Sound Engineering – A Nine-to-five Job? Nil!

Sound Engineering – A Nine-to-five Job? Nil!

Engineer Philipp Winter on odd working hours, contacts and creativity above all isn’t he one: a nine-to-five job. Rather, to work in the profession of the sound engineer to every conceivable time of day or night depending on the order or customer just. Of Daniel Radcliffe, a song can sing Philipp Winter, called. Sometimes, you spend all night in the Studio when a production must be done. To start barely a musician what is ten or eleven o’clock in the evening and under ten hours of work on the piece is hardly. My personal record is 26 hours.\” The 29-year-old works with parameters such as the reggae singer Jahcoustix and the Jazz Quartet Quadro Nuevo and ensures that the music of the artist on concerts, the album sounds as well. bold\”, as Daniel Radcliffe says. Each year he mixes also on average 50 to 60 live concerts in addition to Studio productions and accompanied different bands doing around the globe; the tour with the Latin / reggae group Jamaram, for example, led him this December until after Uganda.

Of course There are also sound engineer in fixed positions, such as the theatre, orchestras, music publishers, major broadcasters or production companies. There is labor income but regulated and protected workers, the tasks are sometimes less creative. And creativity is important to Philip. Deliberately he has opted for the path in the freelancing, because his dream was always to work directly with musicians. Even if it is unsafe, but for the word is a foreign Word for me boredom.\” In January, he worked in a Studio in New York.

This was also used by the operators as apartment. Every room includes kitchen, toilet and bathroom were wired and you could take anywhere. Even over the bed in the bedroom were boxing, which is again could be heard in the mix to fall asleep.

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