Music producer from Germany.
I'm Chris, an certified audio engineer from Germany.
After graduating in Music Business at the Popakademie BW, I started as an audio engineer freelancer.
I worked with artists like Birds & Wolves, Artyom, Circuit Breach, Frantic Disruption or Cenjiin.
My biggest production inspirations are the works of Steven Wilson, Andy Wallace and Andrew Scheps.
Due to my own background as a guitarist, I'm drawn to any rock or metal music and it's production. But besides that I generally work on any piece of music, despite its genre.
I work til the complete satisfaction of my customers!
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
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Interview with Christian S. Nickel
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: After graduating in music business at the Popakademie BW I got the HOFA College certificate as audio engineer and worked as an intern in a local studio. After that I started working as a freelancer and do that ever since.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Anything really, but a lot of rock and metal.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt, Andy Wallace, Andrew Scheps, Tool.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work at DLA Studios (www.dla-studios.de), a professional recording studio with great acoustics and very good analog outboard equipment.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mostly I do mixing for my clients, getting the best sound possible out of their recordings. I communicate a lot about the sound vision of my artists and try to get the songs as close as possible.