Musician, composer, sound engineer. I am the owner of a mixing and mastering studio called "La Corte" where I work at competitive rates.
"La Corte" is a recording studio located in Monte Carasso, Switzerland.
I am a recording and mixing engineer for almost 20 years and in my studio I can work on recording, mixing or mastering your tracks. I can also record outdoor, in your preferred location. I can arrange and produce your tracks and edit, tune, recover, repair and help with your specific needs.
I am also an accordion and keyboard player and I can record your parts, or compose melodies for you.
Please contact me for a free quote and further information.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
3 ReviewsEndorse Fabio "Mago" Martino
Fabio is a great player and all of his tracks were recorded well. Cheers!
Fabio delivered an amazing track. He is a wonderful musician and you can count on him to deliver high-quality recording on time. Highly recommended!
Professional player. High quality sound and brilliant composer
Interview with Fabio "Mago" Martino
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: An album called "Munfrâ", because I gave a lot of input, as a musician, composer, producer and sound engineer.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Reliability, professionalism, dialogue.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Feel free to email me. If you don't ask, you don't get.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My laptop (with an hard disk full of music), one of my accordions, one microphone, one sound card and a wi-fi modem :)
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Folk rock, acoustic music, rock but also pop and electronics.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I'm strong on the arrangement, the composition of melodies and/or parts and then I love to create the final sound.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I try to understand what is the potential of a song and how to get it out.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: First of all I need to get all possible information about the project and the songs. Then have a conversation to understand what I can bring to the song.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio was passionately custom built with quality instrumentation and passion, to offer a fast and professional service at a competitive rates.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I have many different souls. I love Yann Tiersen, but also Depeche Mode or Astor Piazzolla. I like the Radiohead, Mumford and Sons as much as Stromae or Bach. I don't put any limits to creativity.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Usually I am contacted to be a guest on a song or an album, playing the accordion. But also to arrange and mix the songs.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm recording an accordion on a song that comes from the United States.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital, because it is much more flexible and fast.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Music is my life, I could not live without.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you give me a discount? Let's talk
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I play the accordion since I was 7 years old. Then came the growing passion for sound and arrangement.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Maybe The Cure. Years ago I was a big fan :)