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Composer, mastering engineer, sound designer, and performer.

Little Castle Mastering

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Mastering Process

I aim for timeless masters that have impact, clarity, and dynamism .

I use a hybrid of analog and digital processing with my focus being primarily on the analog side with equalization and compression. A lot of time has been spent perfecting my monitoring and learning my equipment to give your music the best possible sound. My chain is mostly wired point to point with short run cables with hard bypasses for maximum fidelity in the transfer path.

All genres welcome.

Studio Equipment and Tools

Sonics Allegro full range speakers designed by Joachim Gerhard
Wyred 4 Sound St-1000 amp
(Analysis Plus cables for the interconnects)
Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-7506
Auratones reference monitors
Mytek Brooklyn DAC
Mytek Brooklyn ADC
Benchmark Dac3 L
Forssell MADC-2
Analog Processing
Elysia Museq Parametric EQ
Hendyamps Michelangelo EQ
Custom Barry Porter Mastering EQ
Vertigo Sound VSE-2 Discrete Gyrator EQ
HCL Vari-Mu (2018 Blueface) Compressor
Dave Hill Designs Titans Compressors
Bettermaker Mastering Limiter
FCS P4 Plus Compressor
Audio Plug-Ins
Wavelab Pro 9.5 Plug-in Suite
UAD Brainworks EQ V3
UAD Vertigo VSM-3
UAD Precision Limiter
UAD Ampex ATR 102
UAD Pultec Bundle
Fab Filter Pro-Q 2
Fab Filter Pro-L
Fab Filter Pro-DS
Waves Bundles (52 plug-ins in total)
Izotope Rx6 Advanced
Izotope Ozone 8 Advanced
Bx Control V2
Soundtoys Bundle
Eiosis Air EQ Premium
Hofa Meter
DAW’s and Editors
Wave Lab Pro 9.5
Pro Tools 12.4
Izotope RX6 Advanced Editor
Hofa DDP Maker/Player
Logic Pro X
Acoustimac Bass Traps
Acoustimac Wall Panels
ASC Tube Traps
Primacoustic Clouds
Acoustic Curtains
Custom Built Rear Diffusers
Furman Linear AC Power Conditioner
Neve 5442 Mixing Console
Tascam TSR-8 1/2′ 15ips 8 track tape machine
Mac Pro Tower with upgraded 6G SSD drive
2013 iMac (Pitching computer)
2x 2 TB storage drives

Mastering Rate
I deliver a Hi-res Master(96k 24bit or higher) and a downsampled 16bit 44100 or 48000 versions to all my clients
60$ per song (Full album/multiple songs package deals available at a lower cost 15-25% discount)
(Songs over 6 minutes add 5$ per minute)
50$ for DDP CD authoring/creation
MFIT (iTunes) Masters are 15$ additional charge per song.
Stem Mastering 70$ per song

File submissions
24bit or 32bit recommended at the sample rate it was mix/recorded at.
For inquiries or test masters email Daniel at Daniel@castledinemusic.com