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For more than 20 years Stefan Heger has worked as an Audio Mastering Engineer for domestic and international artists, gaining experience and talent in places such as Sterling Sound and Flux Studios in New York City, Elephant Studios in Rome, m2Sound in Cairo as well as The Jam Room in Columbia, SC.
Not only a mastering engineer, Stefan is also a consultant and networker in the international music scene working to bring the right people together and helping to create optimal results.
With the help of the late, renowned acoustic designer Larry Swist, Stefan has recently re-modeled his mastering studio optimizing his space and creating an exquisite, state of the art acoustic and listening environment.
Fisheye Music Studio focuses on analog mastering, using a transfer console by Chris Muth aka Dangerous Music , 1⁄2“ Tape Machine (Ampex ATR100), analog mastering equalizers and compressors including Pultec, Rockruepel, Chandler, API etc. , and premium conversion by Microsonic Pacific and Forsell.
Select monitors designed by Mick Guzauski as well as wiring exclusively with VoVox cabels creates modern and precise listening.
With the touch of a button, we instantly switch between a puristic Stereo Mastering Chain and a 24 Channel Stem Mixing with analog summing and analog outboard gear and a Surround 5.1 setup using a complete Focalchar39s Solo 6 monitor system.
Years of experience and exceptional choice in equipment are reflected in Stefan’s work which is Grammy nominated and lists acclaimed artists including KRS-One, Cody Chesnutt, Dragonette, Patrice, Nneka, Gentleman, Amel Bent, Lea Castel, Martin Solveig, Samira Said, Bahaan Sultan und Fettes Brot.
Our new, world-class mastering room features state-of-the-art analog and digital gear with an acoustical room design by engineer Stefan Heger for optimized mastering. Stefan is available for mastering sessions and has over 20 years of mastering experience working with artists and projects such as the Grammy-nominated album Bhakti Without Borders, KRS-One, Dchar39Angelo, Cody Chesnutt, Richie Stephens and Dragonette as well as local artists New Success Culture, The Capital City Playboys, Husband and The Affectionates, and Mac B.
The room is outfitted with a Sterling Modular Systems mastering desk, vovox high-end wiring and stocked with gear from renown manufacturers such as DANGEROUS MUSIC, Guzauski Swist Audio Systems, Avalon Audio, Metric Halo, Rockruepel pro.audio and Antelope Audio.