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Bernie Grundman Mastering Hollywood provides high quality vinyl mastering for all clients!

Disc cutting is alive and well at Bernie Grundman Mastering, and extremely active! Whether its for aggressive high powered clubs, hip hop and pop releases, conservative high quality audiophile products, or anywhere in between, the mastering room is fully equipped with a wide variety of equipment to serve our client’s needs. From Santa Monica to Hollywood, we will meet all of your mastering needs!

To better meet and exceed your needs, our studio has installed two cutting lathes. The first is a high powered, solid state lathe fitted with a stereo Haeco cutter head and driven by our own proprietary amplifier system. The second has a stereo Westrex cutter head driven by a refurbished Haeco vacuum-tube amplifier. True mono cutter heads and amplifiers are also available. Both lathes were manufactured by Scully and are mounted on pneumatic isolation tables. Modifications include custom head suspensions and heavy duty, phase lock motors Sontec disc cutting computers control variable pitch and depth for maximizing signal on the disc.

The monitors, as with our other rooms, are all Tannoy components and our special custom made passive crossovers with custom made baffles, and bi-amplified with vintage Crown amplifiers. The sound is comfortable and neutral for ease in making good judgments.

The disc mastering studio is a dedicated room, and is ready to go whenever the highest quality masters, reference discs, or copies for archiving are needed. Our spacious lobby adjacent to the studio has also been converted to a performance space for direct-to-disc recording projects!