Hi! Im Raul Cardenas & I am a producer & Mixing Engineer!
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Interview with Raul Cardenas
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: When will this project be done? it can take from 1 day to 7 days depending on my schedule.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your vision with this project of yours.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: To not be afraid of paying a high price if their engineer or producer have good credits and of course, SKILLS. Lot of people try to save money by hiring the cheapest engineers only to get a horrible job back.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: ive ben doing this for about 9 years. Started off as a bedroom DJ.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Hard worker and very intellectual when it comes down to the engineering side of music.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Post Malone because of his vocals and he's from the same town as me, Dallas.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: If you know how a compressor really really works then you have conquered the engineering side because everything needs balance and compression does that. If you can't correctly do that you will ruin mixes and masters all the time by improperly cutting off dynamics and life to a song.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop & EDM
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Production & Mixing.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Life, Fullness, Balance.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Typical work process is I get the files needed for mixing and turn it around in about 1-2 days. the client usually sends me a list of things to be done and references of other songs.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Post Malone, Travis Scott, Greg Wells, Marshmello
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I mostly mix records and produce songs. But im pretty open to do vocal tuning, comping, recording etc. We have a facility in Echo Park were we master all of the records that get mixed by me thru high end mastering equipment.