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Mastering, News, Recording

Studios 301 ARIA Nominations 2019

Congrats to all of the amazing artists who are nominated and recognised for their excellence at the ARIA Awards this year including many Studios 301 clients such as Thelma Plum, Guy Sebastian, Amy Shark, Jessica Mauboy, Peking Duk & Jack River, Illy, Holy Holy, Paul Kelly, Ocean Alley, Gang of Youths and Chaika.  Special congratulations […]

October 15th 2019   

Ben Feggans, Leon Zervos, Mastering, Uncategorised

Sign up for Australia’s First Mastering Industry Q&A Panel

Just under a week to go before Australia’s first Mastering Engineer’s panel takes place at Studios 301 hosted by Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz and featuring Mastering Engineers Leon Zervos, Ben Feggans, William Bowden and Klaus “Heavyweight” Hill.  Expect a night of fascinating stories, insights into running your own studio business and lifting the lid […]

October 11th 2019   

Mastering, Staff, Steve Smart

Steve Smart x Masalec MEA-2

With a continuing commitment to quality, we are excited to announce the recent installation of a Prism Sound MEA-2 Precision Mastering Equalizer into Steve Smart’s Mastering Room. The MEA – 2 is a four band stereo Mastering EQ with shelves on each band, offering a rich golden silky sound.The Equalizer can easily be switched into […]

October 4th 2019   

Andrew Edgson, Mastering, News, Recording

August – Recording Studios & Mastering Highlights

Studio & Recording August was headlined by legendary Australian rock band Cold Chisel locked out in our flagship space Studio 1 for 18 days to record a full album, produced by Kevin Shirley and assisted by Owen Butcher.  Ricochet Songwriting Camp locked out 3 of our main recording spaces for an all-female/non-binary rap and hip-hop […]

September 10th 2019   

Andrew Edgson, Antonia Gauci, Harvey O'Sullivan, Jack Prest, Leon Zervos, Mastering, Mixing, News, Owen Butcher, Recording, Stefan Du Randt, Steve Smart

May – Recording Studios & Mastering Highlights

Studio & Recording Dean Lewis spent 2 days in Studio 1 and Studio 2 recording songs and music videos for an upcoming single release with Universal Music. Steve Barry’s jazz trio recorded a live album in Studio 1 with Owen Butcher engineering. RØDE Microphones ran a session in Studio 1 with Jack Prest for one […]

June 12th 2019   

Mastering, News, Newsletter, Recording

Recording Studios and Mastering Highlights

While the festive season may be a quiet time for some, December and January were certainly very busy months for the recording department at Studios 301, having hosted an array of international artists, musical theatre casts, Australian recording icons, and local Aussie talent. Studio Highlights Straight off the touring stages of FOMO Festival, international rap […]

February 19th 2019   

Andrew Edgson, Ben Feggans, Jack Prest, Leon Zervos, Mastering, News, Recording, Simon Cohen, Stefan Du Randt, Steve Smart

AUGUST – Studios & Mastering Wrap Up

August was our biggest month this year in the studios! We were visited by global pop sensation Katy Perry and renowned DJ/Producer Zedd on the Australian leg of Katy’s ‘Witness World Tour.’ Katyand Zedd locked out Studios 1 and 2 for 10 days, recording some new material and working with our senior engineer, Simon Cohen and assistant team. Both artists got to hang out with our new studio […]

September 12th 2018   

Mastering, News, Steve Smart

Mastering Engineer Focus: Steve Smart

Steve Smart is one of Australia’s most respected mastering engineers; he is also one of the few engineers working today who can truly master the vinyl medium. Despite his rock star resume, Steve’s real passion lies in mastering records that help launch and define the careers of independent artists.This year Steve has kept busy working on […]

September 29th 2017   

Leon Zervos, Mastering, News

Mastering Engineer Focus: Leon Zervos

In a career spanning over three decades, Leon Zervos has mastered a swag of Grammy and Aria Award winning music with album sales totalling over 100 million. Moving to New York City in the early 90’s, Leon worked as a senior engineer at renowned mastering houses Sterling Sound and Masterdisk. In 2009 he relocated back […]

September 5th 2017   

Mastering, News, Technical Insights

How do I prepare my tracks / files for mastering?

Here at Studios 301, we field a lot of questions on how tracks should be prepared and submitted for mastering. Modern day digital audio workstations can throw up a dizzying array of options at the export window, thus we’ve outlined our preferences on how you can provide your mixes to our mastering engineers for optimal […]

March 13th 2017