Julen Larrañaga

Producer | Mix/Master engineer

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Julen Larrañaga on SoundBetter

Passionate and versatile music producer, musician, composer and mix & master engineer. Depth knowledge of various music styles and how to program them in various digital audio workstations. I have composed for Warner Chappel artist, LEVI'S Strauss, independent artists, enterprises, ... and mixed and mastered songs professionally since 2015.

Web Page: http://julenlarranaga.pb.studio/
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✅ PROVIDED SERVICES

🎹 Music Production

▪ Instrumentals: Trap, R&B, POP, Afrobeat, Drill, Afroswing, Reggaeton, …
▪ More than 2.500.000 streams as an independent artist (Julen Larra)
▪ Remixes: EDM, house, chill, techno, urban, …
▪ Podcast intros/outros, ambient music, background music, …
▪ Midi: Audio to midi, humanization, pattern creation (melody or chords), …
▪ Loop creation: Melody, chords, drums, …

🎧 Mixing and Mastering

▪ Mixing: Project mixing (Pro Tools, FL Studio or Ableton) or STEMS
▪ Mastering: General master or specific master for each streaming platform.

🔧 Audio Editing

▪ Background noise-cleaning
▪ Click and peak fixing
▪ Podcast audio editing
▪ Vocal tuning
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✅ PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE…

… producing for independent artists (VICCO, Haidro, Adei Cuende, Clara Rueda, …), major labels (Warner Chappell) and big enterprises (Levi Strauss & Co.).

… composing and producing many genres (Trap, Reggaeton, POP, EDM, Afrobeat, Afroswing, Drill, ...)

… mixing and mastering in many different styles (Reggaeton, Rock, POP, Afrobeat, R&B, Trap, ...)

… cleaning and fixing audio (Podcast, audio from video recordings, Radio, ...)

… delivering nicely performed work and high-quality results

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

12 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Marissa C.
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    Julen is so talented at what he does, and he MADE SURE that I was happy with the product he was giving me! He will respond to you very quickly, and ask you questions so that he can be precise on what you want for your song. Great experience. Thank you Julen!

  2. Review by Malcolm S.
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    He gets the job done right! Great service, great communication, and overall great experience!

  3. Review by Malcolm S.
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    Julen gets things done! He is the ultimate team player and will do whatever it takes to get the job done the way you want it to be done.

  4. Review by Malcolm S.
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    Julen knows how to get things done! He's patient and thorough in getting the job done!

  5. Review by Malcolm S.
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    Julen is really awesome! He's easy to work with, has great energy, and understand music, creativity, and how to get the sound you want.

  6. Review by Sergio Hernández
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    Few producers I've known work like him, just by explaining more or less the idea you have in mind he knows how to interpret it and create it 10 times better than you had thought, of course I recommend it very much!

  7. Review by Andrés Giraldo
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    Julen is an outstanding producer. We have worked together on a couple of productions so far, him
    as the producer and me as the mixing engineer. I’ve always been amazed by his creativity, his efficiency and his meticulous attention to detail. I definitely recommend him as a producer for anyone out there looking for one!

  8. Review by Uri Plana
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    Incredibly talented producer and audio engineer. I recently had the pleasure of working with Julen o a track and had a blast during the process. He’s got a huge amount of cool ideas and understands perfectly what the artist is looking for. Can’t wait to work again with him. If you’re looking for an amazing producer or mixer for your next song, look no further!

  9. Review by Uri Plana
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    Incredibly talented producer and audio engineer. I recently had the pleasure of working with Julen o a track and had a blast during the process. He’s got a huge amount of cool ideas and understands perfectly what the artist is looking for. Can’t wait to work again with him. If you’re looking for an amazing producer or mixer for your next song, look no further!

  10. Review by Uri Plana
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    Incredibly talented producer and audio engineer. I recently had the pleasure of working with Julen o a track and had a blast during the process. He’s got a huge amount of cool ideas and understands perfectly what the artist is looking for. Can’t wait to work again with him. If you’re looking for an amazing producer or mixer for your next song, look no further!

  11. Review by Roger Argemí
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    I worked with Julen as a singer/songwriter for a couple of R&B songs. I was surprised by his professionalism as well as his speed while producing. It's hard to find a professional like him in the music industry, only a few people have his efficiency and his ability to adapt to every genre. Moreover, he can do everything in the production (including mixing and mastering). He's a first-level producer.

  12. Review by Roger Argemí
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    I worked with Julen as a singer/songwriter for a couple of R&B songs. I was surprised by his professionalism as well as his speed while producing. It's hard to find a professional like him in the music industry, only a few people have his efficiency and his ability to adapt to every genre. Moreover, he can do everything in the production (including mixing and mastering). He's a first-level producer.

Interview with Julen Larrañaga

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

  2. A: I'm producing for couple independent artist (VICCO, Clara Rueda, Haidro), for label (delirics) signing artist Hummuskid a.k.a UMUS, helping Warner Chappell composers with the composition and production and mixing and mastering all kind of tracks.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Digital. It brings much more opportunities to mess with the audio and create never heard sounds. And you can always emulate analog harmonic distortion or hardware reaction with VST emulations (which I have tried and compare and sounds almost identical)

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

  6. A: 100% refund if they are not satisfied (Never happened yet)

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

  8. A: Being able to listen to music all-day

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: If you don't have hardware you are not a real producer. - Finneas O'connell, Grammy Winner of "Record of the Year" and "Song of the Year" with "Bad Guy", "Album of the Year" and "Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical" with "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" and "Producer of the Year, Non-Classical". All this was done on a BEDROOM, with almost no hardware.

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

  12. A: Build a mutual trust relationship.

  13. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  14. A: Laptop, USB sound card, Speakers, mic and a solar panel to power everything.

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: DENO. I discovered the UK music scene thanks to him and I love his voice. I would really love to work with him on a track.

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

  18. A: Break the rules and think out of the box. I have been to uni, read books, online courses ... that's great for the basic knowledge but you have to sometimes do things wrong to create something special or different. Sometimes would sound horrendous but other times would sound AMAZING. If you don't experiment you will sound like everyone.

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

  20. A: I work on a lot of EDM, Trap, Reggaeton, Afroswing, Dancehall, Hip-Hop and POP. I sometimes work with Rock, Punk and Country.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Versatility and receptiveness to feedback. Apart from working in various styles (EDM, urban, POP, Rock, ...) I always try to send the projects to my industry friends and tell them If they would have approached the mix, mastering, production, remix, ... from another perspective or if they would have changed something so I can learn from their experience.

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

  24. A: In terms of composition and production, I bring different ideas. I have listened to a lot of different genres during my life and that's why I think my music and productions have something different because there are tons of little influences on each piece. If it's a mix or mastering I bring the pro studio quality on a much affordable price since I'm always moving and I don't have my own studio. If I need to record something, add analogue harmonic distortion to STEMS, use specific hardware to have a specific sound, ... I reach to my contacts or rent studio for one day and get everything I need to be done.

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

  26. A: I first have a chat with the client. If it's a production, mix or mastering, style, the sound they want to achieve, ... Then I work on the project and send demos as I work on it. Finally, I send the final demo version and after revisions and changes, I send the final product.

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

  28. A: I think as a producer you need to innovate all the time so I tried to listen as much as different music as I can and If it's completely out of the genre I'm producing, mixing or mastering even better because I can learn new things that I can apply to my client projects. Right now I'm listening to a lot of '80s/'90s Spanish punk (Eskorbuto, RIP, Extremoduro, ...), UK afroswing/afrobeat (Deno, Kojo Funds, Wizkid, ...) and some USA new trap talents, especially Lil Tecca.

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

  30. A: The most common type of work would be the beat creation. A lot of people is reaching to me (especially reggaeton new artists now that is becoming so popular) asking for new/fresh sounds. Apart from that I also mix and master a lot of POP, EDM and urban music mainly.

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