intheboxstudio

Mixing Mastering Engineer

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Hi there i'm Danang from Jakarta, Indonesia. With experience more than 10 years in Mixing and Mastering lots of song and genre, i'm very confident i can breath life to your plain and bored track, and take it to another level please check my website, for some sample of my mixing mastering works thanks, Danang www.intheboxstudio.com

my side service :

- Mixing song/single/album (special price for album)
- Mastering song/single/album (special price for album)
- Drum editing/quantize
- Vocal tuning

my main service :

- maximum effort to make your song kick ass

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

Reviews (4)

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  1. Review by Charlie R.
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    5 months ago by
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    intheboxstudio did another fantastic job producing my vocal tracks! Highly recommended to all :)

  2. Review by Chris
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    6 months ago by
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    Great experience Danang it's a real professional, he was able to fulfill all my requests and he mixed and mastered my song like a Rock Star. I strongly suggest his services your will be impressed.

  3. Review by Va H.
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    8 months ago by
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    Would had given 6 stars out of 5 if possible. Prompt, professional and one of the best out there. Wouldn't mind to pay more for his work. He has turn my music from a home studio project into a professional grade. Would continue to work with and recommend to anyone looking for a low budget but professional skill sets.

  4. Review by Charlie R.
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    7 months ago by

    Danang is fantastic, highly recommended!

Interview with intheboxstudio

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: both of them are great, and each has it own advantage, to try to make it works from both analog and digital is the real job. but in the very end, good mix is a good mix and the man behind the gun is what matter most, whether is came from 48ch SSL mixer or from cubase 5 with stock plugin

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

  4. A: i will try hard to make your song sound better, i will try to make your drum sound bigger, your guitar sound wider, your vocal sounds cooler and in your face, and your song "radio ready"

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

  6. A: when my client smile when hearing the result of my works

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

  8. A: "where's the big bald mixer?", "i don't see any hardware here?!", "you mixing ONLY using computer???!" i just answered with my mixing mastering result

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

  10. A: that 100% in the box mixing is BAD, and you MUST always go 100% analog

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

  12. A: what do you want your song to be?

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

  14. A: ask them to send some before-after mixing mastering job

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

  16. A: acoustic guitar, ukulele, cajon, timpani, megaphone. then i'll make a band with spongebob, and sing in front of squidward house

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

  18. A: i've been doing this for more than 10 years

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: my style?, In Your Face mixing style

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

  22. A: i'd love to work with any artist from outside my country (Indonesia), because i want to broaden my skill and experience

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

  24. A: when you layered snare/kick with sample (using drumagog/aptrigga), always use the original sound with minimal 20-30% mix with the sample, never ever 100% replace the sound, because however bad the drum sound, it will bring more natural groove and feel into the song

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

  26. A: i mixed lot of genre, but most of my works is pop-rock-metal stuff

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: my strongest skill is drum mixing, i can make bigger than life drum sound from plain and bored drum sound

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

  30. A: i'd try my best to bring some excitement into the song, also punch and tightness, in short : i'd try to make your song sound cooler

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

  32. A: after i got the recording data, first i check it for any noticeable flaw, then i do some rough balance and send it to client for verification, then i'd start the editing-mixing-mastering after the client is confirm with the rough balance after i finish the song, i send it back to client for some revision

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Now my setup is 100% in the box, but with DSP card based plugin, UAD2 solo, and TC Powercore, with a lots of other plugin

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

  36. A: i love the Lord-Alge brothers (Chris and Tom) works, and Andy Wallace, also Colin Richardson

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

  38. A: i usually do almost all kind of works, from edit and comping guitar track, tuning vocal, quantize snare and kick to match the tempo, and in the end : Mixing and Mastering the song

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Compilation some of my works

I was the Mixing and Mastering Engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

- i'm offering FREE Mastering Service for every Mixing job, yes you read it right - typically 3x revision, but in reality, as long its not an major revision, i'm okay with some couple more revision

Gear Highlights
  • Some DIY stuff (Monitor Controller
  • VU Meter
  • Summing Box)
  • RME Multiface
  • UAD2 Solo
  • TC POWERCORE
  • Cubase 5
  • Alesis M1 mk2
  • Swissonic DA24
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free 1 minute mastering sample for 3 song