Andrea Avitabile, in art Shady Side, Beatmaker and certified Mixing and Mastering Engineer. I've studied with some of the best Music Producers and Sound Engineers here in Italy and in USA. I often work with American artists and Italian labels. Only high quality works 100% guarantee or money back.
You know how important is the audio quality of your songs and I will make a great Mixing and Mastering for you! I'll provide to make the mix and master as fast as possible and I guarantee a really high professional quality.
I'm specialized on Trap, Modern Hip Hop and Drill, but I can mix any kind of genre with professional plugins.
I work ITB with Logic Pro X and Pro Tools.
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Interview with Shady Side
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I'm working on many EP with an American rapper, Rogue Flow I'm producing some tracks and make the mixing and mastering of his songs I'm proud to work with him because I think he is very good, he is the first person I have collaborated with and I'm so proud that my stuff likes even abroad
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm working to upgrade my studio, to offer ever better quality
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I know that on SoundBetter there are many great producers and mix engineers
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I often work in digital and try to stay near the analog sound with UAD plugins because is more comfortable to work ITB Analog has a different approach a warm sound and seeing analog gear give satisfaction
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Your song will be amazing! Satisfied or refund, because I'm sure about my skills
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I really love take a dry song and let it sound at its best potential
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Just if I can mix their music and how much for it
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Sometimes people don't understand that mixing and beatmaking are two different services
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: If they have a reference or specific requests
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Make a good recording and send separate stems
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Audio Interface, Headphones, Mac, Keyboard and HDD
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started producing, watching other producers, studying with some producers Than I was passionate about mixing and mastering, so I've started to study with some famous mix engineers here in Italy and then I've started an Academy to learn more about this world and to take some professional certifications
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My production style is usually dark with a big low end
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: 808 Mafia because he really inspired me when I started to work on music
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Be curious, check what other producers do and find your personal style, even about sounds. Make a lot of practice and produce every week
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: About production I usually make Hip Hop genres About mixing and mastering I've worked on many musical genres
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Problem solving, I'm able to find a solution for everything
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: About mixing and mastering, I bring all my experience and studies About production I bring my feelings or what the client ask. If he asks for a type beat or a beat with specific instruments, I'll do my best to make a banger!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually produce on Logic Pro X and make Mixing and Mastering on Pro Tools First, I put the stems into the software and organize them with positions, names and colors while I'm listening the track to understand how I can improve the mix and what the instruments need on Once I finish the mixing and mastering process I listen the work on many professional and consumer devices If everything sound great, I send the work to my customer. If he want to change something, I can make revisions, the important is that the client is 100% satisfied
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: MacBook i7 10th Gen Quad Core Audio Interface: Apollo Twin X Quad Core Monitors: Focal Alpha Evo 65 Headphones: Sennheiser HD 650 Microphones: Shure sm7b, Townsend Labs Sphere L22, Shure sm57 Piano: Zimmermann S6 Keyboard: Arturia KeyLab 88 Designed acoustic insulation panels Softwares: Logic Pro X and Pro Tools Plugins: Universal Audio, Plugins Alliance, Acustica Audio, Izotope, Waves, Fab-Filter and more
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: 808 Mafia, Zaitoven, Axl, Rick Rich, Fumez, Tainy, Tay Keith, Dj Khaled, Scott Storch, CashMoneyAp
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and mastering for their songs or produce a beat for them