Ric Pablo

Mixing and Mastering

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Tell me about your artistic vision for your song and I will provide the best options to make it possible with professional quality.

Musician, mixing, mastering, producer, songwriter, singer, guitar player, bass player.

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  • English
  • Spanish

Interview with Ric Pablo

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

  2. A: Lo Yen City’s second album. I am producer, engineer, bassist, mixer and mastering engineer.

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

  4. A: The second album of a band named Lo Yen City.

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

  6. A: Not yet. I am new to this platform.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both: Analog: for the warm quality. Digital: for the high quality of the analog audio and edit options once it is transferred to the digital domain.

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

  10. A: I bring down to earth your artistic vision with professional quality.

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

  12. A: The process, the interaction with the musician and the magic of listening to the final result with a satisfied client / musician.

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

  14. A: Can you make me sound like this artist? Yes, at a certain degree and I will give options to sound alike.

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

  16. A: That I can fix it completely in the mix. If it is not well recorded, there are some chances that it won’t sound good in the mix.

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

  18. A: 1. What is the artistic vision of the song? 2. What is the message of the song? 3. What songs/artist you would like the song(s) to sound like?

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

  20. A: Look for the engineer who can understands and deliver your artistic expectation with professional quality.

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

  22. A: One UAudio interface, laptop, one mic, guitar, headphones.

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

  24. A: Since 2012

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Psychedelic Rock.

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

  28. A: Tame Impala, for the quality of the songs.

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

  30. A: Pay attention to the quality and tunning of the sound source. If it sounds great live, then most of the times it will sound great on tape.

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

  32. A: Rock, metal, punk, alternative.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Ask for the artistic goals of the musician, listening and provide options and tools to get the desired results.

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

  36. A: Understand the artistic point of view of the artist and I deliver a professional product with top quality.

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

  38. A: I listen to the band’s song, provide an estimate amount and delivery time, receive the stems, mix and master the song, send the version to the band, we make a review and send the final version. If more reviews or changes are needed, the come for an extra amount to be payed by the band.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Universal Audio interfaces: Mkii, Apollo 8 &16 as well as most of their Plugins. Other Plugins: Softube, Izotope, Eventide, mastering the mix, SSL.

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

  42. A: Beatles, Nirvana, Tame Impala

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

  44. A: Mixing, mastering online.

GenresSounds Like
  • Nirvana
  • Soundgarden
  • The Beatles
Gear Highlights
  • Universal Audio hardware and plugins
  • Akg mics
  • Neumann Mic
  • Groove Tubes Mics
  • Tascam Tape Recorders
  • Fender and Marshall Amps.
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