Mixing and Mastering Engineer based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Focused on achieving professional audio editing, mixing/mastering. Also offers the service of keyboard/synth recordings. Musician with 25 years of experience.
Remote Mixing & Mastering; Keyboard/synth and bass recordings, editing.
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Sérgio is an outsdanding mixing and mastering engineer. Besides that, he's also a fabulous musician and producer. I've had the opportunity of working along with him over the past few years and I'm always amazed by the quality of his productions. His experience and knowledge take the productions he works on to the next level.
Interview with Sergio Pavanelli
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Mixing 6 songs of my Jazz Trio EP (Voyage Jazz Trio). Remastering 4 songs from the brazilian musician Carlos Cruz. Mixing & Mastering 2 different works from brazilian musicians: Tico Laurindo; Moreno Bernardo.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. Practicity with good results.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The art of bring life to a song.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Let's talk about it! I wanna know what you need and do the best job I can for you.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Waves bundle, Focurite Clarett 8 prex, MacBook Pro 2018, Mackie MR-8 MK1 Studio Monitors, Plugin Alliance ESSENTIAL Bundle.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I am a professional musician since the age of 13 (1996) and started the professional job of mixing/mastering in 2015.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Be patient with the process; do regular pauses after 50 min. of mixing.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: POP, Jazz, Funk, Rock
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: More clarity, punch and life to the song, with advanced mixing technics and automation process.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Keyboards/synth recordings - editing - mixing - mastering
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: MacBook Pro 2018; Focusrite Clarett 8Prex; Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 (2nd gen); Mackie MR-8 MK1 Studio Monitors; Clarity M Stereo; Presonus Faderport V2; Focusrite TwinTrack Pro; Plugins: Waves, Soundtoys Effect Rack, Plugin Alliance ESSENTIAL Bundle/mo, SSL Native Essentials/mo, FabFilter, Oeksound: Soothe2, IK Multimedia, Sonarworks SoundID Reference (for room calibration).
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Michel Camilo, Michel Petrucciani, Tower of Power, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, The Alan Parsons Project, Michael Brauer (mixing), Tony Maserati (music production).
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing/mastering; keyboard/synth recordings; editing