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MIguel Siso – Itinerante

Very happy with the release of the album Itinerante by cuatro player Miguel Siso, this May 16th, an album that I had the honor of mixing and enjoying this work very much, which was not easy in times of pandemic. New colors, more mature compositions, and a lot of joy in his music. This project was marvelously recorded in large…

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THE HUMAN SIDE OF AUDIO – the book

I want to present my book “THE HUMAN OF AUDIO, beyond the technical and theoretical”. It is the black and white setting of my workshop of the same name, where I share my work philosophy that I now transfer in this work with a fresh and direct language, accompanied by anecdotes and experiences throughout my 37-year career. With a foreword…

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Backhand – Give it up for humanity

Thursday, April 23rd was released the song “Give it up for humanity” by the rock band Backhand, dedicated to the victims of the Coronavirus pandemic. Words and music composed by Phil Naro (vocals), Adrian Van Woerkom (keyboards), and Pablo Mendoza (guitars). As part of the band also are Oscar Fanega (bass) and Adolfo Herrera (drums). The material was recorded by…

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Leo Blanco & Alexis Cardenas

In March of this year, the Venezuelan pianist based in Boston, Leo Blanco, and the Venezuelan violinist, Alexis Cardenas, who is based in Paris, invited me to mix an album of both that they have been preparing for a long time and who finally managed to make the final recordings. The repertoire is very difficult to classify, between classical, Venezuelan,…

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Compasses

In February I delivered the mixes of the first album by the Venezuelan contemporary folk group Compasses. A quartet formed by harp, cuatro, maracas and bass virtuosos that has revolutionized the networks with its sound and authentic proposal. Under the production of Jean Sanchez at Audioplace and the mastering by Angemyr Lezama and Eduardo Martinez of dbMix, this work makes…

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Jhonny Kotock – Tono Malembe

Its already release the single from the album of Venezuelan Madrid residence keyboard player Jhonny Kotock  “Tonto Malembe” which I had the honor to Mix. In it participate Rafa Pino on vocals, Huguette Contramaestre, Mariana Serrano, Anita Valencia, Marcial Isturiz, Alejandro Zavala and Jhonny making backing vocals, Jorge Villaroel on Percussion, José Nuñez on drums y el mismo Jhonny Kotock on…

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Steinberg interview

I am completely honored for the interview Steinberg did to me on the release of Nuendo 10, hope you like it   https://new.steinberg.net/nuendo/dario-penaloza/    

AES CASE Ecuador

This 5th, 6th and 7th of June will be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, the Audio and Sound Conference Ecuador together with the Audio Engineering Society with guests from Canada, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela who I will have the honor of representing. This time I will be giving a Mixing Workshop on Wednesday 5 at 1 pm,…

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Los Sinvergüenzas 2018

The mixes of the new album of Los Sinvergüenzas are already finished, where singers participate in the middle of the repertoire and I had the honor again to mix this fifth album of the group. This would be my fourth album with them and I can not feel more satisfied with the result and the mixing sessions with Edwin Arellano,…

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