Dave Pensado

Dave Pensado

  • Mariah Carey
  • Justin Bieber
  • Beyonce
  • Justin Timberlake


Dave Pensado is counted among the recording industry’s most distinguished mix engineers.

His career began in Atlanta in the 1970s, where he engineered sound for live shows and studios; He relocated to Los Angeles in 1990, and has since mixed countless hit records by Christina Aguilera, Pink, Shakira, Beyoncé, Flo Rida, Afrojack, Michael Jackson, Kelly Clarkson, Elton John, and Jill Scott, to name but a few. In 2008, he won his first Grammy award for the album ‘Growing Pains’ by Mary J. Blige. 

In 2011, Dave started a weekly show about engineering called Pensado's Place, and he is now acknowledged as one of the leading online educators for all things pro audio. Alongside his passion for teaching, Dave Pensado remains at the forefront of professional mixing for the world’s top-tier pop artists.

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Join mixer Dave Pensado for an exclusive webinar during which he will go over his mixing approach and philosophy and answer all questions you may have about his workflow and techniques.