HQ Analogue Mastering that complements your work rather than turning it inside out. 100% customer satisfaction.
With an eclectic blend of analogue and digital equipment we carefully and delicately apply the finishing touches to your song, creating a true masterpiece.
No up or down sampling or bit rate conversion of your original work here! We recapture all audio from our analogue chain in the required sample and bit rate. Super clean Maselec mastering chain setup and Antelope clocking and converters.
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Interview with SWT Mastering
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Mastering single songs and albums on a daily basis.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Blended for the best result. Always depending on the project at hand.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I strive for 100% customer satisfaction and repeat business. No "wham bam thank you mam" here.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making lots of almost invisible tweaks that all together have a significant impact on a song.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Q. Can you make it louder? A. Why?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Wack it with a limiter to make it crazy loud.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What sound are you looking for - got any references? What will be your distribution platform(s)?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be willing to collaborate. Remote mastering is not a one way street. Together we'll find the best sound for your project.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Over 25 years of experience in sound broadcasting, recording, mixing and mastering.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Down to earth - client oriented.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Loudness is not just a mastering thing. Think about volume form the start of your project. Want your vocals to pop out? Create room in your mix for it.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I provide mix tweak ideas (if needed) so I don't have to do anything unnatural to your song when mastering.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Send me your song and I'll have a listen first before we have a short chat about what you're after.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Eclectic blend of analogue and digital mastering gear. Super clean setup.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mastering songs to make them ready for digital distribution.