Scott Anthony

mastering, mostly...

Scott Anthony on SoundBetter

...recently, mastered The Feelies, mixed a Richard Thompson doc in 5.1 surround. 2 Alex Chilton albums...WFMU Super Hits of the Seventies is getting nice airplay, as is the Poor Man's Opera. Writing and recording and playing bass with Fond Farewells...Roger C. Reale and Rue Morgue (Mick Ronson, GE Smith) coming out soon, Unicorn (David Gilmour)

George Augspurger designed the monitoring room at Storybook specifically for stereo and 5.1 surround mastering and mixing.

Just added a 1947 Presto K10 portable lathe, new hobby is test cutting mono 45s. Work closely with several top vinyl cutting on a regular basis if you want to press records. Tape transfers, restoration...we have the machines or the resources.

The Cucumbers, Speed The Plough, Campfire Flies, Eugene Chrysler, Western Caravan, Wire Troop, Tom Shape, Paula Carino, Mars Patel, Sad About Girls, Luke Tuchscherer, Bob Perry, East of Venus, Frank Migliorelli, Evan Hause, Jam Alker, Bill Bressler, The Swales, Thursday Habit, Michael Shelley, Sweet Lizard Illtet, Demolition String Band, Rebecca Turner, Viva DiConcini, Jim Allen...a while ago as engineer for Milla Jovovich, Daniel Lanois, Sweet Lizard Illtet, Lloyd Cole, Beastie Boys, Henry Rollins, Seal, Little Jimmy Scott, Allen Ginsberg...AllMusic below has some others, and repeats...

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Interview with Scott Anthony

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Salt or pepper?

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

  4. A: Hearing lots of different things all the time.

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

  6. A: What would you like to hear?

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

  8. A: Work with people who serve the project over those who serve the ego.

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

  10. A: A knife, flint, sunglasses, and great shoes. And a cast iron fry pan.

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

  12. A: Long, long path through many sonic disciplines...started in 1982 or so.

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

  14. A: Deliver compelling performances. Everything will follow.

  15. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  16. A: Perspective.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: Our rooms sound terrific...add in experience and great gear, music gets made.

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

  20. A: Great songwriting is the fuel that keeps us all going, way beyond the practicality of heving work to do. A great song can define a moment, a season, a relationship, a life. What a thing to be part of!

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

  22. A: Primarily mastering, which often starts during the mix. Many producers like to have me spot check their efforts before mixing is fully completed.

Opal Moon by Fond Farewells

I was the mastering engineer and bassist in this production

Terms Of Service

Mastering quotes include a DDP Image (CD production master, source for mp3s, wavs), hi-res wavs, and one round of revisions (if needed.)

GenresSounds Like
  • The Feelies
  • Unicorn
  • Richard Thompson
Gear Highlights
  • Manley
  • Buzz
  • Dangerous
  • Ampex
  • Pultec
  • Lipinski...more info on studio website
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SoundBetter Deal

Mastering $80 per each of first two songs, $70 per song after.