Smoothside Dani Castelar


Dani Castelbar Co-Producer of Paolo Nutini's recent No 1 album Caustic Love, Dani is an engineer/co-producer of several years experience. Originally Chief Engineer of Grouse Lodge Studios in Dublin where he worked with a wide variety of artists with a range of musical styles. Highlights of those years would be sessions with The Waterboys, Jacknife Lee (Snow Patrol, REM and Bloc Party) Michael Jackson and the producers who worked with him including Will.I.Am, Rodney Jerkins and Babyface and then working as engineer with Paolo Nutini, recording the album Sunny Side Up.

Leaving Grouse Lodge, Dani worked as an engineer in various London studios and frequently worked with Jim Duguid, co-writer of Paolo Nutini's first album These Streets. During this period he was offered a residency in Sonic Vista Studios in Ibiza, working with Swedish House Mafia and everyone else in the club business and the artists who wanted to record while they were playing in the clubs.

Dani loves working with bands whatever the genre as long as he finds it exciting. He has a very eclectic taste and loves working with samples, programming and using the computer and the studio as a creative tool.

www.danicastelar.com


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