I am a true music buff, and have been part of the New York City music scene for the past 12 years . Working Mainly as a Mixing & Mastering Engineer
Mixing & Mastering for Music
i usually work from a high class studio here in NYC but have my own rig as well
so i can accommodate smaller budgets
i mainly specialize in Pop and Rock music but my credits are also in other genres from Hip Hop to EDM
Over the past 10 years, I have been working directly with working with several big U.S and EU
publishers (Sony ATV , Warner Music ) developing young artists and freshly signed projects
I specialize in drum production , but have also produced several records
for artists such as Plastic Days , Kool Head or Marlon Roudette
Over the years i have had the privilege to work with some of the best New York City producers
such as Itaal Shur, Fabrice Dupont and Mark Ronson
My work has been featured on several Grammy records as well as in many film festivals
including one win at Sundance
Overall I love working on both big and small projects , contact me and let's make
your music stand out !
you can check the fantastique Fabrice Dupont mixing two songs i produced on The Puremix website
Send me a note through the contact button above.
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Benoit Munoz is incredible to work with! Patient is the first word that comes to mind. I was very specific with my ideas and he accommodated all of them. Very professional and did not waste any time. I would highly recommend him to mix your next record.
Benoit helped me work on the production and arrangement for some songs from my most recent album. He has an excellent critical ear, both in terms of establishing what a track needs in terms of sonics, and where the instrumentation needs to take the listener. He is also a pleasure to work with. I hope we can collaborate again in the future!
Ben's got it together - skills, personality, pro-vibe, and gets it done!!
I have worked with Benoit on several occasions in both USA and Europe, notably on creating and mastering music for my digital and cinema projects, and I recommend him as a professional devoted to quality and who has a deep understanding of what music, and sound in general, is.
Benoit worked on a project with me and a partner and mine and let me tell you, the man has an ear for greatness. He took our sound and elevated it to the next level. His work ethic, passion and drive pours out in his mixes. A very talented and easy to work with individual who's professionalism is unmatched. A pleasure to have worked with.
I have had the pleasure of collaborating with Benoit on Many tracks.
He is super intuitive, and a good sounding board on song structure and form.
He is very adept at summoning sounds and grooves to enhance production.
As far as mixing goes he definitely knows his stuff. He makes it jump out of the speakers.
Benoit and I worked together on several projects. The very first song we worked on together was named as a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. He composed, arranged, recorded and mixed that song. Benoit is great at what he does and always brings creative ideas into the studio.
I have been working alongside Benoit for many years. He is always professional and is adept in working in all styles of music. Whether it's mixing vocals or programming drums Benoit is at the top of his game. I highly recommend hiring him for your next project!
Benoit is totally on point. It's a pleasure to work with the cat and his knowledge is thorough. I continue to work with him and am grateful for his expertise and good nature.
Benoit has done a fantastic job mixing my documentary The Hermit.
He managed to make all the scenes connect better together and improved the quality of the film by artfully modulating the scores.
He really knows and loves his craft. I am looking forward to collaborating with him again.
I had the pleasure working with Benoit on several occasions. I work primarily with film, but we have crossed roads working together in pop music songs and soundtracks.
He has been my go to guy for mixing, production and ears. His mixes translate beautifully on any speaker.His production,studio skills and library are an asset to any composer.
Interview with Benoit Munoz
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: you can check the fantastique Fabrice Dupont mixing two songs i produced on The Puremix website https://www.puremix.net/video/mixing-an-indie-pop-song-in-cubase.html https://www.puremix.net/video/hybrid-digital-analog-mixing.html
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: why pick only one side ? they work great together !
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: to only work on a project if my heart's in it
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Helping people in making their music Shine and seeing the rewards from it
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: that i am only here to enhance the sonics , a mix also lives in the arrangement
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: it takes some logic to go from 50 to 80 % , it takes some investment to go from 80 to 90 % and it takes takes a lot of dedication and experience to go to the top
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Dynaudio Speakers , Lucid Converters , Dangerous Monitor , Kush Clariphonic , SSL Bus Compressor
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: i have raised my way from being the runner to the assistant to the 1st assistant to being able to fly on my own ! it took me more than 15 years to get up here but eventually i would say that it all started in my attic making music on my old faithful Atari : that's how long i have been doing this !
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: The Weeknd because he has the Voice ! Foals because they sound bigger than U2 , Justin Timberlake because what goes around come around !
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: in the eye candy computer world the trick is to listen , Do Not Watch only !
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: my love goes to songs , specially pop songs , may they be from a band to a pure dance music act
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: dedication and attention to details is the key to better sonics , as a frustrated drummer , i like to get the music jumps out the speaker and make you Nod !
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Punch and Clarity , like a beautiful woman slapping you in the face !
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: i would say the strong advantage of being in the game for so long is that you have a no non sense approach
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: i have a dedicated home set up in both my places ( New-York & Paris ) they are all acoustically treated because this is such an important matter , you can see the list of gear around
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Nile Rodgers , Brian Eno , Max Martin , Trevor Horn
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: i want their music to shine and being presented like on a beautiful set but still the grooves has to move me , the drums needs to get me nod may it be from a punch in the chest to a slap in the face !