Rates, Payment, and Gear
Standard Mastering - $100 CAD/$75 USD per song
- Includes 16 bit/44.1 kHz AND 24 bit/ 96 kHz wav or aif format.
- Additional formats may incur extra charge.
Audio Restoration - $65 CAD/$50 USD per hour ($75 minimum)
Mixing - Prices vary and the list of engineers I outsource to is extensive. Below are two of my go-to engineers.
Mixing Partners (contact for special rates)
Ken Merkley - Specializing in huge, luscious sounding pop mixes that feature predominantly synthesized and sampled sounds, Ken charges significantly less than his million-dollar mixes sound. Ken mixed this.
Glen Watkinson - From HiFi perfection to raw, unbridled energy, Glen has a natural talent in capturing the sounds from live-recorded instruments and delivering them with decisive impact. Glen mixed this.
Please inquire if you need hard copies of the masters or DDP files sent directly to the CD/Viny/Cassette manufacturer.
2 Revisions included in price, additional revisions are $15/track. NOTE: Alternate versions are treated as revisions.
Turnaround times are dependent on availability. Book a session here.
Canadian customers: 13% HST will be added to your price in accordance with the rules set out for Services.
50% deposit required for jobs over $200. Singles or two song projects must be paid in advance. Add 25% for rushed jobs. Subtract 15% for one month turnaround. A late payment fee of 1.25%/month may apply to late payments.
All major forms of payment accepted. Special arrangements via email.
- Equalization -
DR-MQ5 Parametric Mastering Equalizer
TFPro P9 - Ted's Definitive Equalizer
- Dynamics -
Pendulum OCL-2 Electro Optical Compressor
Pendulum PL-2 JFET/MOSFET Limiter
Gryratec XXI Magneto-Dynamic Infundibulum
IGS Tubecore 3U Mastering Edition
- Monitoring -
Tyler Acoustics D2x Mastering Mains
AKG K812 Pro Headphones
Bryston 2B LP
- Conversion -
Apogee Symphony MKII 2x6 Special Edition
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