SERVICES

AUDIO MASTERING FOR DIGITAL

Mastering records requires sharp attention to detail for a perfect listening experience. Professional mastering by an attentive and knowledgeable engineer plays a crucial role in that final process of making a great record sound amazing. Whether releasing on CD, digital streaming platforms or both, quality mastering is key to dynamic, commercially competitive records.

AUDIO MASTERING FOR VINYL

Releasing on vinyl is still a great way to present music to your fans. A tangible release format that has stood the test of time and more recently has made a resurgence in a landscape where digital sales have increased and CD sales waver. If your looking to release an upcoming project on vinyl, we'll make sure your records are mastered to the correct specifications for the perfect cut.

STEM MASTERING AND MIX FEEDBACK

Are you simply in need of fresh ears and feedback on current music you have in the works? Audio advice is always free. From recording, production, mixing & mastering don't hesitate to reach out. We also specialize in stem mastering. A process of taking multiple buss stems and mastering down to a 2 track file for delivery. For more information get in touch HERE. 

 

SELECTED WORKS

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High Up - Alabama To The Basement
The Prettiots - Boys I Dated In High School
The Makeout Club - Lose Yourself
Steady Garden - Strange Sensation

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ABOUT

     Dan Walker is a mastering engineer based out of New York City. Originally from Australia, Dan moved to the United States by way of the UK in 2005 where he cut his teeth recording, producing and mixing club music for various electronic dance labels. Following that a move to the USA saw him join punk rock band The Death Set and after signing to Ninja Tune toured extensively with the outfit until it's last release with Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Records in 2014. 

     During this time Dan also ran a recording studio in Brooklyn called The Submarine and it was here that his love for mastering began to emerge. 

     As a mastering engineer Dan came up self taught from 2012 and after landing a position at JLM in Jersey city continued working under the mentorship of engineer Joe Lambert. Mastering projects that passed through The Submarine over the years and fine tuning the art at JLM allowed Dan to position himself effectively as a proficient M.E. for everything indie/left field, rock, electro/club and all sorts in between. Dan has worked with labels such as Inertia, Ultra, Dine Alone Records, Beggars/Rough Trade, and has mastered music for artists Boulevards, Bleeding Knees Club, Tone Of Arc, High Up and The Prettiots among others.

 

     For the best in audio mastering Dan offers his expertise and knowledge to all artists, labels, engineers and producers who are serious about their sound.

 

STUDIO

MONITORING

Barefoot MM27 MicroMains // Sennheiser HD600 

CONVERSION // METERING

Lynx Hilo Reference AD/DA // Cranesong Hedd 192 // Crookwood VU 

HARDWARE

Maselec MTC-1X Transfer Console // Maselec MEA2 EQ// Sontec MES-432C/9 

API 2500 Compressor // Maselec MLA3 Tri-Band Compressor // Avalon VT747 SP Vacuum Tube Compressor

// Buzz Audio SOC-M Mastering Compressor

SOFTWARE

Wavelab 10 // Universal Audio UAD2 (Oxford - Chandler EMI - Dangerous) // Izotope Ozone 9

DMG Limitless // Newfangled Elevate // SIR Clipper // Oeksound // Softube Weiss // ToneProjects

WIRING

Mogami Gold (analog) // Mogami/Canare (digital)

 

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