STREAMING MASTER

MASTERING FOR SPOTIFY, YOUTUBE, ITUNES, AND CO.

Uniform quality

Streaming master for all platforms in the highest quality with final control of all codecs for your song.

Ideal loudness

Streaming mastering with competitive loudness, for your song and for all streaming providers.

Personal advice

We clarify all questions about streaming mastering and help with the preparation for the upload

Regardless of whether Mastering for iTunes, mastering for Spotify, mastering for YouTube or streaming mastering for other services. Analog meets digital and the number of songs published on the portals is steadily increasing. Each portal has its own specifications that are difficult to find out.

Streaming mastering FAQ

Streaming mastering is mastering that is specially created to meet the requirements for streaming services such as Itunes, YouTube, Spotify, or Amazon Music. Particularly important when mastering for streaming services are factors such as output format (e.g. wave, aiff, acc), normalization (loudness, normalization), Loudness (LU or LUfs), HeadroomTrue peak (TP or TPfs), Sample rate (khz) and Bit depth (bit). After the upload at the respective streaming provider, the uploaded song is checked for various specifications and parameters are stored using a tag (digital label) and converted into various formats and streaming rates so that your music is available to all users in the best possible quality.

This basically applies to a CD master Output format of 16 bit and 44,1 kHz sample rate.  Mastering for streaming services the specifications vary from provider to provider, as the uploaded music titles are converted into a wide variety of formats. This allows you to play your songs on different devices.

Another difference, which makes the mastered song for the streaming platforms, is the loudness. A CD master usually moves in the range from -10 LUfs to -6 LUfs. Thus, a streaming master is around 3 to 7 lufs QUIETER than the mastered CD version.

Therefore, Peak Studios is the perfect partner when it comes to mastering a special streaming version for iTunes, YouTube, Spotify, Amazon Music or Soundcloud. We have the necessary specialist knowledge as well as software and hardware and know the specifications of the respective providers in order to be able to produce an ideal version for the streaming services. We can also check the titles for changes after the streaming services have been converted, so that an ideal sound experience can always be expected.

Further information regarding the exact specifications of streaming services can be found in our blog area including a free PDF sheet for download.

SAME QUALITY ON ALL PLATFORMS?

STREAMING MASTERING PRICES

Prices for streaming mastering are always an important criterion when deciding on the right mastering studio, especially for artists with a limited budget. We have therefore tried to make this as transparent as possible. We are happy to grant generous discounts for larger projects!

STREAMING MASTERING COSTS

Especially for streaming services like Spotify and co. Bookable as stereo or alternatively as stem mastering.
from 40 per stem **
  • Manufacture according to the guidelines of the provider.
  • 2 change versions included.
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MIXING & MASTERING COSTS

Our audio online mastering especially for streaming guarantees an analog sound experience with unique New York sound.
from 120 per song *
  • Analog mixing & mastering as a stereo mix
  • 2 change versions included.

STEM MASTERING COSTS

Mastering of subgroups. Stem mastering enables deeper editing of your audio masterial.
from 40 per stem **
  • Analog or digital mastering of subgroups.
  • 2 change versions included.

*Stereo mastering = 1 stereo track. When uploading multiple group tracks, streaming stem mastering is automatically booked.
** at least 2 stems

Prices include VAT