Martin Schmidt

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My name is Martin, i´m the owner of AUDIOSPEZIALIST STUDIO, a Hi-End-Recording Studio in Stuttgart, Germany. My goal is to make the best out of your tracks in the shortest time possible.

I am an expert in mixing, mastering, recording, playing drums (for example i played and recorded drums on Jimi Jamisons/Bobby Kimballs record Kimball Jamison), vocal tuning and drum programming.

You can send me your unmixed track and i will mix and master it or you send me vocal/drum/instrumental files and i will edit them to perfection.

I have a lot of professional guitar/bassplayers and drummers at my disposal, just contact me for a professional sounding guitar/bass/drumtrack.

You want Autotune? No problem, i have a truckload of experience with HipHop artists.

I have 20 years + experience in the music business and run my own 240 qm studio in the south of germany, just check out my website (only german)

If i can do anything else for you just contact me and we work it out!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Martin Schmidt

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

  2. A: Mixing, Mastering, Editing, Recording, Autotune, Consultant, playing Drums

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

  4. A: Timbaland, John Mayer, Al Schmitt, Keb'Mo

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I have a hybrid mixing setup with a fast iMac, assorted outboard equipment, high-quality converters and a linear listening environment down to 31hz. Lots of good mics and 3 great sounding recording rooms...

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

  8. A: First the client and i discuss the type of work/song/track. After completing tue work i send it to the client via my own server or wetransfer.com. Two revisions are included. My first goal is to make the customer happy!

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

  10. A: 25 years in music business, professional drummer and instructor, good ears and being a very nice guy. I played drums and recorded in many different genres from mental to blues, rock, pop, country and hiphop.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Patience

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

  14. A: HipHop, pop, metal, singer/songwriter

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

  16. A: Do NOT hurry! Never. And try to work as hard as possible on your clients Vision.

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

  18. A: Keb'Mo, because i love his style, his voice and the sound of his records.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Modern sound, warm and fat.

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

  22. A: I started as professional musician and played concerts all over tue work for 10 years. My studio career started 1999. AUDIOSPEZIALIST STUDIO was founded 2005.

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

  24. A: Where do you wanna go with your music?

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

  26. A: To turn a few knobs and everything sounds good...

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

  28. A: How much😀

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

  30. A: Creative freedom!

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

  32. A: I will listen and will do my best to let you sound like a star.

  33. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  34. A: both, in a hybrid setup

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

  36. A: Lots of HipHop and Dancefloor artists

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

  38. A: Playing and recording drums on the last Kimball Jamison record.

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

  40. A: Imac, my Dynaudios, my Trinnov, Tegeler Audio Manufaktur Schwerkraftmaschine, Dangerous Music AD+

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

  42. A: Just check if you can work with the guy. Knowledge is important but if you don't like the guy everything else is secondary.

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I was the Mix/Mastering engineer and producer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Antelope Orion
  • Warm Audio WA273
  • Neumann v475 summing
  • TegelerAudioManufaktur Schwerkraftmaschine/EQP-1/Creme
  • Eventide Eclipse
  • Dangerous Convert AD+
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