Final Masters: $40 per song/recording under 8 minutes
This includes mix advice, revisions and any re-submissions necessary to achieve maximum output level while maintaining punch, space, clarity and quality in harmony with your artistic vision. We use a growing list of professional tools, DAWs, plugins and outboard gear. We can master your track with perfect dynamics delivering a polished final product.
This package also includes mixing advice and specific suggestions for future music and media projects. Each master is fine-tuned using multiple mediums and listening options. The process starts in a professionally treated studio using high-end monitors. We then reference various high-fi and lo-fi devices to ensure that we produce the highest quality final master.
Customized screencast video feedback, tips and tricks are available upon request.
$90 per song under 8 stems
You submit your mixed stems and we craft the perfect final master. Using individually bussed stems allows us greater flexibility and more precise control for achieving a polished sound for the final master. This package includes mix advice, any revisions and re-submissions necessary to achieve maximum output level while maintaining punch, space, clarity and quality in harmony with your artistic vision. Customized screencast video feedback, tips and tricks are available upon request.
$120 per song — (8 tracks or less)
By sending us your raw stems bussed into 8 tracks or less we can achieve the precision in the song we can then mix it to perfect space, EQing individual parts to make sure you have the most precise mix for your track. The advantages to sending your stems includes placement of each element using true stereo mixing, utilize mid/side EQing for clarity, dynamics processing and sidechain conflicting elements if needed. Customized screencast video feedback, tips and tricks are available upon request.
$20 per song
This covers any songs that need mastering in which case we can process using settings from a previous version such as modified mix downs, instrumentals, extended club mixes, radio edits, clean or dirty versions, and vinyl specific masters of a digital release. If you’re having two sets of masters made, for example, one louder set for Internet and another more dynamic set for vinyl, the additional set is billed at these rates. These can be prepared at any point after the first mastering session.
DDP & CD-R Masters
If you plan to release your music on CD, you’ll need a professional DDP file set that is checked and free of errors, or Redbook CD-R for the replication house.
Includes 2 discs and ground shipping and/or your DDP file set made available for download via a file sharing service. These can be available with your original order or anytime after the mastering session.
MFiT (Mastered for iTunes)
$10 per song
This option for mastered tracks can be fine tuned individually for the highest quality finished product for sale on iTunes according to Apple standards and specifications. We can deliver these with your original mastered work upon request at any time.
DJ Mix Mastering
Your mix should be delivered in the highest quality format using the file naming convention listed under the “Deliverables” section.
Podcasters & V/O Talent
Please use the above naming convention when uploading your files for delivery. Our standard process is to include a document or spreadsheet for all communication during our work with clients. To avoid confusion every step will be documented and initialed off by the engineers, including re-submissions.
Please review your entire final audio file, recording or mixdown to ensure the file Is exactly as you wish it to sound. By doing this you will speed up the review and feedback process before our work begins. Please see “minimum requirements” tab for specifications.
Payment is required in advance for all clients. Upon receipt of payment, our engineer will listen to the files and give feedback or instructions regarding the mixdown before beginning the project.
Files should be delivered at:
16bit 44kHz or better
Remove all plugins and FX from the master channel before bouncing/rendering your final mixdown for delivery.
Headroom should be peaking on the master channel at around –6dB for the best quality masters.
Please ensure that all “Normalize” and “Dither” options are off when rendering your final mix for delivery.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you and we look forward to working with you.