Saturday 69: Uncork the bubbly

After some cleanup and formatting, the final mixes fo As Big As You Can Get It have been sent off to the mysterious process of mastering! We will now crack open the light and bubbly idea juice that many people refer to as “sparkling wine”.


We had a great mastering session at Ante Up.  It was a kind of “first date” with Chris Keffer, who was the mastering engineer. Mike, K-Billy and I really enjoyed the session.  We were only working on a couple songs, so it didn’t last very long, but Chris was generous[…]

Studio night this week: mastering

We’re scheduled for a short mastering session at Ante Up studios in downtown Cleveland.  Their facility is top notch (we cut drum tracks there this past December), and we’re excited to return there. Mastering has always been a nebulous subject: what exactly are they doing with the songs? What happens[…]