mastering studio

Mastering for Vinyl

Vinyl Mastering



How Do You Capture That Sound?

For years The Vault has been offering vinyl mastering services to acts such as The Polyphonic Spree, Guided By Voices, The Chemical Brothers, and labels such as Ghostly International, Astralwerks, and Definitive Jux.

Couple a custom Neumann VMS-80 cutting lathe with a vinyl mastering engineer carrying 30 years of cutting experience in his back pocket and you have a recipe for the best sounding vinyl masters you're likely to find anywhere.

The Vault's Vinyl Mastering Studio is ideal for indie and major labels who want better sounding vinyl releases, but also for independent bands looking to tap into the groundswell of enthusiam over the essense of vinyl. Our vinyl cutting services carry forward the spirit of innovation and fidelity so many artists, engineers, and labels have come to rely on from our mastering operation.

Mastering for Vinyl is a delicate process and best left to a seasoned vinyl mastering engineer.

Vinyl Mastering Studio

How is the rate for vinyl mastering determined?

  • What format and how many sides?: We can cut 12" and 7".

  • The Timeline: When do the final lacquers need to arrive at pressing?
    The turnaround time will directly affect your quote.

  • Additional Mastering Required?: If your project has already been mastered we can do a flat transfer to vinyl. Please indicate if your project requires pre-mastering. Package rates are available for CD/Online projects where vinyl is also ordered.