My name is Alexander! I love and know how, my forte is to come up with very beautiful and melodic solos, for this I have always been appreciated and encouraged. I just can't imagine myself without my favorite studio work, surrounded by my beautiful guitars! I look forward to being inspired by your music and filling it with the sounds of my guitars!
I design and record electric and acoustic guitars. I have 30 years of experience making music with various musicians in pop and rock bands. For 25 years he has honed his studio practice. Thanks for contacting me. I will create for you poetic and soulful, solo, rhythm tracks of a professional studio-quality electric guitar. I specialize in pop, rock, progressive. blues rock.
Whether you're looking for a solo performance on your track, or another guitar part that prioritizes beauty and soul flight, rather than just a bunch of fast notes tied together, you've come to the right place. I always try to understand what the songs need and create an emotional performance that counts only the notes.
I will send you high quality 24-bit, 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz processed WAV files as separate raw or processed tracks that you or your mixing engineer will have complete control over.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
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Interview with Aleksandr MGS
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: In 1990, being able to play the guitar a little and compose all sorts of musical phrases, I was invited to the ASTRAL group, since then there have been many rehearsals for concerts and then many other groups! But I've always been fascinated by studio magic. Subsequently, I devote more and more time to studio guitar recording!
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I am proud of my job, recording a guitar solo with the Pulse band based in the Netherlands!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: It will be easy and everything will come out perfect in a very short time. It may take some time to get the right part, the right feel, the right sound. These are details that I think are often overlooked these days.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I've heard about Arthur Pingrey and his great work with my New York colleagues, so it's great to find him here at SoundBetter!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Recording with different artists and composers!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love that I play and have fun!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give me as much information as possible about your project so that I can meet your music needs.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both analog and digital! The two options have their pros and cons!
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: If I suddenly had the opportunity to play on the same stage with Steve Morse or Vinnie Moore, it would be a great happiness and a great experience for me !. I've always liked the guitar parts of these great musicians. Producer Howard Benson inspires me with the magical sounds of his guitars!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What are your rates? I answer and ask what is your budget. Depending on the project, speed is also affected by the number of tracks you need to create in order for the project to sound its best.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My stream of creative imagination will be inexhaustible! I will not stop until you and I are completely satisfied with the end result!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The first draft idea of a melody for making music entails a second, more interesting one. Sometimes after 10 boring melodies 1 beautiful one is born. Also try to layer one melody on top of another and at some point remove the old one and listen to how the new one works on its own. Always create melodies that simply come from the heart, from within, then you can always correct everything and remove unnecessary things.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I run my guitar signal into a Line 6 Helix processor and then create the magic in Cubase 10.5. Effective and simple!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I would describe my style as progressive-poetic rock!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: A client sends me a song that he would like me to play, along with links to any music they were inspired by throughout the composition, as well as any suggestions they would like from me. It makes me understand their vision and provide them with the most suitable guitar tracks that they drew in their imagination.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work in Pop Rock, Progressive, Blues Rock, Indie Pop. I have experience with almost any style of music, and I am confident in what is required of me on the guitar.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring in the missing colors and shades to the extent and proportion as needed!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Anything else you want? How fast do you need to deliver?
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: MacBook, headphones, guitar, solar panels, tent
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: George Henry Martin, Jeffrey Jeff Lynne, Roger David Glover, Frederick Jay Rubin, Howard Benson
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: This sense of melodic line in improvisation!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Most often I offer my clients the development or implementation of a more suitable guitar part, guitar design in a composition. And then, if necessary, I can offer a zest, a melodic solo!