Christian S. Nickel

Music Producer

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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.

Interview with Christian S. Nickel

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

  2. 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.

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

  4. A: Anything really, but a lot of rock and metal.

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

  6. A: Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt, Andy Wallace, Andrew Scheps, Tool.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: I work at DLA Studios (, a professional recording studio with great acoustics and very good analog outboard equipment.

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

  10. 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.

Ró by Birds & Wolves

I was the Mixing Engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

Revisions: 2, minor changes are for free.
Mixing will take around 1-2 weeks, depending on the complexity of the track.

GenresSounds Like
  • Father John Misty
  • Porcupine Tree
  • Opeth
Gear Highlights
  • Allen & Heath GSR24
  • Rupert Neve Designs RND Portico 5012
  • SSL G-Bus Compressor
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