"Without music, life would be a mistake."
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

Some of the things that happend in the d-night-studio.

Thanks to Moustache Massage and Springtime in Baghdad (Full Production) for sharing.

"Music is the strongest form of magic."
- Marilyn Manson

The d-night-studio is a full service audio production studio located in Dresden, Germany. We offer a wide range of audio services including recording, mixing and mastering in an analog, digital or hybrid setup as well as support in various audio needs. Our clients benefit from professional assistance in a relaxed and creative environment.

The facilities contain a recording room (15qm), a control room (8qm) and a separate mixing-suite (20qm) to provide multiple service options.

As we solely believe in good music, every genre is welcome and every artist is treated with full dedication.

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."
- Leopold Stokowski

Music Production

We produce your songs. Therefore we accompany you through the whole production process as you wish and help with hints and tricks to push your performance to the next level.

Recording

We record your songs. To put your instruments and voices worthly to file we offer a suited environment and microphone collection and help searching for the right sound.

Mixing

We mix your recordings. Beside the capabilities of our equipment it's our experience and our ears that bring your tracks together to a well-made mix.

Mastering

We master your mix. With our help your music gets its final touch to match industry standards in quality and level.

Pre-Production

We take a look. We listen to your music and discuss arrangements, sounds and the production process. If asked, we gladly open our secret book of hints and tricks as well.

Songwriting

We compose for you. Wether you need a song to your lyrics or lyrics to your song, or you need assistance in finding stunning melodies and arrangements; We're there for you.

Session Musicians

We play your music. A guitarist, bassist and drummer are at your command. You want your programmed drums replaced with the real deal or one of your bandmates got lost 2 minutes before recording? We're ready to help.

Reamping

We make your sound. With our selection of amps, cabinets and microphones your DI-Signals come to life.

For further information about our services, please read d-night-studio's

GUIDE TO GOODNESS

"It's still magic even if you know how it's done."
- Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

System

Apple Mac Pro 2 x 2.66 GHz Dual-Core
8 Gbyte RAM

Apple G5 Dual 2 Ghz
3 Gbyte RAM

Tuxedo Infinitybook Intel Core i7
8 Gbyte RAM

Software

Avid Pro Tools
Harrison Mixbus
Apple Logic Pro
Ardour
Plugins: Waves, Toontrack, Sonalksis, Voxengo, Klanghelm, Lancaster Audio, Tokio Dawn Labs, Native Instruments, Line6, Flux, Avid …

DSP

Focusrite Liquid Mix

Audio-Interface

Focusrite Saffire Pro 26i/o
Focusrite Saffire
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

Monitoring

Fostex PM2
Resident Audio M5
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO

Console

Samson C-Control
Behringer MX8000
Behringer DDX32

Midi-Controller

Behringer BCF2000

Drums

Tama Rockstar

S/PDIF Converter

dbx Quantum II Dig. Multi-Band Processor

Adat Converter

Behringer ADA8000 Ultragain Pro-8 Digital
Behringer DDX32
Marian Adcon 2

Mics.

Shure, Sennheiser, hitec Audio, SM Pro Audio, t-bone ...

Outboard

dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter
dbx 286 Mic Preamp Processor
dbx 266 Stereo-Compressor
Boss GX-700 Multi FX-Processor
TC M300 Multi FX-Processor
Alesis D4 Drum Module
Behringer Composer MDX 2100
Behringer Multicom Pro MDX 4400
Behringer Multigate Pro XR4400
Behringer Ultra-Q Pro PEQ 2200
Behringer Ultragraph Pro FBQ 1502
Behringer Protector MDX 1800

Guitars

BC Rich Mockingbird EMG 85/81 Open-B
BC Rich Warlock EMG HZ4H Open-B
Schecter Demon EMG 60/85 Open-B
HB 7 String EMG 60-7/707 Drop-B
HB 8-String Fanfret EMG 808 Drop-B/F#
Tenson Powerstrat Standard-E EMG SL20 Set
Marathon Stratocaster Standard-E

Epiphone Westernguitar Open-B
Concertguitar Standard-E

Spacer Bass 4-String B-E-A-D

Amps

Mesa RevG Racktifier
(Mercury Magnetics Transformers)
Randall V2 Archetype
Randall V2
Laboga Mr. Hector
Laboga Alligator
Framus Cobra
Peavey 6505+
Marshall JCM2000 DSL
Marshall Valvestate 8280 Combo
Marshall Valvestate 8080 Combo
Behringer Ultrabass BX600
Line6 PodXT Pro (Metal Shop Pack)
Line6 PodXT (Metal Shop + Collector Classics Pack)

Randall RM1250 MTS Tube Amp

Randall MTS Modules:
Clean
Blackface (Fender Blackface Style)
Tweed (Fender Bassman Style)
Tweed (Modded Bassman)
Plexi (Marshall Plexi Style)
SL+ (Marshall Super Lead Style)
XTC (Bogner Ecstacy Style)
Ultra (Modern High Gain)
KH-1 (Kirk Hammett Signature Clean)
KH-2 (Kirk Hammett Siganture Rhythm)
Mr. Scary (George Lynch Signature JCM800-Rectifier Style)
Grail (George Lynch Signature Rectifier Style)
Brahma (George Lynch Signature Plexi-Style)

Stomps

Maxon, BOSS, MXR, EHX, Ibanez, TC Electronic, Mooer, Dunlop, Morley ...

Cabs

Randall XLT 4x12 Vintage 30
Framus Cobra 4x12 Greenbacks
Marshall JCM 900 4x12 GT75
Engl E412 Pro 4x12 Creambacks
Marshall Valvestate 2x12 G12T
Marshall Valvestate 1x12 G12T
Harley Benton 4x12 G412A
Harley Benton 2x12 Vintage 30
Palmer PDI-03 Speaker Simulator 8 Ohms
High Quality Impulse Responses