Producing, mixing or mastering, whatever the job, Customers are always searching for goals we've to achieve. I started my music career as a musician so being one of them, I won't never forget it. The greatest attention has to go to the uniqueness and to the different characteristics of each artist.
Emanuele is a Fivizzano-based Italian music Producer and Mixer.
Classically-trained musician, Emanuele started playing piano when he was a child, subsequently earned his first Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance Conferred from the Licinio Refice conservatorio.
Afterwards in 2005, he earned a second degree in Guitar playing and Sound Engineering at University of Music in Rome.
He subsequently gained experience, also as a Producer, in recording studio collaborating with Alessandro Centofanti at "LEAD studios" in Rome.
In 2012 Emanuele composed the song "Il mondo leggero" included in the album "Grande Mistero" by Irene Fornaciari
He is the founder of ECMusic Productions, a professional agency of music services and recording studios with whom he’s also highly invested in the development of up-and-coming artists’ careers. With over 20 years of experience (record production, engineering, mixing and songwriting), as well as his extensive knowledge of musical equipment Emanuele manages to create the most diverse sound around, believes that, particularly emerging artists have to focus attention of their music productions as their own sound.
That's the way to achieve your own music goals, today.
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Reviews (3)Endorse Emanuele Ciampini
Ho avuto il piacere e l'onore di fare brani meravigliosi con ECMusic Productions, la vostra professionalita' e' indiscutibile, Emanuele è un grande musicista e una persona per bene... un abbraccio.
È veramente un piacere lavorare con Emanuele riuscendo ad essere professionali divertendosi !!
It has been a pleasure and a great satisfaction to work with Emanuele to the production of my album.
Interview with Emanuele Ciampini
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I'm the conjunction ring between the pure and natural artistic vision of artists as Singers, Songwriters or even Bands and the Production technical aspects of their songs. All of that it's not just a "simple matter of music" but also matter of choices done during the production.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Studio gears: UAD Apollo 16, Avid Pro Tools 12, Avid custom keyboard, a pair of Genelec 1032B and a pair of JBL Control5 as studio Audio Monitors, Mackie Big Knob Studio Controller, Avid Eleven Rack, AVALON VT737SP, Neumann v472 preamp, Art Tube Mp/c Tube Preamp/Comp., Rode NT1-A MP, Lewitt LCT 340, AVID Artist Control, Tascam TM-D8000, AVID Artist Mix, AKG k240 MkII, AKG k240 MkII, AKG K271 MKII Musical Instruments: '54 Gibson Les Paul Junior, '66 Gybson Les Paul Gold Top, '74 Gibson 335 TD, Fender Telecaster modern player, Fender Standard Jazz Bass. Yamaha P115-B Piano, '72 Fender Vibrolux Amp, '66 Marshall Super Lead Amp.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Every artist is the music we've done together, I love all of that music.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: On three projects for emerging artists.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Budget and workflow. I answer "What is your budget and your requests".
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be sure you've done something you believe in and love.Keep an open mind to suggestions as I'm open to your comments. Collaboration is the only key to be both satisfied and happy.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: 1) My '54 Gibson Les Paul "Junior" 2) My '78 Fender Vibrolux guitar amp 3) A laptop with pro tools 4) A Universal Audio 1176 5) A solar power generator.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started playing piano at the age of 6 and never stopped playing music.I received my Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance conferred at the Conservatorio and a Bachelor of Music degree (Guitar performance and Music Production/Sound and Mixing Engineering) at University of Music in Rome. I started playing in many music bands and I really loved it but when I started working as a producer and audio engineer ten years ago I felt it was my way.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: The simpler the better.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Ben Harper, Dave Matthews, Greg Laswell, Eddie Vedder, Counting Crows, Citizen Cope, Hazmat Modine, Ingrid Michaelson, Lenny Kravitz. Each of these artists inspired me as a producer.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Blues, Soul, Pop, Rock, Gospel, Rhythm and blues, funk.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Tenacity to follow the idea of the project I got in my head, as it's clear to me where it needs to go.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians and artists: Greg Laswell, John Legend, Beastie Boys, Alicia Keys, Lana Del Rey, Bob Dylan, Beck, The Cranberries, Tom Waits, The Roots, Tinariwen, The Wallflower, The Rolling Stones, Keith Jarret, Sting, Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Doyle Bramhall, Counting Crows, Bruce Springsteen, No Doubt, Adele, Aerosmith, Amy Mcdonald, Ani Di Franco, Buena Vista Social Club, Cake, Ben Harper, Lenny Kravitz, Queen, City and Colour, Citizen Cope. Music Production Pros: Mick Guzauski, Andrew Scheps, Mark Needham, Dave Pensado, John Paterno, Fab Dupont.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet, I'm new here.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I think there's no reason to be biased. It depends on the job we are doing. I might like to combine acoustic drums whit digital ones. Never say never.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Always to do the best for their productions and give them something they do love.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love it because it's not just a job. I spent my life in music.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: A microphone doesn't make a singer as a software doesn't make a producer. Both are highly skilled professionals.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What goal they have and their way of living music
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Eyes shut, ears open, mouth sealed.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen to their demos and all they needs, have clear what they want to sound like, get a feel for the song. Speak about music, about vibe, about what they plan on doing with their projects. I take care from production to the gear, the levels, to the last details until the gear disappear and I dive into the music. A trip through a new dimension I want to share with the Artist. If tweaks are needed I can do changes.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I work mostly on full productions from the ground: from basic demos then composing, arranging, recording, mixing, to a finished mastered product. My working services: Composing, Arranging, Recordings, Mixing, Mastering, Productions delivery to worldwide major labels.