Pavol Brezina

Mix | Master | Songwriter

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20+ years of vast experience in Funk, R&B and Pop genres. Apple Digital Masters certified with hybrid mixing and mastering approach and strong focus on your project needs. Pavol is associate professor of audio engineering education at Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra. Working with most prestigious musicians in Slovakia.

Pavol start to work at his own Bluerecording Studio in Nitra after graduate at music university 20 years ago. He is classically trained piano interpret and accomplished in classical, pop and jazz harmony. Can serve in various genres spanning from POP to CLASSICAL.

What can he bring to your music production:

- mix your song in highest sonic quality using hybrid mixing approach and always with strong focus to clients requirements until 100% satisfactory

- master your audio tracks, EPs or whole albums to current sonic standards across all streaming platforms. Apple Digital Masters certified alternate versions is FREE for every project!

- various songwriting elements based on your requirements (full production, virtual music instruments parts, synthesizer parts, virtual orchestra compositions or just string section add-ons)

- specialty instruments implementation to your projects, for example Vocoder or TalkBox

Working with major DAWs: Pro Tools, Cubase and Wavelab

Please feel free to contact me and we will discuss your needs for project. I will be more than happy to work with you!!!

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

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  1. Review by 305 Horns

    Pavol is a fantastic producer and arranger. I've worked with him in the past and had a great experience. Very professional, great communication, also gives you the freedom to be creative with the project. Looking forward to many more projects together.

Interview with Pavol Brezina

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

  2. A: I am proud of producing some Slovakian interprets that won numerous national competitions. In worldwide aspect I am proud of cooperating with SoundOnSound magazine and create some orchestral renditions for their articles about orchestration. Fianlly, I am prud to cooperate with mighty Vienna Symphonic Library and create walkthoughs for their projects.

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

  4. A: Now I am working on my solo album that will be solely in Funk genre and will bring some new and fresh air into this style...

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

  6. A: There is numerous artists I worked with here but one of the best is 305 Horns. This is prototype of my client - professional, outstanting musicality, great communication.

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

  8. A: - Deadlines will be met! - I will delivery top notch interpretations and sonic quality - My communication will be always productive

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

  10. A: I like that my work can lift the final production of good music and client is satisfied. Making the music is the most important thing in my life.

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

  12. A: Most of the time the clients asks for deadlines. And this is relevant questions as for freelancer the meeting of deadlines is one of the most important things. My answer? Let me know the deadline and you can be 100% sure I will meet it! Second, the clients asks for gear that will be used from my side. I am explaining whole process to them and incorporate all the gear I am using.

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

  14. A: That bad produced, arranged and recorded material can sound brilliant...

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

  16. A: In songwriting area, I need to now ideas, concerns, goals of the project. What instruments and instrumentations client wants or if I can show him my point of view. In mixing area - there are various question about recording process of tracks, what is the sonic goal for client, what is important for him in all the instruments that will be mixed. And in mastering process, again the idea of client is very important, but here I really want to show my skills...

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

  18. A: To be professional in communication, this is where all the magic begins and ends. No matter how good is your project, always be kind and responsive.

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

  20. A: Modeling microphone from Antelope, Apogee Symphony, good speakers, Roland JDXA synth, TalkBox

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

  22. A: 20+ years of experience. Starting with studying music {piano player} and then going to explore the sound engineering and production area od music creation process. All those areas are very important for me, so I decided to reach associate professor degree in music and constantly learning till these days. Past few years my attention is focusing on hard studio work in all main areas.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: My musical style is focusing on catching the emotion and feeling right away. Every element in my compositions has to be iconic and rememberable. In the tradition of less is more. But that less needs to be top notch - whitchever area I am working in - songwriting, mixing or mastering. The project is only that good as the weakest point in it....

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

  26. A: I always want to work with artists, that has vision and originality. The more professional and music educated the artis is, the better cooperation. This is what I learned in my career.

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

  28. A: In recent years I was working on R&B and POP as main genres. But few years ago, I created various walkthrough for Vienna Symphonic Library developer in orchestral and cinematic genres. My main and personal preference is FUNK music, which I am composing, producing, mixing and mastering for more than decade.

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Complex music skills across various genres, sound engineering hearing skills approved by SoundGym certification.

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

  32. A: My vast musical experience allows me to bring new and fresh music ideas in songwriting, often inspired by different genres. Clients are always shocked that their songs can be pushed to different quality level, I like that 😏

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

  34. A: First a most important is talking about client´s vision and goals. Then I will become familiar with ideas / audio tracks and sketch a few musical sequences. After reviewinf by client, I will tweak those ideas to client´s requirements until 100% satisfactory. The same process is valis for songwritinf, mixing and mastering process.

  35. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  36. A: Hybrid because of the flexibility.

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

  38. A: Treat your room acoustics

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I am working in hybrid studio setup in the room that has professionally made acoustics environment and listening through Prodipe Pro Ribbon and Auratone spekers. Analog chain is created by Drawmer 1978, Focusrite Liquid 56, Antelope Discrete and Apogee Symphony. In digital domain I am working with a lot of Plugin Alliance and TC Electronics plugins. For mastering I am using Weiss DS1 MK3 bundle. In songwriting are I am using mostly analog synths and few virtual instruments that has that analog feel edge. For orchestrations I am using Vienna Symphonic Library bundles and BBC Orchestra.

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

  42. A: I am hugely inspired by funk era of 70's but also by modern electro/funk. From the production side - there are a few names that inspired me most - from the ling name list these two are my top favourites: Quincy Jones, Prince

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

  44. A: My work spans in various areas from songwriting or song parts writing upon specific requests. In mixing and mastering area I am working in hybrid studio setup and can bring the analog feel to client's recorded material. the mastering process focuses on polishing the audio material to be competitive with modern sound. Apple Digital Masters certification is standard.

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free unlimited revisions until 100% satisfactory, turn-around based on specific job

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  • YAMAHA DTX12 Multi
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