mastering Studio Berlin
Get Masters That Sound Larger Than Life in the Club as Well as at Home
We’re a mastering studio in Berlin that specializes in electronic music genres like Techno, House, Electronica, and Ambient. Our mission is to help you take your productions from good to great. Your creative vision is all that matters to us and we believe in collaborating closely, communicating honestly, and sharing knowledge openly.
Our mastering approach
Amplifying the Character of Your Mix
You’ve spent a lot of time on getting your mix to sound as good as possible. We respect your vision and the integrity of your sound. We focus on the unique strengths of your mix and take them one step further. To us, mastering is both a creative as well as a technical process.
Our mastering studio in Berlin meets the demands of today's ambitious electronic music producers and mix engineers: Breathtakingly big and spacious sound that translates perfectly on large club systems as well as on small earbuds.
Here's what makes our masters stand out:
Your songs are going to sound finished, big, and impactful, just like your reference tracks (and most likely better).
We make your tracks sound larger than life without damaging the audio quality in any way.
It’s that “3D-sound” that separates great masters from good ones. We help you achieve that spacious yet transparent sound.
We give your songs that spacious yet transparent sound that's so hard to achieve.
Your tracks are going to sound punchy and dynamic, perfect for club systems as well as home-listening.
We help you achieve the perfect balance between loudness and dynamics.
mastering Engineer Berlin
Someone Who Listens to Your Needs
Copilco Productions is run by Philip Röder who has been mastering records for over a decade. Besides being a mastering engineer in Berlin, he helps artists build a meaningful music career with his podcast and blog Pick Yourself.
15+ Years of Experience, 500+ Projects Worldwide
Your songs are going to sound as good or better as your reference tracks and qualify for being released on professional labels. We optimize your songs so they translate well on every playback device. From large club systems to small earbuds.
You will get honest feedback and 1-on-1 support before, during, and even after the production process. We’re happy to answer every question (even if it sounds silly to you) and we’re not shy of sharing our knowledge and with you.
We will guide you through the whole process, step by step, so you can focus on being creative. Our project-workflow is transparent, efficient, and results-driven. Our goal is to offer you the best customer experience you can imagine.
Artists and Labels We‘ve Worked With
Acid Pauli, Ruede Hagelstein, Tez Cadey, Herr Lang, Jonty SkruFFF, ALVAN, Mila Dietrich, Sportbrigade Sparwasser, Nico Pusch, René Bourgeois, Remcord, Sid Le Rock, Schlepp Geist, Distale, and many more.
Sony Music, DUAT Records, Maquisards Productions, New Port Records, Civil Disobedience Records, Verlag, Circuit Training, Jarring Effects, Slab Note, and many more.
Listen to Some Examples of Our Work
Artist: Tez Cadey
Song: Modular 3
Label: Sony Music/ Maquisards Productions
Service: Mixing, Mastering
Artist: Martin Kleinert, Monova
Label: New Port Records
What Our Clients Say About Us
“Copilco Productions is one of the best mixing and mastering studios for electronic music. I’ve worked with Philip on my full-length album as well as on several singles. Besides that, he has helped me improve my production and mixing skills. I’m super happy with the results and highly recommend him.”
melodic techno producer,
mixing & mastering client
“Philip does a lot of mastering for my record label. I have mixed most of them and I really like the way he understood what I was going for. It’s not easy for a mixing engineer to find a great mastering engineer. I know I definetly found one in the Techno area. Highly recommended!“
techno Label owner,
"Philip is a true pro, this clearly shows through his understanding of the music scene and technical advice that he offers. The quality of my productions and mindset improved drastically with his help. This has directly led to having multiple releases signed on some of my favorite labels."
Techno producer, coaching client
Give your songs that finished, big, and impactful sound!
Here’s How Our Mastering Studio in Berlin Operates
First of all, we’re a value-driven business. We believe in collaborating closely, communicating honestly, and sharing knowledge openly. Our goal is to win you as a client for life, not just for the next project. Therefore, we do everything to make sure you have a great experience when working with us.
Our mastering studio Berlin operates a bit differently from what you might expect. We‘re not interested in mastering thousands of records a year by people we barely know. Instead, our goal is to work consistently with a carefully selected group of ambitious electronic music producers, mixing engineers, and record labels.
Here’s our three-step mastering workflow:
Step 1: Listen
Before starting a mastering project, we listen carefully to what you want you achieve, what you like and don’t like about your mix, and which reference songs you have in mind.
We then give you valuable feedback (which might enable you to improve the mix), help you with the pre-master export, and answer any questions you might have.
Step 2: Execute
After we’ve received your correctly exported pre-master files, we go all-in on the mastering process. After doing the necessary corrections, we focus on bringing out the unique strenghts of your mix.
Our mastering studio in Berlin has received professional acoustic treatment and is equipped with carefully selected, specialized mastering gear.
Step 3: Improve
Our usual turnaround time for mastering projects is 5 work days. We do extensive quality control before sending you our work but some decisions simply rely on subjective taste.
We’re more than happy to do revisions for you because we want you to be 100% satisfied and work with us again. The more often we work with you, the better we can adjust our masters to your taste!
If you’re one of the people who want to make the electronic music scene a better place, we have something else for you. Besides running our mastering studio in Berlin, we‘re hosting a podcast & blog called Pick Yourself that helps upcoming music producers build a meaningful artist-career. Check it out, it’s 100% free.
Get Your Questions Answered
We offer electronic music mixing and mastering services for all genres that fall into that category. Our studio specializes in genres like Techno, House, Electronica, and Ambient. Basically everything that can be called club music or electronic dance music is in good hands at Copilco Productions.
Our goal is to offer you as much value as possible for your budget. To do so, we start every project with a few onboarding questions to find out what your goals are and how we can help you achieve them. In the next step we send you a detailed proposal including pricing and terms. Get in touch and let's find out together how we can support you.
Mixing means we receive the individual tracks from you (kick, bass, hihats, synths, etc.) and we work with those to achieve a great, exciting end result. Mastering is different because you only send us a stereo mixdown of your whole song and we bring it to the finish line. In essence, mixing is the step after production and before mastering. The main difference between the two processes lies in the level of control we have. Mixing allows us to fine-tune all the details of your production whereas mastering is more focused on broad strokes.
To find out whether you need mixing or mastering, please get in touch and we'll discuss the best option for your specific needs and available budget.
Our usual turnaround times are: 5 work days for masters, 10 work days for mixes, after having received correctly exported tracks from you. This means you will get the first version within that time frame. We then enter the revision process which is usually done pretty quickly. Depending on how fast and precise you are with your comments and wishes, you will have the final version of your song shortly thereafter.
Overall, the following rule applies: The earlier you book your session, the faster you get your songs. If we can plan properly, you will have a 100% guarantee to hit your release deadline with us.
Let’s talk. There’s always a solution and we can operate super quickly, if needed. Please keep in mind that in super urgent cases we have to negotiate a slightly higher rate, just to keep things fair for all our clients.
If your goal is to learn how to become a better producer and improve your mixing skills, we recommend you check out our coaching services. We offer 1-on-1 sessions in which we help you achieve your creative goals and overcome any technical obstacles you might be facing.
Yes, absolutely. We will guide you through the process, give you a checklist of how to export things, and we’re there to answer any question you might have.
Yes, please go ahead and ask us anything you want and we’ll do our best to support you during the project. We’re happy to share everything we know and we don’t keep any “secrets” from you. If something needs a deeper conversation, you might want to book a coaching session to get it sorted out properly.
First of all, let’s get to know each other. We can do this via email or in a short call, whatever you prefer. We have a few onboarding questions that help us understand what your needs and goals are. Based on that, we can identify (together) what services you might need, what budget you should set aside for that, and what the next steps are. Go ahead and drop us a message, we’d love to get to know you!
Get in touch
Let’s Talk About Your Project
We'd love to get to know you and find out how we can support you! If you'd like to meet with us personally (in our Berlin-based studio or on a virtual call), please use the contact form above to say hello and schedule an appointment.