Key Element studio is a music studio built by jazz pianist and producer Daan Herweg. It is in permanent use as a personal production studio by a pool of Amsterdam based music makers: Daan Herweg, Tom Lieftinck, Berenice van Leer, Ralph Verdult and Lars Dietrich, Also a lot of local established and upcoming artists from the Amsterdam Scene know how to find us.
Key Element music is not merely a commercial endeavour but also built as a hub for musicians by musicians. Artistic creation, video, co-writing sessions, rehearsals, improvisation etc. Music first.
So: If you are looking for recording, music production, composition, demo production, rehearsals and you want to take your time: Key Element music studio is a perfect blend of a creative lounge and studio.
Give us a call or write us a message about your project.
All prices include 21% VAT
€ 60,00 per Hour – Main live room + engineer + gear + coffee
Excl Piano and tuning (€ 85)
Extra separated booth € 25 per Hour
Price is an indication: for longer projects call or email us for a custom deal.
Ralph Verdult is our resident engineer. He joined Daan in 2011 when the studio was founded. Besides recording and mixing he has a big love for analogue equipment. When not recording, mixing or mastering, he is traveling around the world as a FOH engineer. He works for bands like MY BABY, Klangstof, Eefje de Visser, and many others.
In the off hours Ralph also works for FabFilter, a Grammy Award winning software plug-in company based in Amsterdam.
Cadac J type
30 mono channels
3 stereo channels
Crane Song Avocet IIA Monitor controller
Furman HDS-6 with 8 HR-6 mixers
Sennheiser & Beyerdynamic headphones
CONVERSION & COMPUTERPro Tools HDX
Avid HD IO 24x analog IO
Avid HD IO 8x digital IO
Apogee Symphony mkII 32x analog IO
iMac 3.2GHz quad core i7
SOFTWAREPro Tools Ultimate 2019.6
Logic Pro X
Capi VP26 x6
RFZ V781 x10
Cadac J type x36 (console)
EMT 140 TS plate
Radial Tank Driver
OUTBOARDThermionic Culture Phoenix
Emperical Labs Distressor
Klark Teknik 1176-KT
Art Pro Vla II
AKG C414eb (x3)
AKG C451eb (x3)
Aston Spirit (x2)
B&O BM6 (x2)
Coles 4038 (x4)
Line Audio CM3 x(2)
MBHO 600 series (x2)
NoHype Audio LRM-1 (x2)
Oktava mk012 (x2)
Sennheiser MD541 (x4)
Shure SM57 (x3)
Shure SM58 (x3)
Key Element Music Studio consists of a Giant 45m2 live room, an adjacent living room, controol room and one extra semi isolated studio suitable for drums or vocals.
Anouk Visée, Maaike Martens, Lenny Kuhr, Lange Frans, Caro Emerald, Jim van der Zee, Dennis van Aarssen, Teus Nobel, Anne Chris, Henk Kraaijeveld,
MY BABY, Mikel Le Roy, Adidas, Eran Har Even, Sjors van der Panne, Susanne Alt, Giant Tiger Hooch, Lars Dietrich, Berenice van Leer, Kris Rietveld, Ingmar Glerum, Gerrie van der
Kleij, Qeaux Qeaux Jones , 2 Unlimited, e.a.
For information, don’t hesitate to call or email.
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