Hugo Cantarra (HC Studio)

House & Techno Producer

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House & Techno specialized producer who worked alongside artists like HUGEL, Eli & Fur, Acraze, Gorgon City, Sonny Fodera, Miss Monique and labels such as Ultra, Defected, Armada, Virgin, Toolroom, Casablanca, Universal, Anjuna, Spinnin.

18 years of experience in the music business, 120+ millions streams overall / beatport charted / shazam dance charted, I made songs for clients who signed them on Defected, Anjuna, ULTRA, Deep Roots, Sony, Selected, Armada, Virgin, Toolroom, Casablanca, Universal, Spinnin and many more...

Worked alongside artists like HUGEL, Eli & Fur, Acraze, Camden Cox, Danny Howard, Gorgon City, Sonny Fodera, MEDUZA, Fatboy Slim and many more...

Officially remixer for Eli&Fur, Gorgon City, Technotronic, Acraze, Danny Howard and so, I have been supported by the like of MEDUZA, Kevin De Vries, Camelphat, Vintage Culture, Armin Van Buuren or MK to say a few, plus rotations on radios like Sirius XM, Kiss FM UK and Radio FG.

Services I offer :
- Ghost Production from scratch or from an existing idea (You own 100% of the song / I'm not credited)
- Co-Production from scratch or from an existing idea (I keep % of the song / I'm credited)
- Remixes Production
- Vocal Mix
- Mixing / Mastering

All prices are variable depending on your project, budget and work time, feel free to contact me and talk about it.

Feel free to contact me to talk about your project!

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

59 Reviews - 11 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Alex
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    Great work, thank you so much

  2. Review by Bryan S.
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    Hugo was an incredible help with helping us finish a song.

    We will definitely be using him in the future for more concepts and projects.

  3. Review by Thomas Z.
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    Hugo was absolutely amazing to work with. Extremely friendly, professional and the end result sounded better than I could’ve expected.

    I’m very excited to work with him again on future projects !

  4. Review by Tasso
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    Great and quick comms, immediately got the vibe I was going for and produced quality work in record time. Recommend!

  5. Review by Igor
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    Great experience, working already for second time. Really like how idea was developed based on the original and all adjustments suggested. Easy to communicate, adjustable to additional comments, high quality in the end!
    Will definitely work again further!

  6. Review by Tobias
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    Fantastic work as always. Delivered what I had requested in a timely manner and gave me multiple versions until I was satisfied.

  7. Review by ADENIAL
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    Crazy talented, easy communication, I would love to work with HC again !

  8. Review by Dylan S.
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    Hugo brought a really unique and professional touch to the production. Love the work you did, thanks a lot!

  9. Review by Brian
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    Amazing job!! Couldn't be happier with the track, HC nailed it. Big thanks!

  10. Review by Dylan S.
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    Thanks for the quick turnaround on the mix/master, it sounds great!

  11. Review by Stefan P.
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    So thankful for hc's help on my project. He listened to my revisions and Im so happy with the final result.

  12. Review by Loup M.
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    What a work ! Thank you for your professionalism and quality of service

  13. Review by Yannick A.
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    Another one ! TOP

  14. Review by Christine C
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    HC Studio's team was super easy to work with, and their delivery was very fast. I gave them a rough overview I was looking for and they drastically improved my track. 100% will be working with them again!

  15. Review by Kevin T.
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    HC Studio understood my vision and nailed it! They got the track sounding just the way I intended and supplied me with everything I needed. Thanks guys, we'll be working together again soon.

  16. Review by Yannick A.
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    Travail bien fait encore une fois !

  17. Review by Yannick A.
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    Good job !

  18. Review by Maikko
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    2e morceau fini. On Continu ! Good job

  19. Review by Jeff R.
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    Fast and professional work!
    Really happy with the final result!

  20. Review by Ingo M.
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    Fast and professional.

Interview with Hugo Cantarra (HC Studio)

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

  2. A: I've worked on a track which has been played millions times on one of the biggest electronic music label ever...

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

  4. A: Serious records for myself !

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Hmmm No ! Just amazing clients around ! Thanks to all of you guys.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, because You can already do amazing stuff.

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

  10. A: To do the best I can for his/her project.

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

  12. A: House music is for what I wake up every morning.. Easy !

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

  14. A: What did you produce before ? I can't answer about that mostly because it's a confidential process but I can tell that I've worked for the biggest labels of the industry.

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

  16. A: Hmmm.... I don't know !

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

  18. A: What's your project ? What you wanna do with this song ? Why do you need that song ?

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

  20. A: Let's have a chill chat and if we feel comfortable, I'll be super happy to make cool songs together. I'm here to help you to grow, that's why i'm doing it ! Passion before everything !

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

  22. A: Macbook Pro with Ableton Live Suite, Yamaha HS7 Monitors, My Minilogue and a drum !

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

  24. A: I've been doing DJ and producer/remixer since 15 years... Touring the world and enjoying producing for me but also for other artists to lift up carreers !

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style ? If we are talking about clothes, all black everything ! Haha If we speak about music, I always think that electronic music is made to make the girls dance.

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

  28. A: Camelphat, Prydz, Steve Angello as they are artists which inspired me a lot during my carreer.

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

  30. A: Put a vocoder on any synths or sounds... You'll be impressed !

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

  32. A: House Music Only.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: I think I've got a pretty good ear for mixing stuff and also drums as I've played drums for 20 years.

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

  36. A: Inspiration and creative process.

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

  38. A: Starting from bassline to FX... Depends a lot on the needs of my clients.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Yamaha HS7 monitors, Apollo Soundcard, Korg Minilogue, Ableton live and bunch on vst/vsti gems.

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

  42. A: As I'm a very eclectic person, I'm getting inspired by all kind of artists from Supertramp to Camelphat thru Kanye West or even Chopin.

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

  44. A: Full session (one day) to deliver a demo for the client in order for him to record vocal or find a guideline he need for a targeted project.

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Terms Of Service

- All stems delivered to you (no project files)
- We DO NOT provide vocals
- Quick delivery
- 3 revisions allowed (then I charge for it)
- Mix/Master included

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Gear Highlights
  • Macbook Drums Yamaha HS7 Genelec Korg Minilogue Sub37 MiniMoog Jupiter 8Korg Monopoly Akai Mpk III
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