Fernando Bacigalupo

Remote mixing, Music Producer

Fernando Bacigalupo on SoundBetter

Hi, im Fernando I have a Degree in Music and technology and i have huge experience in live sound, audio mixing, editing, etc, and sound designing. So i decided to run at my own. I don't have huge equipment now, but i have a bullet proof room treatment and a continue improvement My keys: - Responsibility - Care of the material - Hard Work

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Interview with Fernando Bacigalupo

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

  2. A: I do my best to achieve the goals of the project.

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

  4. A: Whats the goal of the project?

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

  6. A: im doing this about five years

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

  8. A: Alain Johanes, Tren Reznor, Pearl Jam, Janes Addicition, Faith no more

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: im always open to different kind of projects and diferent kind of aproachs to the goal

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

  12. A: I try to give a song a feeling, an honest feeling, about the story we're trying to tell, not always out loud, not always stick to the grid.

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

  14. A: generally, i hear the tracks, i do a really rough quick mix, i sen to the musicians and producer. i have a short interview with them, about, how they feel the mix, what they thing are the strongest of the song, the solos, the chorus, then i do some settings and start to compress, and add FX and automations

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: now, i use an allen & heath console to work, and some analog effects, straight to the console, like sansamp, a fender Reverb Tank, i use de waves digigris effects and the softube bundle

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

  18. A: i usually work in rock and roll, and blues productions and mixing, and electronic and experimental music too. I have some work in acoustic and folk.

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

  20. A: Andres Mayo, Mastering Studio.

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

  22. A: I do mixes from mostly live recordings, clean the audio, do a raw mix or more pro too. I do reampings for other producers. I produce podcasts for some profesionals journalists. And i Produces or help in projects about Rock and Roll, Punk Rock, Blues Rock, Electronic Music. I do house keeping for other engineers, and help to configure some computers for producers, and to design and configure live productions with Dante Technology. I teach about these technology (Dante) and about produce with ableton live, and use it in different types of productions

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

  24. A: Rick Rubin, Trent Reznor, David Byrne

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

  26. A: If you close your eyes, and can't feel it in your heart, or your hips or your legs. You are doing it wrong

  27. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  28. A: Analog for some stuff and digital for others, your project must be the place where the past and the future meets, to do something amazing taking the best of both worlds, inside your possibilities.

Gear Highlights
  • Harrison Mixbus
  • Ableton Live
  • Fabfilter plugins
  • Waves Plugins. Orange TH30
  • Orange AD5
  • Fender Blues
  • Audio Tecnicha mics
  • Shure Mics
  • Reamp Box
  • Neve Direct Box
  • RAT
  • TS9
  • Fuzz Factory.
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