Top quality Mastering in every aspect of the process. I specialize in exceeding my clients expectations, providing professional service and consistency my clients can rely on.
Quality, professional, and reliable service. All my clients are extremely important to me and making their music the best it can be and ready for it's listeners is my top priority. All processing is based on what is objectively the best decisions for that particular project. There is no generic processing here. Everything from the file/audio specifics to the clients requests and comments are taken into effect very carefully to provide the best possible outcome for their project. Feel free to send me a message if you have a questions.
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2 ReviewsEndorse Blake Cranford
Working with Blake was an awesome experience! Patient and dedicated to getting this dialed in just the way YOU like it. Blake also gives feedback on the work presented to him. If your looking for that attention to detail and quick turn around then Blake Cranford is your guy. Looking forward to completing the album with you Blake!
He's the man! It was awesome working with him. Quick turnaround and really willing to work with you to get the song right!
Interview with Blake Cranford
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Several different singles from some very diverse genres. Some genres/music I had no idea even existed but all great music it is a pleasure to work with them all.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I like a healthy mixture of both. I master mainly in the box now but I plan on always continuing to build an analog chain in my studio.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: An objective ear for what needs to be done
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: lots of different types. singer/song writer, folk, pop, country, indie rock, rock, I work with many genres.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: for mastering?? KH310s, Lynx Aurora, Maselec MEA2, SSL Bus compressor, Kush Clariphonic.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: a clean strong low end, good separation, top end clarity, and maintaining dynamics while achieving loudness
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will work with you to ensure a great final master for your project. No matter if it is a mix issue or something that can be addressed in the Mastering process I will work with you to get the best possible result for your project and I will go above and beyond to ensure that.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The clients reaction when they love the master and knowing that I helped that client achieve their goal to get their music out to the world in the best way possible.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Have your final mixes completely ready for mastering. I provide my clients with a checklist to ensure the best results for their project when it goes through the mastering process. As I said before the key to a great master is a great mix ensuring your final mix is completely ready for mastering is crucial.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Mastering is not mixing and mixing is not mastering the key to a great master is a great mix.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: My inspirations range everywhere from Stan Rogers to Brian Wilson. I am driven by great music in general.