mastering

Prepare for mastering:

Make sure your mixes sound good, and the levels between instruments balanced.
Mastering doesn’t make a bad mix sound great.

Mastering Stereo Files:
Stereo Wave or Aiff 16 or 24bit 44/48,1kHz.
Leave some head room.
Don’t use a limiter on the master buss.
Keep the peak level on your master fader around -6dB.

Stem Mastering:
Mixdown a stereo Wave or Aiff 16 or 24bit 44/48,1kHz for Each Stem.
Leave some head room.
Don’t use a limiter on the master buss.
Keep the peak level on your master fader around -6dB.

Stem 1 guitars
Stem 2 bass guitar
Stem 3 Kick drum
Stem 4 Rest of the drums
Stem 5 Vocals
Stem 6 Everything else

Upload files:

Upload 16 or 24bit 44/48,1kHz stereo Wave or Aiff files using
WeTransfer
Include band name, song titles, track list and album title.
Use this email address: upload@endarker.com

Vinyl mastering:
Keep in mind that ​maximum play time for vinyl is 22 minutes each side.
Contact for more information.​

WAV files ready for digital distribution, and DDP-Image is included as downloadable files.

DDP IMAGE FILE:
A complete track list and album title are essential for a DDP-image file.​