Dipesh Sharma AKA DSB

Mixing and Mastering Engineer.

21 Reviews
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With studio experience of over 18 years in Bollywood Dipesh not only possesses the right blend of talent & skills, but more importantly - golden ears. These traits have earned him a great reputation in mixing/mastering and vocal production.

Dipesh has worked on countless award winning A grade Bollywood projects during his career in India. His last workplace was YRF Studios in Mumbai - The premier most studio conglomerate of India which released at least 12 movie projects into the mainstream.

Some of his noteworthy projects include - Dum Lagaake Haisha, Khoobsurat, Jai Ho, Hero, Agneepath, Singham, Ishaqzaade and Jab We Met.

Timeless hits include :-
For Mixing and Mastering -
Kuch Toh Hai (Do Lafzon Ki Kahani), Moh Moh Ke Dhaage (Dum Lagaake Haisha), Naina (Khoobsurat), Jai Ho, Ishqzaade, Aaoge Jab Tum O Sajna (Jab We Met), Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaran

Mastering Only -
Agneepath, Singham, Natrang (Marathi Film), Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (Marathi Film)

Vocal Production -

Main Hoon Hera Tera (Hero) - Salman Khan
Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas - Wajah Tum ho - Arijit Singh

Dipesh now lives in the United States and gladly accepts projects from all over the world.
Working more for work satisfaction than money, budget issues are mutually accommodated; although depending largely on the quality of tracks.

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21 Reviews

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  1. Review by AVINASH NARAYAN

    Love you Dipesh, such a nice human being and a great guy to work with. Thanks for mixing my tracks and I look forward to have
    you on board for the projects in future. All the best bro

  2. Review by Ryan Victor
    by Ryan Victor

    Dipesh you totally rock man. Stupendous dedication, Extraordinary ear for music, and above all A Great personality to Work with. He totally makes you feel Comfortable working around him, and also gets the mix to YOUR satisfaction. Absolutely rigorous and persistent with respect to his work. ONCE WORKED WITH HIM, WILL ALWAYS WORK WITH HIM (trust me)

  3. Review by Sameer R.

    Very easy to work with. Extremely patient and understanding. And most importantly, great understanding of what the artist wants from their music sonically. It's always a pleasure working with him.
    Sameer Rahat

  4. Review by Nirmal Augastaya
    by Nirmal Augastaya

    We worked together for 2 films and few albums and my experience was awesome. Sometimes, a composer don't know the final output until everything is live and together like older days and his creation is dependent upon the sound engineer. He is only happy when the sound engineer takes his work one step ahead. DSB offers you more than your expectations

  5. Review by Donal Whelan
    by Donal Whelan

    I've mastered a number of songs that Dipesh has mixed and he is always a pleasure to work with. Not only are his mixes consistently good, he also listens extremely well and has a detailed understanding of the work he's done and what he wants back from mastering. He's a great human being and is very easy to communicate with. Highly recommended.

  6. Review by Sohail sen
    by Sohail sen

    One of the best mix engineers who creates the right balance with ur mixes,Dipesh is one of finest with great ears and knowledge about his craft .

  7. Review by Rahul Mukherjee
    by Rahul Mukherjee

    Dipesh sharma batalvi according to me is one of the most soughted and musically rich sound engineer..it's been an honour to work with him for our album Antarman....
    He makes it absolutely sure your song sounds absolutely authentic to the core..infact as a singer,music composer I have learnt so much with his company.
    Looking forward to work more

  8. Review by onkar tarkase
    by onkar tarkase

    Most humble and pleasant person to work with along with having knowledge of the craft and musicality aspect. Love to work with because of his fuss free and genuine persona which reflects in the work too. His ears to rely on and accommodative approach will make you turn to him regularly !

  9. Review by Rahul Sathu
    by Rahul Sathu

    Amazing engineer with great ears and judgement. Dipesh is extremely patient with corrections and very easy to work with. Most importantly he is an amazing person!

  10. Review by Victor Dantes
    by Victor Dantes

    Dipesh is a very good Engineer. He understands sound to the fullest. He has excellent mixing skills, recording capabilities as well as an excellent talent in mastering.
    His work and his personality, both surprise you! Mind you he is from PUNJAB, yet extremely talented, is of a Sound mind and extremely humble!

  11. Review by Arpit G

    Dipesh is an amazing engineer! Provided great musical suggestions along with mixing + mastering.

  12. Review by Aditi Paul
    by Aditi Paul

    It's always a great pleasure to work with Dipesh since he has great understanding of music and can delve into different genres with utmost ease and precision... And of course a great human being to be around with.

  13. Review by Sunny Subramanian
    by Sunny Subramanian

    He really understands your sound and what you are looking for and gets out the best.. The thing that I truly appreciate is his attention to detail! Great to work with!

  14. Review by Dipanjan Guha
    by Dipanjan Guha

    Sorted mix ,mastering and good vocal production .

  15. Review by Aishwarrya Bhuttacharyya
    by Aishwarrya Bhuttacharyya

    Personification of humility,patience and talent.You are ever ready to help besides the knowledge and achievement.You make any song sound big and yet remain approachable.You are genuine, educated and easy going.A great mentor who will never misguide anyone.Superb sound engineer in every sense.You go a long way DSB.A perfect gem to cherish lifelong 🙏

  16. Review by Palash Muchhal
    by Palash Muchhal

    Extremely talented and sensible music engineer and an amazing person.

  17. Review by Gaurang Soni
    by Gaurang Soni

    A very fine teachnician, understands your project so well and execute it beautifully. Dipesh is a genuine and a fun loving person and creates a nice working environment.

  18. Review by Meghdeep Bose
    by Meghdeep Bose

    As a musician I was on the search for an engineer who mixes from the musician's perspective & DSB ended it.
    This man has an unusual ear and appreciation toward Harmonies and Arrangements and years of experience in that frame.
    My "to go to" guy since a good number of years now.
    Undoubtedly a fantastic human being and a great ear to rely on.

  19. Review by Sumesh Nayadi
    by Sumesh Nayadi

    Dipesh is someone i look upto - someone who has been great to work with and learn from. Even though he has such great body of work, he remains humble and approachable and always ready to help.

  20. Review by rochak kohli
    by rochak kohli

    His work and his personality, both shall pleasantly surprise you! One of the best music engineers i have come accross.. supremely talanted and efficient, yet extremely humble!

Interview with Dipesh Sharma AKA DSB

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

  2. A: Who is the target audience ? Whats the very foundation of the track ? and what is he looking for ? How (to be very specific) may I help realise his vision ?

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

  4. A: A MacBook Pro, Protools dongle, my trackball, my audio interface and my DT 990pro's. This sums up to five, so I guess I am working on the internal drive :-( !

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

  6. A: Well, right after importing files I do a whole lot of house keeping in the session. Naming stuff, making internal busses, then comes processing individual tracks, which also involves a lot of steroid shots here and there, automation for movement, FX for embellishments, I should start feeling it by now, else onto eradicating bugging elements (if its a bad production). The next day hearing it fresh, enhancing the vibe further with minor level changes and mastering. At this point the client shall be mailed the first draft.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: I am an ITB guy... I think I lay my ideas faster that way. I work on protools with some choicest selection of plugins.

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: I enjoy Vocal FX alot. I may keep playing and toying with ideas for that one orgasmic moment :-)

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

  12. A: Its a musical based on the life of Mother Teresa and tracks for a multi billion dollar amusement park project in Dubai, which is based on bollywood.

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

  14. A: That I compose and produce music !

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

  16. A: I would like for you to trust the engineer with his expertise. I like someone who is open to new ideas... but is also sure about his own vision. I am allergic to lost characters.

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

  18. A: I have always been proud of anything that I have worked on. Else it wouldn't have been on my discography.

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

  20. A: Working in and around music... adding to it creatively with my skill-set and science.

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

  22. A: For me its all about the vibe of the song... the vision of the producer or the creator. I aim at enhancing that.

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

  24. A: Apart from Mixing and Mastering... i am also notorious for Vocal Production and FX.

  25. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  26. A: Hybrid. Best of both worlds.

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

  28. A: You will have a signature sound.

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

  30. A: Its been over 15 years now... and it has been a long process. Alot of ear training and experimenting. Really there is no guru that I follow... except the sound in my head.

  31. Q: How would you describe your style?

  32. A: I am very organic by nature. Even if its EDM... it should breathe.

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

  34. A: Make space for vocals. More number of tracks doesn't necessarily mean kick ass production.

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

  36. A: I have worked in Bollywood... and that is where I have trained. Its is the second largest movie industry after Hollywood and it has the privilege of incorporating genres from all over the world apart from India's very own vast culture of music.


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  • ProTools
  • UAD
  • Melodyne
  • Antares
  • VocALign
  • Plugin Alliance Plugins
  • SSL Duende
  • Waves
  • Mathew Lane Labs.
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