Mastering and audio processing services


Analogue + digital workflow

Production studio with drum room


Jonas Sjøvaag

Kongens gate 16

Oslo, Norway




Master chain hardware:

Antelope Audio Orion studio rev. 2017 DA

Burl B32 Vancouver summing mixer

Gyraf Audio Gyratec XXII stereo tube compressor

Gyraf Audio Gyratec XIV stereo tube equalizer

Rupert Neve Portico II Master Buss Processor

Studer A80 Master Recorder

Mytek Brooklyn ADC

Mytek Brooklyn DAC+

Burl B26 Orca Monitor Controller

Sennheiser HD800 / HD650 Headphones, Beyerdynamic DT770

Focal SM9 Monitors

Technics SL-D2 / Ortofon Turntable -> Mytek RIAA


Tegeler Audio Raumzeitmaschine (stereo tube reverb)


Drum room:

Gyraf Audio Gyratec IX stereo tube preamp

Tegeler Audio Manufaktur Créme - mastering compressor and EQ

Antelope Audio Orion studio rev. 2017 12 preamps



Stereo pair 1: Microtech Gefell M92.1S, selectable pattern, modified and matched by Andreas Grosser

Stereo pair 2: Pearl CC22 cardioid

Microtech Gefell MT71s

Slate ML-1

Sennheiser MD441


Shure SM57

3X Beyerdynamic TG58

Cascade FatHead



Ludwig Keystone '58: 12" 13" 16" 20"

Kicks: Walberg & Auge 27" w/ calf skin heads, Tacton 20" w/ Remo Fiberskyn / Powerstroke III.  

Snares: Ludwig Acrolite 14X5, Sonor Prolite 14X5, Custom walnut stave shell w/ calf skin head 14X5, Premier Olympic 14X6,5, Lefima 14X12, Slingerland 12X10, Walberg & Auge 14X5 vintage snare w/ cat gut strainer

Various percussion: Hand made Tombak (Iran), Cooperman 18" Tar, Schlagwerk 12" Riq



Samplitude Pro X3 Suite, ProTools 12, Ableton 9, Adobe Audition, Reaper 5, DSP-Quattro

Acustica Audio Nebula 4, Brainworx, FabFilter, Soundtoys & many other high end plugins

Studer A80 master recorder
Kerwax Replica audio unit
Ludwig WMP 1958


Faerder.audio is run by Jonas Sjøvaag, a Norwegian musician & composer holding a masters degree in improvised music from the Norwegian State Academy of Music from 2002 to 2008, a degree that included studies in electroacoustic music and signal processing. 

Focusing on a high quality stereo signal path, Færder audio specializes mainly in outboard signal processing of stems, individual tracks or mastering for CD, streaming services and vinyl. 

Faerder.audio also has a dedicated drum room with vintage and new kits, a wide array of snares, and offer recording and production services. 

Recent work:

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Ghosts - album - front cover
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