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Nagasaki Sound provides killer audio mastering services to independent artists worldwide. A modern mastering studio for today's DIY musicians and labels, we offer premium quality, service, and value.
I'm Steve Nagasaki, a mastering engineer with a serious passion for modern music and great sound. We specialize in all things rock, electronic, and pop. We deliver killer mastering and outstanding personal service at affordable rates. Take your music to the next level... Get Started Now.
We've got the gear, the custom studio, and the tested experience to create outstanding masters. But talk is cheap, so check out some of our happy clients! Listen
Nagasaki Sound delivers mastering services to clients worldwide. Easy file transfers, great communication, and fast turnaround meet the needs of the modern musician. FAQs
An exceptional service at affordable rates. We run a tight ship with low overhead and pass the savings on to you. Pay for great mastering, not a costly NYC studio space. More
Check out the latest mastering studio video from Nagasaki Sound, featuring a few of our pop punk mastering clients and their fantastic sounds!
Listen to the album teaser for Music By Programmers, an electronica mastering project composed entirely by professional computer programmers in software. Proceeds from the album benefit The National Museum of Computing and Bletchley Park. The electronica album was mastered by Steve Nagasaki at Nagasaki Sound. By special request, we used only software to master this project as per the spirit of the compilation, yet managed to give it a nice analog vibe in the style of early electronic artists. Project leader Jason Gorman recently spoke to Bit Tech and had this to say about our work: Read more
Nagasaki Sound is a boutique online mastering studio serving musicians, producers, and labels worldwide. We provide a full range of professional online mastering services to discerning clients. Our online mastering studio delivers outstanding quality, value, and convenience. Unlike other studios, we specialize in mastering services only. We don’t track. We don’t mix. Our audio mastering studio is optimized for only one purpose; to produce killer mastering results for our clients worldwide. We look forward to serving you with fast, friendly service attentive to your needs.
Nagasaki Sound is on the cutting edge of mastering studio technology and practices. We use a carefully selected set of mastering grade precision analog and digital tools to process and enhance your music. The mastering studio has been designed, tested, and treated for brutally accurate frequency response. We use best practices and conform to all industry standards. Our guiding principle is to do no harm to your music, while achieving your desired sound as transparently as possible. Nagasaki Sound is current with all necessary mastering requirements for every type of destination format. This includes physical formats, digital releases, or any combination. Do you need CD-TEXT, ISRC, metadata, or DDP delivery? We’ve got you covered. Need a mastering studio familiar with modern destinations like iTunes, Beatport, YouTube, Soundcloud, Bandcamp, satellite radio, or club sound systems? That’s us. Nagasaki Sound was one of the first online mastering studios to incorporate ‘Mastered for iTunes‘ into our process chain. An easy online payment system, secure digital file transfers, and ultra-fast turnaround time help guarantee an awesome user experience. If you are looking for a modern online mastering studio that understands today’s emerging genres, production standards, and destination requirements, send a message to mastering engineer Steve Nagasaki to discuss your project.