Professional Mastering

We Guarantee NO inter-sample-distortion

on any master that leaves our door.

(Inter-sample-distortion causes the harshness heard too often in today’s masters) Professionally mastering projects from all over the world since 1999, Tim Dolbear’s  approach to mastering comes from the music and art side of the process. You painted the picture, now let us frame it and display it in a setting that enhances your work. Tim Dolbear is the goto guy for training in the field of Mastering using Sequoia HD mastering workstations.  So work with the engineer who teaches the rest. Restoration,  Restoration done by the audio expert that travels all over N. America teaching advanced restoration techniques. We work on old recording achieving and restoration, forensics, and enhancements, contact us to discuss your needs.    

Mastering for Multiple Format: Digital, Vinyl, Tape...

We provide masters delivered in all formats: 96/24, CD 4416, MP3, AAC, DDP, Apple

Digital Master (formally Mastered for iTunes) and Mastered for Streaming, YouTube and

download services. We master to each format individually and specifically for the format.

Simply let us know your needs and we will deliver. Mastered for LP/Vinyl and Cassette

available too!

Mastering Includes: Analog or Digital mastering, whichever sound best for your project Mastered for CD with CD text  44.1k 16bit 44.1k  24bit HD wave files. 24bit Apple Digital Master Version MP3 320 & 128 with MP3 tags embedded HD 96/24 WAV to future proof your release for new formats * 48k 24bit Master for use with video. DDP file of master for CD replicator ISRC embedded Braodcast Wave Files (client provided ISRCs) Any needed audio restoration All Sample Rate Conversion by Weiss Saracon All digital transfers are done via private folder on our business pCloud account. Included 1 round of revisions if need, beyond are charged at $60/hour, 1 hour minimum.  DSD master version for achieving upon request* *We master in HD even if you mix at 44.1 Extras: Radio edit version of master $10 per song being swapped out for radio version. Swapping out a mix for a completely different version of a mix; $60 per swap. Additional prep for LP Vinyl pressing.  $100 per album Need your project mixed?  See our mixing page Contact us for information and a quote. email or call 512-219-0100 Mastering Pricing for pop/rock/rap/country/jazz: Single $100 2 songs $200 3 songs $300 4 songs $375 5 songs $450 6 songs $525 7 songs $600 8 songs $650 additional songs are $50/song after 8. Classical and Soundtrack music releases, Contact us for pricing.

Apple Digital Master, formally Mastered for iTunes (MFIT)

Mastered for Streaming, Youtube and download services. We are certified by

Apple as an approved Mastering House for Mastered for iTunes.  Of course Apple

has now killed iTunes and we are not sure whats next, but we still provide files

specifically optimized for Streaming services, meaning No intersample distortion,

and a loudness level that is optimal for getting great sound from streaming and

download services.

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Professional Mastering

We Guarantee NO inter-sample-distortion

on any master that leaves our door.

(Inter-sample-distortion causes the harshness heard too often in today’s masters) Professionally mastering projects from all over the world since 1999, Tim Dolbear’s  approach to mastering comes from the music and art side of the process. You painted the picture, now let us frame it and display it in a setting that enhances your work. Tim Dolbear is the goto guy for training in the field of Mastering using Sequoia HD mastering workstations.  So work with the engineer who teaches the rest. Restoration,  Restoration done by the audio expert that travels all over N. America teaching advanced restoration techniques. We work on old recording achieving and restoration, forensics, and enhancements, contact us to discuss your needs.    

Mastering for Multiple Format: Digital, Vinyl, Tape...

We provide masters delivered in all formats: 96/24, CD 4416, MP3, AAC,

DDP, Apple Digital Master (formally Mastered for iTunes) and Mastered

for Streaming, YouTube and download services. We master to each

format individually and specifically for the format. Simply let us know your

needs and we will deliver. Mastered for LP/Vinyl and Cassette available

too!

Mastering Includes: Analog or Digital mastering, whichever sound best for your project Mastered for CD with CD text  44.1k 16bit 44.1k  24bit HD wave files. 24bit Apple Digital Master Version MP3 320 & 128 with MP3 tags embedded HD 96/24 WAV to future proof your release for new formats * 48k 24bit Master for use with video. DDP file of master for CD replicator ISRC embedded Braodcast Wave Files (client provided ISRCs) Any needed audio restoration All Sample Rate Conversion by Weiss Saracon All digital transfers are done via private folder on our business pCloud account. Included 1 round of revisions if need, beyond are charged at $60/hour, 1 hour minimum.  DSD master version for achieving upon request* *We master in HD even if you mix at 44.1 Extras: Radio edit version of master $10 per song being swapped out for radio version. Swapping out a mix for a completely different version of a mix; $60 per swap. Additional prep for LP Vinyl pressing.  $100 per album Need your project mixed?  See our mixing page Contact us for information and a quote. email or call 512-219-0100 Mastering Pricing for pop/rock/rap/country/jazz: Single $100 2 songs $200 3 songs $300 4 songs $375 5 songs $450 6 songs $525 7 songs $600 8 songs $650 additional songs are $50/song after 8. Classical and Soundtrack music releases, Contact us for pricing.

Apple Digital Master, formally Mastered for iTunes (MFIT)

Mastered for Streaming, Youtube and download services. We are

certified by Apple as an approved Mastering House for Mastered for

iTunes.  Of course Apple has now killed iTunes and we are not sure

whats next, but we still provide files specifically optimized for

Streaming services, meaning No intersample distortion, and a

loudness level that is optimal for getting great sound from streaming

and download services.

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