Julian Lowe @ JML Mastering

Professional Audio Mastering

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With over 26 years’ experience as a mastering engineer, I can deliver the best results from your mixes, adding punch, polish and that professional touch, as well as meeting all your editing requirements, from radio edits through to album compilation & sequencing.

Having spent 10 years as a mastering engineer & editor at the world-famous Metropolis Studios in London, I have been operating flexible hours from my studio in South West London ever since, accommodating the mastering needs of clients from across the globe as an independent mastering engineer.

As such, I can offer my mastering and editing services in a quick and timely manner, in order to devote my undivided attention to each and every project as they emerge, and to deliver the finished product promptly and well within any deadlines.

If this more personal approach sounds appealing to you, I would be very happy to discuss mutually-agreeable rates for your upcoming projects.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Julian Lowe
  • Maddes
  • Grown Up Avenger Stuff
  • Martin Klein
  • Ballistic
  • The Herbaliser Band
  • Queen
  • Zazie
  • Tony Santos
  • Azucar Moreno
  • Faithless
  • Robbie Williams
  • Camouflage
  • Camouflage
  • Zazie
  • Cher
  • Jeb Loy Nichols
  • The Herbaliser Band
Discogs verified credits for Julian Lowe
  • Jamiroquai
  • Feeder
  • The Hormones
  • Massive Attack
  • Fun Lovin' Criminals
  • The Charlatans
  • Radiator (2)
  • The Pecadiloes
  • Faultline
  • Laptop
  • Ben Christophers
  • Doolally
  • Day One
  • The Charlatans
  • SFA*
  • dEUS
  • Geri Halliwell
  • Dot Allison
  • Electronic
  • Indochine
  • Underworld / Orbital And Angelo Badalamenti
  • Dimestars
  • The Herbaliser Band
  • Ben & Jason
  • Kraftwerk
  • Richard Ashcroft
  • Chanté Moore
  • Dimestars
  • (hed) Planet Earth*
  • Björk
  • Dr. Dre Featuring Eminem
  • Laika
  • Restless Natives Featuring Blue James
  • Moloko
  • Moloko
  • Moloko
  • Moloko
  • Her Space Holiday
  • Placebo
  • Madonna
  • Jeb Loy Nichols
  • Hefner
  • 98 Degrees
  • Various
  • Omar
  • All Saints
  • Richard Ashcroft
  • Moloko
  • EL Кравчук
  • Cher
  • Remy Shand
  • Catatonia
  • Diana Ross
  • Diana Ross
  • Skymoo
  • Metallica
  • Thomas Fersen
  • Eve (2) Featuring Gwen Stefani
  • Thirteen:13
  • City High
  • Super Furry Animals
  • Sheena Easton
  • Super Furry Animals
  • Dido
  • New Order
  • Metallica
  • Jean Jacques Smoothie
  • Mr Rrrider
  • Rico (7) V Tricky
  • India.Arie
  • Kealer
  • Bebel Gilberto
  • The Herbaliser Featuring Seaming To
  • The Herbaliser
  • Eminem
  • The Herbaliser Featuring Blade (3) & Phi Life Cypher*
  • Oasis (2)
  • Nada Surf
  • Oasis (2)
  • Sugababes
  • Nuspirit Helsinki
  • The Coral
  • DJ Shadow
  • DJ Shadow
  • Elviss
  • The Herbaliser Feat. Wildflower & Rakaa Iriscience*
  • Doves
  • Span (2)
  • Van Morrison
  • DJ Damage
  • Jean Jacques Smoothie
  • Kosheen
  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Iron Maiden
  • Nada Surf
  • Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds*
  • Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds*
  • Stylophonic
  • DJ Shadow
  • Zazie
  • Massive Attack
  • Camouflage
  • Sugababes
  • Zazie
  • Pascal Obispo
  • Laika
  • The Who
  • Shy FX & T Power
  • Massive Attack
  • Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds*
  • Eminem
  • I Am Kloot
  • Moloko
  • Robbie Williams
  • Zazie
  • Various
  • Span (2)
  • Various
  • V (9)
  • Pascal Obispo
  • Art Brut
  • Pascal Obispo
  • Faithless
  • Faithless
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • The Herbaliser
  • The Herbaliser Featuring Trap Clappa, Cheech Marina, Daddy Mills, A.K.*, MacGuyver (2), Jean Grae
  • The Herbaliser Feat. Jean Grae
  • Mark Morrison
  • Photek
  • Queen
  • My Excellence
  • Sonia Stein
  • Morgan Bain
  • Russell Morgan
  • Martin Klein
  • Maddes
  • Maddes
  • Don Grusin, Filippo Gaetani
  • Minute Taker
  • Minute Taker
  • Minute Taker Featuring Bright Light Bright Light
  • Minute Taker
  • Steve Cradock
  • Steve Cradock
  • Minute Taker
  • Various
  • Zena
  • Cher
  • The Herbaliser
  • Faithless

183 Reviews - 31 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Sean L.
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    Julian is a fantastic mastering engineer. Super fast, patient and happy to make revisions. REALLY brought the mix to life. We will be coming back.

  2. Review by Richard H.
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    Willing to go the extra mile, cares about your record. Thank you Julian.

  3. Review by Yupyupyup
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    Great work on the track and very responsive

  4. Review by Manoo B.
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    Julian is really great at his craft! Can't recommend highly enough! He saved a track doing his magic 🙏 thanks man!

  5. Review by Alberto M.
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    Professional, kind and super fast in understanding the needs of the song. Great!

  6. Review by Ronni L.
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    Julian is a great mastering engineer. Very helpful and delivers perfect master.
    No doubt I will use his skills again.

  7. Review by Tobias H.
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    Really professional sounding, well-priced and tasteful mastering that gets delivered on time and to optimal quality. Julian adapted his mastering to my personal tastes and I am delighted with the end outcome. Would definitely recommend and use service in future.

  8. Review by Mark T.
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    Superb communication. Great master across various media. Look forward to working again. Thank you muchly Julian!

  9. Review by Kazma T.
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    Julian is a true professional and a class act. We made some revisions to the piece here and there, but overall, the track ended up being what I envisioned. His many years of experience certainly shows. Couldn't recommend Julian more!

  10. Review by BXDARO
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    Another great project with Julian! As always, Julian's professionalism, creativity, and expertise helped me achieve the vision I had in mind.

  11. Review by Diego B.
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    Julian's expertise is unmatched. He's honest/reliable/prompt and a true professional. Would highly recommend him to anyone.

  12. Review by Laura and Blake
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    Julian did a great job, as always!

  13. Review by Pavel Z.
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    Julian is a great engineer. He knows what he's doing and is extremely efficient and precise.

  14. Review by Tash
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    Julian did a fantastic job with mastering my tracks. I was blown away by his patience, flexibility and care throughout the entire process. He did everything to ensure that I was happy with the quality of the masters and I'm very grateful for the level of service he offered. I would highly recommend him. 5 stars all around.

  15. Review by BXDARO
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    Julian is not only a master at his craft, but is an all-around stand up guy when it comes to being a provider on Soundbetter! Julian was very patient with me and took me through the entire mastering process and the intent behind his creative direction. Even through numerous revisions, he was determined to give me an end result that I'm ultra-satisfied with! I'd recommend his services to anyone looking for a solid master paired with the ear of a true artist.

  16. Review by Christopher Watson
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    He did a great job!

  17. Review by Skyleft N.
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    Mastered my mix masterfully and applied my feedback exactly as instructed. Awesome experience.

  18. Review by Duncan S.
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    Julian's track record speaks for itself - and he was a pleasure to work with, responding quickly to my initial request and to all the various to's and fro's involved in getting the job to completion. And the tracks sounded great too, of course!

  19. Review by John B.
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    Julian is an attentive and reliable communicator. He knocked my mastering job out of the park.

  20. Review by AJ Rivlin
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    Julian did a great job mastering my tune. Really brought it to life, made exactly the right moves. Strongly recommend

Interview with Julian Lowe @ JML Mastering

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Both. Apart or together. Why? Because they add different dimensions and one is not always better than the other. The feel of the music always leads the way... Man! ;)

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

  4. A: I will continue relentlessly to achieve the end result that they can be proud of. Within reason, I will revist the EQ as many times as need until my client is 100% happy. Normally, this is a few EQ tweaks on the 1st print, but I have had double figures too! Quite often, mastering shows up things that my clients want to change in the mix and we play a bit of "MIX > < MASTERING" ping-pong!!! I can totally deal with this though, if we achieve the result we are both after...

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

  6. A: Immersing myself in music and getting the best out of it I can. I want to be proud of it, as I know my clients do. I love listening back to stuff I've done, days, months, years after...

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: I normally don't ask and just do what I do. If my client wants to throw me a reference track from an album they like, that's totally fine. If the mix engineer has done his reference mix (ie EQ'd and limited on the master bus), that's totally fine too. But I confess, if they do, I normally listen to it after I've mastered the track! I don't want to hear any influence before. If I'm off the mark sonically, I'll rein it in. More often than not, I prefer mine though... But it's all subjective, right?

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Respectful when needed. Full on when not.

  11. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  12. A: Any of The Beatles - because I loved (and still love) The Beatles! This band created my first love of music and the intricacies of music production.

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

  14. A: Perform it well. Record it well. Mix it well. The mastering will be a breeze.

  15. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  16. A: I am a perfectionist and will not stop until we have achieved what my clients are after.

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

  18. A: I have the experience / confidence to leave well alone the things that don't need to be touched for the sake of "doing something" in mastering. As an inexperienced mastering engineer starting out, I was always tempted to "DO" something. Nowadays, I only interfere where necessary... but, I do always interfere! Ha ha! :)

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

  20. A: Wow! Where do I start? George Martin would be my first mention, being the producer and realizer for all of the Beatles' ideas. The Beatles & George Martin were pioneers in terms of arrangement, recording and pushing all the boundaries and possibilities of what can be done with sound at that time. We still struggle to better it nowadays, in spite of the advancing audio technology. Some musicians I have worked with have commanded my total respect and awe just due to their desire to see the whole thing through to the end and make it brilliant. I am always happy to go that extra mile too. The one I'm thinking of has the same initials as George Martin...

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

  22. A: These days, I master only, but I did start my studio career as a mixing engineer.

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