BLANKA MADEROVÁ – BLANCHE, Nic Coolidge, Richard Mader, Jindrich Kravařík
Music producer, composer
Blanka guarantees and organizes the activities and projects in Dual Production, together with her colleagues.
She cooperates closely with many great musicians, sound-engineers, singers, producers and composers, according to the needs of the project at hand.
Studium a praxe:
2013-2014: Harvard University in Bostonu: Department of Music (Fulbright Scholarship)
Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Art and Letters: English Literature , Philosophy (PhD. 2011),
FHS UK in Prague, ethnomusicology (2012-2014)
2007-8: University of New Orleans
2004-5: Madrid – Universidad Autonoma
Publications: Dotknout se Světa/To Touch the World/: Czech Music Alternative 1968-2013, Blanka Maderová a Zuzana Jurková (Karlova Universita, FHS UK,2013)
„To Touch the World“: Czech Alternative music 1968-2013, Blanka Maderová and Zuzana Jurková (Charles University, Faculty of Humanities, 2013).
Bands where she played: Red Velvet (rock-funk-electro, with the singer Sisa Feherova), Reskata (rock-fusion band), Blanche (acoustic project).
Dual Production Crew
Nic Coolidge is an American producer, sound-engineer, and guru of analogue sound. He mixes, masters and composes music either in Prague or in Providence, Rhode Island.
He works with artists from various genres – from acoustic music, rock, electro, hip hop to industrial techno. He is also a renowned guitar player – he played with Counting Crows, Augustana, his band KNOX (Boysnoize Records) or project Julia.
RICHARD MADER ml.
Richard makes music and beats both acoustically (as a percussion player) and electronically (drumming and composing int Ableton Push2) – or combining both of these ways. Apart from composing, his favorite domains are sampling, creation of instruments from the vocal of the singer, and finding new sounds (percussive, synth, guitar etc.)
Vintage lab of Faust studios where we record offers innumerable possibilities (i.e. the unique analogue synths Prophet, Art, Moog). As a percussionist, he likes to use interesting drums (kanjira, bendir, udu, darbuka, cajon, xylofone etc.).
Jindra makes music, does mixing and mastering. He is a professional sound-engineer and producer (he studied ČVUT and HAMU) in the sphere of film, advertisememt and independent music projects.
He also works on sound design, dabbing, and live concerts sound. His clients include Škoda Auto, Vodafone, L´Oreál, Danone, music for film and series “Mentalist”, “Pinguins from Madagaskaru” etc.
Šárka Geroldová – SHARKASS
Sharkass (Šárka Geroldová) is a champion is freestyle rap on the Czech hip hop scene, also a semifinalist of the TV Show “Czechia and Slovakia have talent.” She has been making music and writing lyrics since 13.
She writes lyrics for well-known Czech music artists and young emerging artists. She plays african drums, helps artists as a rap and vocal couch.