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Studio

Matthew Gray Mastering operates from a Northward Acoustics "Front-To-Back" (FTB) room, the first in Australia by French designer Thomas Jouanjean.  Front-To-Back is an approach designed to provide optimum room response to create a highly accurate yet natural listening environment.

Matthew Gray Mastering uses new generation and vintage analog equipment. In the list below, we’ve put a symbol next to the special gear that makes us famous. Of course, the rest of the gear is in integral part of our mastering process too.

Equipment

Monitoring

  • Duntech Marquis C4000 floor standing monitors with crossover mods
  • Pass Labs X250 Class A/B power amplifier
  • Velodyne DD12 digitally controlled stereo sub-woofers
  • Dangerous Music Monitor with latest Chris Muth designed DAC

Analog signal processing and playback

  • Michelangelo Custom Tube Mastering EQ (read more)
  • Neumann PEV-C vintage active 'vinyl cutting' mastering EQ
  • Buzz Audio REQ-2.2 Class A Resonance analog mastering equalizer (modified) (read more)
  • API 2500 analog quad VCA bus compressor (modified)
  • Thermionic Culture Phoenix valve (vari-mu) analog compressor (mastering edition) modified (read more)
  • Dangerous Master analog mastering console with M/S processing
  • Dangerous Monitor analog & digital monitoring console
  • Dangerous Insert Routing Switcher
  • Studer A807 ¼” 7.5, 15 or 30ips open reel mastering deck aligned & biased for Quantegy * GP9, 456 & RMGI 911 analog tape
  • Ampex ATR-102 ½” 15 or 30 ips open reel mastering deck fully rebuilt by Mike Spitz with Flux Magnetics heads & ARIA discrete class A electronics (read more)

Converters

  • Antelope Audio Pure2 Mastering A/D & D/A Converter (read more)
  • Forssell MADA-2 world class 2ch 24-bit 192kHz A/D & D/A converter (read more)
  • Dangerous (Chris Muth) Monitor DAC

Digital signal processing (96kHz 24bit)

  • Weiss Gambit Series DS1-MK3 hardware Hi-Res Digital Compressor/De-esser/Limiter
  • Various AAX, VST & AU plug-ins

Digital audio workstations and DSP playback

  • 2012 Mac Pro 12 core running Pro Tools with Lynx AES16e & Sonic soundBlade with Lynx AES16e
  • PC Intel Quad Core 3.4GHz running Pro Tools HD TDM & Plextor burners with Plextools XL CD error checking
  • Sony Super Audio CD Player SCD-78780

Software

  • ProTools Native, HD Native & HD TDM
  • Sonic Studio soundBlade SE
  • WaveEditor
  • SampleManager
  • DDP Creator Pro
  • OEM Matthew Gray Mastering DDP Player Software
  • Sony Pro-Codec
  • iZotope RX

Wiring and routing

  • Canare DA202 110 ohm digital audio cabling for interconnects
  • Dangerous Master analog routing console with M/S