Better Sounding Vinyl

In 2014 the sale of 12” vinyl grew to 9.2 million copies, up 51.8% from 2013. Vinyl is slowly gaining ground and becoming the preferred physical format for music fans and collectors. We have noticed this trend at Forensic Audio Mastering with one in three…

Mastered for iTunes: Explained

What is Mastered for iTunes? Mastered for iTunes is one type of master that is often misunderstood by artists and record labels alike. When presented with the option for a “Mastered for iTunes” master, most customers invariably select “yes” without knowing if they can actually submit…

Streaming and New Releases

Music streaming services have been heralded as the new delivery model for music and have seen exponential growth in subscriber numbers over the last 12 months. Recent figures released from ARIA for music sales in Australia, show the annual income generated from subscription services has…

Take Control Of Your Music

In the last couple of months I have been bringing together all of the releases of my own bands so that they are in one place and can be easily managed from the one account. A few issues struck me while going through this process…