Michael Streckbein

Producing, Mixing & Mastering

2 Reviews (1 Verified)
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If you want your rock / metal song sound modern, with a punchy lowend, tight guitars and big vocals - hit me up. I´m Michael, an audio engineer & producer with a studio based in Germany specialized in producing and mixing modern rock and metal music.

With over 15 years of experience i would like to help people, to get their music on the next level.
I dont like to go take shortcuts and and go the extra mile if needed.

I take every job as serious as it would be my own music and would love to help you with my expertise.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

2 Reviews

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  1. Review by ivo m.
    by ivo m.

    great job, mixing two metal songs!

  2. Review by Sam J.
    by Sam J.

    Michael has a great ear for music, especially Metal. I loved his mix and master. He is very easy to work with, he was happy to make changes, edits to the track as well. I highly recommend him for mixing and mastering.

Interview with Michael Streckbein

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

  2. A: - Is there something in music where you are having problems with, so i can help you to make your production better? - What are your favorite bands? - Do you have any special wishes regarding the job?

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

  4. A: My guitar, my studiorack, PC, headphones, Keyboard

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

  6. A: Songwriter since 15 years. I played guitar, bass and drums in different bands and gained a lot of studioexperience there. I am producing other musicians and Bands since 5 years, founded my own studio in 2016 in Germany.

  7. Q: How would you describe your style?

  8. A: A kind and funny dude who loves dogs. When its about work: reliable, detailed and motivated.

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

  10. A: Taylor Larson. Because he has his unique style of mixing, always trying out new things and a very calm dude.

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

  12. A: A project of a german musician - I recorded his first album which he has produced himself with electronic stuff. He wanted to have a lot of real gutiars and drums in it, so he hired me for co-producing. This was a long jurney Producing-Recording-Mixing-Mastering. We´ve spend a lot of time together and become good friends.

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

  14. A: A metalband which is doing oldschool metal (some older dudes..) very fun to work with them! And my own Studioproject.

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

  16. A: Not yet, i am new here!

  17. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  18. A: Mostly digital - at some points analog. Best of both worlds. Because everything has its strength.

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

  20. A: I will always give my best to make you a happy and hopefully returning client. :)

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

  22. A: The creativity and to work with so many different people!

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

  24. A: If i can mix a big wall of guitars - my answer is always "what is that?" ..you should see the peoples face :]

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

  26. A: That i can mix a song in 2 hours.. of course i can, but i would like to take the time the music deserves (and theres not much more needed, be patient!:)

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

  28. A: Please always talk to the people you want to hire, ask questions and dont let them blend you with nice gear, pictures or so..

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

  30. A: Dont record heavy distorted guitars with to much gain. Eq the Bass over the Kick in Rock music. ... there are so many :)

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

  32. A: Rock, Metal, Djent.. all kinds of heavy, modern rock music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Staying motivated all the time.

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

  36. A: As i am a multi-instrumental musician myself since 15 years, i bring a lot of songwriting, arrangement experience. If I feel theres something missing in the song, i love to help out and make the best song its best version it can get.

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

  38. A: Its very important for me to talk in detail about the job before it starts. I want to understand what the client wants and deliver this to him. I like to give updates or ask questions, to be sure that everything is going the ways my client want.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My setup is a very modern one. I am working with a lot of modern techniques Plugins (mostly digital) which allows me to get that clear modern rock/metal sound. My mixingroom is equipped with two pairs of high end studiospeakers (Adam Audio & Yamaha), very well treated and soundoptimized.

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

  42. A: Musicians / Bands: Periphery, Architects, Trivium, Asking Alexandria, A Day To Remember Producer: Taylor Larson, Joey Sturgis, Misha Mansoor

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

  44. A: Most of the time i am producing and mixing bands from europe all in the rock / metal genre. Beside that, i do masterings.


Terms Of Service

- 3 revisions included
- Vocaltuning in Mixing included
- Deadlines: I will always commit to a deadline
- No hidden costs

GenresSounds Like
  • Veil Of Maya
  • Asking Alexandria
  • Architects
Gear Highlights
  • BLA 1176
  • WA73 Mic Pre & Eq
  • WA2A
  • Slate Digital ML1
  • Kemper Profiler Amplifier
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