Rudirick ‘Nhoy’ Delamar: the sound engineer
Big and small events can never be successful without the use of quality sound.
And a competent sound recorder is the source of the mixing and cohesion of all instruments and vocals that make the match perfect in people’s ears and musicality.
Rudirick “Nhoy” Delamar, a Bacolodnon, is a leading sound engineer who manages large events such as concerts, events and other company sponsored productions.
He began to discover his passion for music and sound mixing when he attended a sound and audio mixing seminar at Siliman University while still studying at West Negros College (now a university) his bachelor’s degree. Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Computer Science.
“I attended the seminar for a month and it helped me hone my sound mixing skills. My family is also music lover because my dad was a member of the band and had a power business. is part of our lives because our family has a deep propensity for music. It has helped me a lot in my journey towards sound mixing, “he said.
Delamar served as the sound recordist during the annual “Jazz Festival” staging involving international talent who was so detailed with the quality of the sounds.
“It was my friend Michael Tambasen who introduced me to the Jazz Festival and it was very difficult considering the international artists were meticulous. They want us to provide them with perfect pitch and sound quality. Their standard is always up to the mark. level of perfection and quality of sounds., “he said.
He was the sound engineer for the rock bands Kamikazee, Sponge Cola and many others when they put on concerts in Bacolod which usually involved perfection of sound.
“But, in all modesty, we delivered what was expected of me and my production team.” He shared.
Delamar created his sound company called Muzik One in 2010. It was a watchword in the production industry. But it stopped when the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the world so far.
He was a member of the group Tres where he was a drummer or percussionist. There had been opportunities before where Universal Studios had offered them to be part of a big production, but he refused because he doesn’t want to leave town.
He was also a member of the West Negros College Marching Band.
He was a musician at heart, according to his friend Ramoncito Taño, and sound and music flow through his veins.
With the pandemic where events have been scaled down, Delamar said their form of production has been altered for the online platform.
“The revenues are not so sure, but at least we still have some pocket events and online production that can help alleviate the economic hardship caused by Covid-19. The challenges are different but we can still meet the demands. “I can always hone my skills and boost them as part of the new normal. It’s more about recording and live streaming, with pocket events like weddings and special occasions,” he said. he declares.
He hopes that the current situation will be reversed soon so that everything returns to normal, he said.