Welcome to SOULFIRE Studios

Media, Integrated.

Audiovisual hardware and content solutions.

ABOUT

Gavan Eckhart is a sound engineer, producer and owns Soulfire Studios in Johannesburg, South Africa. For many years, he has been working with the cream of the South African music industry. He has recorded and mixed the sound for artists such as Miriam Makeba, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Soweto Gospel Choir, Freshly Ground and has engineered sound for William Kentridge’s collaborative works with Philip Miller (including Miller’s extensive film score repertoire).

Gavan also tours with top South African and international bands providing great live mixes for a diverse listenership. His vast experience in theatre, television, film and music production has recently culminated in the creative utilisation of sound technology in visual arts and Multimedia intergration. He is currently installing sound systems for museums and venues as well as producing and mixing a variety of musical and fine artists, both in the studio and on the road.

He has been nominated for a SAMA for Miriam Makeba’s ‘Reflections’ as well as a Golden Reel Award for the soundtrack to ‘Book of Negros’.