Daniel Cortes

2xGRAMMY/ Mixing and Mastering

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2x Latin Grammy Awards. 2x Grammy Nominee. +500,000,000 streams. Passionate Mixing Engineer. Effective Communication and fast turnaround. Mixed tracks for #1 Billboard record. Mixed a song for Oscar Winning Disney's Soundtrack. Credits with: Carlos Vives, Rubén Blades, Alejandro Sanz, Camilo, Fito Paez. Hit me up and let's get started!

Hi there, I'm Daniel, A VERY PASSIONATE MIXING ENGINEER. As you will see in the reviews what I can specially bring to your projects is a full detailed and passionate mind and ear into every instrument, of every song I get the opportunity to work on. So feel free to reach out, tell me about your projects, inspiration and expectations. Life so far has led me to work in different studios in the USA and in Colombia: Criteria Studios in Miami, Studio G Brooklyn, Infrasonic Sound, Robot Lemon in Nashville, Gaira Musica Local, etc. And labels such as SONY MUSIC, UNIVERSAL MUSIC, DISNEY STUDIOS, and major artists around the globe. 2x LATIN GRAMMY AWARDED. 1x GRAMMY. Mixed a track for an Oscar nominated movie for "BEST SOUNDTRACK". Which made #1 on Billboard for several weeks.

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53 Reviews - 15 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Aaron M.
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    INCREDIBLE!!! The ease in communication and the quality of work blew me away. I recommend Daniel 1000% for all of your mixing needs!!!!!!

  2. Review by Gustavo A.
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    I just completed my second project together with Daniel! He is so talented, very professional, and a great communicator! He gets everything done by the required date! We will definitely be working together again and hopefully some day in person!

  3. Review by Sérra
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    Excelente ingeniero, muy responsable y comprometido, flexible y muy diligente, me gusto trabajar con Daniel y seguiremos trabajando juntos.

  4. Review by Zach K.
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    One of the best mixers I've worked with in a while. Usually when I work with a mixer, I need to tell them how to get the beat to sound fuller and hit better. Daniel literally nailed it. Will continue to work together.

  5. Review by Garen C.
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    So patient and professional on my mix. Highly recommended!

  6. Review by Raúl A.
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    Daniel is one of the best engineers out there, easy to work to, fast response and very helpful when it comes to understand the process of mixing and mastering! Don’t think twice about hiring him because you are definitely gonna get the results that u are looking for!!! Thank you Daniel! U are the best y para la gente latina Daniel es un ingeniero experimentado que logrará eso que tu buscas en tus canciones!!! Muchas gracias Daniel! No duden en trabajar con el! No se arrepentirán en lo absoluto!

  7. Review by Gabriel G.
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    Daniel mastered two of my songs. He made the mix sound polished and clear without losing the fullness and warmth of the arrangements. Daniel was very attentive to my requirements. He delivered the masters on the appointed date and responded very quickly to my questions. If you want your project to sound professional, you should hire Daniel. I highly recommend him.

  8. Review by Alma III
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    Daniel is one of the best producers/engineers out there!! Definitely worth working with! and also his experience in the music business is notable... he will help you with anything you have in mind, and will also help u achieve that sound that your looking for! If you are a Latin artist, he's definitely the best option 4 u!!!

  9. Review by Erik J.
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    Extremely patient and pays amazing attention to detail!

  10. Review by Michal W.
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    Translate to English: A true professional.

  11. Review by Michal W.
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    Great Person great Job!

  12. Review by Agam J.
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    Awesome work & great collaboration. Daniel really put in a lot of effort to make sure the song was the way we wanted it to sound.

  13. Review by Brendan
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    Another song mixed and mastered by Daniel and once again, very pleased with the outcome. He's an amazing communicator and his attention to detail is top notch. Daniel is a total pro, patience and super down to earth. It was great working with him again and looking forward to a 3rd time!

  14. Review by Gustavo Andres
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    Working with Daniel once again was a great experience! The communication was always good, and if you need something that needs fixing all you have to do is share it. He will most definitely make the adjustment. The final product came out great I can't wait to be able to share.

  15. Review by Gustavo A.
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    Working with Daniel was a great experience!! He definitely does his best to get the sound that your looking for! He did an amazing job with my track and I can't wait to share it! I definitely recommend his work!!

  16. Review by JordanCeliano
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    Very professional, responsive and easy to work with. Final product did not have any issue for revision and that means a lot for me. This guy knows what he is doing and definitely I'll work with him again.

  17. Review by Jahirah Williams
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    Daniel was fantastic to work with remotely and in person! A complete professional who gives great-sounding mixes and can take and interpret direction very well. Will definitely work with him on my next projects!

  18. Review by Brendan
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    It was such a joy working with Daniel. Besides being an absolute pro with his mixing, his communication skills are top notch. He had an idea for the mix which we loved. The result was more than what I could of asked for. He brought our song to a whole new level with great detail. We are currently discussing which song to give him next.

    Thank you Daniel!

  19. Review by J L.
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    Daniel has been wonderful with us, very patient and always gives constructive feedback. He has become an important element of our creative and musical team. Hope to work with him again soon.

  20. Review by Antonio G.
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    I had the pleasure of working with Daniel as a mixing engineer on several projects, and I have to say, he is truly exceptional at his craft. Not only is he incredibly knowledgeable and skilled in his field, but he also has a great ear for detail and knows how to bring out the best in a mix. He is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the final product is of the highest quality. I highly recommend Daniel to anyone looking for a talented and dedicated mixing engineer.

Interview with Daniel Cortes

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

  2. A: I love what I do, and you will see that reflected in the music and throughout all the process. You won't regret taking the leap!

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

  4. A: Listen to the music they've done and what they have to say. Then follow your gut, you always get a feeling when you find someone great to team up.

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

  6. A: I will first connect with the main emotion and vibe that the song gives me, then it's all about how to potentiate it and get it to a competitive and balanced sound, always keeping the emotion at first.

  7. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  8. A: It's definitely working on Disney Animation Studios Movie: Encanto. This movie is a tribute to my country, Colombia, it's culture, music, people and landscapes. I'm proud of being hired for mixing one of the songs of the soundtrack (which reached #1 at Billboard for many weeks). The song's name is "Colombia, Mi Encanto" sang by Carlos Vives.

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

  10. A: Less is more sometimes

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

  12. A: Nigel Godrich, Serban Ghenea, Mick Guzauski, Joel Hamiltone, Reid Shippen as for mixers.

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Typical turn around time is 5 days for mixing, and 2 days for mastering (Usually faster)

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