Capitol Studios, the state-of-the-art recording facility located in the historic Capitol Tower in Hollywood, California, recently launched its Online Mastering and Vinyl-Cutting services, by which clients’ projects benefit from the entirety of Capitol Studios’ world-class mixing and mastering facilities, including one-of-a-kind echo chambers. For mastering services, clients choose an engineer from the list of world-class mastering engineers (Robert Vosgien, Evren Göknar, Ian Sefchick and Kevin Bartley). These mastering services have been a huge hit among early adopters.
Aaron Gonzales, an engineer from San Antonio, TX, and Sam Maul, Chief Engineer at Shock City Studios in St. Louis, are two early adopters and satisfied customers who both chose Capitol’s Robert Vosgien (credits: Black Sabbath, Gene Simmons, Elvis Costello, Alice Cooper, Bob Seger, No Doubt, Bush and BJ The Chicago Kid) for mastering their projects.
Gonzales remarks, “In the recent past, I was mastering my own music, but I was looking for other options. I looked around at a bunch of online mixing and mastering services, but most of them were a machine or automated process and seemed cheap and clunky. When I found the Capitol Studios website and read about their new mastering services, I had a hunch that this was the one. I am very happy with the results on my project, and I especially loved the ease of the website and the easy download and upload feature. It’s great to see a major studio like Capitol offering their services to all the independent artists out there who want to add a world-class finishing touch to their music.”
Maul notes, “I had been using local engineers for mastering, but frankly I wanted to get a new sound for the artist I was working with. I knew that if I could give it to the next-level professionals, we could really make it shine. The engineers available through Capitol Studios’ online mastering services are the type of pros that can make that happen. I loved the service – the immediate feedback is incredible. The first song turned out great, and I have already uploaded a second song and referred a friend to the site too.”
Keiichiro Nemoto of Tokyo, Japan, was among the first to give the online mastering services an international reach. He chose to work with Evren Göknar (credits: Lenny Kravitz, Iggy Pop, The Voice, George Clinton, N.W.A., The Smashing Pumpkins, Mariah Carey and 2pac). Nemoto notes, “My friend showed me an article announcing the new online mastering services, and I decided to try it out. I think the process was very easy, and it’s great to have another engineer’s perspective on a mixed file. I am very satisfied with the result, and I have already recommended the site to several friends.”
For more information, please visit capitolstudios.com.