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Geryon Sound is a boutique music production studio in New York City operated by Murat Çolak, where he mixes and masters with a state-of-the-art hybrid workflow, and offers high-end location recording services with a select collection of microphones and crystal clear conversion.
Murat’s doctorate in music, with a special focus on spectral music and psychoacoustic theory, informs a highly detail-oriented and empirical approach unlike any other. He specializes in contemporary classical / electroacoustic music and uses this highly technical skillset to bring a unique and innovative sound to electronic dance music, rap, and pop.
2018 Apple Mac Mini (studio)
3.2GHz 6‑core 8th‑generation Intel Core i7
(Turbo Boost up to 4.6GHz)
64GB 2666MHz DDR4
2015 Apple Macbook Pro (on-location)
3.1 GHz Intel Core i7
16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3
Monitoring (Flat response down to 15 Hz):
2 Neumann KH 310 8.25" 3-way Powered Studio Monitors
2 Neumann KH 750 DSP 10" Powered Studio Subwoofers
2 PSI AVAA C20 ABSORBERS
2 Avantone Pro 5.25" Active MixCubes
2 IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors (Mobile)
GIK Acoustics Custom Room Treatment
(4 soffit bass traps, Alpha Pro Series Bass Trap Diffusor/
Absorber, 3 242 Acoustic Panels, Gridfusor tiles and
impression series diffusors at ER points, and 2
Polyfusor combination panels)
Dirac Live Room Correction
SonarWorks Reference 4 Studio Sound Calibration Suite
Audeze LCD-X Open-back Planar Magnetic Headphones
w/ Lavricables Ultimate Silver Cable Upgrade
Shure SRH1540 Closed-back Mastering Studio Headphones
Pinguin Audio Multimeter Pro
Steinberg WaveLab Pro 11
Steinberg Cubase Pro 12
Izotope RX 9 Audio Repair and Restoration Suite
SSL UF8 Advanced DAW Controller
A vast collection of high-end tools by Acustica Audio, Audioease, DMG Audio, Eventide, FabFilter, Izotope, Kazrog, Leapwing Audio, MAAT Digital, Oeksound, Plugin Alliance, PSP Audioware, SIR AudioTools, Softube, Sonnox, Soundtoys, Sound Theory, SSL, Tone Projects, Waves & more.
Metric Halo ULN-8 3d MkIV Audio Interface (recording
Metric Halo ULN-8 3d Audio Interface (recording)
Dangerous Music LIAISON Analog Master Router
Dangerous Music SOURCE Monitor Controller & DAC (mastering, mobile)
Mäag Audio PREQ2 Dual Mic/Line/DI Preamp with EQ
API 5500 2-channel Parametric Equalizer
Manley Nu Mu Stereo Compressor/Limiter
Foote Control Systems P3S ME Mastering Compressor
Mäag Audio EQ4M 6-band Parametric Mastering Equalizer
BlackBox Analog Design HG-2 Saturation Processor
Dangerous Music BAX Mastering Shelving Equalizer
2 Schoeps CMC6 MK4 (Matched Pair)
2 Schoeps CMC6 MK21 (MP)
Austrian Audio OC818 Dual Set Plus
AEA R88A Stereo Active Ribbon Mic
JZ Mics V67 Large Diaphragm Condenser Mic
2 Earthworks QTC40 (MP)
2 Neumann KM 184 (MP)
2 Oktava MK-012-03 MSP6 (MP)
2 Line Audio Omni1 (MP)
1 Neumann TLM 107
2 Shure SM81 Small-diaphragm Condenser Microphones
2 Shure SM57 Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphones
1 Shure Beta 58A Dynamic Vocal Mic
1 DPA 4099 Instrument Mic
2 Rode NTR Active Ribbon Microphones
2 Warm Audio WA-14 Multi-Pattern Microphones
Mogami and Grimm cabling
Emotiva and Furman Power Conditioning / Protection
Providing the most artistically informed service in the city, Murat works with an international clientele. He is an official Apple Digital Masters provider and recipient of an advanced certificate in audio mastering from the Mastering Academy in Hamburg, DE. Among his past mentors are mastering engineers Friedemann Tischmeyer and Pieter Snapper.
Mastering, mixing, editing, cleaning and restoration, full production (from writing to mastering).
High-end location and studio recording for primarily classical / contemporary music - from solo musicians, to chamber ensembles, and full orchestras.
Mix and project consultation, executive production.
Attended mixing and mix consultation sessions via Zoom + Audiomovers are possible upon request.
For mixing, mastering, recording quotes or other rates, please fill the form below introducing yourself and describing the project you want to work on with me. Please provide links to some of your music as well when possible.
Important notice: Murat is a highly sought-after engineer working in the busiest city in the world. Please inquire for EP or album projects at least six months before the planned release date. Shorter notices might bring extra costs.
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