Sound Affair Mastering

Real Analog Mastering For Vinyl, CD & Download

Services

  • Mastering for CD & Vinyl
Mastering is the final step in the recording chain, giving your project a consistent, polished, and professional sound. We’ll talk to you about what you want to get out of the mastering process and determine the best way to get you there. [Keep reading...]
  • Lacquer Disk Cutting
This is the process by which your audio gets cut into grooves on a lacquer disc. [Learn more...]
  • Record Pressing & Printing
We can offer you a complete, professional record pressing service;  7”, 10”, 12” in black or colored vinyl. [Read more...]
  • Analog Tape Layback
If a project is recorded entirely in the digital domain,"warming up" or adding tape saturation is a popular request at the mastering stage. That's where tape layback comes in. [Tell me more...]
  • Audio Restoration & Preservation
We can transfer and restore audio from 78 and LP transcription disks, analog tape, and digital tape formats. [Details...]
  • Analog to Digital Transfers
We can transfer a variety of different formats. For tape transfers,  we'll inspect each reel, repair edits (if necessary), and perform a full tape alignment prior to the transfer of your material. [Find out more...]
  • Archival Audio Re-Recording
This is different from audio restoration. It's the faithful re-recording of audio onto a new medium for the purpose of preserving the audio for the future. [More info...] 
  • Audio Forensics
Sound  enhancement of recordings for lawyers, district attorney’s, law enforcement, and private investigators. [Read more...]
  • Tape Baking
Some analog tape gets "sticky" as it ages. The tape is dehydrated through a special process called "tape baking," which often makes the tape temporarily playable – long enough to mix or transfer the content to a digital format. [Get the details...]
  • Short-run CD Duplication
CD duplication (recording) with silver face JVC media, black thermal imprint, and your choice of a jewel case, slim line, or mail case. The minimum order is 15 disks. [More info...]