Ariel Chobaz

Billboard#1 Mixing & Mastering

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22 Billboard #1 albums, 43 GRAMMY® winning and nominated artists, over 16 billion streams. Ariel Chobaz is a GRAMMY® winning, 64x platinum mix engineer with 15 years of experience taking songs to the next level. Credits include Drake, Rihanna, Camila Cabello, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, Sia, and many others. Let's get to work!!

Ariel Chobaz is a SoundBetter Verified Premium Provider™, GRAMMY® winning (4x nominated, 1 win), RIAA certified 64x platinum mix engineer with many Billboard #1’s to his credit. After graduating with a degree in Recording Arts Technology, he became a strong force in the industry breaking records like mixing the most singles charted by a female rap album and the record for most songs on Billboard Hot 100 with one artist. His mix on “Super Bass” propelled it to be one of the highest charting singles in US history and is RIAA certified Diamond. While making radio hits, Ariel has gained the biggest honor in the business with an Album of the Year Grammy nomination for Rihanna’s Loud, a win for Drake’s Take Care, and a 2024 best reggae album nomination with Buju Banton. His credits include Drake, Camila Cabello, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, French Montana, DJ Khaled, Christina Aguilera, Lil Wayne, and many others that love his sound, work ethic, and passion for music.

Ariel has helped shape the sound of the industry and has taken mixing and mastering to a new level of professionalism and attainably by offering affordable top level mixing and mastering services to artists and producers. Whether you are up and coming or topping the charts your music has to have the best sound possible.

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Credits

Discogs verified credits for Ariel Chobaz
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Kenny G (2)
  • N'Dambi
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Mary Mary
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Stereolizza
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • 5ive Star (2)
  • Tim White (20)
  • Young Money (2)
  • Tim White (20)
  • Tim White (20)
  • Tim White (20)
  • Dinny Skip
  • Dinny Skip
  • Various
  • Kevin Lyttle
  • Christina Aguilera Featuring Missy Elliott
  • N'Dambi
  • The High Speed Scene
  • Yolanda Adams
  • The Pussycat Dolls
  • Pussycat Dolls*
  • Katharine McPhee
  • Vanessa Hudgens
  • Pussycat Dolls*
  • Heidi Montag
  • Will.I.Am* & Nicki Minaj
  • Lil Wayne
  • Rihanna
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Drake
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Drake
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Waka Flocka Flame
  • 2 Chainz
  • B.o.B*
  • Tyga
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Justin Bieber
  • DJ Khaled
  • Various
  • Wale
  • French Montana
  • Lil Wayne
  • Nelly
  • DJ Khaled
  • Ciara (2)
  • Rich Gang
  • Luke James
  • Young Money (2)
  • Why Don't We

200 Reviews - 37 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by 5ivestar
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    I have worked with Ariel for many years. He is an amazing engineer. He always goes above and beyond in everything that he does. He wants you to be successful. He puts everything into his job. He is everything every one has said on this site. Furthermore, he is a great person and always communicates to understand your project vision.

  2. Review by Biso Y.
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    Ariel has done it again. No notes or changes needed. If you haven't sent your songs to him yet, you are missing out big time. Superb!!!

  3. Review by Rochone A.
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    I am amazed by how good every song sounds, i definitely recommend working with Ariel if you're looking for a high quality professional sound for your music.

  4. Review by Simon M.
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    Such an impressive mixing engineer! Continues to go above and beyond with every mix!

  5. Review by Richard
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    If you want to make your vision for your track become a reality that sounds professional and modern, then there is no sound engineer better who will exceed your expectations!

    Working with Ariel Chobaz and his superb skills and expertise has taken this song to the next level.

  6. Review by Rochone (Ro)
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    another incredible experience!!! i highly recommend Ariel if you are looking to work with the best!

  7. Review by Cam Black
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    Another great mix from Ariel. I highly recommend him for your next project. He is a super talented (and credited) Mixing and Mastering Engineer.

  8. Review by Brianna A.
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    Ariel is absolutely incredible! Very patient and creative, puts a lot of effort into fine tuning every detail. His mix really took my song to the next level. Would recommend!

  9. Review by Leon P.
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    Ariel is simply the man. He always pays attention to detail and supplys a top-notch mix in no time. Hope to collaborate many times again!

  10. Review by Simon M.
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    Another top class mix and master! Great collaborator to work with. Elevates every track to the next level

  11. Review by Simon M.
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    I was thoroughly impressed by Ariel's music sense, attention to detail and ability to execute on the vision i had for my track. He's an incredibly talented individual who will bring out the very best in your track!

  12. Review by Rochone A.
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    Another amazing experience!

  13. Review by Sean C.
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    Ariel was absolutely phenomenal in mixing and mastering my EP. He always knows how to get every ounce of magic to come through in of every song I’ve given him, through his passion for music and his audio engineering expertise. The best part in collaborating with him is his professionalism and positivity, which truly allows the songs to be at their very best. I can’t recommend him enough!

  14. Review by Rochone A.
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    Another great experience working with Ariel. every mix continues to blow me away. his work is amazing!

  15. Review by Sean C.
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    Ariel has always worked wonderful magic on my songs as a mixing and mastering engineer through his fluency of music, desire to dream and passion for the light. His ideas and opportunities have helped create possibilities for my songs to help not just realize my vision but take them further to higher levels. It's such an honor that he's working on my entire EP, and always an absolute joy and excitement to get to work with him!

  16. Review by Rochone A.
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    this is my 4th song with Ariel and i'm blown away every time at how amazing the finish product sounds.

  17. Review by Emerson M.
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    Ariel is the man! Always a privilege to work with him, and he just *slayed* this last mix. His grasp of the nuances in the songs and how various elements should move together musically never fails to impress.

    So stoked to keep working with him down the line!

  18. Review by Coco H.
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    Ariel works very diligently and kindly. I am from Vietnam and I'm delighted to have discovered Soundbetter and Ariel to help improve my music. I look forward to collaborating with Ariel in future endeavors.❤️

  19. Review by Sean C.
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    No matter the genre or vibe of the songs, Ariel knows how to infuse them with the magic and expertise to get them to be the very best versions of themselves. As always, my songs are in the best hands with his incredible expertise, passion and musicality, and collaborating with him is a joyous and exciting experience.

  20. Review by Sean C.
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    I feel so thankful to have found someone as fantastic as Ariel on SoundBetter. He is working on my EP, and he has been making magic and elevating my songs to make them sound phenomenal, especially through his passion and wizardry. And it is icing on the cake that he is so professional and truly a joy to work with.

Interview with Ariel Chobaz

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: It's a combination of analog and digital which allows me to have an unprecedented amount of control and automation

  3. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  4. A: Final mixing and mastering. I am able to adjust both throughout the mixing process, creating a synergy and marriage between the mix and the master that is undeniably musical, incredible sounding, and nearly impossible to beat

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: Being able to realize the artistic vision of an artist while creating impactful, meaningful, and commercial mixes

  7. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  8. A: Passion for the project and a desire to make the song the very best it can be, I am only as good as my latest mix

  9. Q: What's your typical work process?

  10. A: I start a mix and about half way through I start the mastering. This allows me to adjust both as I finish and finalize the mix to ensure I'm getting the most energy, impact, punch, depth, width, warmth, and clarity possible. I also request reference songs to ensure I nail the vision for the mix and master

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: I am lucky that I get to work on an extremely wide range of genres and styles which keeps me learning, pushing, and passionate about all my projects.

  13. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  14. A: Colleges and friends that inspire me would include Dave Pensado, Manny Marroquin, Serban Ghenea, and Jaycen Joshua to name a few

  15. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  16. A: I put the same amount of passion and effort into every project, no matter the budget

  17. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  18. A: Both, it comes down to what works for certain sounds and songs. I've found a combination provides the most benefit of both mediums

  19. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  20. A: That I get to work on what I love most every day

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Free revisions! Ensuring I nail the artistic vision for each song is why I've had such successful records. Unlimited notes per revision, up to 3 sets of revisions. After that it is $50 per revision

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Gear Highlights
  • Combination of the best digital and analog equipment utilized in countless top hits
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  • 2024 GRAMMY® NOMINATION!!!!Jan 05, 2024

    I am nominated for another Grammy, this time for Best Reggae album!!!  Congrats and thanks to Buju Banton and his album 'Born For Greatness.'  I am so honored to be a part of your sound!

  • RIAA Certifies Ariel Chobaz as a Diamond Mix EngineerJan 04, 2022

    Its official!  I am now a RIAA certified diamond mix engineer with over 15 billion streams!!!  Thank you to all the amazing artists I have had the pleasure of working with, we did this together!!!!!

  • My mix tips video has passed 140k views!Oct 21, 2020

    I can't believe how popular my mix tips video has become.  This video shows my 5 favorite plugins, as well as shares some great mix tips.  I am humbled and so grateful to all my clients, fans, collaborators, and colleagues. 

    Check it out here!

    https://youtu.be/MdtOYpJWYOA

  • Ariel Chobaz has officially passed 4 billion streams!Apr 15, 2020

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B8...



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