Daniel Abanico

Audio Engineer and Drummer

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Hi! My name is Daniel Abanico. I am an audio engineer who graduated from SAE Germany in Audio Production. I am also beating the drums in SCARGOT. I am passionate, like to team up, easy to work with and accommodative. :) Dont hesitate to shoot me a message! Im looking forward to working with you.

My main focus lies on editing and mixing/mastering and recording audio material, but if you are in need of anything related to audio production we surely can work things out.

You can check out some of my work on my Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/danielabanico

I mainly use use Avid Pro Tools and a bit of Logic Pro.

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

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  1. Review by CY Cho

    Nice drummer and a nice audio engineer together. His working style is very subtle and accurate. Maybe sometimes a little bit too strict :P The most important point why I like his mix is he knows how to sound the drum on a mix which I think is more than important because all musics are concerned with beats. Very recommendable!!

Interview with Daniel Abanico

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

  2. A: Mixing/Mastering, Editing and Quantizing, Drums!

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

  4. A: Terry Date, Dir en grey, Architects, Mono just to name a few ...

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Nothing too fancy but effective and mobile!

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

  8. A: I usually send a test edit first and ask for further feedback before finishing the product.

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

  10. A: When mixing i try to work out the songs natural (but modern) sound. When drumming i like to play for the audience and the song and not for someones ego.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Being able to listen to someone.

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

  14. A: Metal, Rock

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

  16. A: A good recording goes a long way. Less is more!

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

  18. A: Other than you? I guess i'd like to work with MUCC.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Simple, accommodating and modern.

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

  22. A: It has to be my bands EP Freak of Nature because it was such a great experience to watch it grow. Engineer and drums.

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

  24. A: I'm in SCARGOT since '09 and graduated in '14.

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

  26. A: Hihat, Snare, Bassdrum, Crash, Earplugs

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

  28. A: Be accessible!

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

  30. A: Any references/examples? Goals?

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

  32. A: Additional costs? Usually no.

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

  34. A: I like the independence and to be mobile with my work. Also music and people. Sharing!

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

  36. A: I'll definitely do my very best!

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Both. Analog can be great but also more time consuming.

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

  40. A: Chanyang Cho

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

  42. A: Finding Nirvana or something like that.

Terms Of Service

Up to three revisions are free depending on the quantity/quality of corrections Turn-around time usually 2 - 7 days. You only pay for the services you ordered!

Gear Highlights
  • Tama PAL 146
  • Sabian AA
  • AAX Cymbals
  • Meinl MB 20 Cymbals
  • Avid Mbox
  • Yamaha HS
  • Yamaha DTX 4 Special
  • ProTools 10
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