What are you working on at the moment?
I'm mixing an EP of the band This is Perro! due for release in April.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Use both, I believe the best of both worlds is always a great option.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Always promise a free demo, and redo the mix as often as necessary until you reach the desired result.
What do you like most about your job?
To see dozens, sometimes hundreds of tracks become a song together.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
The most common question is whether the music will sound high. Usually answer with another question, would be more concerned with volume or quality? despite achieve results with high volumes prefer that the artist worry first with the music then with how high it will sound.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Many people believe that I can leave a poorly executed music or recorded and evil sounding like great recordings, which is a big mistake.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
I often ask customer sentiment to make music and what he hopes to achieve with it.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Choose a person who has a mixing style that appeals to you, if you do not know the style request a demonstration.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
The Amek, Api 560B, UREI 1176, Bricasti M7 and a pair of Yamaha HS80M
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started entering as a substitute in a small studio in 2009, after a year I was there hired by one of the best studios in the city, in 2012 I started to make mixes for other studios from its own studio.
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
The first album of Tangela singer, was well received by critics and was mixing my work with greater range, 160,000 copies sold.
How would you describe your style?
Impact and surroundings.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Deep Purple, is the first band that I have heard of memory, the first show that I was Deep Purple and was the band that influenced me to be a musician.
Can you share one music production tip?
Dynamic is a big secret, often get songs that independent of the session the intensity is the same. A more dynamic music also sounds interesting.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Most of my works are of Latin music and followed by several regional rock slopes
What's your strongest skill?
Mainly mixing Rock.
What do you bring to a song?
In my mixes I like a more immersive sound with more apparent and striking drums.
What's your typical work process?
Upon receipt of the tracks to mix, my assistant will check if it is necessary some cleaning and any prior processing the mix, then I hear a rough mix and compare with the reference sent by the client. The next day I make the mix itself.
Tell us about your studio setup.
The center of my mixing studio is a Amek Recall RN, consider the sound of it quite nice, especially the equalizers. Use SSL converters and Cubase / Protools as DAW. Peripherals have some UREI 1176, equalizers and compressors SSL, UREI LA-3A, Maag eq4, API 560b, Bricasti M7 and some equipment made by me.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
grew up listening to Deep Purple, Beatles, Chico Buarque, Dolores Duran and others. My favorite are engineers, Lampadinha and Chris Lord Alge
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most of my work are mixes. In the year 2014 mixed more than 400 songs, some albums have received gold record and platinum.