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Mixing a Song for a Vinyl Release

Vinyl mastering is an artform. It is an all-analog format and it sounds great.   But with that come some physical limitations. Digital formats like CD and MP3 can reproduce anything where as vinyl is more unforgiving. The last vinyl cutting lathes were produced in the early 80’s and it is  impressive that we are still […]

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RIAA Equalization

RIAA Equalization, there or Recording Industry Association of America, is a specification for the recording and playback of vinyl records (phonographs).  In general terms, the recording is boosted in the high end and reduced in the low end for the recording and the reverse happens during playback.   That is, the high-end is reduced and the low-end is […]

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Producing Great Sounding Records

(Why Records Don’t Always Sound Like the Master Tape)  BY: KEVIN GRAY 5/3/97 The following was written to aid engineers and producers who wish to release vinyl records. It is especially important for those who may be well versed in recording, but have not released vinyl records before. The paper is mainly about “pop” music […]

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New Release: Billy Currington – “We Are Tonight”

The Audio Bay’s Andrew Mitchell is credited as one of the engineers on Billy Currington’s latest album, “We Are Tonight,” which was released on Tuesday, September 17. Currington – who is sitting at No. 8 on Hot Country Songs with the set’s first single says Mercury gave him time to create on the album. “The album was […]

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International Video Release

Poni, a well-known recording artist from Albania has recently released her latest video now available on youtube:  http://youtu.be/koaAQU-1p14 Three of the songs from this latest album, including the track n the video, were mastered at Audio Bay.  A  pop music performer, her songs incorporate elements of local folk music traditions commonly associated with southern Albania.  Including her latest release she […]

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#1 Song on CD Baby.com “Top Songs” Chart (Latin Jazz)

Congratulations to Malita Barbie!  Her 2nd release, discount mastered by The Audio Bay Mastering Studio & from the EP “Room 2 Groove” landed at #1 on CD Baby’s Top Songs List over the past week.  The album is a unique blend of smooth jazz, funk, and Latin rhythm. Information below on where to preview &  purchase the album. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/room2groove   […]

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Battersby Duo – Finalists for The Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards

 The Battersby Duo, two-time Grammy nominee, there  and recent client of Audio Bay Mastering are finalists in The Kids Music Category for  The Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards.   To cast a vote follow the below link:  http://awards.redtri.com/2013/tunes-for-tots          More information on the Te Battersby Duo Two time Grammy Nominees Website: http://www.battersbyduo.com/ and http://www.batduo.com/ https://www.facebook.com/batduo www.linkedin.com/pub/tim-and-laura-battersby/11/216/7a1 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100001339664101 “A Top Notch Duo.” SESAME STREET […]

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