engineer.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: My style is very influenced by experimentalism and heavy music. However I am very different when working with a group/band or for a client. I like to think I am very versatile when I'm hired to do something specific.

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

  20. A: Barney, the vocalist from Napalm Death. We share a lot of similar world views and I believe musical taste as well.

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

  22. A: Fail fast and never stop creating.

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

  24. A: Metal and anything that could be in a game!

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: My strongest skill, I believe it is my creativity, be it at Mixing, producing or writing.

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

  28. A: I bring to a song what I feel it needs. I don't like showing off or doing crazy stuff unless the song is already a bit crazy to begin with.

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

  30. A: An idea that suddenly evolves and becomes a full song. Sound design wise is just about experimenting and recording multiple textures and sounds.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: My current studio setup is very simple. Laptop, extra monitor, small audio interface by Presonus, Alesis speakers, AKG headphones, Shure microphones including a Tascam recorder, my Marcus Miller 5-String Bass and my Harley Benton 7-String guitar.

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

  34. A: For games and production, Mick Gordon. In general I would say bands like Return to Forever, Daughters, Meshuggah, Wormrot, Darkthrone, and the list would go on endlessly.

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

  36. A: Game Audio, be it Sound Design or original Music.

Song, bass techniques and then vocal techniques

I was the Musician, Producer and Performer in this production

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