FAQ

How to proceed

I'm interested, what’s next?

Send me an email or a message via this site. Tell me a little about your project and include a link to the track(s). If the mixes are in good shape, I’ll send you back something to listen to and you can decide if you want to proceed.
Don’t forget to include all relevant information. For example if you require additional masters suitable for vinyl.
I prefer wetransfer, but I can also accept any of the file (Google Drive, dropbox, soundcloud etc.)

In what format should I deliver my mix?

The most commonly used file format is WAV or AIFF, 16, 24 or 32 bit. Please export your mixes with the same sample rate and resolution as your original project. If you are working at 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, or 96 kHz, export your mix at the same sample rate. MP3 format is NOT suitable.

What conditions must be met before sending my material?

The first and most important condition is that you are fully satisfied and convinced with your mix before considering mastering.

Check that the peak level is between - 6 dbFS and - 4 dbFS.

Please remove any equalizer, limiter, maximizer from the master bus.

 

If you have mixed with processing (compression, limitation…), you can send me this version that I will use as a reference but be sure to send a version without processing to do the mastering.

If you are unsure about anything, feel free to contact me for advice, I’m always happy to chat.

How can I send you my mix?

You can send your mix via WeTransfer. Be sure to add the track title, your name and email address, so that I can identify the received lead and identify you as a customer.

What other information is needed for CD mastering?

The information should be as complete as possible:

- name of the group or artist - album / EP / project name

- song titles and desired order

- ISRC / UPC / EAN metadata


For any complex timing or fade, a Wav or MP3 reference, indicating how the tracks should flow together, is required.

What is the delivery delay ?

Typically 3 -5 days for an album and 1-3 days for a single.

What if I'm not happy with the result?

In the unlikely event that you are not convinced by the mastering, we offer free revisions, to ensure your complete satisfaction.

How do I pay ?

I accept Paypal and bank transfer.
Paypal : blueopalmastering@gmail.com
By bank transfer, you will receive your invoice by email, with the bank details allowing the transfer.
Payment must be made in advance.