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The Producer &

Recording Studio

Solution For Songwriters

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Are you:

  • ready to record and bring your songs to vivid, wild life?

  • looking for the right studio and musicians to provide a professional, turnkey service to get the sound you're looking for?

  • a bit intimidated? You know you need to take action, but would really love someone to come alongside you to help make the album you want.

  • ready to take your music career to the next level?

Hi, I’m Steven Potaczek. As a producer, I help songwriting artists create absolutely amazing recordings that successfully launch their music careers.

As a veteran music producer with a proven track record of making albums that help artists stand out and successfully reach their audiences, I understand the specific challenges you face. Through a series of simple, actionable steps, I will help take your songs from demos on your phone to commercially-compelling works of art that are ready for radio, live shows, and successful licensing.

Let's talk: book your free 30-minute introductory call or coffee with me. We will discuss your musical vision and you can ask questions about your next steps towards pursuing the album you want to make.

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Let's bring your vision and

sound into vivid, wild life.

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Testimonials

I’ve worked in practically every genre with some of the largest names in the industry (from The Band Perry to Josh Garrels), helped my artists land prominent TV spots (MTV, CBS Evening News, Parks and Recreation, New Girl, etc...), and understand what goes into being a successful artist. If you’re looking to take your music to the next level, let’s talk!

Melissa Sandullo

“Steven did an incredible job producing my album! He totally embraced the vision I had for it, gave me great input on ways I could make it even better, and surrounded me with the right people and tools to finally make the album I wanted.”

 
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Brad Kleinschmidt

“Steven was awesome to work with. It was my first time working with a producer and he helped shape my songs into gorgeous pieces of art. If you are a solo artist, he can provide help in solidifying lyrics, provide an all-star cast of studio players, and a great studio to get it done.”

 

Jake Schlegel

“I had a blast working with Steven! I love the way my songs and recordings turned out. I’ve received nothing but great feedback on the finished product, and that’s in no small way a result of working with Steven!”

Click here to see the step-by-step process we took in bringing one of Jake’s songs to life!

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Gear

Simply put: With HEREAFTER, you have access to the very best gear in the industry. The studio is currently outfitted with:

Incredible Outboard

  • Neve and API preamps

  • Empirical Labs Distressors

  • Vintage EcoPlate II plate reverb

  • Hand-selected microphones (including several AKG, Neumann, and Shure mics)

  • Black Lion Signature Series modded interface w/top-of-the-line convertors

  • The most current Pro Tools rig with loads of plug-ins

Inspiring Keyboards

  • Hand-built 1970s Baldwin SD-10 10′ concert grand piano

  • Hammond B3/C3 organ with Leslie 122

  • Hohner Clavinet D6

  • Oberheim Matrix 6 analog synth

  • Nord Electro 5 HP73 keyboard

  • Yamaha Motif 6 keyboard

  • 24-key Italian-made accordion

  • Dozens of soft synth virtual instruments

Gorgeous guitars

  • Gibson J-45

  • 1970s Fender P bass

  • American-made Fender Telecaster

  • Nashville-tuned Tacoma parlor guitar

  • Bean Blossom mandolin

  • Vintage 1960s point-to-point Danelectro combo amp w/original Jensen special design speaker

  • Vintage 1970s Fender Deluxe Reverb amp

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Together we’ll forge the

album you’ve always

dreamed of creating.

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Recent Clients

Here’s a sampling of recent work. My role(s) for these various tracks ranged from full producer to mix engineer, session player, and/or co-writer. Click here to see a step-by-step example I took with a real artist.

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Let’s get together and

talk about your next steps.

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Contact

Book your free 30-minute introductory call with me and we’ll talk about the best next step for you. I’m thrilled about the prospect of speaking with you and learning more about your music!

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