Santiago Torres

Session Artist, Guitar Player

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Over 100 recording Credits, including a Latin Grammy Award for recording guitars on Latin Grammy Winner (2014) Album "Fonseca Sinfónico"

Hi everyone!
My name is Santiago Torres. I`m a Musician and Guitar Player based in Bogotá, Colombia with over 100 recording credits with many of Colombian Top Artists and a Latin Grammy award for participating on Colombian Top Artist Fonseca`s Latin Grammy winner Album in 2014. I work as a studio guitar player and I love to record guitar tracks from my studio "The Pick Room Studio" where I have different bunch of guitars, amplifiers, pedals, effects, microphones, audio equipment and stuff!

I have experience playing and recording different genres, such as Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Country, Merengue, Bachata, Latin, and folk stuff and I`m able to record Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Nylon Guitars, so Ukelele and Mandolin as well.

I would love to contribute and record on your track and I guarantee you the best audio quality possible! If you`re interested on working with me, please contact me or let's get connected on my social network to see more about my work as a guitar player:
Instagram: @SantiTorresLynett
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Interview with Santiago Torres

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: "Fonseca Sinfónico": it is an album from a top Colombian artist "Fonseca" where I participated recording acoustic and electric guitars. It was made in 3 days, playing all together with hall symphonic orquestra in the same room. Great and unique experience, by the way, we won a Latin Grammy in 2014

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: My studio (The Pickroom Studio) and touring with different Colombian artists

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Juan Guillermo Aguilar: Awesome dude, better drummer and percusionista

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog! Less buttons, real sound, better quality (for me)!

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: The will definitely be deeply happy and exited about how guitars sound on their songs

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: The passion I put on every track! I try to do my best in every single note!

  13. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  14. A: You want me to record all guitars ? Acoustic, electrics, ukelele, mandolin...?

  15. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  16. A: Try to have a certain reference about the sound of the song. That helps a lot on working on guitar tone

  17. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  18. A: A fender stratocaster, an apogee one, and A MacBook Pro

  19. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  20. A: I've been recording professionally about 8 years

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: Fresh, modern and versatile

  23. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  24. A: Keith Urban: That's my favorite electric guitar tone!

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

  26. A: Class A mic pre for electric guitars. Such a 1073!!!

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

  28. A: Pop, Ballads, Pop Rock, Rock

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Patient and extremely focused on get the perfect take

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

  32. A: A different taste and personality based on the music that I've worked with

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

  34. A: To define parts. Then to record acoustic guitars, electrics at end

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: I work on Logic Pro X using an apogee Quartet as my main DAW. I have 2 mic pre (Universal Audio 710, Black Lion B173) that match perfect with my microphones. I'm actually recording electric guitars with an IsoBox, where I have a 1x12 Cab miking with a Telefunken M80. It goes straight to the B173, then to Apogee Quartet. That's my main chain. UA710 is used to record acoustic guitars with a Blue Baby Bottle mic or a Audiotechnica 4041 Mic. That's it! If you wanna see and listed more, please check this video I Made:

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

  38. A: Dann Huff, Tim Pierce, Tom Bukovac, Steve Lukather

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

  40. A: To record and develope acoustic and Electrig Guitars parts. Also to create a Solo Guitar

Rock Soloing

I was the Guitar Player, Producer and Composer in this production

Terms Of Service

Revisions Typically Allow: 3 Average Finished track Time: 2 hrs (2 hrs for acoustic guitars, 2 hrs for Electric Guitars) Skype Recording Sessions

GenresSounds Like
  • John Mayer
  • Keith Urban
  • Richie Kotzen
Gear Highlights
  • Apogee Quartet
  • UA Twin Finity
  • Black Lion B173
  • Telefunken M80
  • Sure Sm57
  • Blue Baby Bottle
  • Audiotechnica 4041
  • 5 Different Electric Guitars
  • 4 Acoustic Guitars
  • Ukelele
  • Mandolin
  • 3 Different Amplifiers (heads)
  • 3 Different Cabs
  • Iso Box miking
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SoundBetter Deal

Available for setting a better price in case you want to record all guitar tracks with me (Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Ukeleles, Mandolins)