Ovy On The Drums

Ovy On The Drums

If you haven’t heard of Ovy On The Drums, you’ve likely heard his music. The Colombian artist, producer, and singer has been the mastermind behind hits from artists like Nicki Minaj, KAROL G, Becky G, Paulo Londra, Bad Bunny, and 6ix9ine, and has even collaborated with Ed Sheeran. Needless to say, his music has been massively popular and he has built an impressive following for himself. We were excited to learn that he uses FL Studio as his DAW of choice, and enjoyed learning more about his background from it. Read more below!

Tell us about yourself and how you got into music.

ENGLISH: I started in music very unexpectedly. One day, I went to my cousin’s house where he and a friend were learning how to produce and create music, and I was there playing soccer. Before then, I had never thought of becoming a music producer.

ESPAÑOL: Empecé en la música de una manera inesperada, cuando fui a casa de un primo que estaba aprendiendo a crear música con otro amigo y me mostraron cómo se hacía la música yo solo estaba jugándolo al fútbol y no se me pasaba por la mente ser productor musical.

Ovy in the Studio

How did you start using FL Studio & what does it mean to your productions?

ENGLISH: When I went to my cousin’s house that day, one of his friends showed me FL Studio for the first time in my life. At that time I didn’t even know how to write a melody or what a plugin was, and at that moment, my life changed. FL Studio was like entering a new world and galaxy. From then on it became my temple — the place where I disconnect from everything else and create my music, sounds, and art.

ESPAÑOL: Cuando fui a casa de mi primo ese día uno de los chicos que estaba ahí me mostró el FL Studio por primera vez en mi vida, yo no sabía cómo hacer una melodía, ni sabia que era un plug-in y en ese momento mi vida cambió fue como entrar en un mundo en otra galaxia y desde entonces el FL Studio es como mi templo mi lugar donde me desconecto y creo mi sonido mi música, mi arte.

Tell us about your work and some of the artists you have worked with.

ENGLISH: Well, thanks to GOD and my discipline I have built a name in music and have had the opportunity to work with big artists like Karol G, Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheehan, Enrique Iglesias, Quavo, Steve Aoki, J Balvin, Anuel, Myke Towers, Micro TDH, Piso 21 and many more. Thanks to GOD I’ve had big songs in my career such as “Tusa”, which became the 3rd-most awarded song in the world, surpassing Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and many more.

Beele & Ovy On The Drums – Unforgettable

ESPAÑOL: Bueno gracias a DIOS y a mi disciplina he construido un nombre en la música y he tenido la oportunidad de trabajar con grandes artistas como Karol G, Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Enrique Iglesias, Quavo, Steve Aoki, J Balvin, Anuel, Myke Towers, Micro TDH, Piso 21 y muchos más…y gracias a DIOS he tenido grandes canciones a lo largo de mi carrera…canciónes como “Tusa” que fue la tercera canción más premiada a nivel mundial superando a “Thriller” de Michael Jackson entre otras.

Tell us about your production environment and the gear you use.

ENGLISH: Well, thanks to GOD I have two studios at home, but since I travel a lot, I have a production kit that I use when I’m traveling. I make a lot of my songs during trips and places I visit. So long as I have FL Studio it’s enough for me, and obviously a pair of speakers, a good laptop, and my mini controller.

ESPAÑOL: Bueno la verdad que gracias a DIOS cuento con dos estudios en casa pero cómo viajo mucho tengo armado mi kit para los viajes y muchas canciones las hago en mis viajes, jugares que visito solo con el FL Studio ya es suficiente para mi…y obvio mis parlantes mi buena laptop y mi mini controlador.

Ovy’s Studio

Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

ENGLISH: FL Studio is my favorite software. A lot of my colleagues have told me to use other software programs, but I will never leave FL Studio. I feel that even after 9 years of my career, I only know how to use 40% of the DAW, and every day I keep learning new things about this beautiful software.

ESPAÑOL: Que FL Studio es mi software favorito, y muchos colegas me dicen que use otros softwares, pero la verdad que jamás dejaría mi FL Studio siento que en mis nueve año de carrera solo se manejar el 40% del programa…y siempre aprendo más cada día acerca de este hermoso programa.

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