Last weekend it was the incredible Glastonbury Festival, it was sunny, muddy, stormy and everything in between.   We arrived on the Wednesday morning at around 4 am and queued up until the gates opened at 8 am, dedicated or what?! Luckily at this point in time the weather was holding out and was actually Read More →

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We’ve been busy with mastering an amazing amount of incredible music recently. Check out the recent tracks on the soundcloud playlist! Be warned, some of the content in the tracks below may be explicit, listen with caution. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/40409990″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=’450′ iframe=”true” /] We’ll add some more incredible tracks from amazing artists soon.

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Audio mastering is an essential part of the music production process, it is also the last stage of the process before being pressed and released. Music and art are expressions so when it comes to mastering, keeping the artistic edge and flare alive is still key to what we do as mastering engineers, we don’t Read More →

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The loudness wars, are they a thing of the past? Or are they still present? It’s pretty hard to judge these days. Bob Katz thinks that it may be over, or at least on the way out. The loudness war has been present for a long time, and was supposed to have began way back Read More →

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 Five essential things to remember when mastering your tracks. Mastering is a pretty tricky art, just like anything, it takes practice. If you’re a home producing musician/composer, then mastering is something that can really help your mixes sound really polished. Here’s a short, but important list of things to keep in mind when mastering: 1. Read More →

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Virtually Attended Mastering Over the last few days we’ve been super busy updating our website and adding tonnes of extra bits of info to it! One of these was ‘Virtually Attended Mastering’. What is ‘Virtually Attended Mastering’? Virtually attended mastering is the same as attended mastering, only you’re not physically in the room! The idea Read More →

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Pro Sound Interview with Masteringworld.com A few months back Donal was out in Mumbai visiting his clients, engineers and studios he has been working with over the last few years. Whilst he was over there ‘Pro Sound Systems’ magazine interviewed him about his work with mastering Indian movies. Check out the interview below. Go to Read More →

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Over the past decade with the use of high quality digital technology, musicians have been empowered to be able to control all aspects of music production. Nowadays this means that many recording artists may not have ever set foot inside a purpose built recording studio. The use of cheap and affordable interfaces, plugins and laptops Read More →

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Online Mastering: How does online mastering work? Online mastering works just as the sentence sounds, your tracks get mastered via the internet therefore deeming it ‘Online Mastering’. It’s a great way for mastering engineers and artists to broaden whom they are able to work with. The great thing with online mastering is the fact that Read More →

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Last Wednesday night was the Music Producers Guild seminar on the new standard of the Broadcast WAV file. The Broadcast WAV file (BWF) is an extension of the standard WAV file. The key difference between a WAV and a BWF file is the BWF file contains ‘chunks’. These chunks are information segmented into different sections Read More →

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