Diego Avila

Mastering in 12 hours or less

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You will be impressed with the result of the song! You will get excellent sound in a very short time

Professional mastering for CD, Streaming and Radio:

- Stereo Imaging
- Corrective and Additive EQ
- Multi-band Compression
- Noise reduction
- Analog Tape Emulation
- Professional Metering
- And more!

I work with Waves, Slate Digital, Universal Audio, Plugin Alliance and Izotope plugins (Original licenses)

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Interview with Diego Avila

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

  2. A: On the last album of "Quemarlo Todo Por Error" (Colombian band). I managed to give the band a new identity!

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

  4. A: On the mastering of a Canadian classical music trio

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

  6. A: No.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: In my case, digital. There's no margin of error

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

  10. A: You can not imagine how your song will sound after passing through my hands!

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

  12. A: See my clients happy with the result

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

  14. A: How long does it take you to master? - less than you imagine Do you use only izotope to master? - Not! I have a great chain of plugins that add greatness to the song

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

  16. A: People think that the analog is better than the digital. Be impressed by the result of a digital master

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

  18. A: If you have a specific volume where you want your track to be mastered

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

  20. A: Don't worry, your product is in good hands

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

  22. A: My apollo interface, a Beyerdynamic dt990 pro, a MacBook Pro with the plugins I use, Focal Alpha 65 and the isoacustics

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

  24. A: I am a professional musician and sound engineer. I have been working on mastering for approximately two years

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Unique and original

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

  28. A: With the foo fighters. It's always been my favorite band

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

  30. A: Be patient, it is not an easy way

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

  32. A: Reggaeton, trap and hip hop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Perfection and patience

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

  36. A: I give the song all my experience, my ears and my heart. With this the result will be unique

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

  38. A: I first listen to the song to understand its message. If the song need any adjustments I make suggestions to the mixing engineer and then proceed to mastering

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I do mastering ITB with 100% original software, I use professional audio monitors and headphones to get the best possible result

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

  42. A: Bob Katz, Bruce Swedien, Roger Nichols, Tom Lord Alge

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

  44. A: mastering singles and albums

Juandi - Cuando y Donde

I was the Mastering Engineer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Imac 2018
  • Protools
  • Focal Alpha 65
  • Beyerdinamic dt990pro
  • Apollo Twin
  • Icon Qcon pro
  • Slate Digital
  • Waves
  • Universal Audio
  • Plugin Alliance
  • Izotope
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