Cesar Benzoni

Mixing Engineer / Musician

Cesar Benzoni on SoundBetter

I'm a musician (mandolin, acoustic and electric guitar), producer and engineer based in Galway City, Ireland. Yodel Studio is the place I work, my lovin home studio. And in this case, I don't consider "home" as an amateur thing, but the most comfortable and inspiring place to work with my client's music.

I can produce your music, or I can just mix it or maybe record some mandolin, electric or acoustic guitar.
I also do vocal arrangement.
In this video you can see me playing and doing some vocals.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4tId4kGGiI

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

Interview with Cesar Benzoni

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

  2. A: Sam Bush, Chris Thile, Brad Paisley, Simon & Garfunkel,

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

  4. A: Bluegrass, Country, Irish, Folk, Blues, Swing Jazz

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

  6. A: Play with the cards you have. Don't push your self to hard in the recording time. Prepare your self and focus on what you can do, not in what you can't. If you can't, make it simple.

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

  8. A: John Doyle and Bryan Sutton. Great guitar inspiration.

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

  10. A: I'm working as a musician since 2005 playing acoustic and electric guitar. Started mandolin in 2007 and producing on my own in 2012.

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

  12. A: The way I'm open to really get deep in the job and work from the same side as the band, even if I'm playing, tracking or mixing. People say that I'm a patient man when producing and recording them.

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Digital just because It is the way I learned at first and the way I can work. Practical.

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

  16. A: In O Bardo e o Banjo's 6th CD, the 3rd I'm producing.

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

  18. A: Producing and mixing.

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. A: Universal Audio Apollo Twin Blue Bluebird Mic Slate ML2 Mic Audio Technica At2020 Behringer B2 MXL Ribbon Mic Focal Speakers

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Good taste. A can not be the fastest player in the world but I have the good taste that your project needs.

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

  24. A: Acoustic guitar, Apollo Twin, MacBook, any mic, cables

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Raccoonies

I was the mixing engineer, guitar player and bg vocal in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Sam Bush
  • John Doyle
  • Vince Gill
Gear Highlights
  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin
  • Focal Speakers
  • Slate Digital and UAD plugins
  • Blue Mic
  • Audio Technica Headphones
  • Reaper Daw
  • Mac 16GB Ram
  • Fender and Gibson Guitars
  • Dunamiz Acoustic Guitar
  • Rover Mandolin
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