In Los Angeles, independent label mastering is synonymous with Elysian Masters. Mastering is the process of getting all of the material on an album to sound cohesive so that it reads well balanced frequency response of the music. In order to bring the music forward to the listener, you must achieve proper dynamics. The mastering process will reduce noise and artifacts that have been created in the tracking and mixing processes and get the album prepared for replication. In order to help the artists get a record deal or a publishing deal, mastering is an important final step in preparing the album for production. That's why in Los Angeles, especially within the independent music scene, mastering is best left to the professionals at Elysian Masters.
The professionals at Elysian Masters have business in Barcelona and Los Angeles mastering music for large production companies as well as independent labels. They provide high quality, affordable mastering from engineers with more than ten years of experience each. Their tools includes a combination of high quality analog and digital processors and tuned rooms with mastering grade monitoring. The Los Angeles mastering engineers have a history of music appreciation and a deep understanding of many boutique genres of music. Both the Barcelona and Los Angeles mastering locations service international clients from around the world. The services provided by Elysian Masters include restoration of classic albums in addition to present independent releases. They offer affordable packages for song's main versions and instrumental versions are available so that the artists can enjoy greater revenue down the road for TV licensing, movie syncs and more. Elysian Masters have mastered material from a number of genres and they can provide you with the high quality results you want for your music. The Los Angeles mastering company can use the final step of production to maximize the sound quality that was achieved in mixing. The mastering process is the last step in making a record and allows a mastering engineer to review the mixes and make overall dynamic and EQ adjustments as they feel are best suited to the music. It's generally accepted that it's best to allow an outside person add their touch to the overall sound project through mastering. The mastering engineer will edit minor flaws, apply noise reduction to eliminate hum and hiss, and adjust stereo width.
They will also equalize audio between tracks, adjust volumes, provide dynamic expansion and compression, and add tape saturation or emulation. The Los Angeles mastering engineers will peak limit the tracks, dither the tracks and get them ready for the CD format, and add ISRC coding to the CD. They can also mix material for those clients who request the service for an additional cost. If you are mixing, then you can follow some simple tips that will make the mastering process simpler and help to produce better results. For starters, always leave some headroom in your mixes... do not limit or clip the mixes you submit for mastering. Improvements can only be made if there is room left to work! Keep in mind that compression on elements may be more significant than you realized when the finished master is produced and also be aware that excessive sibilance can complicate the mastering process. To learn more reasons why the Los Angeles mastering engineers of Elysian Masters are the right choice for you, visit www.ElysianMasters.com.