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Hi my name is Juan Davalos. I'm a mixing and mastering engineer, I studied at Musician's Institute in Los Angeles California and have been working on mixing and mastering for various artist around town. I have been a guitar player for 12 years and have a-lot of experience also in mixing for post production audio and sound design for post audio as well.
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Interview with Juan Davalos
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My Youtube Channel Feral Audio. It show everything I know from Game Audio Sound Design, Post Audio and Music Mixing
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Sound Design and Post Production Mixes along with Music Mixing
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both although I have little experience with analog theres a great art about and certainly a specific tone. With Digital with have pretty much endless possibilities
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Professional Mixes complete satisfaction
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Every mix is different and there is complete freedom on the approach you use to achieve a certain tone of the mix.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How can I get a certain tone from my mix. My answer usually is what are you reference and I'll figure out a way to achieve that sound.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: It just moving volume levels. Mixing is about so much more
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What reference you have for the basic theme of your song
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Whatever you seek to make your Song better I have a way to make it a reality
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Avid Artist Mix, UA Arrow, SM 57, Mac computer, and Pro Tools
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Mixing Engineer and Sound Designer. I have been and Audio Engineer for 5 years
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: dynamic and not leaving any space unused in the stereo field
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Manny Marroquin I want to pick his brain on mixing techniques he's uses for John Mayer
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Some times less mic on a drum set is better than more.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Rock and Alternative
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Identifying the feel of the track and knowing where instruments fall better for the overall feel of the song
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Creative new ways for your song to come alive using panning, great use of plugins in where they need to be and where they shouldn't
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Use Pro tools for mixing and mastering
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mac Based Pro Tools, using UA, Waves, and Izotope RX plugins, as well as UA Arrow interface
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Led Zeppelin Jimi Hendrix Foo Fighters John Mayer
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I specialize in Music Mixing and Mastering as well as Post Production Editing and Mixing as well as Sound design