Juan Manuel Antista

Drummer - Producer - Mixer

7 Reviews (3 Verified)
Juan Manuel Antista on SoundBetter

Producer, Session Drummer and Songwriter who provides a solid foundation to your project.

Experienced and professional musician with more than 20 years working on music . Session Drummer, Producer, Mixer and Songwriter.
Owner of Fractal Studio in Buenos Aires - Argentina.
Have drummed for artist like Karen Souza, Clark Datchler, Sarah Menescal, Rex Richardon and many others.
Producer and composer for the Music Labels - Music Brokers and RGS Music and Telefe of ViaCom Multimedia Group .
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It would be a pleasure to work on your project, feel free to contact me through the green button above and let's get to work together.

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  • English
  • Spanish

7 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  3. Review by Ted S.
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    I'm really glad I went with Juan. He delivered really great drums that matched my sound perfectly. Thank you!

  4. Review by Fran Cirimele

    Great sound. So good and easy communication! I would definitely work with JuanManuel again. %100 recommended

  5. Review by Pablo Elorza

    I had the pleasure of meeting Juan Manuel years ago and since then we've shared many gigs and recording session together! I highly recommend him as a drummer and producer! 10 stars!

  6. Review by Guido Briscioli

    I´ve have been working with Juan Manuel for almost 20 years, recording, composing and producing. Very professional with an incredible sound. From Pop to Jazz, guitar hyper versatyle musician who undestand the music as whole thing. I´m glad to work with him here in Buenos Aires.

  7. Review by Federico Martin Palmolella

    I have been working with Juan Manuel for almost 20 years, his professionalism and talent is incredible, in addition to being an incredible mix engineer. 100% trust. Do you have a project or songs to improve? Do not hesitate, here is your solution.

Interview with Juan Manuel Antista

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

  2. A: I play music since I have 6 years old. Professional musician since 21 years old.

  3. Q: How would you describe your style?

  4. A: What it needs for that moment and context. "Be water my friend"...

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

  6. A: Any production or tour that I can feel confortable with it in many aspects.

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

  8. A: Lock in - Swing and accurate.

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

  10. A: Jazz, Soul, Bossa, R&B, Funk, Rock, Pop, Soundtrack

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Addapting or adjusting with the situation and context.

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

  14. A: It depend what the music needs. Some times fire, some times calm, sometimes earth...

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

  16. A: Productions for Record Labels. Remote Drums Records. Mixing.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: Isolated and acoustic room 4x4 mts. in a quite and nice neighborhood from Buenos Aires, Professional gear and set up in many aspects. Please check my gear list.

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

  20. A: Miles Davis - Fela Kuti - Astor Piazzolla - Luis Alberto Spinetta - Steve Gadd - Motown - Clapton - The Beatles - Tony Wiliams - Ryuchi Sakamoto - Sumo - Muddy Waters - Charly García - Jimy Hendrix - James Brown - Bill Evans - Paul MacCarney - Herbie Hancock

GenresSounds Like
  • Steve Gadd
  • Peter Erskine
  • Steve Ferrone
Gear Highlights
  • Ludwig Superclassic
  • Acrolite
  • Supraphonic
  • Gretsch USA Custom
  • Zildjian K
  • Istanbul Mehmet
  • Adam Monitors
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • Yamaha Bass BBG 4
  • AKG 414
  • Rohde NT 5
  • Shure SM57
  • Shure Beta 52
  • Yamaha Electric Piano
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