Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Every project is unique, and I'm proud of everything I do because I put in it every bit of knowledge and heart I have.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Create songs from vocal melody, from guitar chords, from a video, from a script, from whatever.
What are you working on at the moment?
I'm working on an EP of 5 songs. My songs.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital, because we like it fast.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'm real, honest, reliable, genuine. And I am good.
What do you like most about your job?
It's something that A.I. will steal to humans really later on.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How much does it costs? Less.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Art is a piece of cake.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Please describe me what you want in your language. If you're into movies, talk about movies. If you're into advertising, talk about advertising. If you're into rock, talk about rock. Let me do the rest.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
1: Acoustic guitar; 2: Saxophone. 3-4-5: Guitar strings replacement sets
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I play piano since I was 8 years-old. Music is a part of me. I played live music for 20 years. I know what it means to be on the road and I've dealt with the real troubles this job has to face day by day. My goal is to work with people that's simply greater than me. I'm a sponge. I absorb and release.
How would you describe your style?
I have no ideas, I simply put them down.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Brian Eno: he's a genius and has a wide range of superb creative processes; David Gilmour: one of the best guitarists and songwriters.
Can you share one music production tip?
Never use too much compression. Let the dynamics fly.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Electronic rock-oriented music. Dreamscapes.
What's your strongest skill?
When someone describes me his ideas, I can put it into music and match the 99% of times with the initial idea.
What do you bring to a song?
Anything I can.
What's your typical work process?
I must be relaxed. I get inspired by everything. At night best ideas come up.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Mac Mini i7 - Mac Book Pro i5 - iPad Air 2 - Apogee Duet - Apogee Mic 96k - Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 - Kurzweil PC3 KORE - Yamaha EX-5 - Fender Stratocaster Vintage '57 1996 - Gibson SG Reissue '61 2011 - Ibanez Steve Vai Signature JEM7BSB 1998 - Line6 M13 - Shure SM58 - Shure SM 57 - TC Helicon MP75 - AKG C3000b - Hughes & Kettner Tube Edition Amplifier - Various Vintage Guitar Pedals
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
My earthly inspiration in music comes, in no particular order, from: Pink Floyd, Radiohead, U2, Brian Eno, Muse, Depeche Mode, Placebo, David Bowie, Coldplay, Pantera, Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Iron Maiden, Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn, Steve Vai, George Gershwin, Glenn Hughes, George Benson, Kool & The Gang, Jeff Buckley. Yes, it's a mess but that's it, and I love it this way.