There are a lot of mastering engineers out there, and I’ve worked with quite a few.
But it seemed like everyone I did a project with had a slightly different skill set; This engineer...’s good at THIS and that engineer’s
Then I met Ryan Foster.
And that was that (cue the harp and trumpets).
And not just the technical knob-turni
It’s an incredible
Mastering is the sonic last-step before ushering your music out into the world. Ryan is the gate-keepe
He treats every project and every client with care and respect.
Plus, he’s smart as hell, and wicked funny so the session and hang is always a blast.
Since first working with Ryan I’ve never worked with another mastering person.
I mean, once you’ve found the best, why bother with the rest?
Know what I mean?
USE HIM TO MASTER YOUR RECORD!
JVA's fantabulous new Ep "THE NIGHT OF THE ACCORDION MURD5RS" is out now. This is the fifth installment of a ten EP musical murder-mystery series and story. All songs were written, produced, played, and recorded by Mr. Jim Walker at his Studio 515. Co-Lead Vocal on "No Questions Asked" by Tracey Harris. Violin & Viola on "In Blue" by Aaron Meyer, Concert Rock Violinist. Thanks for having me be involved, Jim!
Go get him, Mildred.
Listen on Spotify
Hound The Wolves released their excellent new record "Camera Obscura" on Valentines Day and celebrate with a release show at the High Water Mark Lounge tonight.... With Mammoth Salmon and Young Hunter also on the bill, how can u go wrong? I don't know either, but the least we can do is try. Let's try. Let's try! Congrats, gentlemen!
U can take a listen a get a copy for yourself here. Do it! DO IT!
I recently had the pleasure mastering up The Oklahoma Room at Folk Alliance 2018 compilation for Horton Records. The comp consists of 20 wonderful and diverse tracks, and includes new and/or previously unreleased songs from: Levi Parham, Carter Sampson, Jesse Aycock, Beau Roberson, Chris Lee Becker Music, Dan Martin, Erik The Viking Music, Ken Pomeroy Musician, Kyle Reid, Erin O'Dowd, and Kalyn Fay. Kick-ass artwork & design by Kalyn Fay. Pick yourself up a Cd, shirt, or down...load, and not only will you get some great stuff, you'll help 20+ Okie artists represent at Folk Alliance International this year.
Wheee doggie! Do it!!!
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It's always a blast to have Mr. Jim Walker aka JVA in the studio. This time it was to master up Night Of The Accordion Murd5rs, the fifth installment of his ten EP musical murder-mystery series and story. Great stuff that you can learn yourself about here: http://bit.ly/2EfEsZO. And I suggest you do. Recorded and mixed at his own Studio 515. Thanks, Jim! Thanks! Thanks...
Luke and Kevin Strand in to master up the new Ep for TheWilder. The Wilder are: Luke on guitar / vocals, Rodya Hutwagner on bass / background vocals, and Kevin Strand on drums. Recorded and mixed at Type Foundry Recording Studio. Thanks, Wilder! Rock! Do it!
It was great to have Matt Nelkin, Mike Libretto Jackson, and young King Anaru in to master up some tasty new Libretto tracks. Bretto, Vic Spencer, production by Buscrates, and mixing by Justin Higgins. Yeah, buddy! Look for it soon on some delicious vinyl via Liquid Beat Records....
Thor Deacon in the house to master up the new punk rock / hip-hop album for Riot AF. Thor + Roni Madison = Riot AF. Do it! Recorded and mixed by Gus Berry at Jackpot! Recording Studio, Inc. Thanks for having me be involved, gentlemen!
It was great to have Michael Kirchoff aka MY-G in to master up and compile the plethora of good music that is his new concept album #projectLSDindamix. This psy...chedelic musical voyage takes the listener on a trip wherein one will have fun and just might learn something if not careful. Good stuff! #projectLSDindamix features the likes of: Prodigy of Mobb Deep (R.I.P.) / Talib Kweli / Sunspot Jones / Division Ave / Aniya / Lilla / Zelly Rock / Russ Liquid / Massud Tamassbi / Kable Roc / Laura Danielle Ivancie / Fly Trapper / Wiz, and many more.
You can get a free download of the album as a Christmas / New Years gift from indamixrecords.com at
or stop by and see him at Indamix Headquarters at 1440 SE Powell Blvd. Pdx. and get one in person. Do it!
#projectLSDindamix #myg #prodigy #MobbDeep #TalibKweli #LSD #CIA #MKUltra #ManchurianCandidiate #KenKesey #MindControl #JacobsLadder #psilocybin #PsychicDriving #Conspiracy #ConspiracyTheory #Hulicinogens #hypnosis #FrankOlson #indamix #indamixrecocords #indamixhq #instrumental #hiphop #music #FosterMastering #EarsYearsAndGear #TheMenWhoStareAtGoats
Skip VonKuske's video for his song "Jingle Bells and Bourbon" from his new Christmas / comedy / drinking EP "Holiday Spirits" is here!
Skip, Don Henson, Dante's, whiskey, some local ne'er-do-wells, Christmas, whiskey... Do it!