My name is Benjamin Schäfer. I am a passionate mixing engineer based in Berlin/Germany with one consistent goal:
"The creative use of the present moment in
capturing a timeless musical document."
In the spirit of believing there is no such thing as a ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ sound, I am open to use any kind of technology or methodology that yields my desired result: namely, the expression of emotion, tension and relief which lives and breathes through music. I believe that every album in an artist’s career should be a statement that remains true forever.
I especially enjoy working with new bands, helping to craft mixes that meet the values and standards that both they and their fans alike come to expect. Regardless of an artist's career stage, I strive to create albums full of excitement, which will ultimately be celebrated for their timeless sound.
Here you can find selection of the albums I worked on.
This contains productions in which I acted as a
mixing engineer, audio engineer, assistant or producer.
Click on the album covers for details or go directly to My Mix Work.
CELTIC FROST (CH) / SUBWAY TO SALLY (GER) / STICK MEN (US) - with Pat Mastelotto, Tony Levin, Markus Reuter
MARTERIA (GER) / RAMMSTEIN (GER) / BEATSTEAKS (GER) / MISS PLATNUM (GER) / LONG DISTANCE CALLING (GER) ELOY (GER) / MARKUS REUTER (GER) / FABIO TRENTINI (IT) / OMEGA LITHIUM (SLO)
MILAN POLAK (AT) - with Fabio Trentini, Randy Coven, Simon Michael Schmitt, Joe Macaluso
STEPHAN THELEN (CH) / SEEED (GER) / GENTLE KNIFE (UK)
THE CRIMSON PROJEKCT (US) - with Andrian Belew, Tony Levin, Markus Reuter, Julie Slick, Tobias Ralph
REVOLVERHELD (GER) / THE KRAUTS (GER) - Producer Team of Marteria, Peter Fox, Fantastische 4, Beatsteaks
PETER TÄGTGREN (SWE) / OLSEN INVOLTINI (GER)
DADA ANTE PORTAS (CH) / TRI STATE CORNER (GER) / YANG (FR) / W.R.O.N.G. (ES) / KID SIMIUS (ES)
LAKE CISKO (GER) / NAMGAR (RUS) / STEPHAN EMIG (GER) / ALYA (SLO) / ZSK (GER) / MONTREAL (GER),
FRANK SCHÄTZING (GER) / SONDASCHULE (GER)
EXAMPLES OF MY MIX WORK
Here you can find selection of songs that I have mixed in various genres.
Please also check my "How I Work" Page for details.
ALTERNATIVE / INDEPENDENT
PROGRESSIVE / METAL