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
Facebook Page: facebook.com/SantiTorresLynett

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

My credits include

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

Genres I specialize in

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

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Interview with Santiago Torres

Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
"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
What are you working on at the moment?
My studio (The Pickroom Studio) and touring with different Colombian artists
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Juan Guillermo Aguilar: Awesome dude, better drummer and percusionista
Analog or digital and why?
Analog! Less buttons, real sound, better quality (for me)!
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
The will definitely be deeply happy and exited about how guitars sound on their songs
What do you like most about your job?
The passion I put on every track! I try to do my best in every single note!
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
You want me to record all guitars ? Acoustic, electrics, ukelele, mandolin...?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Try to have a certain reference about the sound of the song. That helps a lot on working on guitar tone
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A fender stratocaster, an apogee one, and A MacBook Pro
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been recording professionally about 8 years
How would you describe your style?
Fresh, modern and versatile
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Keith Urban: That's my favorite electric guitar tone!
Can you share one music production tip?
Class A mic pre for electric guitars. Such a 1073!!!
What type of music do you usually work on?
Pop, Ballads, Pop Rock, Rock
What's your strongest skill?
Patient and extremely focused on get the perfect take
What do you bring to a song?
A different taste and personality based on the music that I've worked with
What's your typical work process?
To define parts. Then to record acoustic guitars, electrics at end
Tell us about your studio setup.
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: https://youtu.be/TzBWIOYOY88
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Dann Huff, Tim Pierce
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
To record and develope acoustic and Electrig Guitars parts. Also to create a Solo Guitar