Composer and producer of soundtracks, for film, TV, video games. I have produced for 15 years with Alberto Iglesias, in high-level projects, and awarded numerous times. (3 Oscar nominations, several Goyas, European film academy awards, etc ...) I offer great experience and top-notch talent.
Composer and producer of soundtracks, for film, TV, video games.
I have produced for 15 years with Alberto Iglesias, in high-level projects, and awarded numerous times.
(3 Oscar nominations, several Goyas, European film academy awards, etc ...)
I offer great experience and top-notch talent.
I have the best and recent sound libraries, so I offer a very high quality result
On my website, you can get an idea of my career and talents.
Thank you very much and good health.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Interview with Javier Casado-Kasator
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The soundtrack of "The Constant Gardener", an impressive experience, with a team of a TOP talent. Humanly it was an unforgettable find. In that production, I took care of all the musical production, scores, co-composition, demos, etc. Huge work, and also memories. Thank you Fernando Meirelles
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Feature film, short film, audiobook
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Of course, I know several sound technicians
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, all well used at all times, offers incredible results.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: No ego, for the benefit of music always
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Invent new spaces, make the producer / artist happy
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much time do you need?. This may sound like Hans Zimmer?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Budget is almost always low, and out of professional pride, I always work much more than what is agreed at the beginning of the project
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Realistic forecasts regarding deadlines
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be clear about what you are looking for, with a realistic sense of the cost possibilities. We all like to work in large studios, to which we can go in phases of production, always doing the tasks well before then. Organization and honesty
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: The piano always works without cables, but a small studio set and a few solar panels.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have worked in cinema as a composer and producer since 1998, in more than 35 projects, sometimes in difficult and hard times, but also with heavenly moments, those that give vitamins to continue without rest.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Clean, honest, modern, but not modern for wanting to be snobbish
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Ridley Scott, very skillful, elegant, super intelligent man, and I have heard what a great person.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Clarity and economy in elements. If it doesn't work, don't lower the level, remove it .....
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Orchestral, world music, mix of orchestral music with electronics. I look for the absolute economy at times, if necessary. I hate boredom and vulgarity.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Quality in the mix, achieving very realistic results, even producing with libraries in the orchestral part. Effective and really modern orchestrations. Always respecting and admiring the great John Williams, second to none.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Unity in the form and in the mixture, taking care of the space of all the planes, and always having options open to creativity
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I always teach in all the projects we give very worked, so that anyone can get an idea of how the final result will be
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Adapted to the times we live in, small, but beastly equipped, with plugins and libraries of all kinds
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Alberto Iglesias, Alexandre Desplat, Steve Price, Harry Gregson Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Composition for movies,documentaries,tv. video games , with great enthusiasm and dedication