Emilio Lanza

Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist

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Hello there! My name is Emilio, 31 from Italy. I'm an acoustic percussive fingerstyle guitar player and aspiring singer-songwriter. Apple Certified Pro (Logic Pro X 10.4 - Professional Music Production Software) since Feb 11, 2019 - with a score of 96.25 % (77/80). http://www.apple.com/certification/verify -- Credits: Igor Presnyakov, Iossa --

My name is Emilio, and I was born in Italy in 1987.
I graduated with a university degree in engineering, but I just can't live without music.
Music really is my life.

My approach is to listen to songs again and again, practising and arranging them by ear.
I gained my experience and expertise both from the Internet and the street: I love going busking as well!

I love arranging pop/acoustic music on my acoustic guitar and I use my percussive fingerstyle technique for this.

I've always been self-taught, picking something up from my cousin, my brother. and friends, and above all watching as many videos as I can of the world’s greatest guitarists.

I started learning the piano when I was ten years old, and I did that for just two years.
Then, in 2004, when I was 16, I tried the electric guitar of a friend of mine, and that was it! I fell in love with the guitar.
So I took a few Jazz Guitar lessons .

In June 2015, I started studying Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar with USA guitarist and teacher Adam Rafferty.

After 12 years working on covers, in 2015 I felt I was ready to work on my own music.

I’m Certified Apple Pro with Logic Pro X 10.4 Music Production Software, and this has really helped me with the creative process.

What more can I say? I just hope you enjoy my stuff.

Music Makes Me Breathe.

Bye all :)

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

9 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by July A.
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    Great Work Again. We are so happy

  2. Review by Izzat
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    Emilio is perfect creative musician.
    He will do as professional what you need.
    Recommended.
    Thank you !

  3. Review by July A.
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    Fantastic work from Emilio again. I can't imagine someone will regret it to work with him, so I can highly recommend. Two thumps up

  4. Review by July A.
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    Awesome work again Milo. We needed to finish this one first and it was not a problem for Milo at all to switch between the songs we have been working on. The result was stunning

  5. Review by July A.
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    Great experience with Milo. He is really feeling himself into the tracks and a great musician on top!

  6. Review by July A.
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    Awesome expierence with Milo again. We love working with him because he is very talented and you can feel that he wants to get the best results for the song. I can only recommend him.

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    Milo is very dedicated in what he does and works hard to make the results perfect. i appreciate that and lok forward to work with him again

  8. Review by Han Z.
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    Emilio is a very talented musician with outstanding skills and tastes. This my pleasure to collaborate with him. Hope we will work together soon.

  9. Review by ZHUZH
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    Great player and great-sounding guitar. His recording was well-mic'd, crystal-clear and free of room colouring. He knows what he's doing and what producers need. His work ethic and professionalism were astounding - he'll practise and practise and check in with you regularly. Highly recommended, would happily use again.

Interview with Emilio Lanza

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

  2. A: My new original song. I'm studying hard to compose, play, sing, arrange and producing it :) The title is: "Something Better", and I hope to show you soon. I’m also proud of my YouTube channel and my collaborations. You can find the playlist on my channel.

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

  4. A: I’ve just earned my first Logic Pro X 10.4 certification and I’m working on my next original song...

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

  6. A: Me :)

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

  8. A: Professionality and quality and make them happy :)

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

  10. A: What is my turnaround... Usually 1-2 weeks per song, but I set 1 month to be sure.

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

  12. A: Many people don’t realize how hard could be recording acoustic guitar

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

  14. A: Deadline, lyrics of the songs to learn them better, demo tracks and what kind of arrangement they need.

  15. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  16. A: Both. Nowadays we record into DAW our analog sounds.

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

  18. A: Creativity and Freedom

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

  20. A: Thrust your feelings and ears

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

  22. A: Acoustic guitar iPad Strings Sheet Pen

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

  24. A: 2years piano 15 years guitar YouTube covers and original songs

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Original

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

  28. A: Ed Sheeran because he’s genuine

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

  30. A: Passion

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

  32. A: Acoustic Pop, Fingerstyle and Folk/Singer-Songwriter

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Taste Acoustic Fingerstyle

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

  36. A: Feel and groove

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

  38. A: Listen the sample. Writing the chords, lyrics and the structure and practicing till I’m happy about the result.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: -Studio setup: Acoustic Guitar Lakewood A32-CP, Strings Lowden or Elixir Phosphor Bronze 11/52, Audio Interface: RME BABYFACE Pro - Controller MIDI: M-AUDIO Hammer 88 - Monitors: Focal Alpha 50 -Live Setup: Loop Station: BOSS RC-30 Acoustic Amp: AcusOne For Street

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

  42. A: Ed Sheeran, John Mayer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adam Rafferty, Mike Dawes

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

  44. A: Acoustic Guitar Recording + Virtual MIDI Instrument main tracks (bassline, piano, strings, virtual drum, etc...)

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Terms Of Service

(250$ -8%)=200€ - Two revisions allowed-Typical turn-around time: 1 month-Add. costs: +100$ for each Gtr and Virtual MIDI Instruments Track (Bassline,Strings,Piano,Virtual Drum)-Credit my name please

GenresSounds Like
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Adam Rafferty
  • John Mayer
Gear Highlights
  • Acoustic Guitar Lakewood A32-CP
  • RME BABYFACE Pro
  • Hammer 88
  • Focal Alpha 50
  • Logic Pro X 10.4
  • iMac
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  • Premium Provider Program :)Apr 12, 2019

    Today SoundBetter has activated my Premium account.

    I'm finally part of the SoundBetter Premium Provider Program :)

  • Music Contest AchievementApr 06, 2019

    I'm very happy to announce that on April 4 I won a local music contest, ending up 1st in the pop-solo-guitar over 18y category and also receiving the "Luca Colombo" certificate as "Best Performer".

    https://www.facebook.com/MiloLovesMusic/photos/a.493223830836317/1240722106086482/?type=3&theater

  • Logic Pro X 10.4 CertificationFeb 19, 2019

    I’m proud and happy to share this news with you guys:

    Finally I’m an Apple Certified Pro - Logic Pro X 10.4 - End-User - Professional Music Production Software 

    You can verify my certification, searching “Emilio Lanza” here:

    http://www.apple.com/certification/verify