Sound Design

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Kerberos.and.Styx.Studios on SoundBetter

If you want something unique, that stands out in the crowd you're in the right place. This remote studio delivers the quality production you deserve all around the world. Have a listen!

Kerberos.and.Styx.Studios (KSS) is a collaboration with Kerberos.and.Styx (musician/sound designer) AKA Nisham Olakara from the Netherlands. Kerberos.and.Styx's work is most suited for new media art, documentaries, art installations, theatre, certain genre of film, games and animation (Sci-fi, Thriller, Dystopian, etc.), and other commercial purposes such as ads that target very specific niches. KSS also welcomes companies that design software, apps or devices that require UX design for their applications for optimal user experiences.

Nisham Olakara is a certified sound engineer and designer
His technical skills include:
Sound Design,
Mixing and Mastering,
Sound Recording,
Composition and Arranging,
Audio Restoration


Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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  1. Review by Sindi Shkodrani
    by Sindi Shkodrani

    Nisham has been lovely to work with and a very good listener. His sounds are distinct and have character. He's always experimenting, bringing on new ways of achieving concepts, which keeps the process enjoyable alongside professionalism. Affordable services too!

Interview with Kerberos.and.Styx.Studios

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

  2. A: In an ideal world I would simply improvise everything I create or play. Where I aim to go somewhere and I either end up there or go somewhere uncharted. However, depending on the project, I foresee the application. - Where the sound is used; Medium (film, documentary, art installation, Podcast, dialogue). Mainly the environment that the sound is going to be perceived by the audience, - The emotion that needs to be inspired, - The duration of the track, clip or scene - If the application is for a movie, documentary or an art installation it is common that the production comprises a series of drone sounds accompanied by other instruments (strings, cello, bass, etc.) - If it is a commercial or production for an artist, the project would usually start with a chord progression then a drum track followed by a bassline to form the hook or a skeleton. But this always depends on requirements (the level of detail provided by the client). In most cases the client does not have a written arrangement and may need assistance to work with. For this I first interview the client posing a series of questions as to where exactly they want to go. It is important to determine if I can execute the project or not. The quality of the end product is very important to KSS therefore will not take up any project that It cannot be well executed.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: I own a minimal hybrid set up where analogue meets digital. I own a number of modular and semi-modular synthesizers. I believe that the only way to have an authenticity and character is by designing a sound from scratch and then blending or processing them on the DAW or sending the signals back into one of my modules or synths. For this reason, 95% of my gear is analogue. The only digital gear that I possess is the Elektron Model:Cycles (Digital Fm Synthesizer) , the Polyend Tracker (Sampler), Ableton Live Suit 11 and the Push 2. All of my other gear is purely analogue.

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

  6. A: I think in my opinion the most influential artists would be Boards of Canada, Autechre, Square Pusher, Bobby Krlic (AKA Hexan Cloak) and Tim Hecker. A lot of the music I make are inspired by their work.

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

  8. A: The most common type of work I do for clients would be film composing (Documentaries, Movies, short films, etc.), composing drone sounds or music for art installations depending on what the nature of it is, Sound Design, Music production, Dialogue editing, Podcast Editing and Mastering. I am also able to convert any tracks recorded digitally into tape and back into digital. In my opinion processing any signal in this way makes your sound a lot more warmer.

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Terms Of Service

A maximum of 3 revisions.

KSS does not accept any projects it does not expertise in.

GenresSounds Like
  • Tim Hecker
  • Ben Frost
  • Alessandro Cortini
Gear Highlights
  • Moog DFAM
  • Korg Minilogue
  • 0-ctrl
  • 0-coast
  • Strega
  • Polyend Tracker
  • Model Cycles
  • Live suite 11
  • Push 2
  • Portastudio 424
  • Model 12
  • Electronic Field Kit
  • Expansion Pack
  • Strymon Nightsky
  • Harley Benton Heavy metal
  • NT1A
  • SM57
  • Xylophone.
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  • Mix and Link!Nov 01, 2021


    I have put this up so that I am able to share with you my Soundcloud where you can find my the work.


    Wish you a great week!

    P.S. If you have anything type of work that needs done please do not hesitate to leave me a message! :)