"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, a control room and a separate mixing-suite 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

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16 Core
32 Gbyte RAM

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

Tuxedo Infinitybook Intel Core i7
8 Gbyte RAM

Software

Avid Pro Tools
Harrison Mixbus
Apple Logic Pro
Ardour

Plugins: Waves, Toontrack, Brainworx, STL Tones, Sonalksis, Voxengo, Klanghelm, Lancaster Audio, Tokio Dawn Labs, Native Instruments, Line6, Flux, Avid …

DSP

Focusrite Liquid Mix

Audio-Interface

Behringer X32 Compact
Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Saffire Pro 26i/o

Monitoring

Fostex PM2
Resident Audio M5
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO

Console

Behringer X32 Compact

Behringer Eurorack UB802
(for that Ulrich Wild guitarpreamp thingy)

Midi-Controller

Icon Pro Audio Platform Nano

S/PDIF Converter

dbx Quantum II Dig. Multi-Band Processor

Mics.

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

Dynamount X2-R mic positioning system

Outboard

IGS S-Type Buss Compressor 500
Warm Audio WA73-EQ
Klark Teknik 76-KT Limiting Amplifier
dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter
dbx 286 Mic Preamp Processor
Boss GX-700 Multi FX-Processor
TC M300 Multi FX-Processor
Alesis D4 Drum Module
Behringer Composer MDX 2100
Behringer Ultra-Q Pro PEQ 2200
Behringer A500 Reference Amplifier
Seymour Duncan Powerstage 200

Drums

Tama Rockstar

Guitars / Basses

ESP Sanskrit 7 EMG 707 Open-B/F#
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 Open-B/F#
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
ESP Ltd F-205FM WBS 5-String B-E-A-D-G

Cabs

MESA OS 4x12 V30 (from 2003)
Randall XLT 4x12 V30
Randall RS-412XLT 100N G12H 100
(Michael Amott Signature)
Framus Cobra 4x12 Greenbacks
Framus Dragon 4x12 V30/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

st.Rock React:IR Reactive IR Loader
High Quality Impulse Responses

Amps

Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier RevG Rackmount
(Mercury Magnetics Transformers)
Randall V2 Archetype
Laboga Mr. Hector
Laboga Alligator
Framus Cobra
Peavey 6505+
Peavey Triple XXX
Orange Jim Root Terror
ENGL Savage 120
Brunetti XL R-Evo II
Marshall JCM800 Kerry King Signature
Marshall JCM2000 DSL
Marshall Valvestate 8100 Head
Marshall Valvestate 8280 Combo
Marshall Valvestate 8080 Combo
Behringer Ultrabass BX600
Line6 PodXT Pro (Metal Shop Pack)
Line6 PodXT (Metal Shop + Collector Classics Pack)

Kemper Profiler Powerrack

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

Klirrton Grindstein

Maxon, BOSS, MXR, EHX, Ibanez, TC Electronic, Mooer, Dunlop, Morley, Mesa Engineering, EarthQuaker Devices, Pepers Pedals ...