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In Colonie, New York

Located minutes from Albany International Airport

"An independent company
serving you since 1981"

Sand Creek Music is the only
recording studio in the Northeast
that uses Pro Tools Ultimate



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Do You Need To Master Your Songs?

Did you just finish recording some original music on your home recording system? Did you try to play the music in your car or on your home system but find out that the bass is so loud that you can't turn up the volume as loud as you want to? Or maybe you find that the other frequencies are way too piercing when you trun up the volume? Do you want to be able to play your music in your car or in your home like you do all your store bought music? Then it looks like you want your music mastered.

Musicians and Singers Planning To Sell Your Music

If you want your music played on the radio, or if you plan on selling your music to the public, you should think about having your music professionally mastered. Many people will bypass this step because of money, time, unfamiliarity with mastering, or a number of other reasons. If you are spending the time and money to produce your music to sell, why would you cheat yourself out of this important step? Mastering will use EQ and dynamic processing to maximize the sonic potential of your CD. Even if you have old songs that you want "livened up", come and see the difference mastering can make. Mastering will give you that bigger, fatter, and louder sound that you hear on all the major record labels. Maybe you have some old songs of your band that you recorded on cassettes or records--even 45's. These can be made to sound cleaner and louder as well.


Arranging songs in the proper order
Provide the proper spacing and fades
Making volumes of each song consistent
Equilizing songs for the proper clarity
Editing the material
Making it LOUD


Recording is the process of capturing musical performances onto a physical medium like analog tape, digital tape, compact disc, or a computer hard disk. Mixing is the process of taking these multiple recorded tracks and blending them together using a mixing console. The final result is usually a two channel (stereo) performance. Mastering is the final step in balancing, equalizing, and enhancing analog or digital tapes so that the finished product will have the maximum music quality possible. In addition, mastering will give you the competitiveness to distribute your songs in the open market.

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