Producer Rafa Sardin endorses Solid State Logic’s UF8 and UC1 controllers
With 18 Grammy Awards and Latin Grammy Awards under his belt, Rafa Sardina has built an eclectic and international following working with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Luis Miguel, Alejandro Sanz, D’Angelo and so many more. . If there’s one thing that’s consistent about his work – which now mostly involves producing or co-producing projects – it’s that he spans multiple musical genres and cross-cultural influences. Indeed, his last Grammy Award of 2021 was Best Tango Album for Tinto Tango plays Piazzolla — an album he co-produced with artist Tinto Tango.
While Sardina is still called upon to engineer and mix the big LA sessions, he’s increasingly selective about the types of projects he’ll get involved in — 80% of which are usually production-type projects, he says. “For me, I’m drawn to projects that have a strong creative imprint rather than the pop flavor of the month. Charts don’t provoke me anymore,” he says. “You have to lead your work, and you have to be in studio every day to do so. Right now I’m working on a wide range of projects: jazz, classical, pop, folk – it’s all over the world. musical spectrum.