RecArt - Mobile recording studio

About Us

Our priority is to achieve the best recording quality. A precise choice and configuration of microphones, high-end class equipment, a specialized qualification and practical knowledge in areas like sound spatiality, proportionality between instruments, balance, frequency characteristics, timbre or dynamics allow us to meet the requirements of the most demanding tasks. We manage each request individually, considering the aesthetics and the historical context of the material, the tone preferred by the client and the acoustics of the localization where the recordings are made.

      During the recording process our first concern is to give the highest importance to the music itself; the conception of the composer and the interpreter and their comfort in order to assist them in the accomplishment of their vision. Thanks to our musical expertise we are able to manage optimally the structure of the sessions, work with musical scores, assist the interpreters to achieve the desired effect, and record the material in the highest possible quality. We also actively support the production process to warrant the selection of the best versions, cutting, mixing and the last mastering steps.

      We pay particular attention to a good contact with the client, we are open to any suggestion and are engaged partners to help you achieve the perfect sound. We take advantage of the newest techniques to allow multiple tracks recording in 24-bit accuracy, very precise cutting and mixing, as well as a digital recreation of the spatiality of the recording. These three factors open a wide field of possibilities for the production process.

      Besides recording and production of music, we are also concerned with radio production, as well as realization of sound in a broad sense. Do you need support for cutting and mixing digital sound, mastering or remastering, rehabilitation of archival material, sound systems installation and configuration? Contact us, we will be pleased to help you.

      Thanks to the cooperation with Radio Merkury - a Polish regional radio station from Poznan - we are able to offer you almost every kind of studio recording, even the most technically demanding (at the current prices of the radio station for hiring equipment and studio).  
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Our offer

Music recording:
  • recording of soloists and chamber music
  • recording of chorus and orchestras
  • live recording of concerts, broadcasts, auditions, music contests, festivals and recitals for degree examinations
  • recording of demos
  • recording for contests or grant applications

Production for radio, films and television:
  • realization of radio spots, jingles and radio auditions
  • recording of sound for films and television (in situ or postproduction)

Music production:
  • composition of illustrative music and music for publicity spots

Sound realization:
  • digital cut
  • mixing
  • mastering
  • mastering for vinyl
  • rehabilitation of archival material, remastering
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Staff

Łukasz Kurzawski -  a sound engineer, a musician, the founder of the RecArt company and the vice president of the Artelier foundation. A graduate of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań in the cello class, of sound engineering and acoustics at the Faculty of Physics of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and an artistic internship at the Faculty of Sound Engineering of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. He started working with sound and in front of the microphone at Radio Afera in 2003. Since 2004 he has cooperated with Radio Merkury as a sound engineer devising the radio playlist and as a presenter of his own music programme “Radio Merkury’s Air-cushion Vehicle” (Poduszkowiec Radia Merkury). In 2008 he set up the RecArt company which is involved in recordings and production of classical and jazz music and radio production. Since 2010 RecArt has also been involved in music publishing.

      The recording output of Łukasz Kurzawski includes more than a houndred of session and concert recordings released on CDs and DVDs with orchestral, choral, chamber, jazz and gospel music. Ten of them were nominated for the Fryderyk Awards (2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2014, 2015, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2018) while the album “Musica Sacromontana vol. 1” received the 2008 Fryderyk in the Choral and Oratory Music category. Album "Pasquale Anfossi, Oratorio La Morte di San Filippo Neri" received in 2015 the prestigious French music award of the Golden Orpheus awarded by the Academie du Disque Lyrique (France). Łukasz Kurzawski is the sound engineer of the album "Quo Vadis" with the composition of Feliks Nowowiejski, recorded by the Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra, soloists and the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Choir under the baton of Łukasz Borowicz, who was among the winners of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) 2018. 


      As a sound engineer he worked with, among others, Sinfonia Varsovia, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Polish Radio, the Polish Radio Orchestra, Concerto Polacco, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Poznan Philharmony Orchestra, Gorzow Philharmony Orchestra, the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, the Polish Baroque Orchestra, L’Autumno orchestra, An_Arche Music Ensemble, Accademia dell’Arcadia, the Musicarius string quartet, the Camerata Silesia singing group, the Sine Nomine choir, the choir of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, the Poznań Boys’ Choir, the Poznań Chamber Choir, the Stefan Stuligrosz Poznań Nightingales Boys' Choir, the Viribus Unitis choir, the groups Anitiquo More and Gospel Joy.

      From September 2006 to February 2009 he was a lecturer in sound production at the Regional Educational Centre in Poznań. He also conducted a series of courses in radio production in cooperation with the European Centre for Communication and Culture and the Polish Association of Sound Engineers.

      From 2009 to 2015 he cooperated with the Institute of Acoustics of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań as a lecturer.
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Instrumentation

Recording

  • Notebooks

Audio interface, AD/DA converters
  • M-Audio Profire 2626 3 pcs.
  • RME Digiface USB
  • BEHRINGER ADA8200 3 pcs.
Microphones
  • Schoeps MK2S 2 pcs.
  • Rode NT55 2 pcs.
  • Rode NT5 4 pcs.
  • Rode M3
  • Rode NT2A 2 pcs.
  • sE Electronic 4A 2 pcs.
  • sE Electronic 3A 2 pcs.
  • sE Electronic 1A 2 pcs.
  • sE X1
  • Line Audio CM3 6 pcs.
  • Line Audio OM1 2 pcs.
  • Superlux CM-H8K/O/U 2 pcs.
 Digital reference monitors
  • Adam Audio A7
  • Neumann KH 120 A
  • Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO
  • Roland DS-30A
  • Alesis M1 Active 320
  • Audio Technica ATH-M40FS
Instruments
  • EMU Xboard 49 + Proteus
Software
  • Samplitude 11 Classic
  • Pro Tools 8 LE
  • Waves Gold Native
  • Izotope Ozone 5
  • Izotope RX5
  • PSP Xenon
  • Ableton Live Lite 6
  • FL Studio 8 Fruity Edition
  • Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10