DIGITAL FIDELITY STUDIOS

Digital Fidelity Studios was founded in 1995 by Mekaal Hasan as an audio production facility to cater to the burgeoning demand for professionally recorded audio in the fledgling music industry in Pakistan.

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AUDIO PRODUCTION TOOLS

As a producer/engineer, DFS is enabled with the following tools/software


System:   Mac Pro Tower (mid 2012)

DAW:   Logic X

Sound Card:  RME Fireface 800

Plugins:   Waves, UAD, Slate, Melodyne, Fab Filter

Outboard Pre-Amps: Avalon, RME, Golden Age

Outboard Effects: Lexicon PCM60/PCM80/LXP1, Ensoniq DP/4, Effectron 1024 DDL

Monitors:   Genelec 1031A’s, JBL LSR305 with LSR301 Sub

Mics:   Audix D2/D6/D4/I5, Audio-Technica 4033/4040/4031/4050/ATM25, Neumann   U87AI, Rode NTK, AKG 414, Shure SM57/SM58

DI Boxes:   Radial, Whirlwind

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AUDIO ENGINEERING, MIXING, MASTERING & PRODUCTION

Mixing and mastering engineer for TV show Pepsi Battle of the Bands winner, “Bayaan”, Season 4 in 2019.

Mixing and mastering engineer for TV show Coke Studio Season 11 in 2018.

Producer, Arranger and Mixing Engineer on nationally and internationally released records by Junoon, Zeb and Haniya, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Noori, Ali Azmat and Atif Aslam amongst others. The scope of the work ranges from live Qawalli recordings and Sufi Rock records to roots based folk and traditional music.

Producer Jingles and Commercials for multinational clients (Nestle, Sony Ericson, Telenor and Warid Telecom) , as well as retail outlets and stores (Sapphire, Zara Shahjehan).

Audio Mix and Mastering engineer for national channels including Indus TV, MTV, ARY’s ‘The Muzik’ and Geo’s ‘Aag TV’.

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PRODUCED & ENGINEERED: ALBUMS

2014  We Are Your Friends – Poor Rich Boy 
2012  Qawalii Volume 2 – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan 
2010  Qawalii Volume 1 – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan 
2008  Klashinfolk - Ali Azmat
2008  Chup - Zeb and Haniya
2007  Boondh - Jal
2007  Apna Muqaam Paida Kar – Various Artists (National Sufi Council)
2007  Volume I & II – CoVEN 
2005  Peeli Patti Aur Raja Jani Ki Gol Duniya - Noori
2003  Suno Ke Mei Hun Jawan - Noori
2003  Irtiqa - EntityParadigm
2001  Ishq – Junoon 
1997  Not In Your World – CoVEN

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PRODUCED & ENGINEERED: SINGLES

2019  Beykhabar – Bayaan
2018  Younhi – Atif Aslam
2018  Preacher – Poor Rich Boy
2017  Sweet Dreams – Meesha Shafi 
2017  Feeling Good – Meesha Shafi 
2008  Gallan – Ali Azmat 
2008  Aitebar – Zeb and Haniya 
2007  Sajni – Jal 
2006  Anarkali – Shoaib Mansoor 
2004  Suno Ke Main Hun Jawan – Noori 
2004  Neend Aye Na - Noori 
2003  Supreme Ishq – Shoaib Mansoor
2003  Gana No. 1 – Noori 
2003  Dil Ki Qasam – Noori 
2003  Aadat - Jal 
2003  Hamain Azma – EP 
2003  Raba – Mekaal Hasan Band 
2002  Tum Hans Diyay – Noori 
2002  Jana Tha Hum Ne – Noori 
2002  Sanwal – Mekaal Hasan Band 
1999   Buleya – Junoon 
1999  Sajna – Junoon