MASTERING

MASTERING/Stem-MASTERING - Online at PEAK-STUDIOS
  • WATH IS MASTERING?

    Mastering is divided in two types. On one hand, there is technical mastering (creation of the glass master for CDs or the stencil for vinyls) and on the other hand, there is musical- and premastering (editing process of the mix and the preparation for technical mastering). The goal is to enhance the audio material with dynamic processors, equalizers, filters or psychoacoustical devices, so that the quality of the sound is the same on every playback device (hi-fi system, earplugs). The audio-mastering-process mainly focuses on adjusting the frequencies, and achieving a good mono-compatibility as well as a well-balanced stereo sound. If necessary it is also possible to adjust the sound levels, remove jitter or place fades. Audio-mastering offers:

    • Stereo mastering ( edit of stereo mixes)
    • Stem mastering ( edit of subgroups e.g. drums, vocals, guitars)
    • M/S mastering ( edit of the mid- and sidelevel divided from each other in a M/S Matrix)

    The following step is called pre-mastering. There are usually no further alterations to the sound itself, instead the track order, pause times and track indexes have to be determined. Normally, the CD-text which includes information of the album, single tracks, ISRC or EAN-codes is also compiled in this step. The mastering-files, including CD-information, are either issued as premaster-CDs (according to the Sony Red-Book Standard for audio CDs) or as a DDP-master (disc description master). Naturally, the export of the audio files is available in any desired audio-format, and of course in the best quality. If needed we also prepare special masters for iTunes, live gigs, YouTube videos and smartphones.

  • WHO SHOULD MASTER AT PEAK-STUDIOS?

    Anyone who requires the American sound (“New York Sound”) and doesn’t want to leave the country to get it. Also, if you appreciate good sound quality, whether on digitized vinyls or already mastered songs or if their audio-files exhibit any flaws, Peak-Studios is for you. Or even if you just want the perfect sound for your finished projects, whether you play them on stereo devices or on mono devices like smartphones or tablet-PCs, in the internet and on every platform which is able to convert audio files (YouTube, iTunes, …)

  • WHY SHOULD PEAK-STUDIOS MASTER YOUR PROJEKTCS?

    We have developed through years of working with clients from the USA , especially in New York, the so-called “New York Sound”. This sound is very “punchy”, “warm”, “clear” and has a sensational “depth”. To achieve this we use special sized premises, measured room monitors, high-quality outboard gear and hi-end software. So it is possible to reach the best possible result for YOUR production. High service is very important for us. We archive all tracks settings or suggestions so that you always have the option to fall back on this for future projects, or request your files again if they get lost. We discuss all necessary details of the production, BEFORE and AFTER the project. If you have any questions, don’t be shy to ask. We’re here for you with our customer service via phone, email or messenger. Moreover, our support-packages are part of our service features. Profit from shortened reaction time, longer data access and a post about your band on our website. Another advantage is our overnight-service which guarantees your finished song to be delivered by noon the next day.

FREE TESTMASTER

Our test master is suitable for all those who could be their choice of mastering studios not decide or would just „try“ before you buy.

NICE PRICE

Stereo Online-Mastering from 50€/song!

OVERNIGHT-SERVICE

For all those who are in a hurry! Delivery up to 18 clock and receipt of your songs to 12 clock to the next business day!

Even the right mix for your project?

We make it possible!

Visit now our online-mixing page or upload your tracks directly.

Online-MixingUPLOAD MIXING-FILES

SERVICE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS

ARCHIVING

For us nothing is lost. We archive the project files for our customers and on request, we will provide this at your disposal.

SOLID REACTION TIMES

To process your requests within 24 hours to our service times. Whether by email, on the phone or chatting – Service is part of our de rigueur.

OVERNIGHT-SERVICE

It has to be fast? No problem! Our overnight service is the perfect solution for those who are in a hurry or just do not like to wait.

SAFE UPLOAD

Safety is very important to us! Thanks to SSL, private cloud and programs by Steganos and WeClapp your data ISO 27001 certified and protected.

TICKET SYSTEM

To facilitate communication, we work for our clients with a special ticket system to all relevant data together.

DOWNLOAD PORTAL

In our download archive the customer finds not only his finished projects or invoices, but also our FAQ, data delivery and tutorials for download for FREE.

FAQ

The customer can find answers to his questions about mastering, mixing, privacy and our services. We leave no problem unexplained !

DESKTOP SUPPORT

We support our customers with questions about attitudes, problems in the mix, or preparation of project data for mastering.

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