Delivery and Preparation tips
This page contains some helpful tips for mixing and producing well prepared material for mastering, along with information on the formats that we accept at GSM and on the details GSM needs from our clients.
Listen carefully to clicks, pops, ticks etc. before final mix-down and try to remove it in the corresponding track. Especially vocal tracks contain a lot of these and vocal sibilance is a common problem. These are some of the issues commonly dealt with during mastering. Even with powerful mastering tools, attempts to reduce these problems will often affect other elements in the mix. So try to reduce these problems in the mix before going into mastering.
Provide GSM as complete as possible the following details and without typo’s!