Where The Magic Happens
In 1993 Ewald Pfleger and Andy Fabianek founded the Recorder Music Studios.
They found a 120 years old farmhouse in the local core of Judendorf - Straßengel, which they turned over with the help of Opus & friends, in order to create a fully professional enterprise with large cosy lounge.
Completely without professional support it did not go naturally, Peter Oswald from Landsberg/ Germany was engaged for the acoustic Design,
Sepp Roschitz & Bernhard Kargl of the group " Splitterwerk " for the architecture, which were responsible particularly for the organization in the lounge - and office range.
Support came also from the community Judendorf - Straßengel, which must not remain unmentioned, where the Opus - Mannen have found a second home.
The attic of the 320 square metre farmhouse has been renovated according to all criteria of cosiness and comfort and has become a true oasis of relaxation for the artists. Meanwhile, the studio has been used for more than 20 years, mainly for own productions and productions of the Austrian scene and also serves as the main headquarters for Opus. For the perfect sound Markus Eichl, for office and accounting Andrea Pfleger.
ISMAEL BARRIOS & THE LATIN COMPANY
BEATLES DOUBLE GROUP
BRUNNER & BRUNNER
FAREWELL DEAR GHOST
CORRY GASS & The Wild Dogs
PETER N. GRUBER
TOM HAYDN (+ KONSTANTIN WECKER BAND)
PETER JANDA (FILMMUSIK NIKI LIST)
JAY + MARK
JAN PIETER MARTENS
K & K STRING QUARTET
KURT GOBER BAND
SIR OLIVER’S BLUES DISTILLERY
SHOCK THE HOUSE
SUGAR FOR LUCY
THREE GIRL MADHOUSE
at ground level, daylight, air-conditioned
Oswald acoustics, 35 sqm "Live End+Dead End" principle
Nearfield Monitoring: Adam A7X, Yamaha NS10, Auratones
API 1608+16 Channel Expander (32 Channels)
4xAPI 460 Graphic EQ
4xAPI 550B Parametric EQ
8xAPI 550A Parametric EQ
2xAPI 525 Comp
2xPurple Audio Action Comp
2xSSL 611 Parametric EQ
12xNeve 5106 Channel Strips
Otari MTR 90, MK II,24 track analog
CLASP 24 (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor)
Hard disk recording: Mac G5 Dual Core
ProTools HD5 (1 Prism Sound Dream ADA-8XR, 2 DigiDesign 192) 24IN 32Out
1xSSL Xlogic G-Seiries Comp
1xCrane Song-Trakker Comp
1xADL Stereo Tube C/L1500
2xDBX 160 Tube Comp
1xAudio Design F 760X-RS Compex/Limiter
1xHÖFEX Audio Comp./Lim.
1xBSS DPR 402 Comp.Lim.Deesser
1xLawo Tube Comp
1xSymetrix Sat Voice Processor
1xBBE 862 Sonic Maximizer
1xHöfex Audio Exciter
1xA Designes HM2 EQ Hammer
1xDramwer DS 201 Dual Gate
1xUniversal Audio LA-610 MKII
1xPWT 104-2 (Peter Willensdorfer)
1xLexicon 480L Digital Reverb
1xLexicon PCM 70 Digital Reverb
1xRoland SRV 2000 Digital Reverb
1xRoland Dimension D SDD320
1xYamaha SPX 1000 Multi Effect
1xYamaha SPX 900 Multi Effect
RECORDING ROOM I:
49 sqm, Live + Dead End, 2 UREI 809 Monitors, Yamaha Piano
RECORDING ROOM II:
Neuman, AKG (especially C12), Shure, Sennheiser, Audix
AKG, Sennheiser, Beyerdynamic
Available on demand or rentable:
Extensive keyboard and midi equipment, various guitar amps, TAMA drums
Ewald "Sunny" Pfleger (producer, owner)
Bandleader and mastermind of OPUS. Even before his world hit "Live Is Life", which was penned by him, has produced several other acts that have reached number 1 in the charts and were gold-plated. Still remains, according to his bandmates and collaborators, the sunny boy who made all the previous successes possible in the first place. Can still be found in the front rows of various celebrity lists. In the course of his career he has worked with numerous renowned producers such as Peter Müller (EAV, STS, etc.), Eddie Offord (Yes, Lennon, etc.), Erwin Musper (Scorpions, Van Halen, etc.), Peter Wolf (Starship, Commodores, Natalie Cole, etc.) and many others in Europe's most famous studios and also in the USA.
Markus Eichl (engineer)
Graduate of College Full Sail Center For The Recording Arts, Orlando, Florida. He has been an indispensable member of the team for several years now and is now a sought-after studio and live technician for various top acts such as OPUS, Rainhard Fendrich, and many more. He is also a sought-after technician for ORF productions and - last but not least - a gifted drummer.
Andrea Pfleger (managing assistance)
Has many years of professional experience as assistant to the managing director of a company with over seven hundred employees. Since joining her husband's company, she has been the calming influence of the Recorder Music Studios and OPUS Music Publishing, and the one who pulls all the strings in terms of planning, documentation and organisation. Besides, she has learned all the secrets of the plant world by now.
Paul Pfleger (Management, Recording Assistance, Musician)