Marcella Araica

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Marcella Araica
Birth name Marcella Araica
Also known as Ms. Lago, The Incredible Lago
Genres Pop, hip-hop, R&B, electronic, urban pop, Rap
Occupation(s) Mixing engineer, recording engineer, record producer
Years active 2002 – present
Labels N.A.R.S
Mosley Music Group
Associated acts Britney Spears , Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake, Keri Hilson, Madonna, Nelly Furtado, Simple Plan, T.I., The Clutch, T-Pain, Diddy, Usher, Duran Duran, Tiesto
Website myspace.com/Ms.Lago

Marcella Araica is an American recording and mixing engineer, who has recorded and mixed tracks for artists including Britney Spears, Madonna, Pink, Duran Duran and Keri Hilson.

Biography[edit]

Marcella started her professional career as an assistant at the Hit Factory in March 2002. After graduating with honors from the Full Sail Production and Recording Program in Orlando, Florida, she was identified as a person with tremendous potential. After only two months, she was working as an assistant engineer in sessions for Timbaland and Missy Elliott. Subsequently, she became a full-time engineer at the studio, working closely with Timbaland. In 2003, she met Danja who recognised that her potential would take her far. Danja soon involved Marcella in the recording and mixing of all of his records, helping him to achieve “his sound.” Marcella continued to work with Timbaland as well, and has mixed some of his biggest hits in recent years[1] [2] [3] [4] .[5]

Credits[edit]

Marcella’s mixing and recording credits include "Gimme More" by Britney Spears, "The Way I Are" by Timbaland, "Migrate" by Mariah Carey, "We Takin’ Over" by DJ Khaled, "When I’m Gone" by Simple Plan and "The Valley" by Duran Duran.

Selected discography[edit]

Name Variations: Marcella Araica, Marcella 'Ms. Lago' Araica', The Incredible Lago.

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Awards[edit]

In 2010, Araica received two ASCAP awards for "Knock You Down" and "Sober"[6] .[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tingen, Paul. "Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Marcella Araica - Inside Track: ‘The Way I Are’". Sound On Sound. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Baker, Aaron “AO”. "iStandardProducers.com Exclusive iNterview with Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica". iStandardProducers. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Marcella Araica: Hit Engineer Ascent". Hit Talk Magazine. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Harvey, Steve. "Araica Is On Board". ProSound News. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Danja and Marcella Araica install Matrix in their new private studio". Solid State Logic News. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "27th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Celebrate Hitmakers at Star-Studded Event in Hollywood". 27th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  7. ^ Christman, Ed. "Dr. Luke, Jason Mraz, EMI, Patti Smith Among ASCAP Honorees". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Mshaka, Thembisa S. (2009). Put Your Dreams First: Handle Your Entertainment Business. Business Plus. ISBN 0-446-40946-4. 

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