Serious Mastering

Mastering, Mixing, Courses

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Mastering studio since 2001. Taking time to work together with the artists to get the result they are most happy with. Handling various genres with the aim to provide the customer with maximum value for their money.

Started out in a industrial band and ended up doing the mastering myself because of the costs and it turned out that I had a knack for it. 20 years later I'm still enjoying tackling songs and getting a kick out of getting the maximum out of a song.
Since 2005 also giving courses in order to spread the knowledge of mixing and mastering.
I also enjoy making electronic music for fun.

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Interview with Serious Mastering

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Mastering a remix for the Airmass label that ended up #3 in American Dance Charts.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Writing a review of Izotope Neutron

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: BamBamStudio

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Best of both worlds. Nuff said.

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

  10. A: That I'll keep working on a song until they are satisfied with the results.

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

  12. A: That it's never the same and that there is so much good music out there that deserves attention.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: They ask for the costs which are mentioned on the website.

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

  16. A: Make stuff louder.

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

  18. A: What do you want it to sound like? Do you have any references?

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

  20. A: You can ask me anything.

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

  22. A: Does that Island have any power?

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

  24. A: As a paid job since 2001. Before that I mastered own work for the band I was in.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Warm low end and pristine high-end without digititis.

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

  28. A: Actually I don't think I have a real preference for an artist. As long as the song has relevance and together we can have it reach its full potential.

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

  30. A: Check your track in mono.

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

  32. A: Depends since lately it has mostly been singer songwriter music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Listening to the customer.

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

  36. A: As little as possible since the song will speak for itself.

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

  38. A: Listening, adjusting and some more listening.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: It's a combination of analog hardware and the best software plugins of the moment.

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

  42. A: Bob Katz, Emily Lazar, Ted Jensen, Bob Ohlson, Darcy Proper

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

  44. A: Mostly mastering singles and the odd album.

Gear Highlights
  • ATC-8
  • API-2500
  • IBIS
  • Massive Passive
  • P38
  • Prism
  • UAudio
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