About 

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Øra Mastering’s engineer is Karl Klaseie.

Karl has been in the recording industry for 10 years. Starting his musical career playing guitar, he later discovered the thrill of recording music. This lead him to take his Bachelor Degree in Music Technology at NTNU. In 2009, he established and became co-owner in Greener Productions where he recorded, produced and mixed many artists in Trondheim’s alternative rock and jazz-scene. In 2015, Karl joined Trondheim’s well acclaimed recording studio, Øra Studio.

Karl’s choice to pursue mastering started in 2014 when he was trained by Morten Stendahl in Redroom Studio. After a year working by Stendahl’s side, Redroom Studio closed their doors, and Karl started what would be known today as Øra Mastering. In addition to mastering, he also does frequent recording and mixing in Øra Studio.

Karl is a positive and thorough mastering engineer who loves to help musicians, producers, mixers and record labels achieve great sounding masters.

Selected work:

Hegge - Vi är ledsna men du får inte..

Hegge - Vi är ledsna men du får inte..

Erlend Ropstad - Alt som har hendt

Erlend Ropstad - Alt som har hendt

Yes Deer - Gloss

Yes Deer - Gloss

Viktor Wilhelmsen - Stjolne mea

Viktor Wilhelmsen - Stjolne mea

Frances Wave - More

Frances Wave - More

Oscar Grönberg Trio - Walking in trian..

Oscar Grönberg Trio - Walking in trian..

Kari Rueslåtten-Silence is the only sound

Kari Rueslåtten-Silence is the only sound

Henry Chinaski & the Weak - Wake up..

Henry Chinaski & the Weak - Wake up..

Gold Celeste - The Glow

Gold Celeste - The Glow

Anders Jektvik - Kjøtt i mørket

Anders Jektvik - Kjøtt i mørket

Emilie Storaas - Slow Girl

Emilie Storaas - Slow Girl

Masåva - Masåva

Masåva - Masåva

Siril Malmedal Hauge - Uncharted Terri..

Siril Malmedal Hauge - Uncharted Terri..

MMO-Ensemble - Any Day Now

MMO-Ensemble - Any Day Now

Stina Stjern - Kap Herschell

Stina Stjern - Kap Herschell

Frode Alnæs - Kanestrøm

Frode Alnæs - Kanestrøm

Døden - Døden

Døden - Døden

Karl Bjorå’s Aperture - The Most Obvio..

Karl Bjorå’s Aperture - The Most Obvio..

Emmeuth’s Amoeba - Polyp

Emmeuth’s Amoeba - Polyp

Girl - Sea and Dirt

Girl - Sea and Dirt

Tor Haugerud - Råsane

Tor Haugerud - Råsane

Kjetil Mulelid Trio - Not Nearly Enough..

Kjetil Mulelid Trio - Not Nearly Enough..

The West Coast - Welcome

The West Coast - Welcome

Kjemilie - Bakkekontakt

Kjemilie - Bakkekontakt

Mastering examples:

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Equipment

  • Purpose built mastering room with treated acoustics

  • Mac Pro

  • ProTools 12 and HOFA master

  • Klein & Hummel O300 main monitors

  • Bowers & wilkins P7 reference headphones

  • Mytek 8x192 ADDA

  • Universal Audio Apollo Quad

  • grace Design m905

  • Weiss EQ-1 LP DYN

  • Squarewave Industries stereo Program eq

  • Buzz Audio REQ 2.2 MEA

  • Dave Hill Designs Titan x2

  • HCL Varis (Vari-Mu)

  • Plug-ins from UAD, Fabfilter, DMG, TDR and Izotope

 

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