PREPARATION

Guidelines to get you started.

MASTERING PREPARATION

1. If you have any questions at all please contact us and we will get back to you asap.

2. Please make sure your mix sounds EXACTLY the way you want before you send it.

3. Name your file “ARTIST NAME – TRACK TITLE”

4. Please Send: •WAV or AIFF File only • 24 bit / 44khz or higher • 3db to -6db of headroom on the master channel. Please do not turn your master channel fader down to create headroom. Leave it at 0. If you don’t have headroom either go back to your mix or send it to us and we’ll do our best to work with it. No Normalize and No Dither.

5. Leave the master channel dry with no compressors or eq. If you have some slight compression that you used to help glue the mix that's fine but NO LIMITERS.

6. Place your file(s) in a folder. Compress that folder as a ZIP or RAR file. Include 3-5 Reference Tracks ( WAV or MP3 ) For our final A/B Comparison.

7. Please send us your ZIP / RAR files : UPLOAD YOUR FILES

8. CONTACT US & Let us know about your project files and any other information.


MIXING AND MASTERING PREPARATION

1. If you have any questions at all please contact us and we will get back to you asap.

2. Clean Up Your Entire Track & Be Sure To Send ONLY Final Parts.

3. Name each Channel “CHANNEL NAME – ARTIST NAME – TRACK TITLE”

4. Turn OFF All Processing & Effects – Send Only Dry Channels. (If very specific effects are in place on purpose, then please send both WET & DRY channels, if you are not sure, just ask us!)

5. Bounce Down Your Channels. ** Ableton User? We accept Ableton Project Files.

6. Please Send: WAV or AIFF File only 24 bit / 44khz or higher 3db to -6db of headroom on the master channel No Normalize a6d No Dither.

7. Include a Full Version Rough Mix.

8. Include 3-5 Reference Tracks ( WAV or MP3 ) For our final A/B Comparison.

9. Place your file(s) in a folder. Compress that folder as a ZIP or RAR file.

10. Please send us your ZIP / RAR files : UPLOAD YOUR FILES

11. CONTACT US & Let us know about your project files and any other information.


ABLETON PREPARATION

How to send Ableton project Files:

1. Open your Ableton project file & Clean Up Your Entire Track & Be Sure To Send ONLY Final Parts.

2. Be sure to FREEZE all 3rd party plug ins.

3. Navigate to the “File Menu”. From the file menu click “Collect All and Save”.

4. On the subsequent dialog, specify which media files should be copied into the project folder in click “Ok”.

5. The Project folder will now have all the proper files. In order to send us the project, you need to copy the entire project folder (which includes all sub folders) and compress into a ZIP file. Include 3-5 Reference Tracks ( WAV or MP3 ) For our final A/B Comparison.

6. Please send us your ZIP / RAR files : UPLOAD YOUR FILES

7. CONTACT US & Let us know about your project files and any other information.