Martin Sarango

Engineer & Session Guitarist

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With over 15 years of experience, Let me to elevate your music by adding color and dynamics that only a solid mix and guitar can.

Martin is a mix engineer and session guitarist who has spent his fair share of time in the studio and on stage. He's known for his ability to perform skillfully within many different genres, in many different musical situations, and all the while making his top priorities creating a comfortable environment for the clients.Whether you need original guitar parts or need to re-record parts you have. Martin has the sound and equipment needed to take your recordings to the next level. With a variety of mics, guitars and various equipment to get as close to the tone you hear in your head.

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Interview with Martin Sarango

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Guitar brain: Analog, there's no replacement for a mic picking up vibrations from a moving speaker. production:Digital, These days it's just to convenient and I love that I can create so quickly. My only limit in the digital end are my own.

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

  4. A: Promise that they are happy with the work I've done and communicate to the absolute best of my ability.

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

  6. A: That I get to create and collaborate with an artists on a vision they have.

  7. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  8. A: Can you sound like "blank artist" on this. What types of sounds I can create?

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: That all I have to do is pick up my guitar, listen to a part and instantly begin recording all in under an hour. There seems to be no concept of how much prep and stamina it takes to go from an idea to recording.

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

  12. A: If they have a reference in mind? What type of tones they are hearing for a song? What their intention is for their music?

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

  14. A: To provide honest and constructive feedback concerning my work.

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

  16. A: I studied music at Berklee, Music is my career path and has been for over 17 years.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Rhythmic and tastefully aggressive.

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

  20. A: Treat the music you add as you would rhythmic ideas and frequencies in the EQ. Ideas may work in certain note registers and might not in the lower registers/octaves.

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

  22. A: I bring color and depth to the song, not just emotionally but sonically, I want it to make the speakers really sing.

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

  24. A: Typically adding some lead lines between vocals and comping chords.

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Terms Of Service

Average turn-around per song 1-3 days depending on the project.

GenresSounds Like
  • John Mayer
  • Carlos Santana
  • Eric Clapton
Gear Highlights
  • Fender super reverb
  • Two rock CRS
  • Marshall JMP
  • CS Fender strat
  • Bill Nash s-style
  • Paul Reed Smith Custom 24
  • Martin Acoustic
  • Apogee interface
  • shure sm57
  • shure KSM44
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