Mastering Services

The Final Touch with Studios 301's Mastering Excellence

Mastering is the last step in the musical journey, transforming a good mix into a professional-sounding record. At Studios 301, we understand that mastering is not just about volume—it's about finesse, clarity, and preparing your music to meet the highest industry standards. With our expert mastering services, your tracks will be optimized for playback on any system, ensuring your listeners get the best sonic experience, whether they're streaming online, tuning in on the radio, or playing a vinyl record​​​​.

what we’ll do
  • Loudness Optimization: We'll ensure your music meets the loudness norms for all platforms without compromising dynamics​​.
  • Polishing the Sound: Adding clarity, depth, and warmth to bring out the best in your mix​​.
  • Sonic Enhancement: Using precision tools to enhance, improve, and even repair your tracks if needed​​.
  • EQ Adjustments: Correcting frequency imbalances to make sure your music sounds great across different playback systems​​.
  • Stereo Field Maximization: Widening the stereo image for a more immersive listening experience​​.
What you’ll get
  • A polished, cohesive sound that brings out the full potential of your mix.
  • Your music, optimized for streaming, radio, and physical formats, ready to reach audiences everywhere​​.
  • A final product that stands out for its quality and professional finish​​​​.
  • A mastered track that maintains its character and dynamic range while sounding as loud and clear as possible​​.

Our mastering process

Studios 301's mastering process is a blend of art and technology, ensuring your music makes an unforgettable impression.

Contact us

Upload your mixed tracks through our secure platform and provide any notes for your mastering engineer.

Your music is treated in our acoustically optimized mastering suite, using both analog warmth and digital precision.

Our engineers carefully assess your tracks, making notes for any specific adjustments needed.

We apply a series of fine-tuned processes to enhance the overall sound quality and dynamics of your track​​​​.

Collaborate with us through revisions to ensure the mastered track aligns with your vision.

We conduct a final listen to ensure your track is polished and adheres to industry standards​​.

Receive your master in the format of your choice, ready for distribution and consumption on all platforms.

Mastering Studio and Equipment

Studios 301 is equipped with top-of-the-line mastering gear to ensure the highest quality sound. Our mastering chain includes everything from legendary outboard compressors to cutting-edge digital plugins, all within a mastering suite designed for critical listening.

  • Precision analog and digital equipment tailored for mastering excellence.
  • A curated selection of outboard gear for depth and character.
  • High-resolution monitoring systems for accurate sound assessment.
  • A serene and sonically treated environment for undistracted focus.
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  • Equipment
  • Mastering Control
  • spL DMC Mastering Console
  • spL Mercury D/A (2)
  • spL Gemini Mastering M/S Processor
  • spL Hermes Mastering Router
  • Monitors
  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond 800
  • Neumann KH310 incl. Sub-Woofer
  • Dangerous Monitor Control
  • Compressors
  • Waves Maxx BCL
  • Summit Audio DCL-200
  • Summit Audio TLA-100
  • spL IRON Mastering
  • Empirial Labs Distressor EL8-X (2)
  • Gate STA-Level
  • TK Max BC1S
  • EQs
  • Bax DR BX-2
  • Massenburg GML 8200
  • spL PQ Mastering
  • SSL Fusion
  • Summing
  • API DR2402
  • Neve 8816
  • Ruppert Neve Orbit 5057
  • Tape Maschine
  • Studer A80 MK II VU 1/4"
View the full lineup of our studios equipment

Master your tracks at Studios 301, where we honor the art of mastering and ensure your music is ready to resonate with listeners around the globe.

Frequently Asked Questions About Mastering Your Songs at Studio 301

Remember, our team at Studio 301 is always available to answer any specific questions you may have about bringing your project to life with our mastering.

Mastering is the final step in the music production process. It involves fine-tuning the mixed audio to enhance the overall sound, ensure consistency across all tracks, and make sure the music sounds its best on various playback systems. It's crucial for the final polish and ensuring your music competes professionally in the market.

Mixing focuses on individual elements within a track – balancing levels, applying effects, and shaping the sound of each instrument. Mastering, on the other hand, is about enhancing the overall mix, ensuring cohesiveness, and preparing the track for distribution.

While mastering is typically a more isolated process, we welcome your input. If you’d like to attend the session or be involved remotely, we’re happy to accommodate that.

You should provide the final stereo mix of your song in a high-resolution format (preferably WAV or AIFF) with some headroom and without any limiting or loudness maximization on the master bus.

Mastering a single track can vary, but it generally takes a few hours. For an album or an EP, the process might take a few days, as it involves ensuring consistency across all tracks.

Our mastering rates depend on the project's specifics, such as the number of tracks and the turnaround time required. We offer transparent pricing and will provide a detailed quote after discussing your project.

Typically, we include two rounds of revisions in our mastering service. Our goal is to ensure you are completely satisfied with the final product.

We provide mastered tracks in your preferred format, which usually includes high-resolution WAV files. We can also supply other formats like MP3, AAC, or specific formats for streaming platforms.

Yes, we offer specialized mastering services for vinyl, ensuring that your music translates well to this unique medium.

Reach out to us via our website, email, or phone to discuss your project. We will then provide you with a quote and schedule a session that aligns with your timeline.

Absolutely! We provide both mixing and mastering services. Handling both processes in-house ensures consistency and the highest quality for your music.

Yes, we ensure that your mastered tracks meet the specific requirements of streaming platforms, such as Spotify, Apple Music, and others, for optimal sound quality and loudness levels.

We encourage you to communicate any specific requests or references during our initial consultation. This helps us tailor the mastering process to your artistic vision.

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