14th July 2022

7 Reasons Why You Need to Use A Mastering Engineer right now

With everything happening in the world right now, music is more essential than ever…and with more and more music being created at home, professional mastering has never […]
18th November 2021

Introducing Lossless Streaming

Lossless Streaming – Why does it matter? Streaming platforms use various forms of data compression to reduce the file size. Their algorithms strip details from the […]
28th August 2016

What is the DDP mastering format and why do you need it?

CD sales might be on the decline but we still have plenty of clients needing masters ready for CD duplication. Steve Kitch Mastering can provide a […]
24th July 2016

What are ISRC codes and why do I need them?

What does it stand for? ISRC stands for The International Standard Recording Code. This code allows a recording to be uniquely tagged which means you can track […]
13th March 2014

To win the loudness war you need to be quiet

To stand out from the rest then you need to be the loudest right? Wrong. With iTunes Radio, Spotify, Pandora etc all using algorithms to even […]
20th January 2014

Five common mistakes made when sending your tracks for mastering

At Steve Kitch Mastering we receive lots of tracks and files to master every day. Over the years we have spotted five common mistakes that clients […]
12th November 2012

Mastered for iTunes

Mastered for iTunes: Music as the Artist and Sound Engineer Intended     Whether you’re a major label or a small indie, you provide the most […]