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Noah Mintz

Chief Mastering Engineer

The art of mastering is making the playback sound good on everything. From hifi to phone to portable speaker. Using our customized tools with tubes, tape, transformers, vintage, and modern analog, it sets the vibe while keeping true to the spirit of the mix.  Rates: $125 per ($150 for a single). Includes all masters and all revisions. I'm done when you're happy.

Lacquer Channel Mastering Main Studio Analog and Digital

A STUDIO BUILT FOR MASTERING

EQs: GML 9500 | Sontec 430B | SPL Pass EQ | Neve 2087 | ITI ME230 | API 550M | HV EQ6 | Manley Pultec | Manley Mini-Massive | Muth Bax COMPRESSORS: Manley Vari-Mu | Dave Hill Titan | Decca Compressor | API 2500+ | Neumann HK66 Hi Freq Lim |  Neumann U473 | ADL 1500 | Maselec MPL-2 SPECIAL: Dolby 740 | Creamliner III | Pultec SP-3 | Rupert Neve Designs 452 Tape Emulator | Avalon 747 PLAYBACK: Bryston | Kranis Custom Speakers | Ampex 102 1/2 and 1/4" Tape

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Senior Mastering Engineer

Mariana Hutten

Mastering is the art of polishing and finalizing your songs before your audience can hear it. It's making sure your song pops out at a bar, on a car stereo, hi fi system, on vinyl, your earbuds, and countless other settings. It's a balance science, analysis and art. 

Mastering Speakers

A FEW WE'VE MASTERED OVER THE PAST 45+ YEARS

U2 | RUSH | BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE | THE NATIONAL | DANIEL LANOIS | METRIC | RUN WITH THE KITTENS | MAD ONES | PAUL ANKA | OMBIIGIZI | TiKA | CASPER SKULLS | BREEZE | CHILLY GONZALES | GRAHAM VAN PELT | BORN RUFFIANS | AO MUSIC | TERRA LIGHTFOOT | SMILIN RYLAN | THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE | SLOW DOWN, MOLASSES | FOLLY & THE HUNTER | HENNIE BEKKER | OPERATORS | THE DEAD SHIPS | STEPHEN BACCHUS | BRENDAN CANNING | TAKTUS | HAYDEN | ZEUS | TREVOR ALGUIRE | DINAMO | AZARI & III EMMA-LEE | K-OS | MATT MAYS | CARIBOU | OWEN PALLETT | WOLF PARADE | HOWIE BECK | ESPANOLA | FEIST | SARAH SLEAN | STARS | ALICE COOPER | PETER GABRIEL | HANNAH GEORGAS | ST.YESTERDAY | GOB | MYLES CASTELLO | CATL | CORB LUND | THE RUSSIAN FUTURISTS | JOHN K. SAMSON | TRAGICALLY HIP | SLOAN | TRIUMPH | ERIC'S TRIP | BLUE RODEO | THE RHEOSTATICS | BOY GOLDEN | TERRA LIGHTHOUSE | YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN | YOUNG GOV | BIG SUGAR | CADENCE WEAPON | SNOTTY NOSE REZ KIDS 

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Senior Mastering Engineer

Sage Kim

Getting music ready for the world by giving the last layer of shiny armor made of the best elements is my job as a mastering engineer.  

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Mastering Engineer

Thomas Aman

I give your project the final gloss and sonic character it deserves to ensure its seamless translation across all devices and platforms.
My mission is to empower your musical expression by creating a distinct sound that authentically captures your vision. I am dedicated to bringing your music to life in a way that genuinely reflects who you are.

Analog Tape Mastering
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Phil Demetro

Mastering Engineer [Offsite]

I deliver commitment, energy and results in all styles. Over two decades of real-world results means your music will compete anywhere.  Phil masters from a location off-site, still bringing 20+ years of Lacquer Channel experience. 

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Kevin Park

Lacquer Cutting Engineer

Attention to detail in the master cut makes for better sounding vinyl. Don't trust your music to just anyone. #wecutwax

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