Getting great sounding productions done in Hamburg and Berlin.
The Doubletrack is a recording and mixing studio that operates south of Hamburg and in the famous Funkhaus in Berlin. We produce, record and mix artists and bands from a variety of genres with a very flexible approach. We are musicians ourselves and know how to make a better sounding record.
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3 ReviewsEndorse Doubletrack Studio
It's been an honor working with Geret. His very patient and pays attention to the details. I would absolutely recommend him. And I look forward to working with him in future!
Very passionated at work, great atmosphere and a professional equipped studio.
People who really listen to the artist and get the best out of you.
I loved it and I am looking forward to come back to the Doubletrack.
Mixed and mastered my song crystal clear, the final result more than satisfied me. -ELIA
Interview with Doubletrack Studio
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: A three song live recording with the amazing Parcels from Australia in the Funkhaus Berlin in just one day. Brought the studio into this huge room, setup everything and then just record these great guys. Mixing took a little longer...
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: 17 Hippies, Die Krupps
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Hybrid, because without analog you really have nothing and without digital you loose on the wonderful opportunities all the amazing and intelligent tools bring to the table.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will get a production that makes the most out of the song, the talent, the budget...
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: We just love it.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much will it cost...? It depends....
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That great records come to being without a lot of work from all people involved.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Are you ready to rock?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Look how you will get along. Because vibes are very important.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Gibson J-55 True Vintage Acoustic Guitar, Mojave MA-1000, API The Box, Native Instrument Kontrol Keyboard.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: We do this since many years with different career paths.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Enthusiastic and diligent.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: All of them. Because each one is different and a lot of them become friends.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen to the artist!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Americana, Rock, Folk, Country but also Trance and more modern types of music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Never give up...
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Depending on the needs of the artists it goes down to arrangement, lyrics etc. And creating the sounds during tracking and mixing.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Everything you need to get a record done.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: We operate from two studios, the Doubtletrack south of Hamburg and the Tricone Studios in the Funkhaus Berlin. Setup is hybrid, with console and a lot of premium outboard gear on one side, and a Pro Tools rig with an immense plugin collection on the other side. Especially in Berlin we have unique, fantastic recording rooms.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: To many to name... but Jacquire King, Ryan Hewitt, Andrew Scheps, Joe Cicarelli...
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: We produce and record artists and bands and mix their records.