niclas erlandsson

Techno & Electronic Music Pro.

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Hi, I’m Niclas. I specialise in mastering electronic music, my main mission is to make your tunes shine. I offer the following: -Free consultation on mix -Free sample master to all new clients -Free Revisions until you’re satisfied! -Several Beatport techno #1 under my belt. mastering.niclaserlandsson.com

I’m a mastering engineer & techno producer from Sweden. I’ve been producing and mixing music for roughly ten years. During this period I have received tutelage in mixing and sound design from pioneers such as Appleblim and Robin Koek (Artefakt) at dBs music Berlin. Here I also began studying the subtle art of mastering under the wings of renowned engineer Conor Dalton, and later on my friend Mattias Fridell.
Under the mentorship of these engineers I decided to break out and try mastering full time, and had the privilege of being offered a position as in-house-engineer at Elektrax Music. I can’t wait to work on your music!
I’m on a lifelong quest for better sounding audio, I apply this methodology in all my musical endeavours. This quest is also the reason why I offer free revisions on all my masters.
There’s one tool only that matters when mastering: our ears. But they are not perfect, which is why I approach mastering with a humble outlook. I want you and me to work together to make your music sound as good as it possibly can. I will provide free advice on your mixes before we start working together.
Previous Clients
Subjected (PFTA), Orion, Vinicius Honorio, Sandro Galli & DJ Ogi, Speedmaster Records, Gynoid Audio, United We Stream, Chlär, Raw Ppl Agency, Lex Gorrie, Kaiser, The Plant Worker, Insolate
Get in touch for a free mix consultation, hope to hear from you!

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

4 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Oscar H.
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    Whole experience with Niclas was brilliant. Fast, friendly and great quality sounding masters. Highly recommended and definitely coming back for future projects!

  2. Review by Conor K.
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    Amazing work he made brought my track to another level!

  3. Review by Michael G.
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    Such a pleasure to work with Niclas again!! Incredible work as always, fast delivery, and overall an nice experience :)

  4. Review by Michael G.
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    Awesome work and awesome person!! It was a pleasure to collaborate with him :)

Interview with niclas erlandsson

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

  2. A: "How loud should my premaster be?" I usually answer that somewhere around -6dBFS is fine.

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

  4. A: Analog Rytm, Focal Trio 6, Octatrack, Apogee ensemble, ableton

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

  6. A: Started playing guitar at 10, production at 20 and mastering roughly 4 years ago.

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

  8. A: Daft Punk, DAVE the Drummer & Detroit Techno Militia. Do I really need to explain why?

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

  10. A: About a year a go a mastered an album for Subjected (PFTA), which is still unreleased. But it was my first major project and it turned out awesome. Me and Subjected had a sitdown together in a mastering studio at Funkhaus, Berlin. He had goosebumps when we listened to the masters!!

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

  12. A: I'm waiting for an EP by Lex Gorrie. Also building some acoustic panels which I'm selling to clients.

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

  14. A: Absolutely, Conor Dalton is an incredible engineer. If not him, Mattias Fridell is the way to go!

  15. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  16. A: Sorry, the world is not black or white. Everything exists in grey-areas, so does this "analog vs digital" debate. Frankly I'm tired of it. Both can sound amazing in the right hands (or ears, really)

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

  18. A: You'll be happy with the result. Free revision endlessly!

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

  20. A: Freedom and interaction with clients

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

  22. A: No idea!

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

  24. A: "Do you have a reference track?"

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

  26. A: Let me know exactly what you want / need! Communicate openly and we're gonna make wonderful things together

  27. Q: How would you describe your style?

  28. A: I let others do that, no need to put any labels on my music or my mastering.

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

  30. A: Make mistakes constantly - and learn from them. Fuck up, redo, learn!

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

  32. A: Mostly techno and other electronic music!

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Self-evaluaiton

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

  36. A: Careful consideration, attention to the small things that make a big difference, that extra wow thing

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

  38. A: Listen, adjust, listen, listen, listen, adjust

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I'm currently on the Focal Solo 6 speaker, tonnes of acoustic treatment, mainly from GIK. Some other toys are: Analog Rytm, Digitakt, tb03

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

  42. A: My friend and mentor Mattias Fridell is a big role model for me!

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

  44. A: I'm a mastering engineer - meaning my role is to make the final adjustments before the release on a track, an EP or album. This usually involves careful adjustments with EQs, compressors, limters and other useful tools, making your tunes sound as dope as they possibly can!

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Terms Of Service

- Free revisions.
- Free mixing advice
- 16/24 bit masters

If you need revised master due to change in instrumentation or mixing, I charge 50% of original fee.

GenresSounds Like
  • Mattias Fridell
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Gear Highlights
  • Focal Solo 6
  • Focal Clear Professional
  • loads of GIK acoustic treatment
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  • Kelvin Tone ShaperNov 24, 2021

    My dear mentor and friend Mattias Fridell just sent me a tip of a very, very cool plug in. Kelvin Tone Shaper. A dual stage saturation and EQ unit. It sounds just absolutely incredible, I prefer the more subtle use it's capable of, as it works very well in my mastering chain. This will be a certain buy. 

  • Headphones & Compressors!Jun 01, 2021

    Getting used to working with my Focal Clear Pros, loving them so far! 
    Also invested in the TDR Molot GE compressor and WOW.