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HOW TO

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR MUSIC FOR

ONLINE MIXING

 

All we need are your audio files, not the project session.

 

Labelling

Organise and label your audio tracks and file names.

Each audio track has to be labelled with the name of the sound recorded / music instrument on it.

(E.g. Piano, Lead Voice, Acoustic Guitar etc.)

 

FX and Plug-ins

Remove all effects and plug-ins. Send your mix dry.

There are cases when this should be done differently. This usually is for tracks you are 100% happy with, like FX or synth tracks where the sound is exactly the one you want to keep in your mix. In this case it is ok to send us the bounce of the tracks processed with all plug-ins or FX on. If the above is applicable to your mix, you should ideally send us an extra folder (DRY COPY) with a copy of all these files completely unprocessed and dry to allow our engineer to decide what is the best thing to do. Please don’t forget to label your files correctly.

 

Bouncing the parts

Bounce down (solo and export) each track individually from bar 1 so that all of your files will line up correctly. Be sure you leave your track at the bit rate (usually 24bit or 16bit) they were recorded at. For high compatibility send us your files at 44.100 KHz. The file extension has to be .aif or .wav as they are compatible with any system.

You must bounce all your MIDI and virtual instruments so to have them converted in audio. We can only mix and work on audio files.

 

It’s important that all tracks you send us are not digitally clipping. Set the volume at 0dB and bounce the track. If the metering is clipping adjust the volume down to the required level. ( in case your audio already contains clips, don’t worry, we can use clipping removal software to have your music clip free)

Please before sending the audio file, open them in a new session so to double check that everything is working fine.

 

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR MUSIC FOR

ONLINE MASTERING

 

All we need to produce a great master of your music is just the stereo audio file of your track.

Bounce down (mix down) your music in a stereo file.

Be sure you leave your export settings at the bit rate (usually 24bit or 16bit) they were recorded at.

For high compatibility send us your files at 44.100KHz, 48KHz or 96KHz.

The file extension has to be .aif or .wav as they are compatible with our system.

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