"Be Prepared"

The 7A West Studio Guide

This series of pages will deal with the ins and outs of the music business. Come back often to see what new tips, tricks, and career guidance we have to offer. We'll be dealing with all aspects of the music business from rehearsals, booking, management, promotional materials, to getting the most from your studio experience.

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We are amazed at the response to both our mastering information and our special offer! At your request, we're leaving this info up on the site! THANK YOU for your overwhelming response and comments regarding this installment of "Be Prepared!"

This installment will deal with the art of Mastering your project. What is mastering? Is it necessary? Why does it cost so much and what exactly do you get for your money? Learn all of this and more! Also make sure to download our special mastering offer!

We know there are a lot of recording facilities for you to choose from, that's why our philosophy is to provide you the best service in a relaxed, comfortable, "no pressure" setting. Our goal is for you leave us with the BEST possible product at a price you can afford. We build long term relationships with our artists, and that's why we have such a high rate of repeat business! Call us at (781) 356-7536 and schedule a tour at your convenience and to pick up a copy of our demo disc.

Table of Contents

1. What exactly is Mastering?
2. Should I master my Project?
3. Dynamics Processing
4. Editing
5. Other Mastering Options
6. Sequencing
7. The Finished Master

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