Marco Gorla

Session drummer

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Hi everybody, my name is Marco and I'm a drummer from Italy. I work for a musical orchestra, studio session and live performance in pop, rock and dance music.

I can record drum track from my own recording studio with the major daw software like Cubase 9 pro, Logico pro X with a Motu 828mk2 audio interface with a external focusrite pre-amp. The microphone that I usually use are the shure beta 52 for the bass drum, shure sm 57 for the snare drum and the rack and floor tom, a shure beta 57A for a snare bottom, 3 AKG 414 for hi hat and overhead. Sometimes I use a Rhode 828 for a room sound.
I can made drum programming and backing tracks with the major sound bank from the Native instruments software products.

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

Interview with Marco Gorla

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

  2. A: Usually I work comfortably whit rock and pop music.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: The clean and a precision.

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

  6. A: The energy and the power of a solid drumming.

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

  8. A: I usually record my drum track live from a demo track or from a score, also I can put some electronic drum live or percussion, from a Roland td 12 el drum set or from a software instruments.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: The microphone that I usually use are the shure beta 52 for the bass drum, shure sm 57 for the snare drum and the rack and floor tom, a shure beta 57A for a snare bottom, 3 AKG 414 for hi hat and overhead. My audio interface is a Motu 828 mk2 working with a focusrite pre-amp for the 8 analog channel, and an adapt interface for 8 channel plus.

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

  12. A: My massive influence for drumming come to me from Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Porcaro, Simon Philips, Steve Gadd, Omar Hakim, Alfredo Golino. For the production, I love all the production by Alan Parson, Quincy Jones, James Guthrie, Steven Wilson...

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

  14. A: Live drum recording in my own studio. Drum, percussion and backing tracks programming. Mixing, editing, vocal tune, time alignment, vocal tuning and dialog edit.

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