ABOUT

Jacob van der Westhuizen is the owner and engineer at Benjamin Studio. Jacob’s background lies in recording, mixing and producing various genres over the last 10 years. He focused on experimental electronic, hip hop, folk and indie music. As a musician, Jacob’s search for the best quality and the most accurate audio systems in his own music led him to begin exploring the high end world of audio. This is where he became more interested in mixing and mastering. Alongside a solid understanding and appreciation for many genres, Jacob treats every project with the same passion and zeal that he treats his own projects with.

BENJAMIN STUDIO IS EQUIPPED WITH SOME OF THE WORLD’S FINEST HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE, NOT TO MENTION A BEAUTIFULLY TREATED AND ACCURATE ROOM.

STUDIO

Monitoring and Conversion

Monitoring and Conversion

Unity Audio The Rocks, Unity Audio The Boulders, B&W Active Sealed Sub, Metric Halo LIO-8 Archive Grade Converters

Outboard

Analogue Dynamics and Equalizastion

Manley Labs Mini Massive Equalizer, TK Audio TKLizer Equalizer with M/S, TK Audio BC2-ME Mastering Compressor, Maag Audio EQ4 & Looptrotter Audio The Monster Compressor

universal_audio_uad2_satellite_4_3 copy

Digital Processing

Universal Audio UAD2 DSP, Metric Halo Production Bundle, Sonnox Dynamics, Slate Digital, FabFilter Dynamics & Equalizers, PSP Audioware Dynamics & Equalizers, Softube Plugins – All

Misc

Misc Outboard

dbx 160xt Compressor/Limiter (Pair), Neve Portico 5012 Pre-Amp, Langevin DVC with Opto Limiters, Roland RE-201 Space Echo, Cartec Audio PreQ-5, Cartec Audio FeQ-5, IGS Audio Rubber Bands, IGS Audio Alter 500, Sherman Filterbank 2, OTO Machines Biscuit

BLOG

August 26 2013

Walkie Talkie – Happy Valentines Day

Walkie Talkie

I just finished the master for the first single for a new project called “Walkie Talkie” by Jaco van der Merwe (Bittereinder), Toast Coetzer (The Buckfever Underground) and HemelBesem. This track features A Skyline on Fire and it’s a social Read More

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SERVICES & CONTACT

Mixing

Mastering

Pro Audio

Acoustics