I reached out to my old school friend, Mikkel Solnado, CEO at Great Dane Studios. He told me he was working with this new artist, Tainá, and asked if I would be interested in recording her. I jumped at the opportunity!
With budgets forever shrinking, efficiency is of the upmost importance. Engineers are expected to be able to do great work in a short time or it’s not worth your while. A template is often a good way to mix efficiently. If you look at interviews with many mix engineers at the top of their game, you will see that they often use a template.