Michael Ihde

Mastering and Postproduction

Michael Ihde on SoundBetter

Over 5 Years of experience and specialization in Analog and Digital Mastering.

My Speciality is Mastering on Analog and Digital Mastering Equipment.
I do also Mixdown and Postproduction.

Services
- Mixdown
- Postproduction
- Editting
- Filmscore SFX and Jingles
- Stems Mix/ Master
- Mastering (Analog, Digital)
- Finalizing
- Beat, Instrumentals and Jingle Production

Gearlist (Analog):
- SPL Qure Mastering EQ
- SPL Tube Vitalizer
- Manley Elop+

Plugins
- UAD Ampex Tape
- UAD Manly Massive Passive EQ
- UAD Shadowhills Mastering Compressor
- UAD Precission Mastering Suite
- UAD SSL-Bus Compressor
- Waves Mastering Suite
- Izotope Mastering Suite

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Michael Ihde

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: sadly i dont have something to present! but im proud i won the mastering competition in my school.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: improoving my skills and my studio

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: white sea studios

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: analog because it sounds better but digital because you can save and recall everything. so it depends!

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: if they dont like my workt they dont have to pay

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: whats possible dispite im not a magician its a bit like magic ;)

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: can you make it louder? yes i can overcompress it but this is not the solution!

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: i dont improve your bad mixdown and im not a magician

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Can i make a demo for you?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: to be open to critique and not to be shy to let me try to do the best.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Manley Massive Passige Eq, SPL Iron and ...

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: I begann my study as audioengineer in 2008 and completed in 2010. i then startet to specialize my skills in mastering.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: im working very technical and try to get the best comparable sound to a competitive charts hit.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Maitre Gims. Because i Like his Style of Music

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Keep it Simple! Less is More!

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: HipHop, Pop, RnB and Electronic

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Mastering

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Warmth, Pressure, Transparency and Loudness

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: Analyzing the Content and if it's ok hear and feel what i can do. then process it and if its done send a demo to the customer.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Gearlist (Analog): - SPL Qure Mastering EQ - SPL Tube Vitalizer - Manley Elop+ Plugins - UAD Ampex Tape - UAD Manly Massive Passive EQ - UAD Shadowhills Mastering Compressor - UAD Precission Mastering Suite - UAD SSL-Bus Compressor - Waves Mastering Suite - Izotope Mastering Suite

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Dan Sutter (Echochamber Mastering Engineer).

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Mastering

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Warm sounding POP Track from Gian

I was the Mastering Engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

You Will Recieve a free Demo of your Mixed or Mastered Track or Editted Audio File

GenresSounds Like
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  • Calvin Harris
  • Kollegah
Gear Highlights
  • SPL Qure EQ
  • SPL Tube Vitalizer
  • Avalon VT747
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