machata.ch

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Lukáš Machata

audio editing & mastering

Audio recording & mixing

  • Mobile digital recording studio up to 10 line or microphone channels simultaneously
  • Digital multi-channel mixing in Logic Pro 9

Audio mastering

  • Digital mastering for CD (Red Book standard) or vinyl
  • DDP (Disc Description Protocol) file format creation

Audio restoration

  • Digital editing of audio files: removal of tape hiss, tape drop-outs, phase issues, current hum, background noises, etc.

Analog media digitalization

  • Vinyl LPs & singles
    33 1/3 rpm & 45 rpm
  • Stereo compact cassettes
    incl. noise reduction Dolby B, Dolby C, dbx
  • 4-track compact cassettes
    standard speed, dbx, Tascam Porta One compatible
  • 1/4" reel-to-reel 2-track master tapes
    19 cm/s (7.5 ips), 38 cm/s (15 ips), standard reel with cine spindle, NAB hub, AEG DIN hub
  • 1/2" reel-to-reel 8-track tapes, 38 cm/s, NAB hub

Analog media restoration

  • Vacuum cleaning service for vinyl LPs & singles with the “Okki-Nokki” record cleaning machine
  • Reel-to-reel tape “baking” (drying) to restore dissolving and unplayable tapes (a.k.a. “sticky-shed syndrome”)

Legacy digital media conversion

  • DAT (Digital Audio Tape)
    digital (unprotected media only) or analog
  • MiniDisc
    analog only, ATRAC1 format only

Pricing

See separate page


History

Home recording studio since 1988, live sound engineer 1992–1999, mobile analog recording studio 1995–2002, mobile digital recording studio 2003–present.

Lukas Machata

Recent works

V.A. – Czech Up! Vol. 2: We’d Be Happy
2018, CD & LP remastering, 22 tracks recorded 1968–1979

Betula Pendula – Cesta
2017, audio restoration, CD mastering, 15 tracks recorded 1987–1988

Plastic People Of The Universe – Apokalyptickej pták
2017, audio restoration, CD mastering, 12 tracks recorded live 1976

Švehlík – Za pochodu
2017, audio restoration, CD mastering, 9 tracks recorded 1978–1979

Švehlík & Amalgam – Lucerna 19. května 1978
2017, audio restoration, CD mastering, 13 tracks recorded live 1978

V.A. – Guido Rath: musikalische Seilschaften 1982–2017
2017, audio restoration, CD-R mastering, 24 tracks recorded 1983–2015

SHQ – Jazzové nebajky
2016 (released 2017), CD remastering, 10 tracks recorded 1972

SHQ – Motus
2016 (released 2017), CD remastering, 10 tracks recorded 1971

SHQ – SHQ and Friends
2016 (released 2017), CD remastering, 12 tracks recorded 1965

Jaromír Hnilička & Karel Velebný Tentet – Týnom tánom
2016 (released 2017), CD remastering, 10 tracks recorded 1970

C. Worth – Emilia
2016 (released 2017), LP mastering, 12 tracks

bluesalot.ch – Troubles, Troubles
2016, CD album recording, mixing & mastering, 13 tracks

V.A. – Czech Up! Vol. 1: Chain Of Fools
2016, CD & LP remastering, 25 tracks recorded 1966–1978

Aku-Aku – Ples loutek
2015, CD mastering, 10 tracks

Olympic – Everybody!
2013, CD & LP mastering, 24 tracks recorded 1965–1971