Stellar Sound Labs

Mastering Engineer

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I provide high-touch, full-service mastering tailored to busy producers and mix engineers. Mastering takes time and care--it shouldn’t be a drive-thru. Work with a trusted partner to achieve your client’s vision.

How Stellar Sound Labs is unique:
- High-touch, relationship-focused approach
- All revisions included
- No extra fees for additional outputs
- Full compilation sequencing for CD & vinyl
- Communication that helps you refine your signature sound

Producers & Mix Engineers: Save time and energy, serve more clients, achieve the most stunning musical results, and create total client satisfaction--without doing the mastering yourself or relying on “drive-thru” mastering houses.

The personal attention and musical deep-dive I give you is usually seen only in $400/track mastering houses.

Get the peace of mind of mastering done right so you can keep your attention on your clients.

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Interview with Stellar Sound Labs

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: 100% digital. A/D/A conversions can ruin the resolution of your music

  3. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  4. A: The misconception is that mastering is optional. The perspective, quality control, track preparation, and repairs we do to your mix is a vital part of releasing a record, and makes the artist feel secure.

  5. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  6. A: Listen to the engineer's before-and-after audio samples and see if you like their work

  7. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  8. A: 30 years as a performer, NYC producer, published author, instructor, electronics tech, and mastering engineer

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: I maximize a song's emotional impact through careful and subtle enhancements to the groove, balance, width, depth...

  11. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  12. A: Set your mastering engineer up for success. See my tips at

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Old-school attention to detail Excellent communication A mastering partner you can trust

  15. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  16. A: I provide that crucial, acoustically-neutral reference for your work. Let me be your “golden ears” so you can have 100% confidence in your work. I assure that your clients’ music will sound competitive and will translate well across most playback systems, including in mono.

  17. Q: What's your typical work process?

  18. A: I work closely with the producer/mix engineer to achieve their vision for a song. I bring professionalism, courtesy, maturity, and taste as I want to create clients for life.

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. A: Acoustically-designed mastering room. My process is in-the-box with the best-name, highest-end digital processing and zero A/D conversions.

  21. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  22. A: Bob Ludwig, Bob Katz, Brian Lucey, Tchad Blake, Mark Needham, Michael Brauer, Jacquire King

  23. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  24. A: Complete custom mastering from a stereo mix or from up to 6 stereo stems

Terms Of Service

Typical service: 2 recalls, 96hrs turnaround for Mix 1. Extra services (tuning, editing, time stretching, conversions, recalls, expedited, etc.) available.

GenresSounds Like
  • DNCE
  • The Killers
  • Paramore
Gear Highlights
  • Treated and measured room. Mixing to digital with analog & digital gear
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