Multi-tasking Masters: Vinyl + Mastered for iTunes + HDTracks

Airshow clients’ interest in Apple’s “Mastered for iTunes” quality initiative is growing daily. Did you know that the same 24 bit master we create for your iTunes submission can be used to create additional high-res formats for sale to your fans? A 24 bit master file delivers high-quality audio to listeners and can be distributed in multiple ways including: […]

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Record Store Day is April 20th!

Record Store Day rolls around on April 20th, and once again Vanguard Records has some interesting offerings from their eclectic catalog, chosen in a listener poll. Titles include Festival: The Newport Folk Festival 1965; Blues at Newport 1963; Country Joe and The Fish, I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die; Buddy Guy, Hold That Plane, and Big Mama Thornton, Jail, all remastered from the original master tapes […]

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What Do You Want from Your Vinyl?

Vanguard Records is asking listeners to take this survey about what’s important to them when buying and listening to music on vinyl. “The staff at Vanguard Records has decided it’s time to really start digging into our vaults for some out of print albums that we think need to be reissued exclusively for the music fan like […]

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Recording Magazine Interviews Dave on Mastering

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Bay-area engineer/producer/steel guitarist Bruce Kaphan on numerous projects, including The Waybacks “From the Pasture to the Future” way back in 2006, three amazing projects from the Crooked Jades, and Bruce’s own releases “Hybrid” and “The Bruce Kaphan Quartet”. He is the consummate professional: no detail is too small to escape […]

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Airshow Masters For iTunes

Apple recently inaugurated the “Mastered for iTunes” (MFiT) program, which is both a technical initiative and a marketing initiative. Apple recommends production guidelines to insure that AAC files sold in iTunes’ “Mastered for iTunes” store sound their best. iTunes sells files in a lossy AAC format. MFiT files and iTunes Plus are Variable Bit Rate […]

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Dave Masters Latest Release from Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer

When Dave Carter passed away in 2002, folk music lost a great soul and a superb singer/songwriter. Dave Glasser mastered all of Dave & Tracy’s CDs, so when Tracy asked Dave to master this CD of unreleased and demo material, he was thrilled. Fans of Dave Carter and great songwriting will not be disappointed. “Little […]

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David Glasser to Present Digital Salon with Boulder Digital Arts

On February 2 David Glasser will join with Boulder Digital Arts in presenting their first “Digital Salon” of 2012.  Each Digital Salon is free and open to the public, and in addition to the feature presentation, is a chance to network with other creative professionals, share your current productions endeavors, and enjoy some relaxation and beer with […]

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Two great Christmas Records for This Holiday Season

It’s sometimes a tough life mastering Christmas records because they come into the studio in early fall.  It’s hard to get into the spirit so early, but once in a while projects come in that transcend the season and get our ears turning despite the warm Colorado weather and the changing leaves.  Check out these fine reviews […]

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