Preparing Your Tracks for Mastering
Download, print and fill out mastering forms
- Getting Started (Learn the steps on how to prepare your tracks for mastering.)
- Track Order List Form (For albums, list your track order and titles.) View Online Version
- Quote Form (Fill out your billing information.)
Prepe and searnd your files
Once your mastering forms are received, you will get your login info to upload your files to our FTP server. You can also use http://www.wetransfer.com to send files. Your files will be reviewed by our mastering engineer and will let you know of any issues. You can also mail your files to us if you opt not use our FTP service.
Have Questions? Call us at 1-888-302-6376
Before you give us your final mixes, it should sound exactly the way you want it with no defects. Try to give us only the best mixes you can provide.
Getting your tracks ready:
Make a safety copy of your mixes before you deliver it to our studio. Your CD Master must be mixed to two tracks (Stereo) .wav or .aiff file format. Your bit rate must not be lower than 16bit 44.1K (Audio CD Format). It is recommended that you use the highest bit rate possible if you can.
Mix Volumes & Peak Level:
Make sure your mixes are at a comfortable volume and are NOT limited or over compressed. Our engineers will limit and compress your master. Having your mixes over compressed makes it harder for the engineer to master the sound in your final mixes.
We accept your master in the following industry formats:
- CD-R master (audio or data files)
- DVD master (data files)
- Digital Audio Tape (DAT)
- Hard Disk Drive
*We do not accept pre-mastered audio CD discs for quality reasons.
If you provide your final mixes on data CD (CD-R or DVD), make sure you title every track.
Track order list form:
Before we start on your CD master, you must complete a “Track Order List Form” with your final mixes. Your project can not begin with out your final “Track Order List Form”. Click Here to download the “Track Order List Form” or use the “Online Version“
Handling your masters for best quality:
It is important that you handle all your masters with most care. Keep your CD in a protective case or sleeve. Hold your CD only by the edges and keep them free of any fingerprints and scratches that may create reading errors.