LACQUER MASTERING #wecutwax
Lacquer mastering is the final stage of the mastering process and the first stage of the vinyl manufacturing process. We offer the highest quality Lacquer cuts using our Neumann VMS70 with SX74 cutter head.
We take Lacquer mastering very seriously.Lacquer Channel Mastering is the only studio in Canada offering this service. Kevin Park is our master cutting engineer. Should you have any questions you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
We take the time to ensure that you are getting the best possible cut. Fidelity matters. Sound quality is everything. We can do your vinyl pre-mastering (eq, compression, editing etc.) but even if you don’t do your mastering with us, we can prep your master for vinyl and it’ll sound better when cut.
For no-compromise digital conversion and analog emulating software we use the UAD Apollo interface and plug-ins
For stereo control we use Brainworx software plug-ins.
12″ Lacquer Master side 33 1/3 or 45 rpm |Reference copy*
7″ Lacquer Master side 45 rpm
Pre-Mastering. (EQ, Comp, Level, Phase Correction)
*A reference copy is recommended. Otherwise known as an Acetate Disc, it is a copy of the lacquer master that you can play at home or studio.
Vinyl records have a maximum amount of music that can fit on a side. For a 12″ 33 1/3 rpm it’s 20 min max and for a 7″ 45rpm it’s 4.5 min max.
BOOKING A SESSION
When you’re ready to book your lacquer mastering session use this link to schedule your session. We’ll get back to you within a couple hours during business hours and confirm everything with you.