Mastering Studio

Our custom built online mastering studio is based on the latest in acoustic design and offers some of the best monitoring, editing and processing equipment available.

Monitoring System

PSI Audio A215-M Mastering Loudspeakers

Headphones

Beyerdynamic DT 880 Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro

Analog EQ

Dangerous Music Bax EQ
Gyraf Audio Gyratec XIV Passive Tube Equalizer
Kush Audio Clariphonic Parallel Equalizer
TFPro P9 Stereo Mastering Equalizer

Digital EQ

Brainworx bx_digital V2
DMG Audio Equilibrium
FabFilter Pro-Q
Hofa IQ EQ
Voxengo Gliss EQ
Voxengo Harmoni EQ

Noise Reduction

iZotope RX2 Audio Restoration Tools
Sonnox Restoration Suite

Limiting

DMG Audio Limitless
FabFilter Pro-L
Slate Digital FG-X
Sonnox Oxford Limiter
Voxengo Elephant

Audio Conversion

Lynx Hilo A-D/D-A Reference Converter

Interconnects and Cables

Vovox Link Protect
Mogami Gold

Analog Compression

FCS P3S ME Stereo Compressor
Gyraf Audio Gyratec X Vari-Mu Tube Compressor
Maselec MLA-3 Stereo Triband Compressor

Digital Compression

DMG Audio Compassion
FabFilter Pro-MB
FabFilter Pro-DS
Voxengo Soniformer

Digital Audio Workstations

Steinberg WaveLab 8 Mastering Suite
Steinberg Cubase 6
Apple Logic Pro X

Other Software

Audiofile Engineering Sample Editor
iZotope Ozone 5 Mastering System
Nugen Visualizer
Sonnox Codec Toolbox
Sonnox Oxford Inflator
Sonoris OEM DDP Player

Mastering Hardware


Maselec MLA-3 Stereo Triband Compressor

Maselec MLA-3

The Maselec MLA-3 is an analog multi-band compressor, which can be found in many of the world’s leading mastering studios. It has a clean and informative sound and is particularly good at tightening up the low end and taming slightly bright mixes. Certainly one of the most powerful, useful and musical processors currently available.

Dangerous Music Bax EQ

Dangerous Bax EQ

The Dangerous Music Bax EQ is an extremely transparent shelving EQ, based on the same principle as the tone controls on a hi-fi system. Its sound is highly musical ad perfect for gently sculpting the highs and lows. It also has one of the most natural sounding high pass filters around.

Gyraf Audio Gyratec XIV Passive Stereo Tube Equalizer

Gyraf Audio G14

The G14 is a true tube, all passive, stereo equalizer. Its sound can be described as open, smooth and silky. The highly regarded Resolution Magazine described it as “arguably the finest sounding EQ – ever”. What more is there to say? It is an amazing mastering EQ.

Gyraf Audio Gyratec X Vari-Mu Tube Compressor

Gyraf Audio G10

The Gyratec X is a modern variable-mu tube compressor, using the same operational principle as the classic Fairchild 670. It is one of the best compressors available at any price and produces a sound that can described as big, warm and silky. Virtually any audio signal that passes through can benefit from its fabulous sound.

TFPro P9 Mastering Equalizer

TFPro P9

The TFPro P9 is a stereo mastering equaliser. Its gentle phase transitions make the EQ applied sound completely natural and warm. Even with the most gentle EQ setting, music sounds warmer and more complete.

Kush Audio Clariphonic Parallel Equalizer

Kush Audio Clariphonic

The Clariphonic is a high shelving parallel equalizer capable of producing a form of treble that is almost holographic in depth and reaslism. It produces the kind of presence, sparkle and air that most recordings can benefit from. It’s a stunning sounding piece of equipment.

Foote Control Systems P3S ME Mastering Compressor

FCS P3S ME

This VCA compressor is hand built by Roger Foote in the USA and provides perhaps the most clean and transparent compression available today. Those used to plug-in compression will be amazed at the difference in quality.

Lynx Hilo Reference A/D D/A Converter

Lynx Hilo

The Hilo is a mastering quality, two-channel A-D/D-A converter, featuring reference grade electronics. It sounds controlled and refined, with a detailed soundstage that is both polished and precise. The stereo imaging is superb, with a fantastic sense of depth, space and separation between different instruments. There is no detectable coloration or sonic fingerprint, just a phenomenal level of neutrality and accuracy. Sound On Sound magazine described it as “technically and sonically stunning”. It is without doubt one of the best converters on the market, regardless of price.

PSI Audio A215-M Mastering Speakers

PSI Audio A215-M

The PSI A215-M is the pride of our studio. It is an outstanding mastering speaker, which reproduces sound sources in an incredibly natural, detailed and accurate manner across the frequency spectrum. There is simply no comparison between a speaker of this quality and what you find in the average recording studio. If you want to hear what is really going on in your mix, you need to check these speakers out. We absolutely love them!