Alchemy Mastering at AIR specialises in all formats of analogue and digital mastering, providing high-end audio services to the global music industry. From independent artists to major labels and cult TV soundtracks to Hollywood blockbusters, our team has the craft and vision to enhance your release.
Explore this page to find out more about our team, mastering suites, equipment, and a range of services including Online Mastering, Direct to Vinyl Recording, and Half Speed Mastering.
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One of the most celebrated mastering engineers in the industry, Barry ‘Bazza’ Grint started his career in 1984 and founded Alchemy in 1998, after working at Abbey Road, Porky’s Mastering, Tape One, and the legendary Trident Studios. Having recently become a part of the AIR team, Barry will be working on nurturing new talent at Alchemy Mastering at AIR.See full profile
Proficient in all mastering formats, John has recently mastered multiple UK Top 10 albums for David Bowie, including his latest, Toy, and Duran Duran’s 15th Studio Album, Future Past. Other work includes albums for Band Of Skulls and Primal Scream, and projects for former Red Hot Chilli Peppers guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer.See full profile
Shortlisted for the Music Producer’s Guild Mastering Engineer of the Year in 2021, Cicely’s body of work includes early releases from saxophonist Nubya Garcia, albums for alternative and post-rock bands Palace and Kinder, and vinyl remasters for Simply Red and Funeral for a Friend.See full profile
Kevin’s portfolio to date includes some of the most exciting artists in the UK and internationally, such as Koffee, Headie One, Chaka Khan, Alfie Templeman, Kelly Rowland, The Magic Gang, Crystal Fighters, Sinéad Harnett, JC Stewart, Nines, and Bruno Major. Before joining Alchemy Mastering in 2019, he worked out of Metropolis Mastering and The Pierce Rooms. He joined AIR in 2020 upon the studios’ acquisition of Alchemy.See full profile
Jasper has worked for both major and independent labels with artists like Yard Act, Gathering of Strangers, Purple Disco Machine, M Huncho, and The Feeling.See full profile
As a mastering engineer specialising in catalogue, mainstream, compilations, and restoration, Phil has worked with iconic artists such as Elton John, Blondie, The Specials, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, and Donna Summer. More recently, he has been mastering Grammy Award-winning Amy Wadge’s EP, When Did You Get Old?, and remastering Ultravox’s Vienna 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.See full profile
Ray’s creative skill and technical knowledge make him one of the world’s best mastering and remastering engineers.See full profile
Alchemy Mastering at AIR now boasts four suites across two locations, at the iconic Lyndhurst site and in Hammersmith, providing excellent facilities, equipment, and staff.
AIR 1 features an in-house custom console and Avocet mastering controls. The Sequoia DAW is fed through Cranesong convertors to the incredible, ATC P2 powered, TAD Reference One speakers. Analogue replay is from a custom Studer A80 or Ampex ATR100. The Neumann VMS80 vinyl cutting lathe has been equipped with a half-speed mod.
Alchemy 1 features a custom console based around Maslec MTC mastering controls and the legendary Sontec MES-432D. The Sequoia DAW is fed through DAD convertors to ATC P2 powered KEF Reference monitors. The Neumann VMS80 vinyl cutting lathe is equipped with a half-speed mod.
Alchemy 2 has a Maslec console, Sequoia DAW, DAD convertors and ATC 150A monitoring. Analogue replay is a Studer A80 with custom Ampex amplifiers. The Neuman VMS80 vinyl cutting lathe is equipped with a half speed mod.
Alchemy 3 specialises in audio restoration with a Sterling Plan A and Focusrite Blue 300 mastering console feeding ATC25A monitors. With replay from Studer A820, Sony 1630, Nakamichi DR2 all formats can be catered to.
Online Mastering makes it possible to start the process of getting your tracks mastered right now. Enter your details and upload your tracks by whatever method suits you the best – WeTransfer, Dropbox, or our own Mastering Filedrop service. We will get back to you with a quote for your requirements straight away.See more
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