Electric Mastering Ltd


Studio 308
Westbourne Studios
242 Acklam Road
London
W10 5JJ

Tel: +44 (0) 207 524 7557
Fax: +44 (0) 207 575 3047

Email: info@electricmastering.com


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Spectacularly equipped, painstakingly designed and conveniently located, Electric Mastering offers sonically opulent, professionally dependable audio mastering in a relaxed, airy and client-friendly environment.

A perfect marriage of state-of-the-art and vintage technology, Electric Mastering can turn analogue or digital studio mixes on any format into fully realised, professional quality CD and vinyl masters.
Whatever the musical genre, Electric will optimise your recordings with sensitivity to the original studio production while guaranteeing a sonic presence that will fully engage the listener.

Electrics specialist mastering engineers have over 20 years experience in the industry, having worked with some of the biggest names in the business, as well as a broad section of independent producers and bands crossing
all music genres.

Equally adept at polishing already capacious recordings as they are maximising and equalising less well cooked production masters, our engineers are thoroughly sympathetic to clients wishes. Whatever your specific requirements or the format of your mixes, Electric offers the expertise and musical sensitivity - not to mention technology - to bring them to full fruition.
Electrics mastering suite is extraordinarily well-equipped. It boasts a rare, early 1970s EMI TG12410 transfer desk that was shipped from EMIs studio in Lagos, Nigeria, where it once helped in the production of records by Fela Kuti and Paul McCartneys Wings.
The only vintage EMI mastering desk currently in use outside of Abbey Road and the only unmodified EMI desk in use in Europe...
...the TG12410 is not an antique - rather it's a classic, representing mastering technology at its peak. Its an extraordinarily versatile piece of apparatus, able to add distinctive colouration even to high-end digital recordings or, contrastingly, offer faithful reproduction of analogue studio masters. Electric takes a purist approach to the desk, favouring simple signal lines with no patch bays to interfere with the clean, unadulterated sonic throughput. In addition Electric also owns
an equally rare valve compressor originally housed at the famous Deutche Gramphone Studios. The Fairchild 670 is the perfect for tool for adding weight and scale to most master recordings.

The studio is equally blessed with up-to-the-minute digital mastering kit, including top end digital limiters, as well as new valve limiters (able to facilitate extremely loud, super-present, records), high end prism sound processors. Monitors are
Meyer X-10s, incorporating cutting-edge technology adapted from avionics. Theses speakers offer a neutral, linear playback sound and were balanced and tailored to the room using laser technology by a specialist sonic analyzer.

As well as an industry standard VMS 70 disc cutting lathe, Neuman amplification and audiophile top of the range CD playback courtesy of a Naim CDS 3, the studio even features a rare 1950s EMI mono 1/4inch tape
recorder as used by the BBC and Abbey Road. Its this blend of the tried and trusted with the ultra-contemporary that helps make Electric a unique mastering facility.

Electric is also able to provide customised Audiofile MP3's through it's state of the art Pyramix digital workstation. With MP3's fast becoming the most relevant format in the modern market place Electric's ...
...engineers are experienced in optermising clients MP3's to achieve sonic excellence.

The studios spatial surroundings are another key factor. An amply proportioned room bathed in natural light, the main mastering suite is a relaxed, unfussy environment in which to work - a meticulous sonic design that makes for neutral, audiophile playback and a clean, positive ambience. Discretely furnished, the main room features
plush seating, reclaimed natural wood floors and even a commanding, somewhat science fiction-like, view of the speeding (but completely silent) traffic on the nearby Westway.

Electric is located within the Westbourne Studios complex, between Portobello Road and Westbourne Park. Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park Underground stations are a five minute stroll away. The building houses a fully licensed bar with gourmand food and beverage
facilities, allowing quality refreshment (and pleasant ear-break) time without having to venture outside. The studio is also accessible after office hours and at weekends by arrangement. A parking space will be available on request.

Electric Mastering is able to offer extremely competitive rates that compare favourably with any other major London cutting facility.
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Analog


EMI TG12410 Mastering Console
Comprising:
EMI TG12412 equalisers
EMI TG12413 compressors
EMI TG12414 hi/lo pass filters
Sontec MES432C-9 equaliser
EAR 822Q equalizer
EAR 660 limiting ampliphier
Fairchild 670
Neumann VMS 70
Studer C37 Stereo Valve 1/4" tape machine

Analog Cont.


Studer A807 1/4" & 1/2" tape machine
EMI BTR2 mono 1/2" tape machine
Garrard 301 turntable
Technics SL1200 turntable
EMT 930 broadcast turntable (Ex-Danish national radio)
Manley Mastering Slam - limiter
SPL PQ equaliser
Ampex A820

Digital


Pyramix digital workstation
Weiss DS.1 digital limiter
Junger D01 digital limiter
Cranesong Hedd 192 A/D D/A convertor
Prism Sound D/A A/D convertors
Sony PCM 2500 DAT recorder/player
Sony 1630 / UMATIC

Monitoring


Meyer X-10 linear control room monitors

Studio time and CD mastering



We charge per hour for room hire - editing, test cuts, transfer, preperation etc
(charged to the nearest quarter)

Please email info@electricmastering.com for a quote

Guy Davie



Guy is an internationally renowned mastering engineer who has consistently worked on a wide range of successful projects. Prior to joining Electric Guy worked at the The Exchange for over 18 years where he established himself as one of the UK's leading engineer's. Guy is also a member of the A.E.S. & Music Producers Guild.
Recent work
Michael Kiwanuka 'Love & Hate'
Kaytranada '99.9%'
Jay Daniel 'Broken Knowz'
Yussef Kamal 'Black Focus'
John Cale 'Fragments Of A Rainy Season'
Bibio 'A Mineral Love'
Jamie T 'Carry On The Grudge'
Temples 'Certainty'
Parekh & Singh 'Ocean'
Honeyblood 'Babes Never Die'
Courtney Barnett 'Pedestrian At Best'
King Creosote 'From Scotland With Love'
Circa Waves 'Wake Up'
Ibibio Sound Machine 'The Pot Is On Fire'

Plan B 'The Deformation Of Strickland Banks'
J Churcher 'Borderland State'
The Invisible 'Patience'
HIfi Sean 'Testify'
Blaenavon 'My Bark Is Your Bite'
Bibio 'The Serious EP'
Blaenavon 'Torch Songs'
Jon Hopkins 'Immunity'
Max Jury 'Max Jury'
John Cale 'Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood'
Shock Machine 'Open Up The Sky'
Hooton Tennis Club 'Big Box Of Chocolates'
The Wyches 'All Your Happy Life'
King Krule 'Rock Bottom'
Bill Ryder-Jones 'A Leave Taking Soundtrack'
Circa Waves 'So Long'
Circa Waves 'Young Chasers'
Heliocentrics 'From The Deep'
Wolf People 'Ruins
Seasick Steve 'Keepin' The Horse Between Me & The Ground'
Beat Connection 'Think / Feel'
Hannah Peel 'Awake But Always Dreaming'
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot 'Wisdom, Laughter & Lines'
Let's Eat Grandma 'I, Gemini'
KWABS 'Pray For Love'
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins 'Diamond Mine'
Four Tet 'There Is Love In You'
Pulled Apart By Horses 'Tough Love'

/ Past Projects
Michael Kiwanuka 'Home Again'
Imelda May 'Psycho'
Jamie T 'Carry On The Grudge'
Villagers '{Awayland}'
Cocknbullkid 'Misery'
GO! Team 'Rolling Blackouts'
Esser "Braveface"
Yo Majesty "Futuristically Speaking"
Quantic And Alice Russell "Look Around The Corner"
Fatoumata Diawara 'Fatou'
Duck Sauce "Anyway / You're Nasty"
Little Boots "Hands"
Wild Beasts "Two Dancers"/"Smother"
Tricky "Mixed Race"
FKA Twigs 'Ache'
Julia Holter 'Loud City Song'
The Bees "Every Step's A Yes"/"Sunshine Hit Me"
How To Dress Well 'Total Loss’
Goldie Lookin Chain "Greatest Hits"/"Safe As Fuck"
John Cale "Hobo Sapiens"/"Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood"
Kid Sister "Daydreaming" / "Ultraviolet"
Calvin Harris "I Created Disco"
King Krule '6 Feet Beneath The Moon'
Bloc Party "Intimacy"
Clock Opera "Ways To Forget"
Thecocknbullkid "Adulthood"
Concretes "In Colour"
Cornershop "Brimful Of Asha"
Electric 6 "Fire"
Erasure - Singles Boxed Sets
Fatboy Slim "You've Come A Long Way Baby"
Foals "Antidotes"
Four Tet "Pause"/"Rounds"
Graham Coxon "The Spinning Top"
Groove Armada "Northern Star"/"Vertigo"
Hot Chip "Made In The Dark"
I Am Kloot "Natural History"/"Gods And Monsters"
Imelda May "Love Tattoo"/"Mayhem"
Jamie T "Panic Prevention"/"Kings & Queens"
Jon Hopkins "Insides"/"Immunity"/ Soundtracks
King Creosote - All Albums & Singles
Kings Of Convenience "Riot On An Empty Street"
Laura Marling "Alas I Cannot Swim"
Lemon Jelly - All Albums & Singles
Mystery Jets "21"
The Streets - First 3 Albums
Tom Vek "We Have Sound"
Saint Etienne - All Albums & Singles
Bill Ryder-Jones 'A Leave Taking Soundtrack'
Kristyna Myles 'I'm Not Going Back'
Saint Lu 'Falling For Your Love'
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot 'What Have We Become'
Stealing Sheep ‘ Not Real’
Wave Machines 'Pollen'
Berberian Sound Studio S/T
Willis Earl Beal 'Nobody Know's’
Pulled Apart By Horses 'Tough Love'

Chris Potter



With a host of hit albums under his belt Chris has become the exclusive mastering choice for some of the worlds most revered and successful record producers. Chris has over 20 years experience in recording and mastering, enabling him to adapt his skills to any project regardless of musical genre.
Recent work
Squeeze 'Cradle To The Grave'
Society "All That We've Become'
Isaac Hayes 'Do Your Thing' CUT
Little Barrie 'Love Or Love'
Some Velvet Morning 'Peace'
Doom 'Avalanche' CUT
Some Velvet Morning 'Covert'
J Dilla 'The Anthem / Fuck The Police' CUT
Split Decision Band 'Watching Out' CUT
Zamrock 'Vols. 1 & 2' CUT
The Fall 'Your Future Our Clutter'
J Dilla 'The Sickness' CUT
Charlene Soraia 'Love Is The Law'
Brett Anderson 'Black Rainbows'
Little Roy 'Battle For Seattle'
Clinic 'Bubblegum'
Fiction 'Big Things'
Squeeze 'Spot The Difference'
Hollie Cook 'ST'
Slow Club 'Giving Up On Love'
Arctic Monkeys 'Humbug' LP
Little Barrie 'Shadow'
Glenn Tilbrook 'Happy Ending'
Jack Savoretti 'Lifetime'
Cheetahs 'Sans EP'
Garou 'Rhythm And Blues'
Francois And The Atlas Mountains 'E Volo Love'
20th Century Steel Band (Mr Bongo)
Pier Bucci 'Amigo'
Jokers Of The Scene 'Killing Jokes'
Cardo 'Everything Is Gold'
Donnis 'Break Hundreds & Hearts'
Danny Brown '25 Bucks'
Sweet Valley 'Eternal Champ'
Franz Ferdinand 'Right Thought's, Right Words, Right Action (Live Deluxe Edition)'
Heitkotter 'Black Orckid' cut
Dan Deacon 'America' LP
Sammy Bannans 'Felxin'
Anna Calvi 'Anna Calvi'
Suede 'The Vinyl Collection'
Kid Gloves 'Third Round'
/ Past Projects
Gossip 'Standing In The Way Of Control'
Cut Off Your Hands' 'You and I'
Kate Nash 'My Best Friend Is You'
Duffy 'Rockferry'
Primal Scream 'Evil Heat'
Atomic Kitten 'Tide is High'
Cajun Dance Party 'The Colourful Life'
Crazy P 'A Night on Earth'
Daniel Beddingfield 'Gotta Get Thru This'
Enter Shikiri 'The Zone'
Field Music 'Tones of a Town'
Dr Rubberfunk 'Hot Stone'
Suede 'Best Of'
Field Music 'Measure'
Futureheads 'News & Tributes'
Trailer Trash Tracies 'Ester'
Charlene Soraia 'Wherever You Will Go'
Izzy Dunn 'The Big Picture'
James 'Hey, Ma'
Francois And The Atlas Mountains 'E Volo Love'
Dionne Bromfield 'Introducing'
J Dilla 'Diamonds/Ice' CUT
Madlib & Freddie Gibbs 'Deeper' CUT
Metro Riots 'Execute Tranquility'
Pier Bucci 'Familia'
Rollercone 'Rollercone'
Some Velvet Morning 'Silence Will Kill You'
J Dilla 'Diamonds/Ice' CUT
Stereo MCs 'Paradise'
Sugarbeats 'Search For Beats'
Peace 'Black Power' CUT
The Orb 'Cydonia'
The Shortwave Set 'The Debt Collection'
Therapy? 'One Cure Fits All'
J Dilla 'The Ex' CUT
Two Banks of Four 'City Watching'
Prince Fatty 'Survival Of The Fattest'
Amazing Snake Heads 'Amphetamine Ballads'
Frankie & The Heartstrings 'I Still Follow You'
The Bohicas 'XXX/Swarm'
Tommy Reilly 'Words On The Floor'
Alexander Robotnick 'Obsession For The Disco Freaks'
Madlib & Freddie Gibbs 'Deeper' CUT


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