Andres Klein / Studio Pflug

Mastering for Electronic Music

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116 Reviews (115 Verified)
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I'm a mastering engineer with over 2 decades of experience, a certified Apple Digital Masters (formerly known as Mastered for itunes) engineer and mastered several itunes and Beatport #1s in genres like Techno, Electro House, Hip Hop, Electronica on labels like Drumcode, Second State, Warner, Uncage, Chimperator or Toolroom.

Music is all i do, everyday, 14 hours a day, its the profession i chose because you will never stop learning new things about it or new approaches to it, so it will never be boring as long as you stay curious.
I run several labels, have several producer aliases and provide mastering, mixdown, editing, sound design and recordings for labels, artists, brands or agencies at my studio in Stuttgart / Germany.
I worked on tracks by Pan-Pot, Zhu, Amelie Lens, Odesza, Moby, Marco Faraone, The Magician, Marcel Fengler, Pig & Dan, Bart Skils, Anfisa Letyago, Tua, Proxy, Fukkk Offf, Haezer, Luca Agnelli, Marcal, Blenk, Keith Carnal, Perc, Tiger Stripes, Carlo Lio, Martin Eyerer, Stephan Hinz, Michael Klein, BTK, Boxia on labels like Second State, Drumcode, Warner, Chimperator, Uncage, Toolroom, Kling Klong, Spinnin, Get Physical, Mobilee, Kannibalen, Musical Freedom, Dutty Audio, Medium Rare, Bitclap and did recordings, tracks or sound design for brands like Daimler Benz, Bosch, Opel, Hyundai, Asics, Zeiss Optics, Pro 7 or Casino Baden-Baden.
I'm very passionate about getting the best result possible in everything i do and i would love to hear from you to help to bring your music or ideas to the next level. Your trust in me wont be disappointed!

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

116 Reviews - 22 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Rob D.
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    Professional and competent producer. Nice guy, fast delivery and provided honest feedback on techno productions. Very happy with the results.

  2. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Andres killed it! He offered some great tips, and in the end the track is a million times better for it! Thank you :)

  3. Review by SHSHA
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    Andres is the best mastering engineer I've ever worked with, hands down. I have full trust in him to know that he'll take my mixdowns and take them to the highest professional standard. I rarely ever have to give him notes either! He just gets it. Great mastering artist for techno and electro.

  4. Review by Erik Heirman
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    Andres is an awesome guy, highly skilled, patient and professional. Even though I was in a minor experimentation phase with my mixdowns, he helped me to get the optimal master for my track with a few trials and was a pleasure to work with. His mastering for electronic music is fantastic. Highly recommended!

  5. Review by Emila A.
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    Andres is seriously the best of the best. He's my favorite producer to work with because he is so good at what he does!

  6. Review by Brian S.
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    Andres is awesome with super fast responses and turn around time. I enjoyed working with him and will definitely work with him again for my future releases!

  7. Review by Ebenhaezer S.
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    Very professional, open to changes and a pleasure to work with. And as always I'm blown away by his mastering.

  8. Review by Christopher R.
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    Andres is the best! top notch!

  9. Review by Christopher R.
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    Amazing engineer! Great guy to work with! 10/10

  10. Review by Alfredo Lazaro
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    Fully balanced. Quick turnaround. Great sounding master! Another expertly done job. Thanks Andres A+++

  11. Review by Conor K.
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    Great work by a great engineer, 10/10

  12. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Top notch quality! The track sounds so damn good. Thanks again, Andres

  13. Review by Alfredo Lazaro
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    Andres and I make a killer team haha! In all seriousness, he is a master at his craft. He mastered two seemingly opposing tracks, one ebm/techno track, and the other an ambient composition, and made them sound cohesive, full and better than i could have imagined. Thank you for being so great! A+++

  14. Review by Dan L.
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    A* 10/10, top bloke, top engineer. Very fast, professional and achieves top notch sound.

  15. Review by Dan L.
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    Nothing short of amazing, every time. 10/10

  16. Review by Vincent I.
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    Andres is a top notch Mastering Engineer and delivered my track on the same day the proposal was made! Will definately be doing more work with him in the future

  17. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Dang, Andres came through on this short notice deadline with not only quickness, but efficiency as well. Love this guy and his work, always consistently on point. Thank you, Andres!

  18. Review by Artur P.
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    Andres is a wizard!

    Offering incredible communication and execution, I could not have imagined a smoother process. He provided insightful feedback and was patient regarding revisions to the project.

    I look forward to the next project. Andres' skills will undoubtedly be involved!

  19. Review by Dan L.
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    Regardless of genre, Andres always delivers. I sent him 3 tracks all with varying styles and i couldn't be happier with the outcome. fast, professional, patient and attentive to all your requirements. 10/10

  20. Review by Grant R.
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    Andres works fast and in a collaborative manner, gives feedback, and has no issues with revisions. I won't be needing a new mastering engineer any time soon.

  21. Review by Sallex P.
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    Andres is awesome. Very fast and very nice to work with. He even gave me some good tips for my future mixes. He delivered what he was asked for and even more. For my next project I would ask for his services, that's for sure.

  22. Review by Alfredo L.
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    What can I say, solid work through and through. Andres always delivers exceptional quality. A super friendly and professional individual. Love working with him A+++

  23. Review by Garry S.
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    Highly recommend! I've used Andres for a number of months now, he has probably mastered 20+ tracks for our label. Always great feedback from the artists.

  24. Review by Emila A.
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    I truly don't know how he does it, but Andres has the magic touch! He is super kind and communicates instantly. I hope to keep working with him in the future--his talent is UNMATCHED!

  25. Review by Ebenhaezer S.
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    Excellent work! I can't flaw Andres on any aspect of these masters and highly recommend! Gave two very different tracks, with different characteristics and Andres nailed both the masters and was also very accommodating with small changes. 10/10

  26. Review by Leandro H.
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    once again, it was a pleasure working with Andres. thank you.

  27. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Andres killed it! A+++ professional. I have been coming to him for a while now, and I will continue to do so because of the solid work and consistency.

  28. Review by Dan L.
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    A+ Mastering engineer! Always does an amazing job. Couldn't recommend more

  29. Review by Emila A.
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    Andres is the absolute best. He has worked with me over a few songs and he always gets the sound just right. I gave him a tough format for this job and he went above and beyond to make sure it sounded amazing. I was super pleased with the results and can't wait to work with him again! He is professional, super responsive, and just an overall amazingly talented mastering engineer.

  30. Review by Dan L.
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    10/10 experience, great sound, great guy.

  31. Review by Dan L.
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    Consistently 10/10 in every aspect. Highly recommended.

  32. Review by Garry S.
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    My go-to for Mastering, great guy and skills. Knows exactly what sound we like.

  33. Review by Dan L.
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    Expert mastering, great insightful feedback, fast and achieves such an amazing sound. 10/10 Highly reccomend.

  34. Review by Grant R.
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    Andres produced a very high quality master of my track, as usual. He also pointed out an area of my mix that needed attention, which was much appreciated. Always a pleasure!

  35. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Andres delivered a full, balanced, and overall dope sounding master. Super quick turnaround time as well. You can tell he is passionate about what he does in the end product. Thanks again, Andres!

  36. Review by Leandro H.
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    Everything I wanted at an exceptional speed. Can only recommend Andres.

  37. Review by Dan L.
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    Perfection as per usual. Andres always delivers amazing sounding masters, highly recommend!

  38. Review by Dan L.
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    Fantastic service, my go to guy will keep returning time and time again. Anyone that is looking for a Techno mastering master look no further!

  39. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Quick turnaround, always a pleasure to work with, and the results are consistently on point! 10/10

  40. Review by Eric P.
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    Great work as always, quick turnaround and awesome results.

  41. Review by Hellen W.
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    Amazing guy and amazing mastering, as usual!!

  42. Review by Francis C.
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    Very good work from Andres and... very fast!!!
    Will definitly work again!!

  43. Review by Dan L.
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    Fantastic service. Highly recommended. 10/10.

  44. Review by Grant R.
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    3 songs mastered with Andres and I have yet to need a revision, or for it to take longer than 24 hours. Can't ask for much more!

  45. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Andres has the magic touch for sure! He brings focus to everything that needs it nicely, while maintaining the overall presence and atmosphere of the tracks. The low end bumps without muddying and overpowering the mix, mids and highs sound crisp, but never piercing. He always takes my music to the next level sonically. Super happy with his work!

  46. Review by Garry S.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Andres! Excellent work!

  47. Review by Dan L.
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    Super fast, super efficient, an ear for detail and works magic with anything Techno! 10/10

  48. Review by Robine W.
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    Great to work with, listened to all my requests. Top notch quality. Yet another happy customer :)

  49. Review by Emila A.
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    Andres is the best! He always has such a super fast turnaround time and gets it right! He's easy to work with and also very responsive. He's my go-to for mastering!

  50. Review by Rob D.
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    Andres did a great job working on my techno track. Helpful input on the mix and a master with clarity and depth.

    Will return for more.

  51. Review by Garry S.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Andres. Nice guy, highly recommend.

  52. Review by Tony W.
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    As usual, a top quality experience with Andres.
    We needed a few tweaks this time and he offered plenty of advice to get our tunes up to standard. Very happy.

  53. Review by Dan L.
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    Top guy. Fast, responsive, knowledgeable and my music sounds awesome. 10/10 highly recommend.

  54. Review by Grant R.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Andres. He will be my go to - Mastering engineer from here on out!

  55. Review by Valentin B.
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    Andres did it again!! He mastered several songs for me. It doesn't matter Pop, Techno or Electronic, his work is always on point! :)

  56. Review by SHSHA
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    Andres is the best mastering engineer I've ever worked with. His ear and intuition for genre is superb. He's also very efficient. Looks like I've found my go-to guy! Will absolutely hire again.

  57. Review by Leandro H.
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    It was a pleasure working with Andres, always fast and responsive. Thanks!

  58. Review by Christopher R.
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    great service, very professional, great guy to work it! will be using his services again! A+

  59. Review by Spyridon F.
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    Andres, Thank you man. You nailed it once again! Very fast turn around and amazing quality as always. I look forward to the next one.

  60. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Consistency is key, and Andres always delivers on that. Once again an absolute pleasure to work with!

  61. Review by Eric P.
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    Very fast turn around and great quality, a happy repeat customer here!

  62. Review by Chris
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    This was the second track I've sent Andres and I couldn't be more pleased! Super professional and nice to work with! I'll definitely be back in the future!

  63. Review by Grant R.
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    Completely blown away - and a very quick turnaround. Will be using Andres for future projects.

  64. Review by Hellen W.
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    my go-to mastering engineering now :)

  65. Review by Leandro H.
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    Everything was fine. Andres works very fast and accurate. Will use his services again.

  66. Review by Carlo R.
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    very great sounding masters!! and amazing communication
    reccomended perfect job... thanks again

  67. Review by Chris
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    Andres mastered my first original track and I couldn't be happier! I was going to play it for the first time in competition for a slot at a major festival so it HAD to hit right, and it did!! Thanks so much! I'll definitely be back!

  68. Review by SHSHA
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    Andres is the most efficient and talented mixing and mastering engineer that I've ever worked with. Was able to really bring a new life and energy to my track.

    After hearing his work on my first track, I immediately booked for the rest of my EP. Great job!

  69. Review by Eric P.
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    Working with Andres was fantastic. He's got a great ear and was more than accommodating to get my tracks up to parity with his Master. Super prompt to answer any questions, and quick to deliver an A+ product. Cheers. You've got yourself a repeat customer.

  70. Review by Edoardo G.
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    It was my first time to send a track to a master engineer and I am very impressed on how the sound just change and it become more pristine when someone with experience like Andres puts his magic hands on it!
    The bass sounds more BASS, The kick more KICK and all the rest just becomes alive.
    Amazing Job Andres. I will be in touch with you very soon.
    Ciao

  71. Review by Alfredo L.
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    I am so stoked on this final master from Andres! The track is definitely club ready. He did a stellar job as usual. Working with him has become part of my routine, and will continue to be because of his quality of work, professionalism, and response time. Andres, thanks for polishing my tracks to their full potential!

  72. Review by Emila A.
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    Andres honestly hits the nail on the head every time! I have a certain style that I like my songs--heavy 808s and drums--and Andres makes my songs come out top notch. He always get's it right the first time. Great quality work and super fast too! I can't wait to continue to work with him again!

  73. Review by Spyridon F.
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    He is the man! Andres and I have been working together a lot. He has been proving to me how much he loves his work. The result was absolutely amazing once again. If you look for a mastering engineer please do contact him. Thumbs up!!

  74. Review by Alejandro R.
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    Quality , professional work. Andres is very transparent and responsive. He gave me great feedback on tweaking my mixdown.

  75. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Andres delivered yet again! He is seriously a master at his craft. The track sounds clean, powerful and the low end is full. He is always a pleasure to work with, and it is safe to say I will be coming back for future projects

  76. Review by Hellen W.
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    Really amazing work! Friendly and professional :)

  77. Review by Mario C.
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    I chose Andres among many mastering engineers in a first step for his passion in music that goes beyond the working field. Today I can say I'm happy with my choice. Available at any time, its support and technical advice helps you improve your track. Top audio quality.

  78. Review by Spyridon F.
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    Andres has been an amazing help to me. He is a real professional with a lot of experience. This is the third time I work with him. He has been impressing me with the absolutely amazing masterings he delivers. I will definitely be working with him in the future. Thank you again for the amazing results.

  79. Review by Garry S.
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    Great guy, great work, highly recommend.

  80. Review by Oliver K.
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    Good ear for details. Easy and very friendly communication. Definitely again (:

  81. Review by Alfredo L.
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    Andres was extremely helpful and patient in assisting me achieve the best sound out of my tracks! He offered great feedback and tips, and answered every question I had. Communication was great. Very quick and professional. He far exceeded my expectations. Through and through, a fantastic experience. I will definitely continue working with him in the future!

  82. Review by Arseniy P.
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    Absolutely great job! Track sounds on the new level and I'm really happy with the result. It was really nice to work with Andres and I will definitely come back with other tracks for mastering!

  83. Review by Timo K.
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    Adres made a fantastic job! Really fast and great results! :)
    Thank you :)

  84. Review by Tony W.
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    A pleasure to work with as always and most importantly the polish he put on our tracks ws top quality. Can't wait to work together again in the near future.

  85. Review by Oliver K.
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    Very professional and talented mastering engineer. 100% satisfied with the result.

  86. Review by Thomas
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    nice and easy good works :)

  87. Review by Christos V.
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    It was a pleasure working with Andres! A very professional and very pleasant person, always coming back with great advice. Plus, the master sounds great! Super satisfied.

  88. Review by Neil B.
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    Another great result delivered by Andres. For really my first time, I'd worked on multiple tracks at the same time and submitted them to Andres all at once. Due to the work volume, I knew there would be things that I had missed. Andres offered really good advice on things I could take a look at and we got 5 great sounding masters at the end.

  89. Review by Emila A.
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    Andres was awesome to work with! Immediately he hit the nail on the head and got the track to its peak/best sound. I’m so happy with the results and I will come back again!

  90. Review by Arky W.
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    Andres is brilliant to work with, easy going and professional. Super friendly guy and fast turnaround. Great quality mastering. Would definitely work with again.

  91. Review by Garry S.
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    Andres has been a pleasure to work with, the project completed on time and sounded great.

  92. Review by ola h.
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    Fast reply and turnaround. Good mood and easy-going. Great sounding result!

  93. Review by ENTT Studios
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    Andres done a fantastic job with an instrumental I needed mastered!

  94. Review by Valentin B.
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    Its really great to work with Andres again and again. He's working fast and delivers great work wich is always on point!

  95. Review by Spyridon F.
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    Andres is an amazing Mastering Engineer. I strongly recommend him for your masterings. This is the second time I worked with him and he impressed me with his professionalism. Thank you bro for the amazing result!

  96. Review by Ilja N.
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    He did a great job!

  97. Review by Ilja N.
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    Very nice guy and really knows his stuff!

  98. Review by Tony W.
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    Track sounded world's better after mastering by Andres. He's been a pleasure to work with offering great support during the process and timely responses. I plan to use Andres for future releases.

  99. Review by Ilja N.
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    Andres is a great guy!! He know what‘s right for the track and give to great feedback! I really recommend him.

  100. Review by James M.
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    Took my track above and beyond!
    You can hear in his work the guy's a professional and unlike other engineers Andres listens to your needs and is determined to present you with a product you are 100% happy with.
    Will most certainly work with him again!

  101. Review by Deniz
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    Our second time working with Andres, seems like we will be working with him from now on. He managed to do our mastering before our gig in very short notice. Very professional and quality work. Wouldn't disappoint at all.
    Cheers

  102. Review by Elisa C.
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    very kind, helpful, and professional! excellent work and High quality master! :)

  103. Review by Deniz
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    Andres deserves every penny he makes in his work, very professional and high quality. His taste matched ours as well. Took our track to another level. Would recommend for electronic music producers.

  104. Review by Neil B.
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    Another great master from Andres! A pleasure to work with.

  105. Review by Martin E.
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    Professionalism at its best. Andres is a great communicator, listens well to your needs and delivers outstandingly. His feedback along with the deliveries was unbelievably valueable for me. He really brought my song to a next level.

  106. Review by Neil B.
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    Another great master from Andres. The master really reflects the type of mood I am trying to convey with the track. Great job!

  107. Review by Spyridon F.
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    Andres is a real professional. He helped me a lot with my music and delivered the masters on time. Thank you very much for helping me with my project. I will be using you for sure.

  108. Review by Stefan B.
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    I had a very positive experience working with Andres. He mastered several songs for me. He responded promptly to messages and requests and delivered his work products even ahead of time. Most importantly, he demonstrated beyond a doubt that he is a professional sound engineer and musician who will take your songs to the next level. I am very happy with Andres' work an will definitely work with him again.

  109. Review by Neil B.
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    Andres is a pleasure to work with and provides super powerful techno masters! 5 stars.

  110. Review by Tomas V.
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    Andres is a great mastering professional. I'm really happy with the way he approaches my electronic music. The end result (mastered version) was achieved really fast. He also communicates fast and clearly. Will work with him again.

  111. Review by kenji o.
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    warmly recommended. patient, thorough and nice.

  112. Review by Jay H.
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    Offered a lot of great advice, which I don't always find from Mastering Experts. The attention to the mix down to influence a better mastered product helps me feel comfortable creating knowing I have backup. :)

  113. Review by Johan F.
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    Andres lets you know how you can improve your track prior to mastering( important to me ) and is very responsive to suggestions and questions. This dude's legit.

  114. Review by Valentin B.
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    Mastering on point! Fast and professional work. Andres is always kind and have good advices to make the best out of my songs!

  115. Review by Iñigo P.
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    Very good communication and valuable feedback. Really fast delivery time with professional quality. I'll definitely come back to work again with Adrian.

  116. Review by Garry S.
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    Always a pleasure to work with, really elevates the tracks without pushing it too hard.

Interview with Andres Klein / Studio Pflug

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

  2. A: Mastering is propably over 60% of the jobs i do for clients, most of these are electronic music: Techno, House, EDM, etc. The rest of the work is mostly either mixdowns or sound design / music for ads and movies and recording speech for ads etc.

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

  4. A: Musically I'm into various genres from electronic to organic and from hard to chill but generally I'm propably leaning towards the weirder stuff in any of these. I grew up on early Mo Wax, Ninja Tune releases and got deeper down the rabbit hole of club music year by year starting to produce Drum & Bass as a teen, playing in bands, then doing several electronic solo projects from Electro to House and Techno. I get mostly inspired by stuff or people that give me a radical new approach to a style or a production technique, so it basically changes a lot and changes fast. But of course some producers shaped and inspired me longterm and at early age: Dj Shadow for showing me that electronic music can have as much soul as "traditional" handmade music, Justice for showing me punk attitude works on a much broader scale than guitar music, Rhythm & Sound for how an minimalistic approach with 4 sounds can be much more exciting and creative than throwing in 40 sounds.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I was lucky enough to get Martin Eyerers old studio in Stuttgart when he moved to Berlin to create Riverside studios, so i got a perfectly treated and measured room from the get go. I'm a big fan of Dynaudios Air series in monitoring and use the Air 6 plus Yamahas for A/B and Phonon headphones. I'm a big fan of UAD and a control freak when it comes to recalls or automations in my tracks, so i work mostly in the box adding a few outboard analog spices where needed. Regarding outboard i go through Apogee D/A converters into a mackie desk and have a few Moog, Roland and Dave Smith synths plus a few instruments to record.

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

  8. A: Usually I'm a very analytic person when it comes to other peoples work but go with a very non-analytic 'just do things and surprise myself what it becomes' approach when it comes to my own music. So it really depends on if i'm working for someone or if i'm having fun with my own stuff in the studio.

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

  10. A: I think i can quickly spot strengths and weaknesses in tracks and mixdowns and give valuable feedback for improvement as well as offering solutions to problems.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Propably that i can adjust to almost any genre or style i like (which are a LOT) being not only a musician but also a huge music fan since i was a kid and by sucking in new music like a sponge for 3 decades now my knowledge of genre specific aesthetics and trademarks is pretty broad and im not the typical one-style producer / engineer.

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

  14. A: I have 4 producer aliases at the moment, one for Techno / House, one for bass music, one for experimental electronica and one for kinda pop. I need to be able to switch between different moods / genres at the studio so i can make the music that fits my mood at the specific day.

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

  16. A: Don't think too much about where something goes / needs to go in the phase of developing an idea / track. Good and original things come from a flow and a mood,not from a chalkboard, its a creative process, its art, not a business plan.

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

  18. A: Propably anyone i enjoy listening to because they have a really unique sound, pretty much from Nils Frahm to Run the Jewels to Mark Broom or Josh Homme.

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

  20. A: I got my first Cubase when i was 14, now its almost 3 decades later and i'm on Logic Pro haha I had one of my bands signed to a major label when i was a student, was pretty disappointed by the business side right after and decided to do everything myself, so now i run several labels myself, have several aliases and a studio.

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Moby - Go (Bart Skils Remix)

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