Taking Chances with the Mix and Recording remotely | with Vago Galindo - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 96

Published on:

9th Aug 2023

Taking Chances with the Mix and Recording Remotely | with Vago Galindo

Today’s guest is two time Grammy winning producer, engineer, and mixer Daniel β€œVago” Galindo. Born in Mexico, but now based out of Los Angeles Vago has worked on a long list of amazing projects including artists such as Juanes and Elvis Costello, as well as TV and film projects such as La La Land, Beauty and The Beast, and Ni Tu Ni Yo. We have a great chat about finding mentorship in the music industry, what music engineers can learn from post production workflows, tips for recording remotely, and why we should work with people because of their musical taste and not their skills.

πŸ—’ In this episode we'll dig in on... πŸ—’

  • Growing up in Mexico playing drums
  • Being too stubborn to not pursue music
  • Moving to LA and starting out in a post-production studio
  • Working for Sebastian Kris
  • The importance of having trusted peers
  • Professional voice over session flow
  • Tips for recording remotely with musicians and artists
  • Mis-quantizing loops to find inspiration
  • Working with Juanes
  • Working with people for their musical taste
  • Taking chances when mixing

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Host: Travis Ference

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industry’s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.