Online Mastering Services

What is an Online Mastering Service?
Online Mastering Service is one of the most important steps in the FINAL chain of music production.

By using different tools and techniques, we guarantee that your material sounds its best in different formats and existing platforms nowadays.

By clicking here you can listen to samples of our work.

The processes that a track or disc goes through when performing analog and digital mastering could be the following:

Pre production, production, recording, mixing, MASTERING and subsequent distribution (both on physical media CD, Vinyl – and digital media – Spotify, Itunes, Tidal, YouTube).

First, the track or disc to be mastered is evaluated, we call this MIXING ADVICE. Where, basically future problems are recognized, optimizing the process of mastering.

Emphasis on tonal balance of the track.

Blending imperfections are resolved and if it is more than one song, coherence is sought between all the elements (tracks) of the album.

Communication with the artist is essential, in order to achieve the sound you are looking for!

What tools (equipment) do we use for our analog mastering services?
We use professional analog mastering tools, you can click here to see them.

What make us different?

There are a large number of studios that offer the same services that we do on the web.

What is the difference that our service has?

We differentiate ourselves in the search for the satisfaction of our ARTISTS, communication being a fundamental element.

In conclusion, we have top-of-the-line analog / digital mastering equipment and promotional rates.

Regardless of looking for and achieving a better volume for your musical style, we focus on giving your music as much detail and clarity as possible.

Therefore, the mastering process is a fundamental tool to make your music reach its full potential.

Common processes in our practice
Common processes in mastering practice (among others):

  • DC Offset: Detection and correction.
  • Audio restoration ( Hiss removal, Click removals, etc.).
  • Level, phase and spectrum analysis of the mixtures.
  • Resonances: Correction.
  • Leveling the loudness of the general content (in the case of a disc)
  • Tonal balance (Low, Mid, High).
  • Harmonic distortion / tape saturation.
  • According to the type or musical genre definition in areas Low, Mid, High.
  • Dynamic leveling (peaks).
  • Multiband processing (compression or dynamic equalization).
  • Stereo field: Evaluation, correction.
  • Depth / spatiality.
  • Limiter / Limiters.
  • Optimization of your track or album for different platforms (Spotify, You Tube, Apple Itunes, etc.).
  • – The processes detailed above are by way of example.
    They are not necessarily in the order used, the order in which they are used (except for limitation, dictated by each individual project).

ANALOG MASTERING EQUIPMENT
First, the equipment in our studio was carefully chosen to make the mastering chain deliver professional quality audio.

Second, this chain gives us a workflow that we know about. We can be confident and open when it comes to making creative changes.

In conclusion, we have both hardware and mastering software compatible with the highest quality, to make your music sound at a professional level!

Monitoring
Dynaudio Acustics BM15A used as the main monitoring system (1).
Avantone Mix Cubes used as a secondary monitoring system (2).
Bosse Sound Link Revolve used as a secondary monitoring system (3).

Headphones
Akg K271 Mkii (SONARWORKS REFERENCE 4 correction) as the main headphone monitoring system.
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro (SONARWORKS REFERENCE 4 correction) as secondary headphone monitoring system.
Xone XD 40 (SONARWORKS REFERENCE 4 correction) as a tertiary headphone monitoring system.
Audient NERO and Mytek DAC, as the controller of HEADPHONES.

AD DA converters
Mytek Stereo 96 DAC as a controller for Dynaudio Acustics BM15A monitors AND HEADPHONESAkg K271 Mkii with SONARWORKS REFERENCE 4 correction.
Mytek Stereo 96 DAC as an output for our analog chain.
Mytek Digital Stereo96 ADC Mst A / D input to our DAW and clock source, with less than 10 picoseconds of jitter.

SOFTWARE CONVERSION
Weiss Saracon
Izotope Rx 7

DAWS
Pro Tools 12
REAPER
Logic Pro
Ableton Live
REAPER

Compressors
Manley Labs Nu Mu
Elysia Xpressor

Equalizers
Ibis Cranesong Discrete Class A Equalizer
Dangerous Music Bax EQ
Orban 622B Parametric Equalizer Custom Mod

Metering
Tc Electronic Clarity M
Dorrough 40A
Dorrough 280 D (AES)

UAD Compressors
1176LN Universal Audio Classic Limiting Amplifier
1176SE Universal Audio Classic Limiting Amplifier
Elysia Alpha Master
Fairchild
Neve 33609 & 33609SE Compressor
Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor
Universal Audio LA2A

UAD EQS
BrainWorks bx_digital V2
BrainWorks bx_digital V3
Dangerous BAX EQ
Manley Massive Passive
Precision Enhancer Hz
Pultec-Pro

UAD OTHERS
Oxford Limiter
Bob Kats Precision K-Stereo
Precision Mix Rack Collection
Sonnox Oxford Inflator
UA 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ
Vertigo VSM-3

MISCELLANEOUS
Flux. Waves plug ins
Resistor Cables custom made
Mogamy cables
Raventos Designs console furniture
Custom built Power Supply System

GENERAL CRITERIA USED FOR SPECIFIC GENRES
Below we give a brief idea of ​​what we intend to do with our task according to different musical genres.

Although it serves to give you a rough idea of ​​what we do, it is not that we work with static formulas.

The most important thing is that each song, track or album is a world.
Although we describe estimative concepts, each project offers us its own and particular dynamics.

Finally, the only rule to follow is that both our studio and the artist are proud of the mastered material.

ROCK
Below we give a brief idea of ​​what we intend to do with our task according to different musical genres.

Although it serves to give you a rough idea of ​​what we do, it is not that we work with static formulas.

The most important thing is that each song, track or album is a world.
Although we describe estimative concepts, each project offers us its own and particular dynamics.

Finally, the only rule to follow is that both our studio and the artist are proud of the mastered material.

POP
Second, during the analog mastering process, frequency ranges are sculpted, making mastering a much simpler process.

As a final result, what is sought is the correct spectral balance of the song or album.

SUBGENERS:

First of all, this genre requires that the low frequencies be balanced with the mids and high frequencies.

Pop punk
Indie pop
Country pop
Electropop
Folk pop
Pop rock
Noise pop
Jangle pop
K Pop / Power Pop
For example, some subgenres like Bedroom Pop or Dark Pop
they have a darker sound and low fi.

On the contrary, K Pop and Power Pop have an aesthetic that turns to a much brighter sound.

The different sub-styles that we expose are for explanatory purposes, we also always focus on offering a finished sound, recovering and giving your track or album the maximum sound potential.

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