Giovanni Cordova

Mixing & Mastering Engineer

71 Reviews (62 Verified)
Giovanni Cordova on SoundBetter

Let's make the world believe in your art.

Music Producer and Audio Engineer
BA Audio Production, SAE Institute Amsterdam NL

Over the past decade I've worked in many fields of the audio industry. From live performance to studio recording, from podcast editing to film and video-games post production. These experiences have helped me to build a solid foundation to develop my production and audio engineering skills.
The main goal for me is not only to give my best with every project, but also to reach the best possible sounding outcome for your art. I'd be honoured to make the most of all my available resources to do that.

Price per song:
- 300$ mixing + mastering
- 250$ mixing
- 200$ stem master (up to10 stems)
- 80$ mastering

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

71 Reviews - 8 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Jules
    by Jules

    The moment Gio touches your song it becomes magnificent. He is great at collaborating with you on ideas and pulls through with a great mix every single time. 10/10 recommend, you WILL want him on your project.

  2. Review by Ray F.
    by Ray F.

    Gio is a wonderful engineer, musical expert, and human being. I have gotten to know Gio just through working with him and I can now easily call him a friend due to his personable personality and great synergy!

  3. Review by Peter Cloud

    Outstanding Mix Mastering by Giovanni, he's process is really professional & for sure the best engineer I worked with so far on sound better.

    If you want something above the industry standard he is your guys !!

  4. Review by Ray F.
    by Ray F.

    My man Gio is a total pro! He is unbelievably awesome at what he does!

  5. Review by Nitalia P.

    Gio did a wonderful job mixing and mastering my song! He always got back to me in a timely manner and was sure to address every detail I mentioned in previous mixes. Overall, I'm so happy with how the final mix and master sounds thanks to him :)

  6. Review by Ray F.
    by Ray F.

    Gio is a master at his craft and work!! My go to engineer for mixing and mastering, provided my own vocals this time, and GIO THE MAN was able to make them fly!!

  7. Review by Jules
    by Jules

    Gio is the best mixing engineer out there! He always provides quality mixes and is great and taking feedback and making your music sound better than imagined

  8. Review by Peter Cloud

    Outstanding Mix & Mastering !! Giovanni is definitely the best mixing engineer on this platform. If you want good communication & fast & amazing work to be done, he is the right guy !!

  9. Review by Luismi M.

    Love working with Gio because of his quality work and great communication skills. I know my music is in good hands when I send it to him.

  10. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Fantastic experience with Giovanni on this project. Sad that this is the last song!

  11. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    If you have your heart set on mixing your own songs and aren't professional, but still want it to sound professional even if you aren't; then Giovanni's Stem Mastering is the way to go! He was able to keep and elevate everything that I loved about my mix while fixing all of the problematic aspects. Highly Recommended!

  12. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Such a great experience working with Giovanni! The song sounds fantastic and the interactions were seemless!

  13. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Another flawless job!

  14. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Exceptional sounding product! It's a pleasure working with Giovanni!

  15. Review by Doede B.

    As always masters are of high quality. Delivered very quickly. Always looking forward to working with Giovanni

  16. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Excellent product and excellent experience! I highly recommend working with Giovanni for your project! You won't be disappointed!

  17. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Working with Giovanni has been so smooth! Great Experience!

  18. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    It feels good to know my project is in great hands with Giovanni! Can't wait to hear how the rest of it sounds when he finishes!

  19. Review by Jules
    by Jules

    As always, Gio is the best and most receptive mixing engineer I have worked with. He always leaves me in awe with his quality mixes

  20. Review by Corey
    by Corey

    Master sounded fantastic! Giovanni was very easy to work with and got all my needed changes spot on the first time!

Interview with Giovanni Cordova

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

  2. A: A lot of mixing and mastering projects. I'm so happy because they are all different and unique styles, from amazing and talented people from all around the World.

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

  4. A: Yes, my friends Peter Cloud, Christel Clear, Ray Le Fanue...

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

  6. A: Thinking that mixing/mastering can fix a bad production/recording.

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

  8. A: Do you have a reference track ? or What is the sound you're looking for ?

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

  10. A: Laptop, guitar, huuuuge speakers, audio interface.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Constantly evolving, but balance and high quality clean sound are what I am.

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Listening. I do my best. I listen to the client's idea, to what he's trying to achieve and I visualise the process.

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

  16. A: Every project needs its own special treatment. Some songs need to be restyled and the client leaves space to my instinct and experience. For other songs I just have to make them sound posh and "finished".

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

  18. A: First of all communication. It's vital to understand artist/producer's vision and to prioritise that. It is surely one of the most important ingredients for a great sounding mix/master, together with instinct. Everything else just falls into place.

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

  20. A: Lately I'm doing mostly mixing, mastering and stem-mastering.

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

  22. A: French by Peter Cloud. I've produced, mixed and mastered the song and I've also recorded the lead guitar.

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

  24. A: I always give my best in every project.

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

  26. A: Justin Bieber. I really like his voice tone and the productions are always the best.

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

  28. A: They usually ask me if a certain sound is achievable with their material. My answer is that for sure I'll try my best as always to improve their sound and sometimes the result is even better. A lot depends on the recording and the production quality when we talk about the outcome quality level.

  29. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  30. A: Lately I'm focusing a lot to work in the box. I've worked in big studios but I find myself faster and I can finish more work with my laptop and a good pair of speakers / headphones.

  31. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  32. A: Digital has reached an incredible quality and it's also way faster in terms of workflow. Analog has its unique sound and different process. I'd say Hybrid to have the best of both worlds. I prefer to see it as a strong alliance instead of a war where you need to choose a side :)

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

  34. A: I've been doing this all my life. When I was 5 - 6 I had to watch my big brother's band lessons and I learnt how to recognise the role of every instrument back then already. Then I played a few instruments until I was 14-15 when I started producing. Mixing and Mastering came after that when I went to SAE in Amsterdam.

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

  36. A: Mainly Electronic music, Pop, hip-hop. But I've worked on Rock, Jazz, Classical Music, Folk, Metal, Dubstep.

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

  38. A: The creative and multicultural environment, happiness and satisfaction after the client reaches high results with the record. When songs are played on the radio and loud in clubs/festivals.

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

  40. A: Select 3 of the providers that mostly attract you and are in your budget, get in touch with them and try to understand which one can really understand your vision and help you visualise the end result before starting to work at the project.

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

  42. A: Invest in your monitoring. This can be your room or a good pair of headphones.

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

  44. A: I am really inspired by Mark Ronson, Diplo and Luca Pretolesi.

Peter Cloud - French

I was the Guitar Player, Producer, Mixing & Mastering Engineer in this production

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