Gench will make the sonic difference in your project. Contact us today to discuss the particulars of your project. Gench offers competitive hourly rates, block rates, project deals, and is always willing to work within the budget of its clients. We work remotely with clients all over the world using electronic file transfer and email correspondence. Client satisfaction is our biggest goal.
cd and vinyl premastering services
Deploying the best in analog and digital technology, Gench mastering services provides professional quality sound without breaking your budget. Count yourself among the numerous and satisfied artists and labels entrusting their music to Gench. Mastering engineer Thomas Dimuzio brings years of experience, golden ears, and an outstanding track record to make Gench the best choice for you and your music.
digital sound restoration services
Broadband noise reduction, declicking, decrackling and phase-linear equalization are handled with a stable of digital plug-ins including Sonic Solutions NoNoise, WaveArts, Izotope, and Waves Sound Restoration/Masters series. These tools in the right hands can result in a stunning improvement over the original sound sources.
$100/hour for mastering and/or sound restoration work
$100/hour for mixing and post production work
Don't worry about watching the clock with Gench all-inclusive projects rates. See below or inquire at mastering at gench dot com about the specifics of your project.
all-inclusive mastering project rates
The Gench mastering project rate is an all-inclusive package deal integrating a Class A analog signal path (read: tubes) with the best in digital limiting and processing. Providing an open stereo image with a musically warm and detailed sound that is simply unattainable via digital plug-ins. Includes multiple revision passes, if needed.
$125 per song
$225 for 7" vinyl premastering package
$395 for EP-length CD or digital download mastering package (up to 6 songs and under 30 minutes-ish)
$495 for LP vinyl premastering package (under 45 minutes-ish)
$595 for CD or digital download mastering package
single pass mastering project rates
Designed for the more budget-conscious artist, the single pass project rate entails the same signal chain as above, but includes only a single mastering pass. Any revisions, if needed, are billed at $100/hr.
$75 for per song
$125 for 7" vinyl premastering package
$225 for EP-length CD or digital download mastering package (up to 6 songs and under 30 minutes-ish)
$275 for LP vinyl premastering package (under 45 minutes-ish)
$345 for CD or digital download mastering package
Mastering and premastering work includes corrective work, outboard EQ and dynamics processing, track level matching, track spacing, and track fades/crossfades. For CD mastering this also includes track indexing and encoding of ISRC codes per track and UPC/EAN code (ISRC and UPC/EAN codes are to be provided by the client, but are not required). Mastering reference files for each pass and final masters upon approval are delivered electronically to clients.
• Avid Pro Tools HD | 7 (192 tracks/24-bit)
• Digidesign ProControl
• Sonic Studios Soundblade software
• Outboard analog signal processing by Manley Labs, Summit Audio, NTI, Tube Tech, and Focusrite
• Outboard digital signal processing by Eventide, Lexicon, Kurzweil, Kyma, and many others
• Modular synthesizers by Buchla, Make Noise, Tip Top Audio, Moog, Metasonix, Synthesis Technology, and others
• Software signal processing by Waves, Sound Toys, Izotope, GRM Tools, Sonic Solutions, and many others
• 5.1 surround monitoring by Genelec (1032A & 7071A subwoofer)
accepted media formats
All digital media formats accepted (16-bit, 24-bit and 32-bit). All sample rates from 44.1 to 192K are accepted. Mastering projects can also be delivered via FTP or electronic delivery such as WeTransfer or Dropbox.
Contact Thomas Dimuzio at mastering at gench dot com to discuss the particulars of your project. Gench offers competitive hourly rates, project rates, project deals, and is always willing to work within the budget of its clients. Client satisfaction is our biggest goal.
gench labels and artists (partial list)
Gench-mastered projects are part of the catalogs of many respected labels and artists:
Slap a Ham
Kill Rock Stars
Knock'em Dead Records
Ad Hoc Records
Illusion of Safety
Matmos/People Like Us/Wobbly
Rova Saxophone Quartet
G.G. Allin + Shrinkwrap
From Monument To Masses
Brain (Bryan Mantia)
Signor Benedick the Moor