Record store day is one of our favourite days of the year, along with Dynamic Range Day, so it’s only fair that we reflect on it somehow. So, what happened on Record Store Day 2017? It was the 10th Anniversary of the Record Store Day celebrations, and what a day it was. Well, what didn’t Read More →

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Another year, another unfeasibly long list of records being released especially for the nostalgic, vinyl loving elite (which is now everybody), Record Store Day is almost here. For a mastering engineer, anyone mentioning the word ‘vinyl’ will more than likely get a hug when they want an album mastering. Contrary to popular belief, vinyl records Read More →

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Why do my audio files need to be hi-res when CD’s are 44.1/16bit? When you get your tracks mastered, the mastering studio will need the highest resolution files to get the most out of your mixes. If you get your tracks mastered at this hi res rate (usually 96k/24bit), the mastering engineer will then dither Read More →

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  After Apple Music‘s cheek, it is nice to see that someone out there (good ol’ Swifty) has put their foot down. In 2014, Taylor Swift pulled her music from Spotify based on the fact that she eflt the streaming service didn’t pay artists fairly. Fast forward to now. Apple Music is announced, another streaming service Read More →

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    You’re hopefully thinking ‘Wait, what? That’s not true’… And you’re kinda right. So over the last few months there has been talk of Spotify gaining some $400 million in funding, and that is now a reality. The company that have claimed to not make any money now are valued at more than the Read More →

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This is what else we are looking forward to hearing this weekend… 22. George clinton – “Chocolate City: London | p-funk live at Metropolis” Full live concert DVD at Metropolis Studios, London. This is a live to vinyl cut of 5 George Clinton tracks. This is one hell of a box set, including vinyl, C.D. and a Read More →

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    That time of year is almost upon us again, Record Store Day is this Saturday the 18th April. Record stores will open their doors for a full blown hectic day of music fans grabbing limited edition albums, box sets and singles. So it is upon us again, and what can we expect? Well, Read More →

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  Over the last decade we have seen such a vast change in the music consumption landscape it’s surprising that we’ve kept up with it. Back in 2007, digital downloads were the ‘thing’ and ascending month by month, whilst vinyl and C.D. sales dwindled and stood in the dust of digital. But, thankfully, this is Read More →

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