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Cutting & Mastering

We have three in-house mastering rooms, all fully equipped to perform top of the line mastering services. Our mastering rooms are equipped with Neumann VMS cutting lathes, we can cut on both lacquer and DMM. All lathes are customised with digital high resolution delay to provide you with the finest cut achievable.

The pre-mastering studio has a Sonic, Sadie and Sequoia high resolution workstation for both analogue and digital processing.

Digital audio can be placed on our highly secured FTP server, but we can also process analogue tapes and physical digital sources (U-Matic, DAT, CD or DVD).

Our engineers have experience in a very wide range of music, from dance (house, drum 'n bass), popular to classical or jazz repertoire. Mastering means more for us than simply converting the supplied audio to a cut on lacquer or DMM. We can master your audio for vinyl, to give it that finishing touch. You are more than welcome to attend the mastering session and watch us cut your record in person.

After mastering your tracks we can provide you with mastered versions on CD or via FTP (for digital downloads, as a safety copy).

As an extra service we can also offer you mastering for CD (manufacturing) and archive restoration (Prices available on request).

List of equipment:
2 x Neumann VMS 80 cutting lathe
1 x Neumann VMS 82 cutting lathe
1 x Neumann VMS 70 cutting lathe
3 x Neumann console
2 x Sal 74B cutting amplifier
1 x Sal 74 cutting amplifier
1 x Sal 84 cutting amplifier
2 x Sonifex high resolution A/D – D/A converters 4 channels ( modulation and delay )
Genelec 1037B speakers
Daniel Weiss DS-1
Daniel weiss EQ1-MK2
Focusrite dual equaliser
Pul tec Equaliser
Focusrite mastering console blue 300
Focusrite mastering module blue 300
DK audio digital audio matrix
Quested AP-800 amplifier
Studer A80
Technics 1210 MK2 turntable with Stanton cartridge and Stanton TripleIII stylus
Technics quartz R&B serie SL 1025 turntable with Ortophon cartridge and ortophon stylus
Sony Direct drive PS 3300 turntable with Diamond cartridge and diamond stylus for 78 RPM
Sonic Solution Mastering system
Sadie Mastering system
Sequoia mastering system
Samplitude mastering system
Macintosch mastering system
Waves plug-inns
Steinberg plug-inns
Sony DAR PCM 7010 Dat
Sony DAR PCM 7030 Dat
Sony PCM 1630
Sony DMR 2000 U-matic
Sony DMR 4000 U-matic
Sony DTA 2000 tape analyser