Marian Ghioda

Dolby Atmos mix and master

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Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 music studio in Vancouver Lower Mainland. Deep understanding and control of all stages in music production and own all the best necessary tools for that. Passion for music is what drives me, self taught, I paid my dues in the last 35 chasing the dream. What I am and I do now is just a natural evolution in my musical quest.

High end Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 studio focusing on music immersive sound mixing and mastering.
Also, producing, writing, composing, recording, mixing and mastering engineer. Analog and digital gear including sound isolated booth. Studio located on Annacis Island, Delta, BC. I can work with beginners and pros, any cultures and languages.

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  • English
  • Romanian

Interview with Marian Ghioda

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

  2. A: Dolby Atmos mixes

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

  4. A: Passionate and motivated ones. I can make anybody sound good but... they have to want it and work for it.

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

  6. A: Hard work always beats talent that doesn't work hard. It's not only the tools, it's how you use them.

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

  8. A: Pop, rock, choral, acoustic instruments (violin, sax, etc.).

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Immersive audio. Understanding and getting the right vocal and instruments ambience in post production.

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

  12. A: Astonishing immersive sound and feel of music. Beauty of good sounding vocals and instruments, dynamics.

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

  14. A: Import song stems into DAW, mix properly, add ambiance (if needed). Add panning and movement. Mix and master into ADM Dolby Atmos immersive format.

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 studio featuring Adam A7V speakers.

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

  18. A: Dolby Atmos mixing and mastering.

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

  20. A: Ovi Bistriceanu

  21. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  22. A: Start analog, tubes are the best. Follow up digital.

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

  24. A: I call it how I see it. Life is too short to compromise just for profits.

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

  26. A: All of it. Because is not a job, it's a pleasure.

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

  28. A: People not realizing how personal music is for me. Money is vital but not the most important.

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

  30. A: What's you end goal, where are you on that path and how motivated are you?

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

  32. A: An acoustic guitar would keep me sane. My workflow is project oriented, I would first figure out what I want to achieve and then find a way.

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

  34. A: I'm one of the lucky ones, living my dream of doing music, learned it all the hard way by myself in the last 35 years.

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

  36. A: Ovi Bistriceanu, Serban Ghenea.

Autumns last dance by MGB Choral

I was the Mixing and Mastering engineer in this production

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GenresSounds Like
  • Céline Dion
  • Michael Bublé
  • Coldplay
Gear Highlights
  • Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 studio
  • Neumann M149
  • Bricasti M7
  • all guitars
  • Axe FX III
  • Isolation booth
  • Kronos
  • Avalon VT737
  • all VST's
  • Nuendo 12
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