Friesen Audio

Sound & Music For Media Productions

Spotlight

Few things have as direct an impact on emotion as music. Music in commercials immediately colors the message. That makes it exciting to be involved in composing music and creating sound logos for online, radio, and TV commercials. More…

Friesen Audio = Gijs Friesen

Sound designer – Composer – Audio Engineer

When I talk to people about my work, I notice that the terms sound design, composition, and audio mixing/mastering are often used interchangeably. And, if you ask me, that’s fine! I wouldn’t label a carpenter as a “Screwdriver Specialist” or a “Hammerist” either. The goal of a carpenter is simply to create a beautiful product using the best tools for the job.

That’s how I approach my work: I help content creators and businesses achieve the perfect sound for their production, utilizing music composition, sound design, and audio mixing/mastering as my tools.

Whether it’s creating a sound logo for a company, composing music and crafting soundscapes for a documentary-style podcast, recording/mixing music, or a combination of it all. The famous quote by audio pioneer Joe Meek says it all: “If it sounds right, it is right”, no matter which tool you use.

What I can do for you

Sound design

Sound design and audio post production for radio/TV/online commercials, podcasts, explainer videos and everything in between.

For various clients, I’ve worked on productions for among others

Spotify, Audiohuis/NRC, Bol.com, KPMG, Disney, KLM.

Music composition

Music composition for (award winning) podcasts, commercials and other media productions; creation of sound logos.

For various clients, I’ve worked on productions for among others

BNR Nieuwsradio, Het Financieele Dagblad, Omroep Max, AVROTROS / NPO Luister, Investment Officer, Rituals.

(Broadcast) music recording/mixing

Broadcast music engineer at radio stations such as Radio 538, NPO Radio 2, 3fm, Radio Veronica. There I mixed for a.o. Jason Mraz, Miss Montreal, Editors, Nielson, Joss Stone, Rita Ora, James Blunt.

Recording/mixing engineer for various (applied) music productions, primarily at  Wisseloord Studios and my own studio.

Work

A very small selection of projects in diverse aspects of sound/music production in which I am involved. Or, in certain instances, a blend of nearly all aspects. 🙂

Achter Gesloten Deuren
(FD)

Music composition, audio post production

De Houdbaarheid van de Voedsdelketen
(Investment Officer)

Music composition, sound design

The Balvenie
(Mediaxplain)

Sound design, audio post production

Toegevoegde Waarde
(FD)
Music composition

Nederland en de Apartheid
(NPO / Omroep Max)
Audio mixing, music composition

Music for commercials, Soundlogos
Music composition

Radio 538 Koningsdag
(Talpa Radio)

Broadcast music mixing

Melle Live @ Soundz Live / Radio Veronica
(Talpa Radio)

Broadcast music mixing

Playmobil – Miraculous
(Lukkien)

Sound design

De Kwestie Wolf
(BNR)

Music composition, music recording / mixing / mastering

Publications

Interview Audiohuis (Dutch)
“Met muziek en sound design kun je de focus van de luisteraar sturen”

Interview Interface Magazine (Dutch)
“Het geheim van een goede radiomix”

Article Resolution Magazine
“Mixing for radio, TV and Internet”

Tune in

Music composition for podcasts, sound design for commercials, or recording and mixing music in the renowned Wisseloord Studios… or a combination of it all.

Whatever your production needs, I’m excited to accompany you in finding the perfect sound!

Let me hear from you!

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