Quality Music Mastering For Independent Artists and Labels

Specialising in Artists and Labels who are Serious about their Sound

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Audio mastering from your high quality stereo mix. Bringing out the best qualities, setting to an appropriate loudness and adding colour where it matches your vision. Mix feedback is provided to you before starting, to make sure everything is right. 
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Creating a stereo master from your mixed stereo group outs and critical individual track outs. Suitable when a bit of extra attention is needed to get exactly what you want.  Send a message to see if this is right for you. 

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Our philosophy

Getting Your Music Right For You 

As  an audio mastering service, the most important part of the job is realising your ideal sound. To do this we talk to you about what you want to achieve. We  listen to your music then we work out what approach and service will give you the best results.
While we’re always happy to get it right the first time, sometimes realising your sound requires a more consultative process that may involve some revisions. 
We’re happier to spend the extra time getting it right. This is your art, and it should be heard at its best. 



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Don’t take my word for it. Here from some of my clients

Allan was a joy to work with and brought both professional knowledge and a collaborative nature to the work. I appreciate the effort Allan made to make my mix come to life and put the final touches on a project with respect to my vision. I highly recommend Allan, especially for his understanding of the dynamics needed to properly master electronic music!

I Hate Max

Independent Electronic Musician

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I’d just like to give a shout out to Allan at S.T.E.A.M. who has mastered our last 2 releases ….. We’ve done more than a hundred across our labels Tempest Recordings and Slice Records, and had opportunities to work with lots of mastering engineers, as well as occasionally turning our hands to mastering ourselves, so we think we know what’s good and what’s bad, and Allan is definitely one of the good guys, in fact he’s very good.
He’s thorough, and meticulous, gets it done on time with a minimum of fuss. …

Damiano Verna 

Tempest Recordings / Slice Records

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When it comes to a good song master, Allan gets it. We’ve worked with S.T.E.A.M on a few of our latest releases and been very happy with the end results. Allan is fast, reliable and provides good feedback which ultimately helps us get the song right. Can’t recommend his services enough.

Raging Moby

Indie Rock Band

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Free Test Master

Instead of just listening to our examples and believing the testimonials, why not try a master at no risk?
I’ll master a song and send you the result as a 320 kbps mp3. 
If you like what you hear and want the full resolution files, only then do you need to pay anything. 

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About S.T.E.A.M Mastering

S.T.E.A.M operates from a purpose built studio on the border of Selby and Belgrave, within earshot of the iconic Puffing Billy Railway. Tucked away in the beautiful foothills of the Dandenong Ranges on the outer edges of Melbourne, Australia.  Away from the noise of the inner city, provides a space to concentrate on music. 

Allan Klinbail

Mastering Engineer, Mixing Engineer and all around nice guy

Allan loves music and loves making it sound polished. 
Before moving into mastering, Allan had amassed over 20 years of studio and live mixing for various styles of music, including his own musical projects. 
Combining that experience with a formal music education covering composition and theory, majoring in ethnomusicology gives Allan the depth and breadth of experience to relate to  any sound and style of music. 
He uses that to ensure that your finished songs convey exactly the meaning and emotion that you want your listeners to hear. 

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