Reese Mastering

Analog Mastering you can trust

Reese Mastering on SoundBetter

Although we have been mastering for clients for many years, we are new to Soundbetter. I look forward to elevating your music to its final stage. We have an amazing selection of analog and digital equipment that will bring consistency to your music. We are an original mastering company with an outgoing personality !

Utilizing analog and digital technology to lift your audio to the next level.
Taking the time to balance the entire frequency spectrum, while keeping the original recording intact.
Our environment is fully treated and acoustically sound.

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Interview with Reese Mastering

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

  2. A: I received a project where the singer had passed away, the band wanted to release the music in his memory so I mastered the entire album and it was beautiful.

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

  4. A: A bluegrass album.

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

  6. A: No

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both I have a hybrid set up to have the best of all technologies.

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

  10. A: That I treat their art as my own.

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

  12. A: Working with music and having the freedom to live life under my own terms.

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

  14. A: How loud can you make my song, stay within the boundaries so the digital streaming services don’t turn your music down.

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

  16. A: That it is easy.

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

  18. A: What medium they recorded on, are you release this music commercially.

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

  20. A: Have a clear vision and trust your instinct.

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

  22. A: MacBook Pro laptop, all of my pultec eq’s, my vintage u67 microphone and my Genelec 8351b monitors.

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

  24. A: I started as an artist and learned to write,produce,engineer and master music.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Upfront with clarity.

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

  28. A: Anyone who brings high quality recordings.

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

  30. A: Less is always more.

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

  32. A: Pop,R&B, Soul, Rock’n’roll.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Listening.

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

  36. A: Balance and integrity.

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

  38. A: Listen, listen and listen some more before I do anything.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a selection of top tier analog eq’s and compressors.

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

  42. A: Bob Ludwig

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

  44. A: I master fully produced songs.

Derek Samuel Reese "TIME"

I was the Writter, mixing engineer and mastering engineer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • D'Angelo
  • John Mayer
  • Stevie Wonder
Gear Highlights
  • Pultec
  • Maselec mea-2
  • Dangerous
  • Igs audio
  • Inward Connections
  • Apogee
  • Genelec
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