Marcel van Limbeek

Marcel van Limbeek

Soulsound Tutor

Meet Marcel

Marcel has more than 25 years of experience in the pro audio industry and works in both live and studio sound. Marcel has been the Studio and Monitor Engineer for the artist Tori Amos since 1994 and during this period has recorded, mixed and mastered 15 albums / DVD releases- 4 of which were Grammy nominated. The 2011 album 'Night of Hunters' received a prestigious German Echo classical music award.

As Tori's Monitor Engineer, he has been on 14 world tours. In 1999 he was awarded the Monitor Engineer of the Year Award by the readers of Live! Magazine.

In 1997 Marcel did the acoustic design for Martian Engineering- Tori's recording studio in Cornwall, England. He is also Tori's live Broadcast Engineer, having done live broadcast sound on many TV and radio shows across the globe. Through his association with Tori he has worked with some of the world's best musicians in many of the world's best studios. Because of Tori's wide musical scope he is experienced with many different styles of music production.

Marcel has also worked on various other artist's recordings and shows. He has his own studio space in London which houses an extensive collection of high quality analogue audio equipment.

Marcel is an extremely popular freelance Audio Lecturer and was also an important part of the development of the Alchemea Live Sound Diploma. His deep theoretical understanding of sound engineering combined with his expert ability to pass this knowledge to others has made him very popular with all the students that have passed through his lectures over the years.

See Marcel van Limbeek In Action

Monitor Engineering Panel Discussion

Filmed at PLASA London 2015, seasoned monitor engineers discuss this tricky job.

Camden Sound Sessions: Stereo Bus Processing

To process or not to process the 2bus during the mix... Listen on!

Recording Vocals

Another truly excellent, information-heavy Masterclass from Marcel. You'll never be the same again.

Recording Acoustic Guitar and Vocals

Capturing a truthful recording of a performance is the goal for studio engineers – Marcel shares his thought processes and methods for achieving this.

The Nature of Phase

Do not miss! The Justin & Marcel double-act get stuck into Phase - what it is, how it affects your work and how we exploit it’s effects.