My name is Felix Haala. I’m a freelance audio professional, working for several different companies and clients. I have a wide range of interests and this is what I want to be involved in: the production of music, commercials, movies (post), radio segments, audio books and audio dramas, writing articles, and many many more.
If you are interested in realizing a project with me, feel free to leave a message in the „Imprint“ section.
I was born and raised in Scheyern, Bavaria (Germany). In my school years, I went to the Schyren-Gymnasium grammar school where I graduated, obtaining my German University Entrance Qualification (Abitur).
After several years of playing keyboard/piano and messing around with midi recordings, I wanted to take things a step further and learn a more „modern“ instrument. So I started taking lessons in bass guitar at the age of 14 and invested a lot of time in order to gain command of this beautiful instrument.
It wasn’t long before I met a few guys I knew I wanted to start a project with. After some lineup changes I co-founded the metal band “Sheephead”. Besides being the bassist, I took care of the band’s web presence, the technical aspect of things, songwriting and I also did some booking. Between 2004 and 2011 we did a ton of shows, including some major ones like the Wacken Open Air, Summer Breeze Open Air and Chicago Powerfest. During the recording and mixing sessions for our CD releases, I never ceased to be blown away by the great job our engineers did and I knew that I, too, wanted to be a part of this industry. So I put some money aside and bought my first microphones and recording interface. I also began to play the (electric) guitar in order to broaden my musical horizon.
After being involved in a couple of demo recordings and the pre-production for our debut full-length, I started studying Audio Engineering at the SAE Institute (Private Audio Engineering School) in Munich. There I learned to find my way around in large studio environments and how to create an amazing sounding product. After I graduated as „Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Audio Production“ I founded my own business.