Session guitarist, bassist, music producer and songwriter. Recording and touring (South America and Europe) with Brazilian artists like Fafá de Belém, Criolo, Badi Assad, Lucas Santtana, and many others. Making music for tv cartoons like Papaya Bull.
I've been working as a professional guitarist, bassist, musical producer and songwriter here in Brazil for 10 years, since then I've had toured and recorded with many brazilian artists.
My background music study is a mix of a such of things like several Rock styles, Brazilian music (Tropicalia stuffs), Avant Garde and Indie music.
I got a solo album called "Esse não é um bom verão pra nós" (2019) with 9 songs I've wrote in the past 2 years. In this album I sing, play guitar, bass and some keyboards. You can find it on Spotify, Youtube, Deezer, etc.
Also have 2 instrumentals EPs in my name: quasar + cinza (2013) and curtas (2016) and experience with soundtracks for tv cartoons and movies.
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Interview with Allen Alencar
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you are looking for someone who can listen your music, your work, whatever and can bring a very interesting look to it and always will be working for the song, you can talk to me.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A Fender Telecaster, a Gibson L00 acoustic guitar, a Fender Deluxe Reverb Amp, a Tone Bender Fuzz and a Tremolo pedal.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Wow, I've been doing this since I was twelve ? But I can say it was after college that I really told myself this was going to be what I would do for the rest of my life. Then I moved to São Paulo and there I started to work with touring and session guitarist. Since then I worked with all a generation of musicians from Brazil like Adriana Calcanhotto, Criolo, Karina Buhr, Badi Assad and so many others.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Beck I think beck is an artist who plays with freedom at the same time that he was a huge music background and always look into and also values composition and arrangements
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: David Bowie - Heroes
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work with brazilian music, but the brazilian music today has a very cosmopolitan and contemporary trait. I work with artists who dialogue with freedom and boldness.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I think I can bring a certain kind of look that captures what the artist or the music needs.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Marc Ribot, Bill Frisell, Arto Lindsay, Danger Mouse, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Rodrigo Amarante, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Tchad Blake, Beck, Ry Cooder, Brian Eno, etc.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The most common type of work I do is electric and acoustic guitar recording. But I also work producing, editing and mixing stuffs.