ALPHA GEM STUDIO - Audio HQ Mastering

Welcome to Alpha Gem Studio, the private audio HQ mastering studio of music producer and recording-mastering engineer H.D.M. Davids a.k.a Castor Six @ Castor6 Records, located in Netherlands.

High Quality Mastering at prices independent musicians can afford, are you Ready to get a professional sound for less?

Professional mastering from Alpha Gem Studio brings the following important enhancements to your album:

• Raise the overall volume level.
• Eliminate noises between tracks.
• Take out hiss, clicks, pops, thumps, hum
• Correct minor mix deficiencies with equalization.
• Clarity and punch that may be missing in your flat mixes
• Consistent volume from song to song
• Adding analog warmth
• Use EQ to gently balance the sound with other tracks
• Optimise the level using compression and limiting
• Adding airiness and depth
• Subtly enhance the stereo image
• HQ dithering
• Make your music sound great on any sound system.

• Clean up the starts & ends – maybe edit out that unnecessary intro
• Add IRSC codes (required for digital distribution)
• Add CD-Text information (Artist, Title, Track Names)

Exactly which of these is needed varies from album to album, and even track to track.

The professional engineer at Alpha Gem Studio has years of experience mastering every genre of music for musicians at Castor6 Records and works in custom built mastering room that house some of the best monitors and recording gear available. Get the huge sound you want at a fraction of the cost.

Our hybrid analog-digital studio is equipped with a hand-picked selection of high-end analog gear and digital plug-ins.