Dave “Rainman” Banta
Multi Platinum producer. mixing and mastering engineer, pianist/arranger
I AM the industry sound. (over 12 mil CDs sold with singles I mixed on them) I taught music production and mixing at UCLA in Hollywood for 10 years as well!
Have your record mixed by a multi platinum mixing engineer in Hollywood for what you are paying now or less!!!! I do a lot of work via the web if you’re not in Hollywood.
If you haven’t mixed with me before send me the files and I’ll bring up a mix and send you a clip and show you how great it will sound no obligation.
I have a professional mixing studio in Hollywood. I have a lot of expensive hardware. (not just the latest software)
(754) 444 RAIN (7246)
Dave “Rainman” Banta
(754) 444 RAIN (7246)
Multi platinum mixer, mastering and producer!
SPECIAL MIXING, MASTERING AND VOCAL RECORDING RATE for independent artists $35 an hour most mixes take 2-4 hours. Only till the end of 2011!
I have a professional mixing studIo in Hollywood CA and I have MANY platinum and gold records for mixing. I have a killer vintage tube vocal mic here too Bone Thugs love to record on it here! The song on my list “Heartaches” was completely done here. Produced, recorded. mixed and mastered. (Including vocals)
I taught production, mixing and mastering at UCLA for ten years I can teach you to get that pro sound too if you aspire to engineer great mixes!
Sorry, I only do collaborations on spec for major artists, major labels, and major networks. I am inexpensive to hire though. Most mixes done by me in professional studio in Hollywood only cost around $100 to $150 per song. I can master your whole album for $100 or less!!!!!
Here are instructions for delivering files to me to be mixed in PDF or Word format.
call me if you have questions at (754) 444 7246
David “Rain” Banta is a multi platinum recording/mixing engineer producer/composer/pianist that as been working full time in Hollywood for more than 2 decades.
David has (certified) 2 triple platinum, 3 double platinum, 2 single platinum and 9 gold records. He also has 2 #1 selling albums in all Europe that were #1 sellers in 8 countries and he had a #1 on radio play in 4 countries that lasted 2 weeks at #1 in England.
He is also the Senior Producer and on air talent of a top show on KPFK 90.7FM LA/Hollywood, 93.7FM San Diego, 98.7FM Santa Barbara, 99.5FM Ridgecrest-China Lake. (The most powerful FM station west of the Mississippi). (see video here http://www.myspace.com/video/vid/107681609#pm_cmp=vid_OEV_P_P ) Listen live worldwide at www.kpfk.org
As well as being a multi platinum recording and mixing engineer he also taught it at UCLA for 10 years.
David is also an accomplished Composer/Producer whose credits include composing/producing and recording Fox’s “Nascar Highlights Theme” and he is currently writing and producing for Fox on an ongoing bases. He also produced music for the WB’s “Jack and Jill”, and MTV’s “Undressed”
David has also been an accomplished studio/touring musician/arranger for many years. While earning a B.S. in Music Education he studied music full time in NYC for 10 years with some of the greatest arrangers and performing musicians in the world. Including Dizzy Gillespe, Thad Jones, and arrangers David Berger (who teaches at Julliard and scored Miles Davis) and Vince Corozine composer arranger of the ABC news theme. After studying music in NYC David went on to be a full time studio/touring musician recording and performing with one of the Air Forces premier jazz ensembles and concert bands. After leaving the Air Force David went on to play and tour full time for many years with such greats as “The Wailers”, Jimmy Cliff, Steel Pulse, Burning Speer, Sly and Robbie, The Untouchables and many others.
David also recorded, mixed and mastered Flesh N Bone’s (of “Bone Thugs N Harmony”) first solo album since his release and produced one of the main singles He also recorded and mixed the first single “Game Ain’t Ready” released with all 5 members in 13 years. David is currently working with Flesh and “Bone Thugs N Harmony” on an ongoing basis.
His engineering credits include (first engineer) Tupac, “Thug Life”, Sting, Michael Jackson, “The Roots”, Tracie Spencer, “ Take That” (Robbie Williams group) Mark “Marky Mark” Wahlberg, Eazy E., Ice T., M.C.Ren, “Digital Underground”, “The Pharcyde”, Rodney O’ and Joe Cooley, and Coolio.
As well as engineering he created and produced a video series entitled “The Basics of Home Recording” which went to several thousand stores and has been a standard in the industry for more than 10 years. Volume 4 “The Complete Guide to Mixing” is used in many recording schools in the U.S. as part of their mixing curriculum. He also taught a course based on the video series at UCLA Extension in Hollywood called “The Complete Guide to Home Recording’” for over 10 consecutive years. David also taught Cubase/Nuendo, Reason, and mixing at “The Musician’s Institute” in Hollywood for one year. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from “The King’s College” New York, NY.
“I’ve been in the best studios in the world and sat next to the best engineers in the world, including people like Bernie Grundman, and the best stuff I’ve ever heard is the stuff that’s coming out of Dave Banta’s right now” -Flesh N Bone- of Bone Thugs n Harmony, 11/13/2010
David mixed the 4 singles on “9ice’s” album “Tradition” that sold over 750,000 CDs in the first week alone and has sold over 2 1/2 million CDs so far in 2010. He produced, recorded and mixed the first single released by “Flesh N Bone” of the “Bone Thugs N Harmony” since his release from prison. David also recorded and mixed the first single released with all 5 Bone Thugs on it in 13 years. He also composed and produced the “Nascar Highlights Theme” for Fox Sports and taught recording, mixing, and production at UCLA for 10 years,