Nick Dounoussis

Guitar player and producer

Nick Dounoussis on SoundBetter

Musician and producer, studio owner, guitar and piano player, vocalist.

Hallo
I am a musician,singer and guitar player and music studio owner from Thessaloniki, Greece with 40 years of experience in live or studio recording and producing.
My skills in guitar playing are exeptional and i also play the piano and keyboards.
I have participated in some of the most successful bands in modern music in my country, especially in Blues , rock blues,funk,soul ,RnB ,indy as well as other relative genres.
I have also written recorded and produced music for jingles, advertisements or short length movies and documentaries.My studio is well organised and equipped with all the necessary machinery or instruments to record almost any kind of music on demand.
My collaborators are some of the finest musicians in our country and they can provide any style your musical product requires.
you can check a lot of my work mostly live with my main bands ,namely "the Blues Wire "and "Nick and the Backbone" at those links:

https://www.youtube.com/user/nickdounoussis
https://soundcloud.com/nick-dounoussis

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Credits

Discogs verified credits for Νίκος Ντουνούσης
  • Nick* & The Backbone Featuring Nick Gravenites
  • Blues Gang
  • Blues Wire : 031*
  • International Blues Duo* Meets Blues Wire 031*
  • George Gakis
  • Blues Gang
  • Μανώλης Φάμελλος Και Οι Ποδηλάτες
  • Ευγένιος Δερμιτάσογλου Συμμετέχει Η Κατερίνα Σιάπαντα
  • Ερασιτέχνες Εραστές
  • Ερασιτέχνες Εραστές
  • Various
  • Ερασιτέχνες Εραστές
  • Ερασιτέχνες Εραστές
  • The Blues Wire
  • Blues Wire*
  • Βασίλης Παπαδόπουλος (2)

Languages

  • English

Interview with Nick Dounoussis

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

  2. A: Playing and recording acoustic and electric guitar, vocal singing and recording, music writting ,recording and producing.

  3. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  4. A: My first cd ,almost 30 years ago. First time getting deep into the producing proccess.A lot to learn in the first steps.

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

  6. A: Producing my new c.d

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog sounds into digital recording.Most efficient.

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

  10. A: Devotion

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

  12. A: It turns me into a better human being.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: can you play this?yes

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That instrument playing is dying. Not true.

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

  18. A: Do you love music,apart from success?

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

  20. A: To seek for inspirational musicians.

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

  22. A: piano,guitar,drum,bass and saxophone.

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

  24. A: Playing and recording with blues and rock bands for over 40 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: A mix of rock and blues mainly.

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

  28. A: Robert Cray - big inspiration.

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

  30. A: Record and mix with your ears, not your eyes.

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

  32. A: Afroamerican music tradition. Blues,soul,funk,rock.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Playing the guitar.Specialized in slide guitar as well.

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

  36. A: LIveliness, creativity, inspiration.

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

  38. A: Finding the right sound for the right track and recording it with creativity. The mixing process is a following act,It is based on the right sounds.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: 24 - track live recording console, transfered into digital world through RME sound cards. full set of high recording quality microphones for drums ,vocals or instruments. (over 25+ mics) 70+ guitars ,acoustic or electric for a high option of sound choices and musical style. 40+ bass or guitar amps vintage or mondern, tube or solid state. piano ,keys and syths in analog or digital form. 1965 double scale plus pedal board Hammond organ.

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

  42. A: Influenced by a great gama of afroamerican music producers and musicians. too many to include any particular name

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I was the producer,guitar,player,singer,recording and mixing engineer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Eric Clapton
  • B.B. King
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan
Gear Highlights
  • 24-track rcording system
  • 70+plus guitars
  • 40+guitar and bass amps
  • drums set
  • 25+ professional microphones.
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