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]

Araica started her professional career as an assistant at the Hit Factory in March 2002.[citation needed] After graduating with honors from the Full Sail Production and Recording Program in Orlando, Florida, she began working as an assistant engineer in sessions for Timbaland and Missy Elliott.[citation needed] Subsequently, she became a full-time engineer at the studio, working closely with Timbaland.[citation needed] In 2003, she met Danja who soon involved her in the recording and mixing of all of his records, helping him to achieve “his sound.”[citation needed] She visits Full Sail University often to spread her knowledge and give current students a closer look into what it really takes to become successful in the music industry.[1][2][3][4][5]

Credits[edit]

Araica'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.[citation needed]

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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