Joe Caithness Mastering is a purpose built stand alone mastering facility based in Nottingham, East Midlands, UK.
The room is equipped for hybrid audio processing with full acoustical design internally.
Audio can be processed fully analogue, digital or anything in between.
All equipment is hand picked and many pieces are designed to spec and custom built or modified.
Although gear really isn’t everything it can be of interest and helps get a picture in your mind of the studio
Monitoring by Focal
Digital to Analogue Conversion by TC ELECTRONIC and RME
Analogue to Digital Conversion by PRISM and RME
Analogue Compression by Ted Fletcher
Analogue Equalization by Mark Watson and SPL
Digital Compression by DMG Audio, Izotope, Leapwing and more
Digital Limiting by DMG Audio, Izotope, Tokyo Dawn Labs and more
Digital Equalization by DMG Audio, Plugin Alliance, Tokyo Dawn Labs and more
Reel to Reel Playback : Tascam BR20 (maintained to factory spec)
Reference and Transfer decks by Pro-Ject and Goldring Lenco
Playback cartridges by Ortofon and Shure
Phono Pre-amplification by HI-Q custom
Cassette playback by Tascam
MP3 Encoding by Sonnox and HOFA
Sample Rate Conversion (SRC) by Izotope
DDP Creation by HOFA
Audio Restoration by Izotope
Metering by TC Electronic
DDP Creation and Meta Data handling by HOFA
Acoustic Treatment by GIK