chris hodac owner of hoharastudio is musician since 35 years and has been working for many years as recording and mixing engineer.

My main goal is to take your song to the next level where it deserves to be and bring it to life, and I'm not done before YOU´re 100% satisfied.I use a powerful hybrid workstation of analog and digital processing to deliver analog depth and dimension in my mixes while maintaining modern efficiency.Though the gear is secondary to my experience and ears. I've been recording and mixing for over a decade, and the most important skill I've learned is how to listen, to the music and my clients .For local clients or session work, I have recording options to meet any need, ranging from world class recording studios to simpler home setups.

Gear highlights

  • prismsound
  • manley slam
  • neve v60
  • adam a77x
  • studer
  • protools hd
  • ssl x desk
  • uad2 octo full plugins...all what i have in studio

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

Turn around times vary but usually no longer than 2 weeks.
I allow up to 3 revisions on mixes and masters before I charge any extra costs.

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Interview with hoharastudio

What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That we can completely transform a terrible performance or recording into a hit. Everything comes down to the performance and song. I can certainly work some miracles to get things sounding much much better, but the material needs to be strong.
How would you describe your style?
Laid back. I love hearing the clients ideas, but I have very strong opinions as well. I'm able to convey them to clients without them thinking I am being insulting or pushy.
Analog or digital and why?
Both - whatever is best for the situation. If you are smart you can incorporate both and keep it moving quickly and consistently still.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I will do everything on my hands to make your project sound the best it can
What type of music do you usually work on?
Mostly rock and pop music, but the occasional hip hop and electronic is always exciting.
What do you bring to a song?
Attention to detail and great sonic value
Tell us about your studio setup.
the heart of my studio setup is a protools hd with 2 powerful octocore uad2 octo plus two server vienna pro to enhance my workflow.all that is interfaced with neve ssl or tube gear or whatever.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
georges massenburg ,maserati ,visconti chris lord aldge and a lots more they all are very different and thats fine
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Most of my time is spent mixing and recording for clients. I always work until they are 100% happy with the mix.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
protools hd ,uad2 octo,