The Sign Studios
We are a recording studio with special sound of Rock in México.
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Interview with The Sign Studios
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Some Bands in Monterrey México: Basic Land, Spirit Charge, Overdrive, Delaware, Fonte, The Constructor, Sombrero's, Multifaceted.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: It depends the genere, there's some generes that requires only analog, there's the only digital but the must i use is combined.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you have experience on recording studios?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: 50% Before Start 50% To get the final product.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Thinking that there's no energy: Acoustic Guitar Harmonica Shakers Tambourine Bongoes
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: We started in 2012 like a home studio and we have a lot of Albums recorded since then for a lot of important rock bands in Mexico, so we have like 5 years in the business.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Any band that play good live (All the band members)... Because the can get the songs in less time.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Editing and use harmonies... If you wanna sound like a Radio Artist no matter the genere.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Punk Rock, Metal, Djent, Rock Pop, Industrial Rock, Progressive Metal, Metal Core.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: RECORDING, EDITING AND MIXING
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: It depends of the Band/Artist genere and what they want... But some things like: Play with vocal harmonies, start with another part of the song, remove or add necessary instruments, etc.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: - Know what the band/artist wanna reach with the song's - Pre production doing some live demos and changing things on the songs. - Schedule a recording plan - Record every instrument and vocals - Editing all instruments (On grid, drum triggering, vocal tuning, etc.) - Mixing Process - Mastering - Done
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: 16 Channels on Apollo (Universal Audio) Mics: Shure SM7, Shure SM57, Shure Beta52, Shure Sm48, Audix f14, Sterling Audio 69, AKG P170. Monitors: Yamaha, KRK Instruments: Mapex Drum kit, Tama Drum Kit, Fender Jazzmaster, Fender Jaguar, PRS Custom, Squier Strat, Fender Jazz Bass.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: A lot of Mixing engineers, and actual producers like: Sam Pura, Chris Lord Alge, Joey Strugis, Adam Dutkiewicz,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: All instruments and vocal recording, Instruments Editing (Pro Tools, Cubase & Logic), Mixing, Mastering, Live Sessions.