Carlos R Marin

Composer, Arranger, Producer

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I'm a passionate and reliable composer and pianist who has great talent and experience teaching children and adults. I have mixing experience and can deliver a finished musical product for your projects or assist with the mixing/mastering of your project. I also have knowledge working on ambisonics (VR oriented sound and music composition).

An experienced musician, pianist, arranger, orchestrator and composer, Carlos Marín offers a variety of services at your disposal. Starting his career in Bogotá, Colombia, he has worked with many musician on different styles of music. Besides his already mentioned skills, Carlos Marín also offers mixing and mastering for a wide variety or musical genres. Because of his classical background, he offers engraving services in both Finale and Sibelius.

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Interview with Carlos R Marin

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

  2. A: Over delivery under schedule.

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

  4. A: Making music and working with amazingly talented people. I love my job.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both systems have obvious advantages and disadvantages. The real question is not which one is better but which one is more appropriate for your project.

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

  8. A: What is the overall aesthetic of your vision? What do you want to transmit? What is the most important idea? How much can I intervene?

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

  10. A: Listen to it in your head first.

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

  12. A: Classical

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Adaptability

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

  16. A: A critical and objective though process geared for the most successful outcome.

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

  18. A: I listen very hard for the elements in a mix or in a piece. Once I understand the arrangement or form I start finding a mental image of what it should sound like, how it would sound better and what elements have more importance than others. Finally, I start choosing the tools to reach the desired outcome. Once finished I listen to the original piece, a reference piece, and the worked piece to identify missing elements or to expand creative thinking and then I can finish the project.

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

  20. A: I mostly write, arrange and orchestrate music. I help with mixing and mastering of other engineers who want a second opinion or mix and master myself.

GenresSounds Like
  • Kronos Quartet
  • Sia
  • Marc Anthony
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