Diego Avila

Mastering in 12 hours or less

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You will be impressed with the result of the song! You will get excellent sound in a very short time

Professional mastering for CD, Streaming and Radio:

- Stereo Imaging
- Corrective and Additive EQ
- Multi-band Compression
- Noise reduction
- Analog Tape Emulation
- Professional Metering
- And more!

I work with Waves, Slate Digital, Universal Audio, Plugin Alliance and Izotope plugins (Original licenses)

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Interview with Diego Avila

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

  2. A: On the last album of "Quemarlo Todo Por Error" (Colombian band). I managed to give the band a new identity!

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

  4. A: On the mastering of a Canadian classical music trio

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: No.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: In my case, digital. There's no margin of error

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

  10. A: You can not imagine how your song will sound after passing through my hands!

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

  12. A: See my clients happy with the result

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: How long does it take you to master? - less than you imagine Do you use only izotope to master? - Not! I have a great chain of plugins that add greatness to the song

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

  16. A: People think that the analog is better than the digital. Be impressed by the result of a digital master

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: If you have a specific volume where you want your track to be mastered

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

  20. A: Don't worry, your product is in good hands

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

  22. A: My apollo interface, a Beyerdynamic dt990 pro, a MacBook Pro with the plugins I use, Focal Alpha 65 and the isoacustics

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

  24. A: I am a professional musician and sound engineer. I have been working on mastering for approximately two years

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Unique and original

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

  28. A: With the foo fighters. It's always been my favorite band

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

  30. A: Be patient, it is not an easy way

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

  32. A: Reggaeton, trap and hip hop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Perfection and patience

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

  36. A: I give the song all my experience, my ears and my heart. With this the result will be unique

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

  38. A: I first listen to the song to understand its message. If the song need any adjustments I make suggestions to the mixing engineer and then proceed to mastering

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I do mastering ITB with 100% original software, I use professional audio monitors and headphones to get the best possible result

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

  42. A: Bob Katz, Bruce Swedien, Roger Nichols, Tom Lord Alge

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

  44. A: mastering singles and albums

Juandi - Cuando y Donde

I was the Mastering Engineer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Imac 2018
  • Protools
  • Focal Alpha 65
  • Beyerdinamic dt990pro
  • Apollo Twin
  • Icon Qcon pro
  • Slate Digital
  • Waves
  • Universal Audio
  • Plugin Alliance
  • Izotope
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