Our goal is to create for you the finest possible sound from your original recording. Our passion is music, your music. That’s why we’ve assembled state-of-the-art digital and analog equipment as well as a collection of vintage analog equipment. We can provide you with just that right sound you’re looking for. You may no longer have the ability to play that priceless recording, but we do! And we’ll create a master for you, so that you can, too.
The best mastering requires the best equipment. Only then can you hear all of the nuances in the recording. We’re proud to use the same respected equipment as other well-known facilities:
- Bowers & Wilkins monitor loudspeakers are used by the premier recording studios in the world.
- T. C. Electronic mastering and reverb effects have been used in major motion pictures and by world renowned studios.
- Our Sonic Studio noise reduction software won an Emmy Award for outstanding technical achievement.
- Our Masterpiece analog mastering system was designed by Rupert Neve, known throughout the world as a premier designer of recording studio and mastering equipment.
- Our Weiss DNA1 Controller has the K-Stereo ambience enhancement processor designed by Grammy Award winner Bob Katz, and the acclaimed POW-r word length reduction algorithms for the highest quality 24 bit, 20 bit, or 16 bit digital outputs.
- Our Manley Variable Mu Mastering Compressor has been THE compressor used on countless hit recordings over the past 20
- Our McIntosh MX151 Processor utilizes the state-of-the-art Lyngdorf
“RoomPerfect” room correction technology. The result gives us the highest
accuracy to the acoustics of our listening room, so your music is mastered
to the highest fidelity possible.
As you look through our equipment inventory below, you’ll recognize several names that are prominent in the industry. It’s this combination of equipment, experience, training and skill that allows us to make your music stand out from all the rest.
Barbabatch sound file conversion program – Award winning software for it’s top quality
iZotope RX 2 Advanced– The most complete audio restoration product on the market
Mac Pro Computer with two 2.66Ghz Dual-Core Intel Processors – The latest from Apple
Metric Halo SpectraFoo software – A comprehensive Analysis & Measurement tool
Minnetonka discWelder BRONZE high-resolution DVD-Audio software
Oppo BDP-95 Universal Audiophile Disc Player - with the very latest in 32 bit Digital-to-Analog Conversion
Panasonic SV-3800 Professional Digital Audio Tape Recorder
Sonic Studio soundBlade – The Benchmark Digital Audio Workstation
Sonic Studio NoNoise II for soundBlade – The Gold Standard for Restoration
Sonic Studio Model 304 DSP I/O 8 Channel Processor for unquestioned fidelity
T.C. Electronic Engage – 5.1 Conversion for Binaural Surround Sound Headphone Listening
T.C. Electronic LM6 Loudness Meter - The latest in accurately measuring gain levels
T. C. Electronic System 6000 - The Ultimate Multichannel Processing Platform
T. C. Electronic UnWrap – Professional Stereo to 5.1 Conversion
T. C. Electronic VariPitch8 - Eight channels of variable pitch control
T. C. Electronic MDW HiRes EQ - George Massenburg's High Resolution 5 Band per channel Parametric Equalization
Weiss DNA1 – The State of the Art Ambience Enhancement Processor with POW-r Dithering
AKAI GX-747 Reel-to-Reel
AKAI X-150 Reel-to-Reel
AKAI GXR-82 Stereo 8-Track Cartridge Recorder
Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus 800 and 800D Monitors– the highest fidelity loudspeakers for your music
Crown Delta-Omega 2000 Interface Velocity Controlled Amplifiers – the very best in amplifier technology
Crown EQ-2 Graphic Equalizers
DBX 3BX Expander
DBX 150X Type I Noise Reduction System
DBX 124 Type II Noise Reduction System
Denon DBP-4010 Blu-ray/SACD/DVD-Audio Disc Player
Denon DCD-3560 CD Player
Denon DVD-3930CI DVD Player
Denon LA-2500 LD Player
Focusrite Vocal Master Pro
DeMag, DeStat, and the Monza LP Stablizer
Hannl Micro Record Cleaning System
JL Audio Gotham Subwoofer - the very latest in subwoofer technology
JVC KD-A77 Audio Cassette Deck
JVC QL-Y5F Microprocessor controlled 3-motor turntable
Lexicon MPX550 Dual Channel Effects Processor
Manley Variable Mu vacuum tube Mastering Compressor with Mid-Side and TBAR mods
Masterpiece Analog Mastering System – Produced by Legendary Audio, Designed by Rupert Neve
Mogami Studio Cable
Ortofon Verto Transformer
Ortofon Windfeld Moving Coil Cartridge - the latest state-of-the-art cartridge from Ortofon and the first one in the United States
PI Audio Group Custom UberBUSS RFI/EMI/PFC Line Conditioner with Oyaide and Furutech connectors
Purist Audio Cables - Aqueous, Museaus, Venustas, Dominus and the Limited Edition Power Cord
RCA SGT250 Capacitance Electronic Disc System
Sony EL-5 Elcaset
Sota Sapphire Turntable with SME Series IV Tonearm
Symetrix 422 Stereo Limiter
Symth Research Realiser A8 System - the very latest in emulation of room acoustics in headphones
Stax SR-007 Omega II Electrostatic Headphones – the highest fidelity headphones for your music
SAE 2800 Parametric Equalizer
Tascam BR-20 1/2 Track 15ips Reel-to-Reel
Tascam 22-2 Reel-to-Reel
Teac AN-300 Dolby B Noise Reduction System
Toshiba M752 6-head VHS Video Cassette
Toshiba SD-K860 Universal DVD Player
and a variety of CD-4. SQ, and QS quadraphonic decoders from Marantz, Fosgate, and Sansui
All equipment is connected to a Furman IT-20 Series II Balanced Power
Conditioner, providing the finest noise-free AC power to bring out all the
detail in your recording. In addition, to further enhance your recording,
the PI Audio Group Custom UberBUSS RFI/EMI/PFC Line Conditioner with
Oyaide and Furutech connectors, and the Audio Purist Limited Edition AC
Power Cord are used in series with the Furman to make your recording sound
it's very best.
Here in New Mexico, we’re in a class by ourselves. No other mastering facility in the state has the level of capability, experience and expertise that we offer you.
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