| Mastering Engineer at Neun Studio | Techno DJ & Producer | Content Creator on Twitch & Youtube |
Josué Callau, also known as Veko Swan, is a spanish DJ, producer of electronic music and audio engineer.
His career started as a DJ in 2006 and throughout this whole time he has been evolving his style and perfecting his music techniques.
In 2009 he began his academic studies at SAE Barcelona as well as his work as a sound engineer for different artists and record labels.
As a producer he has touched a lot of different styles in the electronic music. He has very diverse works published in very well known labels like Kontact, Mazzinga Records, White Music Records, Yaiza Records and Habitat Label between others. While accomplishing Top sells with his music.
Since 2016 he lives in Valencia, where he works as a teacher in Yamaha Music School, teaching classes of Ableton Live, electronic music production, mixing and mastering. The same year he opened his own professional mixing and mastering studio, Neun Studio, also located in Valencia.
Currently he balances his work as a teacher with his work as a sound engineer
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Interview with Veko Swan | Neun Studio
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: It is difficult to choose a single project. In all of them I put all my love. But if I had to choose one it would be the mixing and mastering of the BSO "Una Escalera Hacia la Luna". I really enjoyed working in the world of cinema. I hope to repeat soon!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: In growing Neun Studio
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes !
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. It offers me the flexibility I need to be able to travel and continue working
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Deliver 200% to get the best result for your music
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The mastering process
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How do I know my mix is ready?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Try to please everyone
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is the commercial objective of your song. What is the emotional intention of your song.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be willing to work hard
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My mac, my audeze LCDX, my SPL Phonitor and a good internet connection
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started my studies as an engineer at Sae Barcelona in 2009. Since then I have not stopped learning
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Clean, perfectionist and professional
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Wehhba and Anna would be two artists that I would like to have on my client agenda. For me they are two references in the Techno industry. J.Balvin, Mala Rodriguez or Rosalia would be three artists that I would like to work in the urban music industry.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: You can visit my YouTube channel. There you will find many tips http://youtube.com/vekoswan
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Techno, Melodic Techno, TechHouse, House and Urban Music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Years of experience in the sector and a high knowledge of the current market
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: At Neun Studio we maintain constant communication with the client in order to take their work to the highest level
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Neun Studio is a mobile mixing and mastering studio. We have the best digital tools and different listening references. The biggest advantage of Neun Studio is the ability to keep working at the highest level no matter where you are.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Luca Petrolesi, Jaycen Joshua, Adam Beyer, Calvin Harris...
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and Mastering services