Lauri Liivak


Lauri Liivak on SoundBetter

Mastering engineer. 26 years of experience. Large and inspiring collection of vintage and modern analog gear. 24 time Estonian Music Awards winner.

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Interview with Lauri Liivak

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

  2. A: 28 years

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

  4. A: Shoegaze, Indie, Indie-folk, Indie-rock, World, Folk, Electronica, Ambient, Drone, Trip Hop, Post-rock, Stoner Rock

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both analog and digital.

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

  8. A: Fairchild, 1176, Pultec, J-Fet, Eventide H-3000

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: 55m2 good sounding room with large and inspiring collection of vintage and modern analog gear running through Soundtracs Solitaire 40/40 (fully automated inline /right hand patchbay 80 ch. in total) Soundscape 32 and 64 channels of SSL Alphalink. My Mastering gear includes TK BC1-MKII, Fairchild, Pultec Dual EQP, DR-Mq5 Mastering EQ, Kush Clariphonic and Lavry converters

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

  12. A: Trim and tune

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

  14. A: Mastering, mixing and production

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Terms Of Service

2 recalls allowed. Average turn-around per song 1-3 days, depending on the project.

GenresSounds Like
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Stereolab
  • Ride
Gear Highlights
  • LA-2A
  • STA-Level
  • UREI LA-4
  • 1176 Blue-stripe
  • Valley People
  • DR-MQ5 Mastering EQ
  • DUAL Pultec
  • Clariphonic
  • Culture Vulture
  • H3000
  • DP/4+
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  • View to the studioFeb 20, 2017