Hello! I'm Emiliano Caballero and I'm a mixer, engineer and producer.
I started my career at Galaxy Studios, to then move to NYC to work at Electric Lady Studios.
I frequently work in New York City, Los Angeles, Amsterdam as well as in the Latin American market, hence I'm always experimenting different music scenes, offering my services for mixing, recording and producing records for independent artists, producers and record labels.
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Interview with Emiliano Caballero | Mixing
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Bob Katz
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, why not?
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working with musicians and artists.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Always strive to do the best you can.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: One laptop, one interface, one mic&cable, headphones and a coffee machine.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started professionally in 2012, at Galaxy Studios in Belgium, to then move to NYC to work at Electric Lady Studios until 2016, when I became independent.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Mark Knopfler, since he is one of the best examples of a singer songwriter, with great sensitivity for musicianship as well as songwriting skills.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Music first
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, indie rock, latin, classical, all sorts of styles.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Patience, vision through the challenges, and honesty.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring my taste, my take on your music, and another set of eyes and ears. I'm honest, and all about making something that lasts!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When I get a request for either mixing, producing or recording, I get in touch with the artist or band, to get to know each other, see what their needs are, and how can I fit in in their vision, helping them achieve their goals. Once the needs are addressed, budget is in place, and contracts are signed off, I can deliver a mix in a day of work, and the same goes for production or recording.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work out of Sonic City Studios, in Amsterdam, where I use a Neve VR60, as well as a SSL 8k 32ch, and plenty of outboard gear such as: Pultec EQ, 1176, GML 8200 etc. Check gear list for more info.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mark Knopfler, Quincy Jones, Max Martin.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mostly do mixing and production, as well as recording.