Mixing / Mastering / Video Editing from a record label studio
CLASS A ANALOG + FINAL VST LIMITING
for the best result!
Born as Italian electronic dance music label in 2007, has published over 40 ep and singles,
is also a studio professional audio mastering, mixing and video editing based on Perugia.
Originally intended to provide support and assistance to artists published by the label,
co-producing their songs and dealing with the final mixing and mastering,
It has become over the years a reference point for many djs and producers also free lance and independents
that require a professional optimization of their productions so that they can make the most of the quality and final sound
and make a difference in the current media.
Many years of experience and direct expertise on the record is a guarantee on the quality of final product!
>> Your songs productions tracks and mixes are ready to be played in DJ sets or radios?
send us your audio files and we will prepare them and optimize for maximum yield for
your CDs, singles, vinyls, online download, streaming o video!
More details in the section Mastering Online in Dirty Drop site
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
7 ReviewsEndorse Dirty Drop mix & mastering
It was great to work with Francesco. He gave constructive feedback and was open to feedback at the same time. The communication was uncomplicated. His great experience and equipment led to pleasing results.
Nice conversation, great work. Thank you. 5 Star
Fast turnaround, great work, and gave me some informative feedback on my mix to help me get some higher quality results in the future. Thanks!
Very professional studio, fast and high quality mastering!
Big up Dirty Drop
Big up Francesco
One of the best record studio on the scene, hi quality mastering. Francesco is a great guy, neat and professional. It was a pleasure to work with Dirty Drop.
Great quality and very nice cooperation! I will work with Dirty Drop again, for sure!
WORKING WITH DIRTY DROP ITS A PLEASURE & THE OVERALL QUALITY OF MASTERING IS GREAT...
Interview with Dirty Drop mix & mastering
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: take time to listen carefully in different environments
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: take the right time for listening & finding the best balance
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: mastering for some vinyls releases for an italian label: very passionate guys!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: with italian & greek labels
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: not yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: the best of both
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: a professional workflow
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: finding the best result in all the creations
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: -tracks sounds good BUT could i've more loudness? -sure. are your songs ;)
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: mastering ITS NOT ONLY loudness
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: the deadline
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: export a good mixdown for a nice mastering
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: small amplified speakers - turntable - records - solar cell generator - water
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: since 2000 as music producer and audio engineer, then label owner
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Artists who love their art and listen to your suggestions to get the most out of their creations
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: mainly electronics but actually i'm working with all genres
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: balanced eq, compression and rms level for best sounding result in ALL the devices, speakers and rooms
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: listening - analog optimization & emphasis via specific outboards - final Vst tuning and limiting
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Adam A7 + Sub7 [Monitors] Dangerous Music Bax [Eq] Empirical Labs Fatso EL7 [Compressor + Saturator] Aphex Exciter [Harmonics Emphasis] Mackie 1402 VLZ Pro [Mixer] Lynx Studio Two 32ch 24bit 192khz [Audio Converters] Technics 1210 [Turntables] Waves - Soft-tube - Stillwell - Izotope [Vst e plugins] Acoustically treated room Akai GXC-38D Tape Recorder + Limiter
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians who are passionate about their work and art
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: mastering, mixing for singles and album