Golden Sounds Studio

The Golden Sounds Studio at Izlake has a favourable location (central Slovenia) and is easily accessible to musicians from all over with excellent transport connections (exit Trojane- direction Zagorje:  Orehovica, Izlake – 5 minutes from the motorway exit), allowing solid cooperation also with foreign partners.
The Studio is relatively new and suitable for ensembles, soloists and medium-sized vocal groups. The largest room covers 40m², and there are two other rooms for recording drums and brass and a spacious mixing room. The studio is equipped with the latest digital and analogue recording techniques, premium microphones and processors. Musicians feel comfortable in the air-conditioned rooms with natural daylight and are able to visit the nearby cafe/bar for refreshments. Those who plan to record for several days in a row can find accommodation in the neighbouring tourism farm houses surrounding the studio, which are also accompanied by sports facilities.

The work of quality recording is taken care of by Igor Podpečan; musician, teacher, sound engineer and producer with many years of experience in managing, recording, composing and performing folk, classical and jazz music.
His first recording experience as a studio musician or sound technician-come producer he gained in Tyrolis Studios and Records in Filzmoos, Austria as well as in Studios Metro, RTV Studio 14 and Tivoli, Ljubljana.  In 1992 he opened his own studio.

The Golden Sounds Studio offers the following services:
- Audio recording - both digital and analogue,
- Audio post production- mastering- digital and analogue,
- Composition of folk songs and arrangements for ensembles,
- Composition of songs and arrangements for choirs, orchestras, etc.,
- Copying recordings from vinyl LPs, DAT, cassettes, mini discs, tapes, etc.,
- Manufacture of backing tracks and finished end recordings - pop music,
- Multi-day or weekly recording packages,
- Recording of larger groups (brass bands, orchestras, choirs, etc.) - Recording on location,
- Comprehensive technical assistance and advice to musicians,
- Video shoots, advertisements, promotions, etc.,
- Providing sound equipment for small and large events - 2 excellent sound systems (BOSE, KV2),
- Teaching (accordion, brass instruments, singing ...) and guiding ensembles.

- Recording:  Alesis HD 24, Steinberg Cubase,
- Mixer, preamps: Mackie 32/8/2 TL Audio valve preamp, Digitech tube preamp, Neve,
- Analogue Effects: Dynacord DPR 20 Yamaha SPX 900,
- Mics: Neumann U87, AKG 414, 112, Blue line, c416, AT, Shure, etc.,
- Compressors, limiters: Höfex, ADL 1500, Aphex, DBX, TC Finalizer, BSS DPR 402, etc.,
- Equalisers, exciters:  TL Audio valve EQ, DBX 2231, SPL Vitalizer,
- Headphones: AKG, Sennheiser.

State of the art equipment and top quality work have been already been tested during 20 years of trust by many famous musicians from Slovenia and abroad. In section ‘TOP 100’ you can listen to reference recordings created in the studio over the years.

For any additional information, feel free to contact:
Tel. +386 41 636953, e-mail