Morrison Studios

 

California

Mastering

We specialize in digital Mastering.


Our Mastering services include:

  1. •  e-Mastering  •  CD Mastering  •  Vinyl Mastering  •  Stem Mastering


In addition to employing traditional mastering techniques, processes and tools, we have developed our own proprietary system:


De-Constructive Mastering ✭


Our proprietary technique and process enhances songs by incorporating new tonal and harmonic content into the mastered version. The additional spectral content produces an image with increased definition, detail, presence, clarity, body, richness and impact.


The technique involves de-constructing the stereo mix into frequency "layers", analyzing the energy distribution in each layer, then (where necessary) generating additive content to balance the energy distribution. The additive content is either extrapolated from the original recording, or DSP generated. This is quite different from an EQ process, which simply adjusts the volume level of frequencies already present in the audio content.


De-Constructive Mastering is a time-intensive manual process. No templates, no automation, just meticulous attention to detail resulting in a superior master.


Our mastering process also incorporates:


  1. Noise removal

  2. Dynamic and transient enhancement

  3. Harmonic enhancement

  4. EQ and tonal balancing

  5. Stereo image enhancement

  6. 3D audio imaging

  7. Targeted loudness levels [EBU R128 and ATSC A/85]


Our masters are fully compliant with Apple’s Mastered for iTunes specifications.




Why use us?

Our primary goal is to make your songs sound great!


We transform everyday mixes into superlative masters!


Our background in music production, sound design, audio engineering and restoration, combined with our extensive collection of music creation products and technologies allow us to produce exceptional quality sound and tone.


We audition, analyze and develop specific enhancements for every song.

We employ technologies and techniques that are both innovative and unique, and produce exceptional results.


Our proprietary mastering system offers a dramatic and impactful improvement over conventional mastering.


Client feedback

“WOW!!!”,  “This is exactly the sound I had imagined!”, “Stunning!”,

“The improvement in my vocals is unbelievable!”, “Superb balance!”,

“You made me cry…simply brilliant!”, “Exquisite”, “How the heck did you do that?”, “You have made my track sound like a million dollars!”, “I don't know what you've done but it feels like I can see into the mix…it’s brilliant!”, “I love how you brought the whole sound spectrum to life while staying true to the mix.”, “I really loved the textures you created. Very forthcoming, the guitars and vox really jump right off the recording. Very nice!!!”, “Perfecto!”, “I love the separation you were able to achieve - it has such a silky depth.”, “I love it!”, “There really is a nice flow in the energy -

I’m so impressed with the guitar sound, it's really quite different what you were able to achieve.”, “I like the balance created instrumentally, I think you improved the guitar/vocal relationship.”, “Honestly, everything sounds better!”, “The difference is stunning!”, “It's perfect!”, “Does Scott Hull (Masterdisk) know about this?”


How it works

  1. Upload your stereo mix to any file exchange service, and send us the link:

  2. -Turn off any limiters, clippers, maximizers or dithering on the stereo buss when creating your final mixdown.

  3. -Please provide the highest quality version of your stereo mix. WAV or AIFF files at 24-bits are preferred. Any sample rate up to 192 kHz is acceptable.


  4. We perform our magic then send you a download link to your new master:

  5. -We deliver masters in both 16-bit / 44.1 kHz and 24-bit / 96 kHz WAV format.

  6. -DDP Masters are packaged as a ZIP file and include integrated software for playback/verification and CD burning.


Processing Time

We will provide an estimate based on your requirements, and our work schedule.


Our typical turnaround time is one (1) business day.


Cost

Our mastering rate is [USD] $125 per song.


DDP Masters are [USD] $125 each.


Payment

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and PayPal.


Contact

Please contact Simon Morrison to get started:

Phone: +1 408 391 1570

E-mail: click here

Morrison Studios is a professional audio engineering studio located in Los Altos, California.