F.R.E.D

Singer and Songwriter

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I'm Fred Maldonado, a Brazilian-Colombian songwriter, topliner and singer. With my services, you'll get the best of both worlds, Spanish and Portuguese.

I started making music at 13 years old, playing sax in the Symphonic Orchestra of my hometown. And at the age of 14 I started playing the guitar and singing, that’s how I became a songwriter.

- I've been making music ever since, both in Portuguese and Spanish.

- My strength are catchy hooks and memorable toplines across all genres, specially: EDM, Reggaeton, Afrobeat, R&B, or any Top 40-friendly genre.

-I can adapt to any songwriting style you're looking for and use, or mix, languages as you prefer.

-You can get the Latin sound the world is looking for with the unique appeal and differentiation of portuguese songwriting and vocals. A chance to tap into a unique market.

-We'll discuss your project in detail and define the specific goals you wish to accomplish.

-I'll do my best to give you results you're proud to share with the world.

I look forward to working on your project. Feel free to send me a message, and I'll answer to you asap!

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

10 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by mircocaruso
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    Fred is a phenomenal great artist!
    Good and smooth communicatuon.
    The work turnaround was superfast.
    For sure not our last project with him!

  2. Review by mircocaruso
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    Great Artist, top communication!

  3. Review by gabriel candiani
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    very talented and delivers on time This is the second time I work with him and I recommend him 100%

  4. Review by Skarsgard
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    He took my vision and made it a reality. Even helped tweak my lyrics into Spanish! Ya tu sabes the vibes with F.R.E.D!

  5. Review by gabriel candiani
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    talented and efficient , great composer

  6. Review by Angelo Basham
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    Very professional and kind guy. He understood my vision and made changes when needed in short time! I love the final result and will come back to F.R.E.D in the future for sure. Ele é um cara muito legal.
    Thanks!

  7. Review by Ra A.
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    Best singer!!! Created great singing tracks with precision, feeling, and professionalism. Extremely happy with the work and will work with him on future projects.

  8. Review by Clever
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    Working with Fred is always a great experience, he brings a special color and professionalism to every project. His style is a unique fusion of Colombia and Brazil's current musical landscape, which is hard to find and highly sought after. Totally recommended!

  9. Review by Skarsgard
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    Gave him the lyrics and beat and he made it a Spanish house banger! Gracias patrón

  10. Review by Doug
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    by Doug

    Fred is undoubtedly one of the best upcoming talents in Colombia. Great songwriting and wonderful voice in both Spanish and Portuguese

Interview with F.R.E.D

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

  2. A: Daddy Yankee

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

  4. A: J Balvin, Feid, Daddy Yankee

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

  6. A: My solo career

  7. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  8. A: Can you deliver the song fast? My answer is yes, I can, but I prioritize quality over speed

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

  10. A: Clever, Doug V

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: Analog

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

  14. A: Study the song deeply, to deliver the best version.

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

  16. A: A job that doesn't feel like work

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

  18. A: "Reggaeton is not music"

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

  20. A: Do you already have the instrumental? Is there any royalty share I can expect in the future?

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

  22. A: Be open to creativity

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

  24. A: My guitar, a micro, the PC, the audio interface and speakers

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

  26. A: Over a decade now

  27. Q: How would you describe your style?

  28. A: Harmonic, melodic, lyrical, bilingual

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

  30. A: Less is more

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

  32. A: Every commercial dance genre in both Spanish and Portuguese

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Writing and singing

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

  36. A: Story telling, emotions, interpretation

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

  38. A: Find lyrics to my melodic ideas

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: AKG C414 XLS, Apollo Twin Mk II

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

  42. A: Toplining, lyrics writing, vocal recording

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