YOUR MUSIC IS TIMELESS AND SO IS A GREAT MASTER.

MASTERING FOR AND ON ALL FORMATS

We promote open communication, transparent expectations, focused critical listening, and choosing the right tools to help make your music sound its absolute best.

 
 
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MASTERING SERVICES

 
 
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Mastering for Digital

  • Redbook Standard Files (44.1 kHz 16bit) for download and streaming platforms

  • DDP File: (Made on request) a digital file for compact disc

  • MFit Files: (Made on request) "Mastered for iTunes" guidelines

  • High Resolution Files: audio archiving

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The Vinyl Package

Let us help you create a stunning timeless master that serves your music in the physical world on vinyl. We will help guide you through creating a product for vinyl release. This option takes the stress out of making a vinyl record and consolidates what can be painstaking process through our network vinyl manufacturing. Many details surround this process, please contact if us you are interested. With this option we offer:

  1. Mastering

  2. Lacquer Cutting

  3. Lacquer Plating

  4. Pressing

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Mastering for Podcast

Making clean, invisible edits and having the clearest sound possible is very important to avoid distracting the listener from your podcast content. Not only do we have the tools to build custom crossfades, to make and conceal edits, we can also clean up phone interviews and other audio sources that may have lower quality sound. Then we will put the content you recorded into the podcast medium for release.  

The BOOKING AND MASTERING PROCESS 

START A CONVERSATION

Click on Request a QUOTE or TEST MASTER and you will be guided through some short forms informing us of your project needs.

SHARE YOUR FILES

Send us your files via our studio WeTransfer.

GET ON OUR CALENDAR

Once files are are evaluated, the project will be assigned a day for mastering. Attended sessions are encouraged when possible.

CHECK YOUR INBOX

Finished masters will be uploaded for your evaluation. For vinyl projects we will send files from a test lacquer or you can come listen to a test lacquer in person in the studio.

GIVE US YOUR FEEDBACK

We provide free revisions, within reason. We want to help you achieve the best sound for your music.

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RESOURCES

Take a look at our resources page. These are articles we wrote that can help you evaluate and tackle challenges once your project is ready for mastering.

 
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About

 

Duncan Ferguson has mastered many projects in every genre. His true passions are critical listening and collecting recordings of all kinds in his free time. As a result, he fell into mastering naturally and is regarded as the music librarian by close friends. Whether it is preparing masters for digital release, compact disc, or helping guide colleagues through a vinyl release, Duncan has worked hard over the years to obtain the skills and knowledge to bring your music into all listening applications.  

Duncan resides in East Nashville, TN and enjoys spending time with his wife outside of the music industry.

  • He is an active member in AES (Audio Engineer Society.)

  • He has 5 years experience in advanced system calibration and room tuning at CTS AVL.

  • Duncan holds a Masters Degree in Sound Recording from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

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