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Christian Duka

Sound Designer / Music Artist

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSound & Audio Professional - Music Composer - Musician

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About me

My name is Christian Duka and I am a multi-skilled sound engineer, sound designer and music producer. I am currently based in London, constantly working with musicians, electronic music producers, AR/VR experience developers and everyone in need of high-end sound design and audio content. I am also working as a solo electronic music artist and in collaborative A/V projects for club nights, cinemas and art installations. ​ Lastly, I focus on researching the use of music to facilitate mental states of well-being.

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Skills

  • Sound Design
  • Photoshop
  • Electronic Music Production
  • Music Production
  • Ableton
  • Music Composition
  • Pro Tools 10
  • Audio Composition
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Sound Mixing
  • Sound Engineering
  • Music Curation
  • Izotope RX3
  • Electronic Music Writer
  • Audio Content

Work history

Currently

Electronic Music Foundations Lecturer

School Of Audio Engineering

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lecturer of foundations of electronic music production

Currently

Sound Designer for VR/AR/Films

Various

Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Oskar OK - "Ricycled Future" [Timelapse Video of Art Installation] Batuhan Bintas & Christian Duka - Cyber Mushroom [Augmented Reality App] Third Mind Production - DSTRKT 5 [VR APP for Boomtown Festival, UK] Thomas Hodge - Teddy Bear Picnic [Horror Film, screened at Fright Fest '17]

Currently

Performing Arts and Audio Assistant

St Xavier Sixth Form College

Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Head Of Recording Studio and Drama/Theatre audio and lighting assistant

Currently

Producer & Performer

DVKA

May 2014
  • Freelance
  • Composition and live A/V performances for clubs, cinemas and art installations:

2017

Sample Pack Producer

Soundsmiths

Jun 2017 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Sample pack producer for "Transcend: Cinematic Techno Sample Pack", available on Loopmasters

Education

2016

Audio Engineering BA (hons

SAE Institute

Sep 2013 - Jan 2016
  • Music productions of different genres as a producer (Gipsy Jazz/Swing Bands, Pop Songwriters, Classical Music Ensembles, Alternative & Indie Rock Bands), involving studio recording, editing, mixing and mastering. All productions were made in high-end professional recording studios. Location Recording Experience: Recording of a trio of Piano, Flute and Cello at the Royal College of Music Audio programming/sound design: development of new media skills on sound design programming languages such as Pure Data & Max MSP. Research on the implementation of new medias for enhanced experiences in performance and listening environments. Creation of new instruments. Post-production experiences: noise reduction and sound restoration of raw live recordings for films with iZotope RX, full foley work for a three minutes advertisement videoclip. Acoustics: full acoustic treatment project on a theoretical space for sound recording. Cross media Experience: full post-production in collaboration with video department students for a short film, involving music composition, sound restoration, foley, editing, mixing and mastering. Business studies and development: understanding and practice of building a business plan, as well as in-depth understanding of music industry and label management. Cultural and music history studies: research and personal development of cultural and musical development. Major Project Research: investigation of the use of music to enhance psychological well-being. Research upon methods of composition focused to elicit emotional responses/limbic activation.

2014

Modern Electric Guitar Techniques

Modern Music Institute

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Learning Outcomes: Broad and specific knowledge of music theory and solfeggio, experience in ear training, knowledge and skills in playing different music styles (focus on Rock, Metal, Funky & Jazz)