Connected Mix & Mastering, lead by Damian Handzlik. Using quality tools in an accurate listening environment, CONNECTED Mastering is dedicated to presenting your audio at its best and creating a master for CD, download (we are an ADM (formerly Mastered for iTunes) provider) or other destination. We also offer a mixing service.
CONNECTED Mastering is a PL-based audio mastering studio, owned and run by Damian Handzlik. Located in Wroclaw, our clients include artists, producers, record companies and institutions worldwide.
Our mastering studio has a wide selection of equipment that will make your tracks sound great. Classic class A analog hardware and the latest in digital technology. We treat every project differently and will apply any technique or piece of equipment to make it sound better. The control room has been acoustically treated for an optimum environment for mastering.
Although great equipment is vital, it is our ears and our vast experience in mastering that we consider being of the greatest importance.
It's your music, we'll reach its true potential. We believe that mastering/mixing is an art-form and that each project is unique. When you use CONNECTED Mastering, we ensure you're at the center of the process and production experience.
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Interview with CONNECTED Mastering
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mix, mastering, stem mastering, restoration.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Anything good that will fall into my ear.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Equipment: We have a fully analogue hardware outboard units. The majority of our work utilised hardware however this entirely depends upon the style of music and task that’s required. Monitoring: - Antelope Audio Pure2 Mastering-Grade Converters - Expose E8B Monitors - Totalsystems DBM 3 Peak Meter - Benchmark SPM-2 Stereo Meters - DK-Audio MSD-550 Meter - Beyerdynamic DT-880 Pro EQ: - SPL PQ Mastering EQ - Manley Stereo Pultec - Custom Dynamics: - HCL Varis Mastering Compressor - variable Mµ - Elysia Xpressor - Customized - Manley Vari-Mu Limiter / Compressor - Manley Slam! Computer Workstation: - Apple Mac intel Core i7 CPU computer with 16gb ram - Apple Macbook Pro intel Core i7 CPU with 8gb ram - Apple Cinema Display Furniture and Acoustics: - Custon studio design, build and acoustics - Custom heavy mastering desk Power & Cabling: - Hi-end Mogami cables & Neutrik connectors - Powered by Furman PL-Plus DMC Other: - Presonus FaderPort Hardware Controller - Technics SL-1200MK2 - Acustica Nebula - Voxengo, iZotope, Waves & many others... Studio: Our custom-built studio has been designed to create a precision working environment, providing us full control over every aspect of your music. Being able to properly monitor your projects in confidence is the key to creating reliable masters & mixes every time. Some of the Key-Features of our studio include: - Total Symmetry, essential for accurate stereo imaging. - Bass Trapping, Low-End management for maximum control. - Skyline & Rear Diffusion - Floating Hardwood Floor on Concrete, adding some controlled Live character. - Reflection Absorption, broad absorption coefficient Rockwool on all walls & ceiling.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Everything it needs or whatever it's missing.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electronic, Ambient, Hip Hop, Rock
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen with your ears and your heart as music is also about feelings.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'd say everyone has a different approach and everyone works differently. I hope it answers the question. 100% satisfaction is what I'm going for.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Started as a DJ and produced my own music, later worked in a few facilities. I've been doin' this for over 10 years.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Apart from my brain and ears, antelope audio converters, spl pq, hcl varis, monitors, & a coffee machine.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Meeting new people and working on their great music.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Best results.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog, digital - hybrid, whatever the project needs. Any facility is only as good as the engineer, but after that comes the monitoring chain, the room and the gear selection. Some of our gear is stock and some modified.