We accept almost all
formats, but some are better than others. This is a guideline;
You can call if you need more info.
If you read nothing else, READ THIS...
DO NOT add
any compression or Limiting to the Final Mix.
Keep your master level at -3 to -6 db.
Do not try to make your mix super hot, we
will do that, I promise!!!
ensure the hottest, cleanest sounding CD.
Data files are better than an audio
CD...Use the "export" or "bounce to disk" function in your
DAW program. Save it to a folder on your computer and then
transfer it to a Flash Drive, CD-R or DVD as "Data" , not audio.
24 bit .wav files (CD-R or CD-RW)
16 or 24 bit .aiff files (CD-R or CD-RW)
Use 24 bit if you recorded in 24 bit.
Almost any digital based workstation will export to the above
formats. (Pro-Tools, Sonar, Cakewalk, Cubase, Logic, Samplitude,
Standard Audio CD (The type you burn on your computer)
DAT (Digital Audio Tape)
Analog Tape Reel 1/4" or 1/2"
only use if no other formats available!
FTP File Transfer:
We now offer Same Day file transfer. Save overnight fee's and
no customs problems for our overseas clients.
Absolutely No Loss of Quality!
Email us a
completed Order Form.
payment using pay button on Order Form Page.
email you back an FTP address, login name and password.
then upload your .wav or .aiff mixes to our server.
the tracks and place the Mastered files back on the server
for you to download and burn a CD-R.
Need an FTP Program? Use Google
to search for Free FTP Programs... CuteFTP, AceFTP, etc.
You must fill out an
order form ( we will not process without one).
Please read the following:
give us a mix that is roughly -3 db to -6db (below digital
"0"), This gives us the most room to work and assures a
clean, clip free master.
should be under 74 minutes to adhere to the "Redbook"
standard. This will make sure that there will be no errors
Do not try
to make your songs louder by Normalizing, adding Compression
or by using a Limiter. These methods will only hurt us in
being able to give you the best, loudest, punchiest Master.
We use only "High End" equipment and we will get your songs
to the right volume.
highest resolution possible. Always send us what you recorded
at. If you recorded at 24 bit / 48kHz, then send us the mix
at 24/48. If you recorded at 16 bit, then send at 16 bit. DO
NOT DITHER DOWN. Again, our converters are of the highest
quality and you will notice a difference if we do the
Do Not use
any "all in one" Mastering boxes, such as the Alesis
Masterlink or TC Finalizer. These boxes will color the
sound and will leave us with less room to work.
Do not use
any Mastering software. Again, this will only hurt your final
You do not
need to fade out your songs or clean the front of them. We
will clean the beginnings so that they start exactly on the
first note. We will fade out using a standard 20 second fade,
or we will let the song end naturally and just clean the end.
We will add
2 seconds between songs. Please let us know if you want a
different spacing or if you require any cross fades.
the song names and order you want them clearly on the order
Sorry for so many rules, however, you are
hiring us to give you a Quality, Professional Product. This is
how we do it.
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