Danny Peña

Mexican Regional Producer

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I will record a real accordion, bajo sexto, requinto for your projects with utmost quality! I will produce a full mexican regional song with full communication throuout the project! I will be open to all options so we can innovate and produce a song we are all happy with! Thanks for stopping by!!

I've been playing accordion for about 10 years, I know how to read music and have professionally recorded projects ranging from the genres of Jazz, Folk, Acoustic, Pop, Classical, Norteño, Mariachi, Balkan, and many others. Feel free to ask any questions. You can also look for me on Fiverr: @redmanrap. :-)

I have been producing mexican regional songs for about 10+ years, rest assured I can fully produce any idea you may have and bring it up to your standards with a full production from composition to fully mastered ready to distribute! Be it Corridos Tumbados or Orchestral Video Game Music. Thanks!

Portfolio Website: www.dannypenamusic.com

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

35 Reviews - 7 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Joan
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    5 stars

  2. Review by Jerry Wallis
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    Danny is a talented accordion player and it’s very easy to work with him!
    He made the perfect accordion stem I need to level up the song!

  3. Review by Matthew S.
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    Excellent work by Danny. Second time working with him, and again very happy with the accordion tracks he provided.

  4. Review by Carlo Villegas
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    Danny is a super talented instrumentalist! Delivered beyond expected and made sure that everything is perfect on my end before I completed the project. Only asked him for a simple instrumental and created something I didn't know I wanted. I will definitely come back for more!

  5. Review by Joan
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    Our new work done pretty amazing!

  6. Review by Matthew S.
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    Very happy with the accordion tracks Danny laid down for my project, definitely recommend with him!

  7. Review by Joan
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    Super responsible and professional! Respect amigo!

  8. Review by scott b.
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    Stone cold pro, sent great tracks on time. Exactly what we were hoping for! Would def work with again.

  9. Review by Joan
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    Siempre incredible!

  10. Review by Richard N.
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    Great Accordion player

  11. Review by Joan
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    Mejor de mejores! Siempre excellente!

  12. Review by Joan
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    Amazing collaboration! Amazing vibes!

  13. Review by Joan
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    Highly appreciated to work with Danny! Our production got new bright color with instruments from Danny!

  14. Review by EL DUSTY
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    This was my first time using soundbetter and Danny made it super easy and im really impressed!

  15. Review by Zoozee
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    extremely talented and understanding, great requitnto player!

  16. Review by Oswaldo P.
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    Needed to recreate accordion stems of a Mexican classic song for a house remix and the recreation by Danny was great performance wise and recording wise as well! Great working with him.

  17. Review by jesus h.
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    Love that he got out of hes way to send me what I needed the same day, thank you danny

  18. Review by Javier Q.
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    Danny was amazing to work with!!! Gave him a vocal demo and he created a beautiful quality instrumental for it. Will definitely be working with him again. :)

  19. Review by Frank B.
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    Great job. very talented.....for sure we come back for more.

  20. Review by Fabio Harmanus
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    El mejor acordeonista de música mexicana de Soundbetter.

Interview with Danny Peña

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

  2. A: Getting started on social media! I'm a late adapter, even for my age. Just started a twitch channel to play live music at twitch.tv/dannypenamusic

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

  4. A: That I'm only an accordion player. I'm also a very experienced regional Mexican producer!

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

  6. A: Chromatic accordion, Acoustic Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Bajo Quinto, and something to record on.

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

  8. A: Classical musicians inspire me to learn more, but pop musicians inspire me to enjoy more :-)

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

  10. A: Record accordion for a base track! Easily the most common. I wish I did more full production though!

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

  12. A: I'm proud of most of my projects, but the one that made me say "wow" is working with Damian Sanchez on a piece for the video game Temtem, it was the first video game I worked on and the one that stuck to me the most with the NDAs and all.

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Both, who cares what you use? Analog or digital are just tools, the line of 'quality' between them is getting more blurry each year too!

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

  16. A: I get to stay home :-) kinda lonely though.

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

  18. A: For my portfolio, I just redirect them to my website, although I really have to add more portfolio there as well!

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

  20. A: BPM, Samplerate, Bitrate, accordion register, references, if any of these apply!

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

  22. A: I've been playing accordion for a while now.. like almost 10 years, I don't remember really... I studied music technology.... and I record accordion for a LOT of people. Lately, I've been trying to get into social media a little more, but I definitely am a late adapter.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Adaptable (⌐■_■)

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

  26. A: I think any artist that has a good work ethic is someone I'd like to work with :-)

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

  28. A: Don't over-compress!

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

  30. A: Lately, a lot of bosa nova, but anywhere from norteño to video game scoring!

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

  32. A: Some squeezeebox flavor!

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Some Owens corning on the home studio, stereo condensers, B&W802 speakers, computer with ProTools, Ableton, and Samplitude.

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

  36. A: Be open, great communication is the key to a beautiful project.

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

  38. A: Listen to the client, listen to the track (if there's one), and go from there.

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

  40. A: I don't know anyone on here :-(

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

  42. A: I'll keep recording until you're happy.

  43. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  44. A: I feel like a technology-driven audio engineer, so I think adapting is a strong skill :-)?

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El Leon - Danny Peña

I was the Composer, Performer, Mixer, Mastering in this production

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I usually allow as many revisions as a client needs to be happy with his project, and turn-around times really depend on how busy I am with current projects. Thanks!

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Gear Highlights
  • Gabbanelli Diatonic Accordion
  • Fender 12-String
  • Chromatic Accordion
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