Stranger Things Soundtrack Nominated for Grammy Award

On February 12th, both volumes of the Stranger Things soundtrack, by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (of Survive) will be up for the Grammy award of best soundtrack for visual media. We're rooting for them since they were mastered right here at Audiosiege. Good luck and congratulations guys!

https://www.grammy.com/nominees

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I don’t consider myself anything but lucky to have been involved with a collection of music as magical as the new Windhand album, “Grief’s Infernal Flower”, recorded and produced by Jack Endino and due to be released on September 18th via Relapse.

Check out the video for “Crypt Key” below. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

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Boston’s Defeater have released the first single from their new album, Abandoned on Epitaph Records. Recorded and mixed by the band’s own Jay Maas, and mastered here at AudioSiege. View the video below and order it here.

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Bringing back the news page here, and I’ll try to keep on top of updates. It’s been a crazy year so far, and Audiosiege now has a YouTube channel, which will soon have more videos featuring pieces about gear, techniques and tips, stories about records we’ve mastered, and more. Check out the first video-which is more a trailer of sorts-here:



I’ll also be getting back in the groove of posting teasers and videos for upcoming releases, since there are several incredible records we’ve mastered set for release in the second half of 2015.

Another thing I’m really excited about lately is the studio’s newest stereo compressor, the Foote Control Systems P3EX. This thing sounds stellar and fattens up the music while retaining and enhancing transient punch. It’s full of what I’d almost describe as “sonic torque”. As odd as it sounds, I’d describe it as the Ampeg V4 of buss compressors. Two weeks into using it and I’m still finding myself pumping my fist and smiling every time I patch it in. Absolutely incredible... Pure power.

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123114: Happy New Year!

Wow. What an amazing year 2014 was. As I'm wrapping up 2014 and looking at this list, I legitimately believe that independent music is not only thriving, but growing. A lot of classics have been released over the past few years, and as underground music continues to progress, we must remember that the constant barrage of accessibility afforded by the luxuries of the digital age should not decrease the staying power of records that are made from the heart and touch the soul. To everyone-bands, labels, and engineers who entrusted me to master your record this year, I really don't know how to thank you enough. I'm fortunate to be doing something I love on a daily basis, and getting to hear your records evolve is a fringe benefit that is unequaled. Thank you from the deepest depths of my ear canals... Unleash in 2015.

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