Juan Leal

Composer, Guitarrist, Drummer

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Colombian rising artist, making some latin r&b style music. Let me know you.

Want to know about new artists rising. I'm making latin r&b and latin pop. Wanna make some new friends in industry.

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Interview with Juan Leal

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

  2. A: Making my first songs was a very beautiful and educative process. I was like everything, Composer, Lyricist, Singer, Guitarist, Drummer, Pianist, Beat Maker.

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

  4. A: My own career, my first solo album.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital, because you can take it almost everywhere.

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

  8. A: I'll try my best.

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

  10. A: Write and play acoustic, enjoy the process.

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

  12. A: Be honest, respectful and open minded.

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

  14. A: Guitar, Mic, Laptop, Interface, a lot of strings.

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

  16. A: Making music since i remember, producing and writing about 2 and a half years.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Relaxed, extremely sentimental, peaceful and friendly.

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

  20. A: There's a lot but now, Jona Camacho and Marco Mares. Because they could give me more espectrum of the latin music new wave.

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

  22. A: Listen to your client, catch the feeling, write everything that appears in your mind, it may help when you ran off ideas.

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

  24. A: Latin R&B, Latin pop, Latin trap, Ballad, Reggaeton and Reggae.

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: Make melodies and write songs.

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

  28. A: I think it's like opening the panorama of what is the artist feeling, just put the right chrods in the melody, look for a great combination of music and lyrics.

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

  30. A: Brainstorming and talking about what do the client want, making some demos, and jamming a bit. Next step is create the melody and search the 'soul' of whatever the client wants in their song, it's important to understand the feelings of the song, what they want to put on that lyrics or melodies. Build the song and send it to mix and master.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: Dekstop PC, Akai MPK mini, Taylor GS Mini, Washburn HERITAGE D10SCE, Yamaha PSR, Focusrite 2i2, Audiotechnica AT2020. Fl Studio 20, Abelton live 10.

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

  34. A: Jorge Drexler, Piso 21, Camilo, Rels B, Mosty, Sky, Marco Mares, Jona Camacho, LosPetitFellas, MGMT, Cigarettes after sex...

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

  36. A: Composing, writting and beat making songs. Better if spanish lyrics and latin r&b / pop / reggae type of music.

Para Ti by Juan Leal

I was the Singer, Guitarist, Producer and Beat maker. in this production

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Gear Highlights
  • Taylor GS Mini
  • Mapex 4-P Maple Custom Drumkit
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