Punk influences, remote workflow, recording process, arrangement, ostinato, samples, Lord-Alge references
Amp emulations, instruments used, layering, phaser, flanger, reverb, delay, vocal chains, group processing
Production philosophy, creative support, staying current, playthrough, perceived loudness, musical trends
Aitana(15 min / 47 min)
Andrés Torres Mauricio Rengifo
Coming to you from the prestigious Conway Recording Studios in Hollywood, Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo revisit the creation of the single ‘11 Razones’ by Aitana! The writing and production duo, renowned for their work on Latin pop hits, recount the exciting challenge of tackling a genre outside of their norm. They discuss the objectives of the record in terms of arrangement and sonic aesthetic, and share the steps taken to achieve the early 2000s pop-punk style they revelled in as teenagers.
Andrés and Mauricio explain how the recording process occurred through online collaboration with the artist, giving rationales behind their composition and arrangement decisions. Further to writing and tracking, they show the Pro Tools session and reveal the treatment applied to the material. You’ll see how they structured the project and what plug-ins were chosen to process live drums, samples, electric and acoustic guitars, bass, synth, and vocals! They also speak of musical trends, how to stay current as producers, and the vital role of providing creative support.
Subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese
About Andrés Torres Mauricio Rengifo
Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo are a Colombian production and songwriting team who have become highly sought after in the world of Latin pop music. Mauricio is half of the urban pop duo Cali Y El Dandee, known for a number of hits including 'Yo Te Esperare' and 'Por Fin Te Encontré'. Andres has developed an illustrious career as a session musician, producer, and songwriter for a variety of acts. In 2015, after a long friendship and professional relationship, Torres and Rengifo decided to...