Fabio Guerreiro

Studio recording engineer

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I have 20+ years experience in the music industry, especiallized in drum and percussion sound engineering.

Been part of many great records, most notably I worked with Troubleman and ILL Nino, FourFingerFilet, Leopard Monks,Nikena...

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Fabio Guerreiro

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

  2. A: When choosing a studio, consider not only the gear but the environment that will extract your art.

  3. Q: How would you describe your style?

  4. A: Raw, deep, and punchy.

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

  6. A: Your sound is only as good as your instrument and performer!

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: To have a deep professional studio sound! Combine old technical ways of sound production and new tech.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: I use Audix D6 series for close micking, Shure Ksm for room. I have worked all types of drum set up. Protools with Waves and SS plugins.

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

  12. A: I was part of Ill Nino's Dead New World, I recorded all of the Percussion at Boundbyiron studios.

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: In today's age they both have pros and cons, too big to list them.

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

  16. A: Mic positioning for optimal sound recording, pre amp mixing, post mixing. Drums and Bass.

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

  18. A: Will not stop till they are satisfied.

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

  20. A: Audix D6 Fender jazz bass Ampeg PF series bass amp Ludwig kick drum Pearl piccolo snare

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

  22. A: Before there where home studios, I had mine in early 90's. Played and recorded in many great bands in New York tri-state are. Ran Bounbyiron studios in New Jersey.

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

  24. A: Steve Albini, all I need is one of his little secrets.

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

  26. A: Rock, Alternative, Punk, Raggae, Ska, Jazz

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

  28. A: My usual process is to start at at the full extent of the sound and trickle down to mixing measures.

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

  30. A: My most important process is mic positioning in revelance to what type of music I'm working with. Every drum piece is a different instrument, it needs the most attention.

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

  32. A: Steve Albini, Rick Ruben

Leopard Monks, Poison Feelings

I was the Producer and Engineer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Steve Albini
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • Dum Dum Girls
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Waves
  • Steven Slate
  • Slate Digital
  • UAD
  • Audix
  • Shure KSM
  • Urei
  • Universal Audio
  • Presonus
  • Klarck Technic
  • Drawmer.
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  • RODE NTKAug 20, 2017

    Anyone use an NTK on live room drums? Any suggestions on positioning? 

  • Check it outJul 02, 2017


  • Got my hands on special Urei Little Dipper, can't wait to experiment with.Jun 27, 2017