Ewald Kegel

Synthesizer player, recording

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I have a great range of synths that I can use if you want to record something special. Accomplished song writer with over 400 songs written.

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Interview with Ewald Kegel

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

  2. A: Piano & Guitar I, mastering engineer was Tom Coyne from Sterling Sound and shortly after passed away

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

  4. A: new album

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: analog

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

  8. A: Losing the environment around me

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

  10. A: I have no idea

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

  12. A: serious mind set, strict on deadlines

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

  14. A: acoustic guitar, hand drum

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

  16. A: 40 years

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: melodic

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

  20. A: No one in particular

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

  22. A: Always 'repair' as soon as possible. If you know you made a mistake in the recording, don't think "fix in the mix", but re-record it.

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

  24. A: pop, rock, experimental

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: creativity

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

  28. A: experience,

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

  30. A: record interesting ideas into my iPhone, if I remember the idea some time later in time, I start working on it. I have an extensive backlog

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: Mac, Logic Pro X, Tubetech CL1B, Avalon M5, Neumann U87, lots of acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitars, ukelele, big collection of (vintage) synths.

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

  34. A: At the moment mostly 60s/ 70s artists, for example Laura Nyro at the moment.

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

  36. A: I do not work for clients. I work to make interesting music, well at least, what looks interesting to me :)

Gear Highlights
  • Moog Voyager
  • DSI OB-6
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