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UPLOAD YOUR MIXES FOR MASTERING

You can upload your mixes for professional mastering by sending them to us on wetransfer.com to mastering@thelakehausstudios.com.

For multiple tracks please compress (zip) before uploading. 48k 24bit WAV or AIF is preferred.


AUDIO MASTERING

Our engineers at THE LAKEHAUS MASTERING have successfully mastered hundreds of tracks over many years, from local & international artists, commercials, films & ministries.

We understand the journey as artists - investing countless hours, energy & resource on writing, demoing, refining, recording & mixing songs, then finally to entrust it for mastering which can either make or break the entire process either by rushing it through in a hurry, lack of care or competence.

When mastering at THE LAKEHAUS MASTERING, we give each track the personal, professional treatment it deserves.

Giving time, effort, investment & honor to each individual song. We also carefully listen to & technically analyze your tastes & reference tracks to make sure that we specifically honor the style, sonic qualities & overall loudness to your preference.

I originally started mastering because I was frustrated with getting bad sounding masters back from reputable studios. Mixes that I was happy with would come back badly after mastering - either too much bottom end, or a harsh top end, over compressed, distorted or not loud enough. As a musician, I knew what great music should sound like, and I knew it had be done much better. So I was determined to learn the art, gain the experience, and do it right.
— LUKE MUNNS - Senior Mastering Engineer

We're constantly redefining our world-class sound using industry tried & tested signal paths, using a combination of EQ, multiple compression stages, tape saturation & limiting, creating a tonally balanced, dynamic, loud, warm & most of all, enjoyable sound - ready to stand out on commercial radio or distribution on stores such as iTunes, Google Play, Spotify & Amazon.

WHAT IS MASTERING?

Mastering is all about making final preparations to the audio, making it sound the best it can, so the most amount of people can enjoy it on whatever platform, no matter what the style or format.

Examples of possible actions taken during mastering:

• Editing minor flaws
• Applying noise reduction to eliminate clicks, dropouts, hum and hiss
• Adjusting stereo width
• Adding ambience
• Equalize audio across tracks
• Adjust volume
• Dynamic range compression
• Peak limit


MASTERING SAMPLES

Here are some mastering samples by THE LAKEHAUS MASTERING. Scroll through to hear the difference  before & after mastering. The raw mix is on the left half & then the mastered version is on the right. Enjoy!

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