Ahmad Kashgari

Mastering Engineer | Analog

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The latest and greatest gear and expertise at your service.

Back in 2004, I took a class in recording and electronic music at the University of Tampa, and since then I've been in the field working on my own projects. Therefore, if your work isn’t up to par, I can help you sound professional at any venue, and on all streaming sites.

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Interview with Ahmad Kashgari

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

  2. A: To make sure that your work is ready for the service that you're requesting, i.e. proper track labeling, proper project exporting by accounting for any reverb or echo tails, exporting tracks at the original sample rate of your project, and proper headroom for both mixing and mastering. And don't forget to include the sample rate and project tempo in the file names.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: The best hybrid setup in both the analog and digital domains. Analog: Antelope Audio Orion Studio Synergy Core. Warm Audio Bus Compressor. Drawmer 1976 Stereo 3 Band Saturation and Width Processor. Erica Synths Zen Delay. Fredenstein Bento 8 Pro Pure Analog 8-slot 500 Series Chassis. HRK SM2558 Active Stereo Summing Mixer (Neve console analog color). A pair of HRK EQ522 | 2 BAND GERMANIUM EQUALISER. HRK C2584 Stereo Color Processor: 1st Color Modules Pair: DOPA520 Opamp Color Module (API console analog color), 2nd Color Modules Pair: Sputnik | Germanium Saturation Color Module. A pair of HRK C572 PRO | Parallel Saturation Color Processor: 1st Color Module Pair: German Console Color Module (Siemens console analog color), 2nd Color Module Pair: 80'S BAX EQ, 3rd Color Module Pair: 80'S Tape Driver. Digital: Almost all of the plugins from the following brands: Acustica Audio, Zynaptiq, Plugin Alliance, IK Multimedia, Waves, Izotope, FabFilter, Antelope Audio, Audified, BBE Sound, Slate Digital, D16 Group, Empirical Labs, Tokyo Dawn, Flux, Eventide, Harrison Consoles, Image Line, and many more. Monitoring: Adam Audio T8Vs. Eve Audio SC 205s. Eve Audio TS 108s. Yamaha HS8s. Beyerdynamic DT 880 Pro.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both yield the best of both domains.

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

  8. A: The files that you send are going to be reviewed, and you will be notified if any adjustments are required. Once the files are ready for the job, they're being processed, and the completed job is going to be delivered to you once it sounds its best.

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

  10. A: Pro level quality, clarity, and punch.

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

  12. A: Are you sure that's your final arrangement for mixing or mastering?

Sound Field Designs - Blade Soundtrack Remix (Remastered)

I was the producer, mixing, and mastering engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

Mixing includes mastering. Will have your track ready for you in 1 to 2 days. Mixing could take longer.

Gear Highlights
  • Warm Audio Bus Comp
  • Drawmer 1976
  • HRK SM2558 Summing Mixer
  • Erica Synths Zen Delay
  • HRK EQ522
  • HRK C2584
  • HRK C572 PRO
  • Analog Colors: DOPA520 Opamp Color Module (API)
  • Sputnik | Germanium Saturation
  • German Console
  • 80'S BAX EQ
  • 80'S Tape Driver.
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