Welcome to SoundStage! Encore

Encore is an ongoing SoundStage! series that explores how the music we love gets made. New segments are added on the 1st of each month.

SoundStage! Encore production is supported in part by KEF.


December 2018

Finnish mastering engineer Henkka Niemistö s based out of the Chartmakers East studio, located in East Helsinki, Finland. In this video, Henkka discusses his role as a mastering engineer. Mastering is the final production step before the music reaches listeners' ears.

On Encore December 1 - click to watch


Henkka Niemistö discusses the role of a recording engineer.

On Encore February 1 - click to watch

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Producer/engineer/drummer Howard Bilerman describes how he records drums to make them sound real like they do in a room.