Session drummer, recording

ArtSal on SoundBetter

I am a professional drummer, I have a studio and the tools needed to record drums very fast. I play many styles of music. I also have sight reading abillities so if you have scores send them to me.

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Interview with ArtSal

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

  2. A: Be yourself in what you do!

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

  4. A: Rock, pop, Jazz, Rock&roll, Swing, Drum n' bass, House, Dubstep, Hip Hop, Funk, Disco, Improvised music

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: Improvisation, Sight reading, versatillity, musicianship, solid pulse, lots of experience playing music and the abillity to find the perfect drum sound for any style of music.

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

  8. A: Spirit, groove, pulse and a solid fundation.

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

  10. A: I receive the tracks from my client in mp3 or WAV format. If the track has a click track is more easy but if don't I can also do it.

  11. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  12. A: I have a digital 16 track console with MIDAS pre amps. I work with Cubase under Windows 10. Full drumset mic setup, overheads, tom tom mics, bass drum, snare top and bottom, 2 ambiental mics for room sound.

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

  14. A: Vinnie Colaiuta, The Beatles, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Jojo Mayer, Ari Hoenig, Buddy Rich, Zack Danziger, Miles Davis, Bjork, Sting, Wynton Marsalis, Madonna, Daft Punk, Stray Cats, Brian Setzer, Bill Stewart, John Scofield, The Mars Volta, QOTSA, Nirvana, Metallica, Megadeath, Ruben Blades, Willie Colon, too many others...

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

  16. A: I record drum tracks of any style of music with&without click tracks. I give to my clients the raw drum track and also an edited drum track with the sound that I consider fits best to my interpretation of the song. I also record guitar, bass, upright bass and male vocals.

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