Uri Baranes

Session guitarist, arranger,

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Hi, I am a professional guitar player. I have a lot of experience in recording projects such as demos and eps. I play electric, acoustic and classical guitar. You can hear some of my works in the "songs" playlist of my YT channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/uri427)

It is Uri and I'm a professional guitar player. I play electric, acoustic and classical guitar and I have a lot of experience in recording demos and EPs in many styles such as funk, rock, blues, pop, acoustic, percussive guitar, hard rock, punk.
My studio is also well equipped with professional monitors and I have a lot of guitars to offer many types of sounds.
I will be glad to take part to any projects, from songwriting up to lying tracks for your song!



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Interview with Uri Baranes

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

  2. A: My gear demos, each one with a particular song....

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: best of both worlds

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

  6. A: I put all my skills to give the best job possible

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

  8. A: Creativity, guitar playing and strive for the best sound possible

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

  10. A: I have many years of experience and I learnt to listen to the customer. I leave my musical vision for my music, when I get hired I can suggest but no more than this

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

  12. A: 1) Fender Telecaster 2) Fender DRRI 3) JHS Bonsai 4) Apollo Twin 5) Taylor acousitc guitar

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

  14. A: Well, I have been playing since I was 14 yo and now I am 44.... I started recording in the last years....

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: It is a mix of blues, traditional rock with influences from jazz and fusion

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

  18. A: When you start recording keep all your tracking at -10 db at least, it will prevent clipping When you start mixing first cut with EQ all the junk that you don't need....less is more

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

  20. A: Rock, funk, blues, acoustic

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Rhythm guitar, solo guitar, clarity, precision

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

  24. A: Colors, many variations in terms of sounds

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

  26. A: Start from a guitar idea and then I build the drum groove, then I play a Midi bass, and then I start thinking about the guitar layers

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: Apollo Twin USB, Yamaha HS5 monitors, Akai Midi controller. Guitar amps: Fender DRRI, Voc AC15HW, Yamaha THR10c Guitars: Fender Telecaster, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson SG, Gibson Les Paul, Epiphone Sheraton II, PRS Custom 24,Taylor, Norman

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

  30. A: Wow...long list! About guitarist I would pick Carl Verheyen, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Edge, Paul Kossoff, but the list is very very long

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

  32. A: I write short songs for any piece of gear that I get from all over the world. I record, produce and mix them in my studio


Gear Highlights
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • Telecaster
  • PRS
  • Gibson SG
  • Gibson Les Paul
  • Epiphone Sheraton
  • Taylor
  • Norman
  • Santa Cruz
  • Fender Deluxe Reverb
  • Vox AC 15
  • Yamaha THR 10c
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