Born in New York City, Swedish mother and Colombian father. Started in the music industry at the age of 16. At the age of 18 moved to California and started mixing live sound for bands. After years of touring decided to go into the studio recording. In 1997, became Studio Executive and mixer at Sy Klopps Studios in San Francisco owned by Herbie Herbert (Manager). Focused on the studio recording with many great artists. With a skill set of recording, mixing, mastering, studio production and live sound, Henry Sarmiento has a solid understanding of every level of music production. A meticulous work ethic and striving only for the best, he is a proficient professional in all aspects of the recording process ranging from recording to mixing until final mastering for over 500 artists and counting! In 2004, he opened Sonic Vista Studios in Ibiza, Spain in a 400-year-old Villa. Clients include Lady Gaga, 50 Cent, Swedish House Mafia, Taio Cruz, Akon, Ting Tings, Mousse T. and many more. He is also a voting member of NARAS (Grammys) since 1999.
Overlooking the Mediterranean in the green hills of Ibiza is Sonic Vista Studios. Our facility is at the epicenter of the island’s globally renowned music culture and located just minutes away from the airport. Sonic Vista caters to the full spectrum of creative needs. We offer a range of services at our studios from recording and mixing to mastering and remote. We give visiting artists access to the latest in digital tools as well as the finest analog equipment available. Sonic Vista offers a full range of amenities to artists and writing teams providing a productive environment for composing and producing. The studios are located in a 400-year-old villa allowing artists to draw inspiration from the unique beauty of the landscape. We have worked with such artists as Lady Gaga, 50 Cent, Akon, Johnny Depp, Ne-Yo, Taio Cruz, David Guetta, Kelis, Ms.Dynamite, Ting Tings, Red Foo, Tinie Tempah, Swedish House Mafia, Priyanka Chopra, Ester Dean, Eva Simons, Paul Van Dyk, Sander Kleinenberg, and HBO, to name a few.
“The T-De-Esser Pro is an important tool for any studio/engineer/producer/or artist. They have added more detailed features, at the same time keeping it simple and intuitive to get the exact result you wish. It’s a great utilitarian tool and at the same time a super creative tool with so many possibilities. The ability to automate so many features is amazing! Techivation has a bright future ahead." - Louis Henry Sarmiento
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