AIR Mastering 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.
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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 AIR Mastering.See full profile
Official UK Top five albums recently mastered or vinyl cut by John include David Bowie’s posthumously completed studio album Toy, Duran Duran’s Mark Ronson & Erol Alkan produced Future Past and Hozier’s number one album Unreal Unearth. He is considered a go-to for indie artists and bands including new projects for Ash, Coach Party, Junodream, Band Of Skulls, Benjamin Clementine, Iraina Mancini and Divorce.See full profile
Winner of the the Music Producer’s Guild ‘Mastering Engineer of the Year Award’ in 2023, Cicely’s recent body of work includes releases from Jamiroquai, Self Esteem, Soweto Kinch, MØ, Witch Fever, Alison Moyet, Palace, Sarah Kinsley, Maisie Peters, Jerub, FYFE, Priya Ragu, Sam Ryder, Bellah Mae, Charlotte Plank, Hinako Omori/Clare Uchima, J Dilla, as well as Tim Minchin and Chris Nightingale’s score for Matilda the Musical and more.
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Jasper has worked for both major and independent labels with artists like Yard Act, David Bowie, Purple Disco Machine, M Huncho, U2, Sophie May, Easy Life, and Olivia Dean.See full profile
As a mastering engineer specialising in catalogue, mainstream, compilations, and restoration, Phil has worked with iconic artists such as Donna Summer, Frank Black, The Specials, Suede, Stewart Copeland, Echo & The Bunnymen, Erasure, Madness, Ultravox, Moby. More recently, he has been audio mastering for Two Tones iconic Dance Craze tour.
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Mastering 1 specialises in catalogue & audio restoration with a custom made console and Focusrite Blue 300 mastering controller feeding ATC25A monitors. With replay from Studer A820, Sony 1630, Sony Dat, Technics 1210GR turntable, Nakamichi DR2, all 2 track formats can be catered for & tape baking on site. The Neumann VMS80 vinyl cutting lathe has been equipped with a half-speed mod.
Mastering 2 features an in-house custom console, Avocet monitor control and a large selection of analogue processors including the legendary Sontec MES-430B amongst a curated selection of analogue EQs. The Sequoia DAW is fed through Cranesong convertors to ATC150A monitors. Analogue replay is from a custom Studer A80 or Ampex ATR100. The Neuman VMS80 vinyl cutting lathe is equipped with a half speed mod.
Mastering 3 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 ATC150A monitors. Other equipment includes a DCS AtoD converter, Elysia compressor, Whitestone tube levelling amplifier and Dangerous Bax Eq. Other equipment such as a Fairchild compressor can be used if available. The Neumann VMS80 vinyl cutting lathe is equipped with a half-speed modification, updated amplifier cards and feedback circuitry.
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