Chief Mastering Engineer CARLOS ARTURO SILVA
1 Time Grammy Award Mastering Engineer Nominee.
4-Time Latin Grammy Award Mastering Engineer Nominee
LARAS & AES full member

C1 Mastering is the pioneer mastering company in Colombia, with more than ten years of experience and its studio and suite, C1M is one of the best in South America.

OUR SERVICES

- Equalization (using M&S techniques, Dynamic Equalization and per Channel Equalization).
- Dynamic Manipulation (including Expansion, Compression, Limiting, Leveling and De-Essing).
- Micro and Macro Dynamic Optimization (using Expansion-Compression techniques, separated band work and Edition).
- Stereo Image improvements (using M&S manipulation techniques).
- Artistic Edition (including fade ins/outs, crossfades, spacing between songs, dynamic manipulation, radio edits, parts replacements, etc.).
- Noise reduction, Cleaning and File restoration.
- Premixes Consulting Service (together with the Mixing Engineer, before Mastering stage).
- Stems Mastering (Stems-Multilayer)
- Mastering for Vinyl.
- Mastering dedicated to Radio and TV.
- Mastering for Internet Delivery and Streaming (Mastered for iTunes).
- DDP Masters (including PQ Codes, ISRC, UPC codes, CD Text and Log written with instructions for Replication Plant).

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Lipinski L-505
  • Crane Song IBIS
  • Crane Song HEDD
  • Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor
  • Elysia XPRESSOR Discrete Class A Compressor
  • Weiss EQ1MK2
  • Weiss DS1MK2
  • Crane Song AVOCET
  • Steinberg Wavelab 8.5
  • Lynx AES16

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

Typical Turn around time a day for singles, two or three days for albums.

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