Professional Studio Mastering with JP Masters
For studio mastering, iMusician partners with Dave Locke at JP Masters. Based in Seattle, USA, Dave has been mastering music for DIY artists and independent labels since 1994. His ears and aesthetic touch can be heard in a wide variety of music genres. With more than 25 years experience, JP Masters has become one of the most trusted mastering engineers in the business today.
How it works
With studio mastering with JP Masters, each song is painstakingly mastered until it’s perfect. And if you're ready to master a full album, they work across all tracks to create a cohesive sound throughout the whole album. Dave also uses analog and digital gear to give your tracks the warmth of analog with the precision of digital to ensure your music always sounds pristine. Plus, JP Masters is certified by Apple to create Apple Digital Masters for high resolution masters upon request.
Describe your sound
After you purchase through iMusician, you’ll receive an email from Dave. You can discuss the ideal sound and feel of your project.
Upload your music.
Upload your WAV/AIFFs to a secure upload area. If there are problems with your mix, you’ll receive feedback from the JP Masters team.
Tweak till it’s perfect.
Within a few days, you’ll receive your mastered tracks. Need some tweaks? No problem. A round of revisions is included in the price.
Release globally with iMusician.
With pro-perfect tracks, you’re ready to release through iMusician — and mastered tracks by JP Masters are ideal for high rez shops.
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Studio Mastering from JP Masters
Enjoy pristine, high resolution studio mastering at an affordable price.
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