AUDIO MASTERING FOR DIGITAL
Mastering records demands a sharp attention to detail for a balanced listening experience across all playback systems. Professional mastering 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
In need of a fresh set of ears for 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 accommodate stem mastering. A process of taking multiple buss stems (up to 8 groups) and mastering down to a 2 track file for delivery. For more information get in touch HERE.
Mastering By Dan Walker is an Apple Digital Masters certified studio
High Up - Alabama To The Basement
The Prettiots - Boys I Dated In High School
The Makeout Club - Lose Yourself
Steady Garden - Strange Sensation
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 weirdo punk band The Death Set and after signing to Ninja Tune toured extensively with the outfit including further releases on Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Records and a recent full length on Behemoth in 2021.
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 Sound 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 as an effective go to for everything indie/left field, rock, punk, electro/club and all sorts in between. Dan has worked with labels such as Sub Pop, Inertia, Ninja Tune, Wharfcat, Rough Trade, and has mastered music for artists DZ Deathrays, Guerilla Toss, Boulevards, Bleeding Knees Club 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.