Mixing & Mastering Studio Online – High Quality Audio Service

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Welcome to Tinderwet Studios, your professional mixing and mastering audio services online! We also offer stem mastering, album sequencing and CD authoring, at affordable rates. Why would you choose to go with such an audio engineering service? Because in the internet-age, people want it quick, at professional quality. So don’t be ashamed; that’s what online services are for. We put a lot of love in our mixes and masters, while paying attention to detail. High sonic fidelity is our primary goal. Nonetheless, feel free to query us with your suggestions. Your intentions are important to us! Be it any kind of audio material, we will preserve its nature, regardless of genre. That doesn’t only mean currently popular genres like metal, EDM or hip hop and rap.

how our service works

Expert studio engineering

A limited service and thus, a limited clientele is like trying to impress with cheap tricks. We are happy to mix heavy metal, master R&B or electronic music. But are you into folk or classical? Jazz, or fusion? No problem, send those tracks! Producing reggae or rock? Ambient or country? Bluegrass or blues? Bring them in! Interested in Asian, Arabic or African music? We can handle it perfectly! Contact us to discuss all needs & preferences briefly, complete the payment, then send us your files. Soon after that we will verify your audio content, then the mixing and/or the mastering process will begin. Mention every important musical aspect and detail, but don’t worry about forgetting anything at first. That’s what the available revisions are for.

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We listen to you then make adjustments accordingly. It happens in every single mixing or mastering sessions as well. Our goal is to create the best sounding results. Exactly the way you need them. We take no cheap shortcuts, so your audio will be free of all the limitations other, less experienced services encounter. We are able to significantly enhance your songs and improve the listening experience, as much as possible. You will be pleased with the results. Please check out below the detailed information on our services, listen to our sound samples (below) and get in touch with us!

Affordable online Mixing for the best sound quality

mixing a song is like a journey

“Mixing is like going for a walk just before dawn. Without a torch. Just you and the distance. The distance you need to conquer. You start in the darkest of darkness. You walk your path carefully. At some point you begin to see some faint light. Light of hope. The sky gets brighter and brighter. Suddenly, the Sun comes into sight. Sending its million rays to caress you. Irresistibly. And now you are there, smiling. Standing in the sparkling sunlight.”

We treat your music with passion. Tinderwet Studios’ main goal during mixing is to make the songs as clear and pleasant sounding as possible. The professional approach we have towards our online services is aimed at achieving a fine balance between all musical elements. We highlight the favorable features and gracefully hide the less favorable ones when needed.

“If it sounds good, it is good.”

We will do our best to make your music sound good. As good as possible. Please bear in mind that the final results highly depend on the quality of your recordings. Also, on the quality of the actual musical performance. Nevertheless we will still bring out the best in your audio material. All that while respecting its very nature.

Professional Mastering with high fidelity in mind

audio mastering is like setting up a racecar

“Mastering is like setup for a racecar. You may have some mighty and powerful machine in your possession capable of winning races gloriously. But without a proper setup, you’ll have no chance to run it to its full potential.”

We at Tinderwet Studios concentrate on giving your music that final, professional touch. We balance the frequencies from low to high, making sure that the bass is punchy and powerful, the mid-range is clear and intelligible, and the treble is brilliant and expensive sounding without being harsh.

Do you need your songs to have that “commercial” loudness? We are more than capable to create extreme amounts of compression to get high levels of perceived volume. But by default, we prefer to adjust your music carefully, so it remains dynamic and pleasant to listen to, without fatiguing the listener.

Information on our services

Mixing

Mixing - What we deliver
Unless you have ordered a master as well, you'll get unmastered 24 bit stereo WAV or AIFF files at the same sample rate we have received from you:
- Stem 1. Full mix
- Stem 2. Lead vocal(s) only, with their reverb(s)
- Stem 3. TV mix (instrumental with background vocals)
- Stem 4. Instrumental
High quality mp3 file of the full mix
Pitch correction (upon request)
Drum replacement *
Rhythm/timing correction *
General editing/cleaning *
(* unless requested otherwise)
Mixing - What we require
Your tracks should be at least 16 bit (24 bit is highly preferred) WAV or AIFF files at a minimum sample rate of 44.1kHz
Please make sure that every instrument is in a separate file
Please turn off all effects (EQ, compression, delay, reverb, saturation etc. plug-ins) on your tracks, unless they are crucial for the proper sound (f.ex. virtual guitar amp on a DI recorded guitar track)
Please make sure that your master bus doesn't have any effects/plug-ins on it
Please label your tracks meaningfully (f.ex. "Electric Guitar", "Acoustic Guitar", "Keyboards", "Lead Vocal" etc.)
Please check that there's no digital clipping of the signal present on any of your audio tracks
Please make sure that all of your audio files start from 0:00 and go all the way to the end of the song
Please collect your track files into a folder, and put the folder into a ZIP or RAR file
Use WeTransfer or Dropbox to upload/send the files

Stereo Mastering

Stereo Mastering - What we deliver
Red Book standard 16 bit stereo WAV or AIFF files at 44.1kHz sample rate (we will apply dither when required)
High quality mp3 file of the mastered song
Mixing advices, suggestions upon request
Stereo Mastering - What we require (unless we also mixed your music of course)
Your submitted mixes should be at least 16 bit (24 bit is highly preferred) WAV or AIFF files at a minimum sample rate of 44.1 kHz. You should definitely keep the bit depth and sample rate you were mixing at (f.ex. 24 bit 48 kHz)
Please make sure that your master bus doesn't have any effects/plug-ins on it, including compressors and limiters/maximizers (unless you or someone else mixed it professionally into a compressor)
Please make sure that your mix peaks at about -6dB or even below, but definitely NOT higher than -3dB on the master bus, so there's no digital clipping of the signal present, and we have enough headroom to work with
Please collect your mix files into a folder, and put the folder into a ZIP or RAR file
Use WeTransfer or Dropbox to upload/send the files

Stem Mastering

When you mix down to separate stereo stems (i.e. smaller subgroups of instruments or important tracks, f.ex. drums, bass, guitars, keyboards, lead vocal, bacground vocals, etc.), we can do a so called stem mastering. It means we have greater control over the mastering process, because we are able to adjust the levels of the stems individually to create a finely balanced master track.

Stem Mastering - What we deliver
Red Book standard 16 bit stereo WAV or AIFF files at 44.1kHz sample rate (we will apply dither when required)
High quality mp3 file of the mastered song
Mixing advices, suggestions upon request
Stem Mastering - What we require (unless we also mixed your music of course)
Your submitted stems should be at least 16 bit (24 bit is highly preferred) WAV or AIFF files at a minimum sample rate of 44.1 kHz. You should definitely keep the bit depth and sample rate you were mixing at (f.ex. 24 bit 48 kHz)
Please make sure that your master bus doesn't have any effects/plug-ins on it, including compressors and limiters/maximizers
Please make sure that your stems peak at about -6dB or even below, but definitely NOT higher than -3dB on the master bus, so there's no digital clipping of the signal present, and we have enough headroom to work with
Please label your stems meaningfully (f.ex. "Guitars", "Keyboards", "Lead Vocal", "Percussion" etc.)
Please make sure that all of your audio files start from 0:00 and go all the way to the end of the song
Please collect your stem files into a folder, and put the folder into a ZIP or RAR file
Use WeTransfer or Dropbox to upload/send the files

Album Sequencing & CD Authoring

When you have a group of songs ready to be burned onto a master CD, we are able to put the songs in order, set the spacing, the fades and pauses between them when needed. We can also set the level balance between songs, so it will sound like a cohesive whole as an album. We are able to enter CD text, UPC/EAN codes and ISRC information if you make them available for us. The final format will be a DDP 2.0 CD image, that any CD replication plant will be able to use to burn Red Book standard audio CDs from. You will also be able to burn your own CDs from it on your home computer.

Album Sequencing - What we deliver
DDP 2.0 CD image with md5 checksum, CD Text, PQ sheet, with UPC/EAN and ISRC numbers entered when provided to us
Album Sequencing - What we require (unless we mastered your album songs of course)
Red Book standard 16 bit stereo WAV or AIFF files at 44.1kHz sample rate
Please collect your mastered files into a folder, and put the folder into a ZIP or RAR file
Use WeTransfer or Dropbox to upload/send the files

Regarding all services

We will do 2 (two) revisions per song, upon request. For evaluation, you will receive a digitally watermarked mix/master containing short beep tones at set intervals. The watermark will be removed after your final approval. We deliver the finished audio files with a 5-8 day turnaround by default. Please refer to our studio rates below for our pricing, including express services.

Audio samples

Please take a listen to our featured sounds below to compare the raw, untreated songs to the finished products.

“BEFORE” means unmixed and unmastered, while “AFTER” is always the mixed and mastered version of the song. All of the sound samples are 320 kbps, 44100 Hz, stereo mp3 files.

Instrumental Rock

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Alt Country

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Blues Rock

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Instr. Hard Rock/Reggae

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Hip-Hop

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Synthpop

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Piano Rock

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New Romantic Instr.

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Electronic Pop

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Our Prices

Mixing & Mastering

(Click the green “+” for Stem Mastering prices if not visible! All prices below are in USD.)

 Mixing (per song)Stereo Mastering (per song)Stem Mastering (per song)
from$120$50$80

Upon receiving of your payment of the full price and verifying your uploaded audio files, we will start working on your project. Upon completion, you will receive digitally watermarked audio files, containing short beep tones at set intervals. The watermark will be removed after your approval. Please note that in the case of multiple songs/albums, payment is required on a per song basis.

100% money back guarantee

100% money back guarantee

If you are not fully satisfied with our work even after two completed revisions, we will issue a full refund, without any further questions asked.

Please note that we cannot issue a refund in the following cases:

  • you have already approved our work
  • the full quality project without the watermarks has already been delivered
  • you have changed your mind about the order/project
  • you interrupt communication

Revision rates

 per song
1 revisionno fee
2 revisionsno fee
3 or more revisions$150 per revision

Additional (3 or more) review sessions will start after the revision prices have been paid.

Album sequencing rates

per album
$129

Express service rates

We deliver mixes and masters with a 5-8 day turnaround by default. If quicker turnaround is required, please refer to the following rates:

 per mixed or mastered song, per sequenced album
72 Hour+$50
48 Hour+$80
24 Hour+$150

Track count fee

 per mixed song
0 - 59 tracksNO FEE
60 - 99 tracks+$160
100 tracks or more+$200

Please note that the above quoted amount is the starting price. Since every custom project is tailored to your individual needs, prices vary.

Video editing

per project
from $350

Computer/audio interface/DAW setup; audio & video editing guide

per project
from $200

The above quoted prices are starting amounts. Because every project is somewhat different, the prices vary depending on the amount and nature of the video editing, the length of the material, as well as the help/guide you need regarding your audio or video project.

Payment method

 
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