Combining a traditional approach with new technology to guarantee the energy is felt wherever the music is played.
Led by engineer Adam “Yukon” Harr, Blue Oak Mastering is a full service facility located in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Ca.
Yukon polishes mixes to be present and clear. Maintaining the feel by eliminating sonic buildup and skillfully leveling out dynamics. Each piece of the mastering chain is specifically chosen and placed in an order appropriate to your music.
At Blue Oak, old school techniques have grown together with new technology to ensure every song feels it’s best. Everywhere.
• Objective oversight for the final stages of any audio project
• Make critical decisions using high end speakers and a custom built studio
• Utilize custom-built signal processing to add clarity, punch and depth to recordings
• Address audible ticks, clips and distortion
• Space & Sequence tracks for Albums & Collections; creating a flow and feel
• Deliver masters formatted for any release
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- Frank Ocean
- Cheap Trick
- Demi Lavato
- Billy Idol
- Bruno Mars
- Barry Manilow
- Kelly Rowland
- Ariana Grande
- YBN Nahmir
- Kanye West
- The Black Eyed Peas
- Tom Morello
- A Dough
- Michael Bublé
- Edward Shearmer
- Meek Mill
- Justin Bieber
- Vance Joy
- Chance the Rapper
- Kid Cudi
- DJ Quik
- Nicki Minaj
- Rick Rubin
- Arturo Sandoval
- AP The Plan
23 Reviews - 4 Repeat ClientsEndorse Yukon
Yukon is the GOAT🔥
Yukon did an excellent job on my 2 tracks! Highly recommend for any artist, but especially if you're in the pop space. Thanks for the great work!
Incredible experience. Great mastering engineer who added a ton of life to my song 10/10
Yukon did a wonderful job on this master of the song. Was able to quickly complete it as well for a deadline. Talented, quick and great to work with :)
Yukon delivered the master much quicker than I expected, and it came out sounding amazing.
This was an extra quality work! If you want the best mastering experience, Yukon is the way to go!
Yukon is great every time! The clarity and power in the masters are unbelievable. Will definitely keep coming back
very helpful, worked with me on tweaking a few revisions of my mix beforehand and helped me to identify an odd compression issue that I was having... and the finished product is smooth , clear, radio ready! ... I'll continue to be a repeat customer, thanks Yukon!
Yukon is world class. Super polished and professional each and every step of the way. He'll bring your song to new heights you didn't see coming. He's really worth it. Highly recommend.
Punchy, dynamic, yet smooth and enjoyable, stays tight at higher volumes... I tried 3 others in SoundBetter, same song, and Yukon is the obvious pro. And a cool cat too! You won’t be disappointed!
Awesome quality masters! Yukon made communication easy and was speedy with the response time, couldn't have asked for a better experience. I will definitely be using him again for any upcoming projects!
I swear I didn't really understand mastering until working with Yukon. I'd get stuff back and I'd be like, yeah well...it's loader and there's less money in the budget. Yukon has changed all that. My only regret is that I can't go back in time and have him master everything I've ever recorded
Yukon has become my go-to man for mastering, and that's saying something as I've worked with Stirling Sound and 301 mastering amongst many others. But Yukon always pulls the sounds out nicely in the mix and on this particular song also did some post mastering finessing after I noticed a crackle that the mixer had left in. He went back and amended that, which I was very grateful for. Nice guy and a pleasure to deal with.
Yukon delivered a beautiful master on the track I sent him: bright and wide, which brought out a few hidden elements of the mix. Will be back to him again next time.
Great working with Yukon, he is responsive, easy to work with, and provided an awesome mastered track. Looking forward to working with him on future projects.
Great communication & understands the objective trying to be achieved. Thanks Yukon!
Yukon was super easy to work with and his master was perfect on the first try. He knows how to master your song radio ready... not too bold, but clear and smooth on every listening device. Great ear, and highly skilled, you won't regret it.
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Yukon was very professional and comfortable to work with. He delivered exactly what I was looking for from the very first track sent. He will listen to your needs and work with you to find the sweet spot you are looking for. He even edited out minor recording sounds without even asking him to! He knows how a mastered track should sound like, and he will deliver that with the listeners in mind. Pick Yukon.
Real quick and easy to work with. He knows what to do from the first listen!
Mr. Yukon made us SOUND BETTER!!
Easy communication, quick and great return.
Looking forward to working with him again.
Yukon is amazing. He took my song to a level that I never thought it could reach. I would highly recommend him to anyone. His level of precision and detail is like nothing I have ever heard.
Yukon is my go-to guy! His masters always bring some extra life to my mixes. He's meticulous and I trust his work. You should too!
Adam is a great guy to work with. 100% professional, great ear, kind person and awesome results. As a mix eng. and mastering guy myself my standards are pretty high and Adam checked all the boxes. Fully recommend working with him!
Interview with Yukon
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I most commonly do Mastering for my clients. I am also confident in my mixing and recording abilities and love working on most any part of a record.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I have been lucky to work with a number of legendary engineers and producers and am most inspired by Alan Parsons. He is friendly, respectful and a professional gentleman. He is an amazing musician and has an ear that can't be beat. I have incorporated more from working with him into my technique than any other mentor I've had.