Maik Styrnol

Mixing Your Handmade Music

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Elevate Your Sound with Authenticity and Precision. As a dedicated Mixing Engineer with a deep love for authentic music, I specialize in capturing the essence of your artistry and translating it into a polished, professional mix.

Are you an artist or musician passionate about handmade music? Whether you’re into rock, folk, bluegrass, or any genre that thrives on raw, organic sound, I’m here to bring your vision to life.

I understand the nuances and subtleties that make handmade music special. My approach is all about enhancing your unique sound while preserving the soul of your performance. Let’s work together to create a mix that not only sounds amazing but also resonates with your audience on a profound level.

Contact me today to take your music to the next stage. Let’s make something incredible, true to your roots, and ready to be heard by the world.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Maik Styrnol

  1. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  2. A: That I'm just dude mixing your songs. I mean, I am that, but for some time I become your newest band member who wants to create something special with you.

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

  4. A: From Jazz Guitarist to Film Composer to Radio Composer to Film Composer to Audio Engineer to Film Producer to Film and Audio Producer to Mixing Engineer and Music Video Producer.

  5. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  6. A: I produce a concert film festival: https://

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. But Analog is so much more fun.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: I'll listen to you, not just to your music!

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Getting to know so many great artists and creating something with them.

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: Tell me everything that you have on your mind! Things that you want, things that you definitely don't want! I'm happy to give a lot of ideas, but it all starts with you!

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

  16. A: My coffee machine and 4 guitars. You can never have enough guitars!

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Honest. Once I have the feeling for the artist and the music I double down on it and don't put a lot of gloss over everything.

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

  20. A: Singer-Songwriter, Rock, Folk, Blues, Funk

  21. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  22. A: I have a small (48m2) project studio for my own producing and composing. In there I have a concert grand, some guitars, lots of microphones and my mixing desk with some outboard gear. I mix with Genelec speakers because I work quite often with broadcasting and in Germany they are basically the standard in most radio and TV stations. My Setup: iMac, ProTools, SSL 500-Series UltraViolet EQ, Trident Audio 80B-500 EQ, SSL 500-Series 611 DYN, Warm Audio WA76, Warm Audio EQP-WA, dbx 266xs, IGS Audio S-Type 500 VU My Mics: Sennheiser, Oktava, Neumann, Røde, Avantone... and the most comfy couch in the business!

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

  24. A: I Mix and Master Live Recordings, which also includes Editing, Tuning and Re-Amping quite often.

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

  26. A: Since I work with a lot of live recordings I usually have a really good idea of how the band wants to sound and the energy they transport. So I just double down on that and take their energy to a new level.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Listening. Not only to music, but also to the vision of the other people involved.

Call It Home (Live)

I was the Umleitung in this production

Terms Of Service

One song, up to 3.5 minutes, incl. 2 revisions. Editing, re-timing, re-amping, vocal tuning, and noise reduction are included. If any recording issues cannot be fixed, I will address it before.

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Gear Highlights
  • SSL 500-Series UltraViolet EQ
  • Trident Audio 80B-500 EQ
  • SSL 500-Series 611 DYN
  • Warm Audio WA76
  • Warm Audio EQP-WA
  • Warm Audio WA273
  • dbx 266xs
  • IGS Audio S-Type 500 VU
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