Mastering Studio Services
Black Dog prides itself on customer service; you will always have the opportunity to speak to your Engineer. No matter where you are in the world, we consider you a local client at Black Dog Mastering Studio.
Black Dog has has been in business since 1999 and works with both major labels and independent artists. Our dedicated mixing and mastering studios ensures your music is getting everything it deserves. Your music will have 2 sets of ears and over 30 years combined experience! If you compare our rates to other mixing and mastering studios you will find we are highly competitive. There are lower priced options online, but you will not receive the quality, service and experienced engineers you will get at Black Dog.
Black Dog has the unique advantage of offering customized mastering for ITunes, Mp3 and other compressed formats. With the Sonnox Pro-Codec Black Dog is able to compare compressed format in real-time. This allows us to customize your mastering with the end format in mind. When your music is compressed to a smaller file such as .m4a or .mp3 it changes the characteristics of the audio and can dramatically change the way your music sounds. Just add “Customized ITunes/Mp3 Mastering” on the Rates Page to receive this service. It is only $5 when combined with stereo or Stem mastering.
CD Mastering Can Make The Difference
CD Mastering is the final step your music takes before it is manufactured. It takes talent and experience to bring out all the potential of your mixes. Black Dog’s engineers have over 30 years experience in Mixing and Mastering. You get sonic quality better or equal to studios that cost twice the price.
CD Mastering can make the difference between a good and a great song. Mastering offers and objective professional ear to your music, and provides a new perspective, which perhaps is the most important function of a Mastering Engineer. CD Mastering is the last stop in the line of audio quality control. A well Mastered song is more likely to impress the record labels, and get radio play. Whether you have spent thousands of dollars at a studio or recorded your music at home, your Master will have that final touch that makes it stand out from the rest!
Black Dog Mastering Studio will provide the personal attention, and dedication your project needs. You will be able to contact us about your project at any time.
If you are not sure if you are ready for mastering and would like a free Mixing Critique, we are happy to help. We can tell you if your mix is ready for mastering, needs to be mixed from scratch or just needs some minor adjustments. It is also possible that you can purchase Stem Mastering instead of Mixing.
Once your project is Mastered you can get a final red book cd mailed to your address or a Digital DDP file that is downloadable from our server. Either cd or ddp files are only $15 charge and can be added to your project from our Rates Page.
We take your privacy seriously! Any information or audio you submit to Black Dog will not be shared with any other companies or individuals. We respect you and your work, and understand the importance of privacy in today’s digital world.