David Pietras

Producer & Mixing Engineer

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David Pietras on SoundBetter

Music Producer and Songwriter, with past and current work with Universal Music, Sony Music, Steve Angello, Axwell and more. In 2021 I received a #1 Billboard Award (Hot Dance Airplay Chart), and a #1 most played song on US Dance Radio, produced and co-written by me.

Services Provided on SoundBetter:
-Mixing (Multitrack mixing using analog modeled plugins and gear)
-Mastering (Stem Mastering option available)
-Vocal Production (Vocal Mix/Comping/Tuning/Timing)
-Additional Production Work/ Finalizing Productions

Don't hesitate to ask me anything if you have any questions! I'm always flexible to find something that could work for you.

I started with classical music (piano) and singing in a music school (Uppsala Musikklasser) from a young age, and later focused on my career as an artist/producer. After a few years I worked and signed with the labels Size Records, Axtone Recordings, Protocol Recordings and more. Later studying at the highly rated Songwriting school Musikmakarna. Nowadays I work full time as a producer and songwriter for Pop and Indie artists both in Sweden and internationally. Creating new soundscapes by mixing analog and live recorded sounds with electronic sounds and new techniques.

-Original productions supported and played by: Axwell, Steve Angello, Nicky Romero, Tiesto, Alesso, R3hab, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Bob Sinclar, Morgan Page, Hardwell, ARTY, Dada Life, Don Diablo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Sander Van Doorn and more.

Looking forward to work with you, and to help you take your amazing music to the next level!

/David

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65 Reviews - 12 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Anthony R.
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    He was great to work with, very reasonable and professional, and also worked with me to get the mix where he needed it. I would work with him again.

  2. Review by Cengiz E.
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    He levitated the project to a whole different level and educated me about various topics throughout the project. He is patient and very understanding regarding your ideas and issues. Would 110% recommend and will myself work with him in the future.

  3. Review by Amy L.
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    Was a pleasure to have worked with David once again. He's so easy going, professional and understanding. Cant wait to get started on the next project.

  4. Review by Rasmus S.
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    Again, outstanding work!

  5. Review by Rasmus S.
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    Again, top-notch results in line with--and exceeding--my vision, clear communication, and some valuable feedback on production / mixing in general. Will come back.

  6. Review by Amy L.
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    It’s always a pleasure to work with David. Very talented and knows his stuff.

  7. Review by Iljas L.
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    Reliable, punctual, professional and very talented. Always amazing experience working with David and I can highly recommend him to anyone who need help form a truly professional producer and an amazing person.

  8. Review by Ginpei M.
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    His mix quality is the real deal! He was very attentive to my requests.

  9. Review by Rasmus S.
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    Iterative process, super results, candid feedback, and good communication about progress/schedule. Recommend!

  10. Review by Iljas L.
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    Always a great pleasure working with David! He is professional and dedicaded to music making craft. I learn so much everytime we have a chance to work toghether. He is one of the best if not the best producers on this plattform. He is able to bring true uniqueness to the track.

  11. Review by Jason S.
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    David is very talented! I've used him on several projects. He always delivers and is very conscientious with his work. I can't recommend him enough.

  12. Review by Dan H.
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    David was incredibly helped and did a great job. He also gave some very honest, constructive feedback, which I truly value. Thanks!

  13. Review by Jonas J.
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    It was a pleasure to work with David. Even his first draft was fantastic. He has implemented the changes very precisely. he has good and very clear communication and works fast.

  14. Review by Iljas L.
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    Always such a pleasure working with David! He is able to bring the best out of any production and I would recommend his services to anyone who would like to take their production to world class!

  15. Review by Stanislas
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    It was great to work with David.
    He is really professional. And understands exactly what we want.
    Can't wait to work with him again!

  16. Review by Iljas
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    Always such a pleasure working with David! He is a true professional and so talented. Nothing is impossible and he sees the whole picture of the project as well as all individual details, incredible attention to details!
    I would highly recommend David as he is one of the best producers / Engineers on SB.

  17. Review by Iljas
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    Amazing producer who is very detail oriented and knows how to bring the best from your project! As I mentioned in my pervious reviews it is always such a pleasure working with David. He has that something special that is hard to describe, but he hears every single detail and is able to give it his special treatment to sound outstanding!

  18. Review by Ross B.
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    David is very understanding, professional and effective.

  19. Review by Iljas L.
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    Always a pleasure working with David. His attention to details and fine tuned expertice in the feld of music production is on a whole other level! Hire David and he will treat your project as his own!

  20. Review by Andreas H.
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    It was fun working with David. He has good skills and is a talented producer.

Interview with David Pietras

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Both are important. You need to understand analog to be able to get the best out of digital. I'm using analog synths, real instruments or creative sounds that I've sampled by myself, and combining them with new techniques and sounds.

  3. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  4. A: I started out with classical piano at the age of 6, and started producing music when I was around 12 years old. I continued with producing house music for 8 years. Artists and labels that I've worked with in the house music scene are mainly Steve Angello/ Axwell (Swedish House Mafia) and Nicky Romero. After that I've been studying music production, mixing, mastering and songwriting for 2 years in Sweden. And right now I'm producing, writing and mixing for upcoming Swedish artists and international artists (working with Sony Music, Universal Music and more). My goal is to make as much great music as I can.

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: Listening. Listening to the music, and feeling what it needs, and listening to my clients and their ideas and vision.

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

  8. A: Excitement and warmth :)

  9. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  10. A: A lot of production and songwriting projects for other artists. But also a lot of mixing and mastering for other producers/ artists.

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

  12. A: Swedish Snus, vibing to great music and then enjoying the rest of the day with trying out new ideas.

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

  14. A: I work mostly with Pop music. But I've also produced and released music for K-Pop, EDM, Indie Folk/Pop.

  15. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  16. A: Don't be afraid to ask, I'm always flexible so we can find a way to work in conditions that work for both of us!

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

  18. A: I'm mostly working with production work for other artists and songwriters. Full production, mixing and mastering. I'm also helping out with songwriting (melody and arrangement).

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

  20. A: I'm always doing my best and I always deliver more than expected. Communication is important for me!

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

  22. A: Every day is different and I get to know new talents and new experiences all the time. And I get to do what I love the most!

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: My favorite production tip is less is more. Try to have as few elements as possible but working with the individuals sounds instead. You can get more creative productions that way because you limit yourself and you need to come up with creative ways of making the few sounds cool and interesting.

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: Universal Audio Apollo, Novation Peak, Genelec, Fender Telecaster and other exciting gear!

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Gear Highlights
  • Ableton Live
  • Universal Audio Apollo (with UAD plugins)
  • Genelec
  • Novation PEAK
  • Fender Telecaster Custom
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  • #1 Billboard (Dance/Mix Show Airplay) SongMar 20, 2021

    I currently have a #1 Billboard (Dance/Mix Show Airplay) song that I produced and wrote. And #1 most played on US Dance Radio. The song is "tell me what you're thinking" by Aviella.