Ranga Dasanayake

Composer / Mixing / Mastring

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Composer / Mixing Engineer Ranga had contributed immensely to this field by composing award winning tracks for both TV and Radio Commercials in Sri Lanka. pioneer in revolutionizing the music industry in Sri Lanka and catered to the young and upcoming artists blending the music of east and west.

Ranga D is an award winning Sri Lankan composer, mixing / mastering engineer, producer. He has been working with many award winning music artists and film productions for many years.

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Interview with Ranga Dasanayake

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

  2. A: Composing music for AD film is always challenging . One of the best AD film i got to do for a foreign director who is a legend in their country and I was selected among 50 other applicants . And i delivered my best and it was a blow out .

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

  4. A: Some AD films and a movie .

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

  6. A: I'm new to sound better , even though I created this page long time back.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both have their own strengths. I prefer both.

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

  10. A: I deliver more than you expect

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

  12. A: Freedom and space

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

  14. A: How is it possible ? Answer is : it is

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

  16. A: Whether I know what i do

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

  18. A: Quality of my work . If they hare satisfied with my work.

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

  20. A: Always check what they can do .

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

  22. A: My Mac Book. Headphones , audio interface and my hard drives.

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

  24. A: I have been in the industry for over 25 years. Started as a assistant in a studio. I grew up with all analog gear. I stepped in to composing jingles for ad films and then to mix mastering.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Simple but complicated

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

  28. A: AR Rahaman . My mentor and my inspiration.

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

  30. A: Every composition is a blank page when you start .

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

  32. A: Any type of music. But my first preference goes to POP and R&B

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Is my own criticism when it comes to my mixes. And speed of my workflow .

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

  36. A: I'm very in to detail of a mix. I will add life to the track with dynamics and depth.

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

  38. A: If it's a mix, I go through the stems carfully then the arrangement and instruments in the track. Once I have a clear picture in mind, I start with the basic processing and then in to detail.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Hybrid desk with audient heritage edition, protools ultimate , SSL , Antelope , Genelec

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

  42. A: Hans Zimmer, John Williams , Andrew sheps, jecen joshua, Steven slate

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

  44. A: I'm a composer mix master engineer

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  • Protools Ultimate
  • Mac Pro
  • Genelec 5.1
  • SSL
  • Slate
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