Chicago Audio Mastering

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Interview with Chicago Audio Mastering

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Both, Analog is a lot quicker to dial in and digital is unforgiving

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: We will work until you are satisfied

  5. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  6. A: I can work by myself

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

  8. A: Anyone can make it sound like me

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

  10. A: If you stopped by my page its probably not by accident

  11. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  12. A: Lighter, Refrigerator lol I'm a pro tools gearhead so definitely Pro Tools, D Control, SSL or Neve Chanel strip or both one for tight and one for more body, pair of speakers .....I hope the island has summer all the time and no mosquitoes so i can sit outside and will not need and sound treatment

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

  14. A: Was musician first, then Chemist and then got to be working at Battery studios/Jive records. All that and now over 20 years later still doing what i love

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Eccentric, Clean, and detail oriented

  17. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  18. A: Patience and great pair of ears

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

  20. A: Colors and competence

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

  22. A: I like to talk to a client and get their input of what their vision of it is, ask for references. As much information as possible be that view chat or text or even like in old days get on the phone:)

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

  24. A: Its Called Stem mastering. Sometimes it's Vocals and Instrumental and at times Drums, Bass, Gtr-Keys, Vocals getting mastered together for more control

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

  26. A: Bob Ludwig, Bernie Grundman, back in the day its was those guys plus Sterling House and few more i can't recall now

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: Actually have a few places i call home from the big commercial facility with SSL9000k and slew of gear to a smaller private studio with about 5 pair of speakers and a great room with custom equipment designed to make it super comfortable

  29. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  30. A: All types, mostly Urban, Dance and Rock, some ambient

Terms Of Service

with mixing we usually discuss revisions but any additions like new instruments added or vocals after the mix started will charged a small extra fee

GenresSounds Like
  • G Herbo
  • Ann Marie
  • Todd Dulaney
Gear Highlights
  • Cranesong HEDD
  • Lavry Blue
  • Manley Vari-Mu
  • Manley Massive Passive
  • SSL 9000k
  • GML 8200
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